Friday, June 2, 2006

Case Law Development: Parent Can't Harass Child By Trying To Visit

Here's an interesting juxtaposition of legal rights that almost slipped by me.  The Maine Supreme Court held that a father who continued to show up for visitation with his daughter, sent her notes, called her, and attended her school events was acting consistent with his court-ordered rights of visitation and shared parental rights and a trial court erred in entering a protective order on his daughter's behalf on the basis of harassment.  Daughter feared her father and did not want contact with him, but that was insufficient to prove harassment when father had a legal right to attempt to maintain the relationship. Wiley v. Wiley, 2006 ME 45  (May 1, 2006)

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