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Does he want to give up his parental rights or just his visits with her? Has he spoken to his ex and is she willing just to let the child see him when he feels okay without having to change the agreement through the court?
Is he still able to support his child monetarily or is he looking to reduce or terminate his child support as well?
1. What are the differences between parental rights and visitation.
I think at this point, he just wants to adjust the visitation
He can still support his child monetarily yes
he hasn't talked to his ex, but in case she cannot be corpperative, he wants to be fully prepared
Parental rights would be giving up any rights to her ever again.
Yes, he can certainly go to court on a Motion to Modify Custody Agreement and can ask that his custody be modified to an as-able basis of seeing the child.
This must be very difficult for your friend. I hope he gets better soon.
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