A family law agreement is a legally enforceable contract. That implies you must follow the instructions. You have the option of filing in the Provincial Court or Supreme Court. Then, it can be enforced as a court order would.
If you violate a court order or legal agreement:
The consequences of disobeying an order will depend on the following factors:
If you violate an order or agreement, you should attempt to settle matters with the other party (also known as the other party) on your own.
A variety of plan infractions can result in contempt. This action may be taken if a parent commits a prohibited activity, such as substance abuse, or fails to take the required action. A person may breach a parenting plan by, for instance, refusing to return the children at the designated time or neglecting to pick them up.
In many instances, parental rights are violated when one parent refuses to adhere to the visiting schedule. This may happen if one parent:
When parents share decision-making responsibilities, breaches might occur when:
In addition to failing to pay child support, some parents disobey court orders and face contempt charges when they do so. If there is a history of domestic violence, breaking a restraining order may also result in severe contempt of court penalties.
If a parent denies or interferes with custody or visitation without justification, the other parent may file a Motion for Family Access Order with the court. A family access motion can be prepared and filed without the assistance of legal representation. Court clerks will offer an overview of the filing processes and a form for filing a family access motion. In the family access motion, the specifics of the breach of the parenting plan must be outlined. The noncompliant parent will be served with both the motion and a court summons. At the hearing, the court will evaluate if there has been a breach of the custody or visitation order without justification.