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What can I do if I am being denied visitation?


A non-custodial parent will usually have visitation rights to meet and see their child. This means that the custodial parent MUST allow the non-custodial parent access to the child per the terms of the divorce agreement or child visitation and possession order.

If a custodial parent denies access to the child, a court could fine the party that denied access, jail the party that denied access, or award custody to the child to the non-custodial parent.

If you are being denied access to your child, please consider taking the following steps:

  1. Appear in-person to the pick-up location listed on the divorce or child custody agreement.
  2. Bring another person that can act as a witness and testify on your behalf should the need arise. If you cannot call another person to act as a witness, consider calling your local police station and obtain a report of the incident.
  3. Create a log/journal with the dates and times you attempted to pick up the child and were denied access.

Even if the non-custodial parent is late on paying child support or has a new significant other, or there is a national emergency (i.e. COVID-19 pandemic), withholding access to a child is unwarranted.

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