Only have temp conciliator orders, no mention in order, mother has met half way for 2 years, now claiming she doesn't have to.
If there is no court order regarding transportation, consult the county's friend of the court handbook.
Transportation falls under parenting time related issues which are determined by the Court. No wrong answer here, and what is typical varies from county to county. You should consult with a local family law attorney.
What county is your Order in? You would be governed by the FOC guidelines in that county. Here is a link to the Jackson County guidelines: http://www.co.jackson.mi.us/county_courts/FOC/docs/Jackson_FOC_handbook_2011.pdf
Although it says both parties are responsible for transportation, it says if they cannot agree the non-custodial parent is responsible. You will most likely have to file a Motion to have an Order entered if you want her to do some of the driving.
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