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My granddaughter whom we raise has joint custody of

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My granddaughter whom we...

My granddaughter whom we raise has joint custody of the 3 children.

Lawyer's Assistant: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?

Court ordered say the father can have supervised visit.

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

This is the first time that he has even seen them, since the order was put in place. He does not plan to take them to his parents or grandparents who are the supervisor. State of New York.

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State appointed attorney was notified that he was not following the court order however this is the first time he has conveyed, he was picking them up to go see Chirstmas lights

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This is general information and not legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is formed. This is for educational purposes only.

Your granddaughter and her children would best be served if your granddaughter stuck strictly to the court order. That may mean denying the father's request for any kind of visit, even to go see Christmas lights, unless and until he arranges appropriate supervision.

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