We have a divorce agreement, I have full physical custody of our child. Because the father was incracerated when the agreement was signed it states there is visitation when agreed upon by both parties but no actual schedule, days, holidays, or specifics were set up.
We also have court ordered child support which he is trying to dodge and is also in debt , and he is also responsible for all visitation costs involved (he lives in another state).P.S. He has had visitation with his child recently in the past five years, so he has been able to visit her. She is 11 years old and doesn't show much interest in visits with him.
With a liberal visitation agreement (that which the two of you may agree on from time to time) you cannot unreasonably deny or disagree with his request to visit. The child doesn't get to decide whether she will visit with her father or not. Can you be held in contempt? Sure. Will it be easy for him to make a contempt claim stick against you? Perhaps not. But if he makes reasonable requests and will provide transportation, and you say "no" because the child doesn't want to, then you may be held in contempt. Maybe it is time to modify the visitation terms of the order (?).
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