I have visitation with my teen son. If I miss a visit, am I in contempt of court?


Unless your court order states otherwise, you likely will not be in violation of the court order if you miss a visit. However, it would not be a good idea to miss visits (unless you are sick, there is an emergency, you have business travel, etc.). The other parent could try to use this against you to limit your visits or otherwise change custody.

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