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Question 1

Jenny has custody of her child Ralph. Her ex-husband, Fred, was awarded liberal visitation. Six months after the original order was issued, Fred starts a new job where he must put in long hours on the weekend, interfering with his visitation schedule. He would like to change the visitation schedule. Jenny says if Fred cannot maintain the visitation schedule that is his problem because her lawyer told her that once a visitation order has been entered, it could not be modified for two years. As Fred's lawyer, how do you help him?

Question 2

Swan is four-years-old. Whenever she visits her father, she throws a temper tantrum, screaming uncontrollably. Afterward she becomes withdrawn and does not talk to her mother. Extremely distraught, Swan's mother Ana wonders what she can do.

Question 3

Naomi, Alfred's grandmother wishes to have the court enforce visitation rights with him. Alfred's parents are married and do not wish Alfred to interact with her. Naomi is entitled to visitation.

Question 4

Tamara wants visitation rights with her granddaughter Erica. Erica's parents got divorced four years ago and Erica's mother has sole custody. Tamara had no problem visiting Erica when she was with her father (Tamara's son). Recently, Erica's father died and Tamara feels the need for a court order to be able to continue visitation with her granddaughter. What will result?

Question 5

Mary and Carter have joint custody of their son, Benny. After Mary was caught one day getting high in front of her son, she was ordered into rehab and Carter got sole custody (on a temporary basis). Carter does not want Benny to have visits with Mary because he believes she is still unstable. What will result?

Question 6

Mark, the custodial parent of Kyle, stops Kyle's mother from having visits with their son. What is Kyle's mother's best remedy?