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My ex wife has custody of our 2 children ages 8 and 10. She

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My ex wife has custody of our 2 children ages 8 and 10. She lives with her boyfriend 300 miles away from me. My ex is an alcoholic and I suspect that she is being admitted for treatment by her boyfriend. I have been told that my ex wife has instructed everyone(older children) to not tell me when this happens because she does not want to lose custody.   Her older children (now living with their father) have been brought back to their mother for a family emergency. I found this out by reading one of the older child's facebook posts. My phone calls to everyone are not being answered. I am getting married in less than 2 weeks and was waiting until after the wedding to file for custody. I believe this is an urgent situation.   I would like to file an emergency transfer of custody and pick up my children ASAP.    Do I have legal ground?   Do I need to prove she is in treatment? How would I get that proof if no one is talking to me?
Thanks for your question. You can file here and seek records through the court. You may also call the famil;y memebers here and force them to either all lie under oath or admit that she is in treatment.

To me this may be the best time for you to seek custody as she is real vulnerable here. A lawyer would greatly assist your case and may be able to force release of medical records through discovery here.I think that one way or another you can force some confession of her true condition and I wish you good luck ..

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