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I am sorry to hear about this situation. The answer is:
1) you cannot base a current PFA request on events that occurred years ago, however,
2) you can base a current PFA on events that are happening now. So if he is yelling at the child, and/or abusing the child, then a PFA is likely to be granted.
Finally if there are custody orders in place, you can file to modify the custody order to limit custody/visitation with the father due to the father's current actions.
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