What is the hearing on? The court has discretion to allow continuances for good cause. What is her reason for withholding the children? Withholding contact can back fire on her. She is responsible for facilitating a loving relationship between you and the children. If she is not doing this, the judge may have second thoughts on what is in the children's best interests. Consult with an attorney to determine your rights.
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