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Does harassment from non custodial parents limit visitation?

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Depends on what is said, if it is a threat yes it could. If it is just the standard trash talking you need to develop a thicker skin.

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Tracy Y. Toledo

Tracy Y. Toledo


I agree. It is always important to create a paper trial by documenting the actions. You never know when this information can be useful in the future.


It does not necessarily impact visitation, but may (depending on the nature & frequency of the texts) provide a basis for an order of protection. Schedule a consultation with a NYC Child Custody attorney for a full assessment.

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If the non custodial parent is truly harassing you, then consult an attorney about an order of protection if the action rises to that level.

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