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If a child turns 16,is in school and parents have joint custody

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If a child turns 16,is in school and parents have joint custody and support the child, does each parent have rights in terms of deciding holiday arrangements or is child completely free to choose what child does at any time?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
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At 16 it is up to the child to decide how the time is shared between the parents - the Courts no longer have any power to intervene.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So are you saying parents with child of 16 have no right to talk about how they spend their time, money or where they spend their holidays when they are in school and still supported by parents ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
are you answering this related question, please? Jeanne
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
Of course they have every right to talk about it - after all they hold the purse strings - however they cannot apply to the court for an order forcing the child to stay with one of them rather than the other
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