Jo, thank you for the additional information. If there is standard visitation in place, he does have a legal right to exercise his time with the child and take her. Since this is court ordered, your daughter needs to comply. If she fails to do so and turn the child over, she could be held in contempt of court, for violating the order. While I understand how the lack of time and effort with the child does effect his relationship with her, your daughter would need to file a motion with the court, seeking to modify the visitation, if she did not want him to take her. She would need to show it is in the best interest of the child
, to limit the time with the father, as a result of there being no existing relationship and him making no effort, after all this time, to establish one. Since the child is at such a young age, she may not know what is going on. See how he is supposed to take her this Saturday, she would need to file an emergency motion with the court tomorrow, to get the matter before the Judge as soon as possible.
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