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I have joint custody of our son with my ex wife. We live in

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I have joint custody of our son with my ex wife. We live in different cities in Texas and per our divorce decree we are to meet on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th weekend of each month at a central location between the two cities. She has made up every excuse not to drive to this location so I have not seen my son this year. What can I do to force her to make the drive?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.
Good morning. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I look forward to assisting you.
Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.
Have you made demand each week to see your son? Does the decree state who is reponsible for ransporting your son to and from visitation?
Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.
Transporting, not ransporting.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Yes I have. This week she says her knee is bothering her so she can't make the drive. The decree says to have him at this location Friday at 6 pm and return to this location sunday at 6 pm
Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.
Thank you for the additional information.
You, or your attorney, can file a motion to hold your ex in contempt for failing to comply with the decree. She can be sanctioned with fines, jail or even the loss of her custody rights.
Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.
Do not wait to enforce your rights, as that can be held against you.
Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.
Continue to demand compliance for each time you are to have joint custody.
Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.
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