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Question: Been divorced for 4 years now. We have 50/50 shared custody. My 14 year old daughter is refusing to go back to her dads as he mentally abuses her. I can not force her to go. Will I be in contempt of court if she doesn't not go back to her dads? She has been seeing her school counselor and she knows all the mental abuse she has been going through. She even cuts herself over it. Please help.

Answer:

The following is provided for general information only. To find out how the law applies to a specific situation, contact an attorney directly. This website contains an article with a lot of information regarding child custody and parenting time. Modification of child custody and visitation agreements in Arizona is governed by ARS 25-411. Your local court can provide the necessary forms to request a modification of child custody and visitation, some courts provide on-line resources as well.

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  • Been divorced for 4 years now. We have 50/50 shared custody. My 14 year old daughter is refusing to go back to her dads as he mentally abuses her. I can not force her to go. Will I be in contempt of court if she doesn't not go back to her dads? She has been seeing her school counselor and she knows all the mental abuse she has been going through. She even cuts herself over it. Please help.

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