Thank you; generally when a protective order is issued for the benefit of a minor child against the custodial parent, the court will enter a temporary order along with the protective order, allowing the non custodial parent to have temporary custody pending the hearing-precisely because allowing the restrained parent to have access to the child would be a violation of the order.
If a temporary order has not been issued re: custody, the noncustodial parent would need to make an emergency application to the court for a temporary modification.
In general, as regards ***** ***** child that will not go to the other parent during that parent's parenting time (be it visitation or custody) it depends on the circumstances. A parent can only be held in contempt of a court order if the parent intentionally and willfully violates the court order so if a child is of such an age that the court expects the parent to have control over the child, then the court may find the parent to be in contempt.
If the child is a teen, then the court is less likely to find the parent in contempt because they know it is more difficult to force a teen; but the court will look to the facts of the particular case.
If there is a protective order against that parent, then the court is unlikely to find the parent in contempt.
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