What to do if ex wont take my son to baseball practices and games?
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The answer should be provided in your agreement, court order or judgment. Usually, one is not obligated to be involved in extra-curricular activities that the other parent has signed the child up for on his/her custody day(s). It appears that by fulfilling the obligation to sign-up your son, the father has done what he's supposed to do. More information is needed and perhaps you should seek a consultation with an experienced family law attorney so that she/he could review your agreement and make helpful suggestions in this matter. Wishing you the very best.
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Generally, a parent need not interrupt their visitation time for activities in which they don't wish to participate, If, there was an agreement that both would participate, you probably need assistance from the Court. You might want to have a modification of visitation and custody which would provide that the child is in your custody on days when the child is involved with baseball activities.
A lot depends on the reason for his change of mind and whether it is once or a pattern. Contempt would be a possibility, but from what you say he only agreed to sign up your son and that has occurred. If there is no order that he take the boy to the practices and games that occur during his custody of your son, then you will have to request that such a provision be added to the current order.
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