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Generally, it must be be the parent who requests that his parenting time change. This is because the parent is the one who will have to take up more custody responsibilities, so a child can not make that change for the parent, OR a parent must release his rights to parenting time. However, a child at 16 can very much provide his opinion to the court in support of a parent's request for more and it will be seriously considered by a judge, in most circumstance, and at times dispositive, given the age of this child.
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