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Can my child refuse visitation?

Recently on our divorce forum a parent asked, “My husband and I went through a horrible divorce two years ago. I have a daughter who is twelve years old. She doesn’t know all the details of the divorce, but she knows it has something to do with what her father has done. He is now living with his lover with whom he had an affair. My daughter is refusing to visit him despite the child custody order. I am tired of fighting her. Does she have the legal right to refuse visitation?”

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