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I'm sorry to hear you are dealing with this problem. 4 or 5 hours is not like being 10 minutes late. Unfortunately you can not stop this visitation unless your current court order allows for you to terminate the visitation for being late. What you need to do is go to family court to request and file a Modification of Visitation Petition with the court asking the court to change your current visitation to include language that if he is more than 15 or 30 minutes late, then he gives up visitation for that period of time.
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