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My son in laws ex wife has blocked him( phone) from her

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My son in laws ex wife has blocked him( phone) from her phone and from their two sons phones and he is unable to talk to them. He is trying to make arrangements for his upcoming weekend when he knows his son has athletic commitments and what to ensure that his son is able to make those commitments and when to pick him up. What can he do when the divorce decree says that he must have access to his sons at all rimes via phone, but she blocks his calls?
JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Texas
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: police reports on other matters when she has tried to withhold visitation
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: yhey used to have a great relationship until she remarried and he started clawing the shots. In fact she (ex) visited them in the hospital when they had their 1st child.
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Family Law
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He can file a Motion for Enforcement by Contempt under Tx. Fam. Code Ch. 157:
www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/FA/htm/FA.157.htm
This is how the court handles parties that do not follow orders. If found in contempt, she may be:
-admonished (yelled at by the Judge)
-fined
-made to pay for his costs in bringing the motion, and/or
-even jailed for repeated/brazen/malicious contempt actions.
So a warning to her to do so, or, simply filing the motion would be his relief.
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