My son turned 18 yrs in April. We have had a court ordered visitation since he was little. We are now going to child support in May for termination of child support. Can our 18 year old son refuse visitation with his dad just because he is paying child support? Is the father allowed to enforced the court ordered visitation by threatening us with going back to court and getting the law involved if our son doesn't want to go?
If your son is of the age of majority, and out of secondary school, child custody determinations (99% of the time) are exhausted as a matter of law. Once your son has achieved that status, he does not have to be surrendered into anyone's custody.
Police departments, absent an emergency, do not enforce custody determinations. The Court orders that. The father can enforce visitation through the court if it is still active, but the police will not get involved.
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