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my ex is threatening to overthrow the divorce and seek custody

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my ex is threatening to overthrow the divorce and seek custody of the children. the original divorce said he couldn't see the children until he got clean and seeked counseling then file for visitation. I am now remarried and so is he. Does he have a chance at doing this?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  WALLSTREETESQ replied 4 years ago.

he can file for a modification of custody, but the burden of proof he would have to overcome, would make it impossible, he would have to show a "significant change in circumstances" since the previous order, meaning you either have become a drug addict or an unfit parent. If the children are over 14, their choice would be a factor, but aside that he cannot win

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

so he can't toss a divorce settlement. he claims the residing judge was his uncle that hates him

Expert:  WALLSTREETESQ replied 4 years ago.
no.
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

What a relief.

 

Thank you very much for you help.

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