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Good morning. What is the reason for which your Ex now wants sole custody? Is he trying to avoid having to pay child support? How long have you had sole custody for?
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There will need to be a legal basis, for the court to modify custody and take sole custody away from you and give it to him. After all, you were previously awarded it, so he would need to show a substantial change in circumstances and that it is in the best interest of the child, for this to happen. If he can not, his attempt will fail. Moreover, if he is in arrears, he may be doing this to avoid having to pay child support, thinking if he has sole custody, his obligation to pay will terminate. Now, if he is in arrears for both support payments, you can go after him and seek to hold him in contempt and enforce the orders and go after his license, pay checks and even seek jail, to compel him to pay.
I just wanted to follow up and see if you had any other questions or needed me to clarify something. I am here to help, so please let me know. Thanks!
Yes, that is what you want to address, to really show his motive and intent. That this is for financial gain and not for the child or their best interest and he is simply trying to avoid and get out of his financial obligations.