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Ex moved away from TX with 18yo and 15yo sons 5 states away

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Ex moved away from TX with 18yo and 15yo sons 5 states away (no restriction). I intended to fly children back to Texas during xmas standard visitation. Oldest denied due to job, which is fine. 15yo denied because older brother is not going and does not want to fly by himself self. Although he know I did so younger than him. Mother is not cooperating and allowing all his decisions to stand. What options do I have?
Hello and welcome,

There is an order of custody in place providing visitation to you over this holiday break?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Yes - Dec 22- 28th.

I see. Thank you for the additional information, Bryan.

If you have an e-mail or other evidence from your ex evidencing her intent not to comply with the court's order of visitation, you could typically file a motion for contempt with the court that granted the visitation, seeking that she be held in contempt if she does not comply with the order. This is the usual method for compelling compliance with such order.

If you wish to avoid litigation, it is often enough to retain an attorney for the limited purpose of communicating a demand to the violating parent since they usually wish to avoid the possibility of being held in contempt of court and jailed.

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