Well what happened in the end? Did your entire vacation get thwarted? A little more info is needed. How did things turn out? You can file a motion for contempt, etc. but what is it that you are trying to accomplish? Can you still go on your trip? I would call a family law attorney that is local and experienced for a free telephone consultation. I know that I've got too many questions to feel comfortable giving you any guidance. I'd feel much better after getting to the bottom of a few issues because if this is part of a larger pattern, you may want to document the court file with contempt motions, when applicable, to show the pattern in a subsequent modification proceeding.......Have a good weekend.....
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If she willfully violated a court order you can file a motion for contempt and seek sanctions including make up time. If there is this much conflict, a parenting coordinator or therapist may be helpful in resolving issues with your ex for the benefit of your children.
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Short Answer Yes. The long answer is you have to look at your case and see if this is the first time or this happens on a regular basis where she doesn't abide by the court order, did you call her to see where she was and she not answer the phone, are you looking for make up time, and the cost (judge may grant attorney's fee but not always. You should talk to an attorney with more information and decide the best course of action and if there are any other issues of contempt you may want to address as well.
Yes - but I would recommend consulting first with a local experienced family law attorney to fully discuss your case. Many great attorneys can be found here on Avvo and offer free consultations, myself included.
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