I have primary physical and 50/50 legal custody of my daughter. 4 months ago we had to move out of the school district we were in to a better school district due to financial issues. Her father who lives in a completely different district is now threatening to have me held in contempt for changing districts. I have been driver her to the original school the last 4 months and supposedly they never received my letter of explanation to why she is out of the district. Now the school gave us 5 days (ending Monday) to have her switched to the school district I live in. Her father got a place in the old school district this past weekend and now wants me to give him primary physical for her to stay in that district. I don't agree with that school and the way they treat my daughter. I do not want her missing any school, but I don't know if I'm breaking the order by changing schools seeing as he has 50% legal with me.
Without seeing the order, no way to say for certain. But odds are, if the education and residency terms are typical ones, you probably did violate the order. To the extent that matters now, who can say. The court will still do what is in the best interests of the child, but realize, what you think are the child's best interests and what the court determines them to be may be vastly different.
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