You can't unilaterally decide she's to have no contact. Only the judge can make that determination. Do you have a trial date set? Are there any temporary orders in place? Are the two of you married?
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No, you cannot do this. Her actions should be recorded in a notebook with the date and time and a brief description of what she has said, and done. This will work against her. Please read the provisions of Florida Statutes Section 61.13(3) for guidance as to what you can and cannot do. Both of you have an affirmative obligation to foster and encourage a close and continuing relationship between the child and the other, which is just one of the factors.
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Taking the child by meaning refusing to allow the child to return to the mother is not advised. However, more information is needed here and I think some clarification as well. You honestly would best be served by contacting a local and experienced family law attorney directly and discussing over the phone.
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