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i was wondering what forms i need to fill out when my 14 year daughter refuses to return home to me and her father is allowing her to stay regardless of my courts orders which states i have custody
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Customer: not yet, i'm trying to file now, it just happened California
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I'm Doug, and I'm very sorry to hear of your situation. My goal is to provide you with excellent service today. I have been a CA licensed attorney for more than 3 decades. Please remember that the experts on site that assist you are not site employees and we are only paid for our service to you when you rate our service.

If your daughter is refusing to return home, and the other parent is facilitating this refusal, you need to seek help from the family law court to force the other parent to abide by the custody order in place. You will need to file an Order to Show Cause and seek a court order ordering him to comply with the prior court order. Here are the forms that you will need to file for this order:

http://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/fl410.pdf

http://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/fl412.pdf

http://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/mc025.pdf

Fill out the top two forms, using the third form if you need an additional page and file the forms with the court, serving your ex with copies.

Here is a link to the instructions for this form:

INFORMATION SHEET FOR ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

AND AFFIDAVIT FOR CONTEMPT

http://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/fl410.pdf

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I wish you and yours well in 2017,

Doug

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thank for for your assistance. I did pull up the correct forms and I'm somewhat familiar with the court system since it took me 5 years to settle this case. Do I use the original court case number ***** the form or just reference? On FL-412 I complete section 6, right? Should I just provide details of the incident or just summarize? Also, during the summer he did not follow the customer order, should I file a separate order or can I file on the same form and use section 7 to keep both incidents a separate matter?
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