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Joint decision on education

Tacoma, WA |

My ex wants to take our child in 2nd grade on vacation during school time where class will be missed for 8 days. It is technically their time... But I don't think missing that much school is a good idea. I technically have 50/50 joint decision making on education decisions... Do decisions like this fall into that joint area? If I say no, can they still go despite my disapproval?

Attorney Answers 2


  1. You need to submit a letter to him saying you disagree with this decision and you want to mediate the issue pursuant tot eh dispute resolution provision of the PP.

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  2. If we are talking about this school year, there won't be time to do much. You may be able to obtain an ex parte order preventing the missed time from school, but you really should meet with an experienced family law attorney and explore your legal options right away.

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