If a parent is convicted of (and incarcerated for) multiple felonies involving domestic violence, aggravated assault with dangerous weapon, kidnapping, etc., in the presence of a minor child (also considered a victim witness)... Would that parent have the right to visitation with the child while in prison? What if the child has fear and does not want to see the parent, would they have to visit the parent?
There would be no right unless specifically established by a family court. And while neither the court nor law enforcement can really force the child to visit, the other parent could be punished for violating a parenting plan if it did require visitation and the child refused.
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It would take an extremely "hard-hearted" Judge to order parenting time for the incarcerated parent under these facts. While even those on "death row" may be entitled to parenting time, there is absolutely no guarantee such would be ordered unless it is some how "in the best interest(s)" of the minor child and for that you will need to look at Arizona Revised Statute ("ARS") Title 25, Section 403 for guidance; otherwise known as "ARS 25-403". There are a plethora of variables not mentioned in your fact scenario. Only an experienced family law lawyer can help you ferret out what is relevant and not relevant and tell you where things stand. I strongly urge you to speak with an experienced child custody family law lawyer as soon as humanly possible. Good luck in your future endeavors and best wishes for the holidays.
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