Filing a motion on home school vs public -Prose or a Lawyer?

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Re: Filing a motion on home school vs public -Prose or a Law

Unread postby Tom Kirkpatrick » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:27 pm

Ireadthelist wrote:I did some research today, and it looks like the last window to enroll D5 for the fall term is early April.
You've gotta take charge of your situation, Bro. Contact NJ; "Last chance for fall enrollment is early April."

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Re: Filing a motion on home school vs public -Prose or a Law

Unread postby AtticusFinch » Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:16 am

It seems that the school district you live in is different than the school district the mom lives in.

Is this correct?
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Re: Filing a motion on home school vs public -Prose or a Law

Unread postby Chaos » Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:22 am

If it's a public school, there's no deadline, regardless of what the website says. You have time but start now anyway.
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Re: Filing a motion on home school vs public -Prose or a Law

Unread postby Ireadthelist » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:01 am

Post by AtticusFinch » Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:16 am

It seems that the school district you live in is different than the school district the mom lives in.

Is this correct?


That`s right-we live 10 minutes away from each other but different districts

I`m filing the motion today to get things started; the deadline has elapsed for her to respond for my request for mediation. Thanks guys, I`ll let you know how things turn out. My lawyer says it may take a few months for a court date....
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Re: Filing a motion on home school vs public -Prose or a Law

Unread postby Tom Kirkpatrick » Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:48 am

Ireadthelist wrote: My lawyer says it may take a few months for a court date....
How 'bout getting a temporary order in ex parte??

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Re: Filing a motion on home school vs public -Prose or a Law

Unread postby Ireadthelist » Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:43 pm

Tom,
Interesting idea; I ran it by my lawyer and he thought, in his experience with this judge, it was best just to proceed with the motion to enforce. There`s a chance the issue will be heard before school initiation this fall, but with it being a public school missing the registration dates is not crucial and he can still get in. I`m going to wait and see what the scheduled hearng date comes back as, and may take that route if it is pushed out....
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Re: Filing a motion on home school vs public -Prose or a Law

Unread postby AtticusFinch » Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:17 pm

You might want to consider moving into the same school district as the mother in the future. It sounds like it wouldn't be that inconvenient geographically and, if you ever were interested in more parenting time, it would be disadvantageous to live in different school districts.

Hopefully, you have in your agreement that you and the mother are each entitled to any and all school records.

Even though I had that in my agreement, there were numerous times over the years that I had to contact the school/district because I didn't receive a notice his mother did.

I mention this because what I did, and what I suggest you do during this interval before your court date, is personally visit the district's office, and/or the school itself, introduce yourself, explain why you're there and what you need, and get some friendly face time with the staff there.

In the admittedly unlikely event that the school district will be involved in your legal case, they'll already recognize your name as the Superdad that's taking a keen interest in his child's education.

But, setting aside the court issue, I found it to be a very useful and worthwhile investment of my time for the 12 years of my son's schooling.
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Re: Filing a motion on home school vs public -Prose or a Law

Unread postby Ireadthelist » Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:12 pm

Thanks Atticus for the advice; we are both entitled to all school records. I am perfectly fine with him being in her district. We are close enough that its not much of a drive for either of us, and the school ratings are similar.

Looks like this is going to mediation first now...
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