Our degree has visitation spelled out, who gets her when. But can she decide she doesn't want to go?
She cannot decide to not go. You have a legal duty to facilitate visitation. If there is some valid reason that she doesn’t want to go, you should consult with an experienced family law attorney to discuss your options in possibly getting the court order modified.
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No. The child gets to decide when she's 18 and, legally, no longer a child. Until then, it is for the parents to work out together and, if they can't agree on their own, then the court order is what you have to fall back on.
If someone files a modification, the judge might listen to what your daughter wants the schedule to be, but once the judge sets the schedule, the child can't just choose not to go if the other parent doesn't agree to it.
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