When you say "stay of the current visitation"--do you mean you want the current visitation to continue for the time being, until another event happens? If I have interpreted that wrong, let me know.
You have to type the "caption" on the top of the paper to start. That is the name of the jurisdiction across the top, the parties on the left hand side, and the case number XXXXX the right hand side. Under the case number, instead of "Petition" or "Order" put--
MOTION TO MODIFY VISITATION AND FOR AN EMERGENCY HEARING
Then, in the body of the document put this--
COMES NOW, the (Petitioner or Respondent), (Your name), and in support of her Motion states as follows:
1. An Order for custody and visitation was entered on January 29, 2002, giving primary custody to the (Petitioner or Respondent).
2. Since entry of that order, Respondent has been arrested for domestic assault causing injury, as a result of a police investigation on February 20, 2007.
3. Respondent put the child in danger on August 21, 2007 by driving while under the influence of alcohol, with the child in the car.
4. The child should not be in the physical care of the Respondent except under strictly supervised conditions.
5. The Petitioner is requesting an emergency hearing to determine whether or not the visitation with the Respondent should be immediately modified.
WHEREFORE, the Petitioner prays the Court modify the visition to include only supervised visitation due to the child being repeated placed in danger by the Respondent; Further, the Petitioner prays the Respondent be order to undergo a Substance Abuse Evaluation and for anger management classes, and for any other relief that the Court deems just and proper under the circumstances.
XXXXX XXXXX, Petitioner
cc: XXXXX XXXXX, Respondent
I have obviously made up the facts above, but it should give you the idea. Just outline your points in this document and bring your proof into court. I hope this helps.
You would file the original and send a copy to the other party or parties. Keep a copy for yourself, of course.
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