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I haven't filed the paper work yet. Both roommates agreed to give a sworn statement.
120 miles away. I will mail paperwork the same day I take it personally into the court.
Do I have grounds to file such a petition? He has not physically abused them as far as I know- although my daughter expressed unusual fear of him the last time he took her. I don't want to seem like I'm being confrontational. I am just worried about whether or not they are getting the care they need to be healthy, happy children. I plan to attempt full custody during the school year for my son, since he starts i the fall. The father has expressed that he will fight me on this
Everything since January and a large portion of last year has been documented on my side. Where they were, overnights, etc. And now, conversations, unusual behavior, etc that I have noticed over the past few months.
He has a nasty lawyer. I don't have a lawyer and do not have the scheduling capabilities to be in court in that county. Will I be able to appear by phone?
What kind of proof would I need to get an ex parte?
What if I got counsel?
my apologies for redundance
'plead in the motion'? does that mean just state what I've been noticing in the last few months? And the two affidavits? How do I get those?
Can the witnesses just write and sign a statement, with notarization, of course?
Just so I have this completely accurate, I can ask the two room mates to write a statement, sign it and have it notarized and that will work as proof?
Along with my statement, of course. My child care provider is also willing to submit a statement regarding my son's behavior. Should I include this?
I did see that. the girl room mate is still caring for my son and expressed reluctance to appear in person due to the current relationship and having to deal with the father still. Not sure about her boyfriend (the other room mate)
no worries. :)
What about child welfare services? Would it be helpful to make an anonymous call when I know he is drinking with the children? Can they do that?
That's what I was afraid of.
I understand that. Just want my babies safe. I worry about father's retaliation once court has been initiated. Gotta go. Thanks for your advice.
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