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if the court orders says a particular time for the child to

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if the court orders says a particular time for the child to be picked up how long am i liablw to wait past that time
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Dimitry K., Esq. replied 6 years ago.
thank you for your question.

Are you waiting for your ex to pick up, and he or she does not show?

Edited by Dimitry Alexander Kaplun on 7/1/2010 at 5:25 AM EST
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
i am waiting for him to pickup our son but he is always late so how lon do i have to sit there before his time is considered up and i can leave without having to surrender our son to him
Expert:  Dimitry K., Esq. replied 6 years ago.
Thank you for your explanation. Usually waiting for about 30 minutes is deemed sufficient, but to prove later that he was late (and he later does not file against you for violation of court decree) is send him a formal certified letter in which you claim that he is always late, and from that point on, unless told in advance that he will be late, you will give him 30 minutes to get there or assume that he is not coming. That letter can later be used against him if he complains that you are not giving him the child.

Good luck,

Edited by Dimitry Alexander Kaplun on 7/1/2010 at 4:29 PM EST

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