I have a Child Custody Consent Order through the state of NC that states that my ex-wife and I have 50/50 custody of our two children. It states that I will have 6 months with the kids and she will have 6 months with the kids. She has never let me have the kids for 6 months saying that she cannot be without the kids for that long and my son has special needs and if I take him out of his set schedule it may hurt my son. She states that my son has ADHD and Asberger but I have not seen any documentation form a doctor stating so. What can I do?
It will make a difference in responding to your question whether the kids and their mother are still in NC or have come to AZ. If they are still in NC and you are in AZ, you must seek enforcement of the NC order in NC. If the children and their mother are in AZ as you are, then you must first file the NC order with the AZ superior court and ask the AZ court to take jurisdiction of the case so that you may enforce or modify it.
I recommend that you seek the advice of an experienced family law attorney before taking this on, as there is a specific procedure that must be followed.
The information provided is general in nature and does not create an attorney-client relationship.
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