Other Parent Not Returning Your Child on Time

Child custody battles are rarely easy for couples enduring the divorce process, as both sides must usually compromise and agree to custody arrangements that are not ideal for either party. Of course, the needs and wishes of the children caught in divorce battles are paramount, so parents should put their children’s stability and happiness ahead of their own desires. Whether a joint physical custody or a sole physical custody arrangement is reached, both parents share one key responsibility: they must each respect their former partner by sticking to pick-up and drop-off times. When the non-custodial parent refuses to adhere to this schedule, it can put additional stress on the custodial parent, and the child or children miss out on the opportunity to spend time with the non-custodial parent. Hudson County family law attorney Brian Freeman has years of experience in advocating for custodial parents whose former partners are not respecting their custody arrangements. Watch the video below to learn more about which actions can be taken to resolve recurring issues related to visitation time such as the other parent not returning your child on time.

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In New Jersey, when a non-custodial parent either fails to pick up a child on time, drops off a child late, or simply does not show up when it is her or his parenting time, the case can be taken back to court. A motion is filed, and a judge can either restrict the amount of parenting time that the non-custodial parent has or even stop parenting time completely.

Are you having issues with the other parent not returning your child on time? Contact New Jersey Divorce Attorney Brian Freeman for experienced representation.

Freeman Law Center, LLC, provides the personal attention of a small law firm and the experience of a large firm. Led by Brian Freeman, we provide a comfortable environment in which clients can get through legal problems. With over 30 years of experience, our New Jersey Divorce Lawyers will provide aggressive trial work for anyone needing a skilled trial attorney.

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