Gelman & Associate's statement regarding COVID-19 - Read More

Children can refuse visitations at any age, but the onus is on the non-access parent to facilitate access. Generally, the older a child is, the more deference will be given to his or her wishes. Once a child is in his or her early teens, the child can “vote with their feet.” Generally speaking, the courts are loathe to compel a child 13 or over to participate in access that the child does not want.