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Can Child welfare who know has custody of my son but i still

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Can Child welfare who know has custody of my son but i still have physical custody over ride the visitations i have set up in my restraining order for the other parent?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 9 months ago.

No. Only a Court can modify the visitation Order.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
without legal custody is there any way they could somehow keep him by obtaining some sort of temporary or emergency custody?
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 9 months ago.

I am sorry, but I do not understand your follow-up question.

Kindly clarify

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Since there is no legal custody, only physical custody for the child is there anyway they could do something that would allow them to keep the child and not return him at 4pm per the visitation orders?
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 9 months ago.

Thank you for the information.

The answer is NO

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
What if they don't show up to pick him up at the appointed time? Am I free to leave and go about my day?
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 9 months ago.

Yes

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