Ah, I see. Thank you, K.Can I report this as parental kidnapping?
Likely not, I am afraid. Kidnapping is also called "custodial interference" and in Ohio is covered under Ohio Rev. Code Ann. §2919.23(A)
and in Georgia under Ga. Code Ann. § 16-5-45(b)
However under both of these statutes, the parent keeping the child has to be doing so with the intent to not bring her back
and to disrupt custody. Because this is an ongoing, confusing situation where the facts are subjective (he is not kidnapping her, but the two of you are in disagreement when to bring her back), I doubt that the prosecutor in either Ohio or Georgia would choose to prosecute here.However
, just because you cannot bring criminal charges does not mean that the issue cannot be forced. Because he has not informed you as necessary and because of his other actions such as withholding information, someone in your situation may wish to file for contempt
in the family court
. An example of it may be found here
Contempt is how a party enforces orders, and he may be admonished, fined, or even imprisoned for his callous actions. The Court will also then clarify as to what dates should serve as custody transfer points, as well as what he can do in regards XXXXX XXXXX travel etc (simply bring this up at the hearing).
I hope this helps and clarifies. Best of luck.
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