I, the petitioner, filed a petition to enforce visitation that was given in the custody judgment and for modification of custody. If the respondent doesn't respond by filing an answer with the clerk, does the judge allow him to testify or have a trial without a written answer? Can I ask to have my orders granted because the respondent did not respond with an answer in writing by default? Does it make a difference if he shows up or not, if he did not give a written answer within the 14 days? Every time I as for modification or alert the judge that he is not complying with the order, he files an emergency order of protection to keep me from seeing the child. What do I do to notify the judge of these actions that I am being retaliated on for enforcing the orders, and keeping the order?
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