Family law

How to refuse visitation?

Visitation is the period during which the child spends time with the parent with whom they does not live. The child is then allowed to the domicile of the parent in question.

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The allocation of visitation
Upon separation, the right of access may be agreed amicably between the two parents. The family court judge will approve or not this agreement if he thinks that it does not put the ease of the child in danger.

In case of disagreement between the parents, this is the same judge who will determine the visitation. The conventional terms of visitation are then a weekend on two and half of the school holidays.

Challenge of visitation
Upon separation and in some cases, access may be denied for reasons of abuse, alcohol abuse, it is impossible to receive the child, serious illness, etc. Therefore, a social survey may be requested by the judge and a medical and psychological examination.

In some cases, the child may be heard. Or not the judge will determine the value and necessity of access.

When the judgment was rendered, challenge the right of access is a bit more complicated. Indeed, this right can be denied only for serious reasons, involving the welfare of the child. They must be found by the family court.