I have joint custody of my child but I am the custodial parent. I have decided not to answer my exhusbands phone calls anymore because I am tired of his attitude toward me. Am I required by law to let him speak to our child at any reasonable hour on any day if it is not stated in the divorce document?
legally he has the right to speak to the child once a day at a reasonable time - if oyu do not allow the phone contact, you will be in contempt of court.
remember something - any alienation on your part gives him ammunition to go for custody. Get caller Id, you see him calling - you have the child answer it and tell the child to hang up after the call is done. If he asks to speak to you, you tell the child to say you are busy. I'm a family law attorney
I have to let my awful soon to be ex-husband call my son even though I just hate it.Although I feel like grabbing the phone(sometimes I do) and have had words with him.Its not the law,but even though you don't like it the child has the right to speak to their father. He might end up taking you to court if you don't.Just arrange a set time of the day for your husband talk to your child and hopefully it will get better in time.
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