My ex and I are divorced. Every year we get 2 weeks summer vaca each & alternate winter & spring breaks w/daughter. Due to his work schedule (he claims) - sometimes he is unable to take his time. We have clear perimeters re: when we are to have our summer dates in & that spring & winter break must cooincide with her school schedule. He continues to imply that if he did not get part of that time (say 1 week of his summer time), that he can 'roll it over' & use it at another time. Our divorce doesn't say that - so am I required to somehow allot this 'missed' time elsewhere? There's plenty of years I didn't take ex: winter break & never got that time back. He is also unable to get off during our daughters winter break this year (eventhough due to exisiting parenting time, he already has her for 4 days of that week) so wants to take her out of school on 3 days the week before (on my parenting time) PLUS his existing parenting time, making it so I basically see my daughter for maybe 12 hours in an 11 day span. I am all about being flexible with things but this seems like over and above to me?? Am I required to do anything OUTSIDE of the designated 'winter break' timeframe?
Your custody order is the court”s guidance to structure orderly visitation. The parties have some flexibility given real-time, life circumstances that require adjustment from time-to-time. Time “rolling over” again seems to depart from the court order. You may need to modify the order if there is a permanent change of circumstances.
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