I share custody and want my child to play a sports tournament, but the other parent does now allow it. Can my child still sign up and play? Ex is saying she never signed to authorize this, but this would be done during my custody time.
I'm assuming that the child has been involved in the sport for some time so am curious as to why the tournament is a particular issue, but I would say that if it's during your custodial time, it is your decision unless mutual approval is mandated in your custody orders.
If it is during your custody time there is nothing your ex can do about it. If it were during your ex's custody time then it would be up to your ex whether or not to allow the participation.
Look to your orders for legal custody. Does it say anything about not signing a child up for extracurricular activities without the other parent's consent? Does it say that in the event parties can't agree that one of you is designated to make the decision? Your orders for legal custody of this child should tell you whether you can do this or not.
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