Can I refuse to allow cell phones, provided by my Ex without my agreement, be brought to my home during my custodial time?
4 attorney answers
I agree with my colleague who stated "You can establish household rules when they are in your custodial care as can the other parent." I would just add that -- provided you comply with any orders from the court in regard to telephone contact with the other parent. The issue is telephone contact -- not what phone the contact comes from.
Just to add to my colleagues have stated, but I would also point out that these days that phrase “cell phone“ and variable your main smart phone and smart phones can be very unsuitable for children in certain ages. So I doubt very much that a judge would have a problem with your regulating such a thing. That said, there isn’t any case law on that yet, as far as I’m aware.
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Sounds like you are being reasonable. Encouraging the phone contact and making it available should be enough for the Judge who may hear your ex's case.
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