Hello . My ex husband filed a petition to modification his parental responsibility , visitation and parenting plan / time sharing schedule in November of last year . I in turn filed a response with the court w / in 20 days , as the papers instructed . I received a packet from my ex - husband , sent via USPS priority mail on or around December 7th , 2012 . I have not sent another response as of today , but just realized that I may need to . There hasn't been a court / trial date set as of yet , so should I request a court date so that we can go before a judge to resolve our issues , or do I need to file a written response , to his response , to my response from his original petition ? I feel like we are just going in circles with paperwork , but nothing is getting resolved . Since this last round of documents was delivered to me via USPS priority mail , is it too late for me to send a written response via the courts ? Does this mean that whatever my ex - husband put in the last round of papers , the judge will automatically approve ? I will list the disputes that we have : My ex husband voluntarily quit a job locally and moved 4 hours away for a job that pays less . Our current visitation agreement is that I am the residential custodial parent , having my son except from end of school on Wednesdays until pm and from end of school on Friday's until pm on Sunday nights , every other weekend . My ex - husband randomly took his visitation when living here , but now , of course , isn't seeing his son on a weekly or every other weekend bases . Additionally , our decree states that on certain holidays , our son is to be with his father . During this last Thanksgiving and Christmas break , my ex - husband tried to force me to be out the expense and time of getting my son to and from the airport for flights that I didn't approve . ( BTW our son is 13 years old and I am not in agreement that he should be traveling alone ) Our current agreement states that my ex - husband is responsible for picking up our son and returning him to my residential home , not that I'm responsible for taking him or picking him up for my ex - husbands visitation . Additionally , in our current divorce decree , my ex - husband agreed to establish and pay for a 4 year per - paid college fund . He started this , but then within a year or so , my ex - husband liquidated the account and never reestablished it . In my original response to his November petition , I asked that the court insist that my ex - husband re - establish this account , as my son is due to start college in a little over 5 years . There are other matters , but my main issues are with new visitation schedules / procedures , child support modification ( since I now have my son almost 1990s of the time and my ex voluntarily quit a higher paying job to move away from his son and make less money ) , and the college per - paid account . Your assistance is greatly appreciated . BTW , my ex - husband and I both live in Florida .
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