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My ex defaulted on child support under our divorce agreement when our child came to live with me from his grandma. The court wrote him and he went for a lawyer who wrote to me with arrangement of visitation. this was between the 2 of them. I was not part of this arrangement. What are my options
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The child has been staying with me since his return from Ghana. He sometimes visits the dad until the court wrote to him about his child support default then his ex lawyer ask him to be take him for the week ends and mid week as indicated in a letter he wrote to me. My ex picked the childe from school last Friday and today too. This arrangement was not done my the court.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
he child has been staying with me since his return from Ghana. He sometimes visits the dad until the court wrote to him about his child support default then his ex lawyer ask him to be take him for the week ends and mid week as indicated in a letter he wrote to me. My ex picked the child from school last Friday and today too. This arrangement was not done my the court.

If you have legal custody here call the police.If you don't have custody here you will need to file a motion to modify the divorce decree.You are likely going to need a Maryland lawyer here to enforce your rights.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Should the modification be done by lawyer or I can do it myself. In the interim what can I do to stop him from getting the child from school.

You can either do it yourself or use local family lawyer.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
ok thanks

You are so welcome thanks for rating 5 stars at top of page.Good luck here with all.

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