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If there was a court order set in place 4 years ago before MC was in school and since MC has started school and both parties have moved from previous addresses that were convenient for previous drop off/ pick up location but CP refuses to drive to pick up MC and is causing her to miss school who is responsible here?

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps has she taken? Has she filed any papers in family court?

There is a court order set in place that was initially established 4+ years ago before MC was old enough to start school

Lawyer's Assistant: Family law varies by state. What state is she in?

CA

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Thats basically it I just need to know what direction to go in

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Family Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Family Law Attorney replied 1 month ago
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Family Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Family Law Attorney replied 1 month ago

If the two of you are unable to resolve it amongst yourselves, this is a situation where you would need to go back to court to have a judge decide how the pick up/drop off environment should be changed.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I understand but we are currently in the situation and the child has missed one day of school due to CP refusing to pick her up. If I enroll her in school where I live which is 1.5 he’s away since CP refuses to come would there a problem ? All I want is what’s bets for my child and missing school is not.
Family Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Family Law Attorney replied 1 month ago

If you have joint legal custody you wouldn't be able to just unilaterally enroll her in another school. I don't doubt that you want what's best for your child, which is why you would want to file a motion with the court to get this resolved quickly - and you can do that by filing an ex parte motion which can be decided very quickly since the child is missing school.

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