Visitation Demand Letter
Authored By: Texas Legal Services Center
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- Information and More Download- Visitation Demand Letter Template What Counts as a Denial of Visitation Visitation Journal Link - Family Law Handbook
Information and More
If the person with custody of your son/daugter is denying you your court ordered access to the child, you can complete this letter to try and demand your court ordered visitation rights be respected.
- Fill out the Demand letter template with your informaiton and sign the letter.
- Make Three copies of the letter.
- Send a copy of the letter by certified mail, return reciept requested to the party who has custody of the child.
- Send the second copy of the letter by regular mail.
- Keep a copy of the letter as proof of the letter.
This letter may be able to help you enforce your visitation rights. If this letter does not work, please contact the Texas Access and Visitation Hotline for more help.
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, as a grantee of the Office of the Attorney General, operates a toll free telephone hotline which provides easy access for non-custodial parents across Texas to basic legal information, education and resources on the following issues:
- Access, visitation and custody;
- Paternity establishment;
- The child support order process;
- Modifications and enforcements.
To speak with an attorney on this hotline, please call 1-(866) 292-4636 weekdays from 1pm to 7pm. Calls will be answered in English and in Spanish.
Read over the document below called "What Counts as a Denial of Visitaiton" to understand what a denial of visitation is and is not and how it applies to your case.
Read over and use the document below called "Visitation Journal" to keep track of your visitation and whether or not you are able to see the children going forward. This will help you have a record of what is going on in case you need to go back to court to enforce your visitation rights.