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hi...my ex notified me that her mother was picking our son

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hi...my ex notified me that her mother was picking our son up from school today. This is usually my responibility. We share first right of refusal if either of us work more than 2 hours. She refused to tell me even where our son would be going after school. I told her I would not be working and she still refused me the time with our son. A co-worker said I could get a show cause...please explain. Thanks.

The person was referring to the process of enforcing your divorce judgment. This is a mechanism by which you can bring the mother before the court and have the judge reprimand her for her actions.

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If you are interested in pursuing the matter, you might consider beginning the process by contacting the clerk of court as they should have template documents to help you get it started. You would just need to fill out the paperwork and file it with the clerk. If you are successful, it would likely discourage the mother from taking such an action in the future.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Thank you for your reply. How long once I make a motion does it take for this process. And are there other details you can give me about this matter that would he helpful to know?

A reasonable expectation is that the process would take about a month. As to helpful details, you essentially need two things, 1) a clear order being in place and 2) a showing that the person knowingly violated that order. Based on your statements here, it seems likely that you would prevail.

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