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I'm divorced with joint custody and rights to medical

I'm divorced with joint...

I'm divorced with joint custody and rights to medical information. they live in another state. My ex sent our 6year old daughter to see a counselor regarding her behavior.. i would like to speak to the counselor but my ex refuses to give me the contact information. How can i find out who her counselor is?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

divorce took place in South Carolina and they currently live in Rhode Island

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

Not yet, I'm not really in a position to afford a lawyer

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I am sorry to hear about this situation. What someone in your situation wants to do is to send a letter to the other parent, stating that unless she provides the information as required per the decree, that you would file contempt on her.

Contempt is how parties enforce court orders. A parent found in contempt may be fined, admonished, and/or imprisoned.

Normally, this does the trick. Let me know if you need a sample of such a letter.

Of course if this does not do the trick, contempt may have to be filed.

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