My son is 17 and my Ex-husband has every other weekend visitation. Can he refuse to go?
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The visitation is an order directing you to facilitate visitation. So if it's your idea to suggest to your son that he can refuse to go to his father's you could be held in contempt of court. If your son, without any encouragement from you, is refusing to go, you have a duty to try to get him to go. Tell your son he will be free to decide what degree of contact he wants with either of his parents once he turns 18 but until he is 18 he is a minor living in your house so your rules apply and one rule is he has to go to visit his father as ordered by the court.
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