I am the custodial (sole custody) parent (Father) of my 11 year old daughter. I have had custody since she was an infant after her mother was deemed unfit. There is a visitation order in place giving her alternate weekend visits (Friday @ 6pm - Sunday @ 6pm). As well one week in the summer, and Christmas eve/Day access on a rotating schedule annually. I am planning for a 14 day trip to Disneyworld leaving on a sunday following a visit. The problem is the vacation would extend into the next scheduled weekend visit. I asked the mother if she would be in agreement to miss that weekend if I offered her an alternate at her convenience. She declined. So, my question is am I require to shorten the vacation to meet the visitation schedule or are there any options that would allow us to take this 14 day trip?
Answer by John P. Schuman, C.S.
Posted 3 months ago
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