I have 4 children--a son who is 16, twins who are 13 and my youngest daughter is 11.
My estranged wife insisted on supervised visitations at the CPO hearing and we used a local agency to provide that service. The owner of the company reported their mother was making it so difficult on her and on my kids with each visitation (the visits went very well in the beginning but were becoming more and more difficult week) she recommended "therapuetic" visitations and declined to supervise any further visits. I live in a fairly small town and have found it difficult to find another agency to provide this service. So, the court order is for visitation but that it be supervised by an agency approved by the court.
The order is temporary--I am waiting on an evidentary hearing.
My children were dropped off at the visitation center by my estranged wife. It took the first hour of the two-hour visitation to get them to warm up to me. They complained about the dinner I brought, one of the twins went to lie down on a sofa, and my youngest daughter sat at the table drawing pictures to give to her mother. There were a lot of games with my estranged wife--she made a police report because I was walking into the center just a few yards in front of her. I was carrying pizza and pop and did not see her. Another time she complained to the court the curtains were parted a few inches at the center and she could peer in the window and see the children. Another time she had my twin daughter complain about the food and say it made her sick and that got reported. The list goes on and on.
They did not say they did not want to visit with me but they were obviously stressed out about having to be there. The owner told me later on that it appeared their mother may be coaching my kids to make the visits difficult. She did not want the "drama" with my estranged wife during the visitations and reported she would no longer be involved.
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