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I am so sorry for this situation with your wife and her current manic episodes associated with the Bipolar Disorder
May I ask how old are your children?
Because you are worried about the safety of your children regarding your wife's current condition, I would definitely agree that having her see the children is not an option. You should hire a family law attorney to petition for a psychological evaluation questioning her mental state to care for the children.
Or you can contact the Department of Child Protection and discuss your situation, which will put a hold on her custody until she is at least interviewed and visited by a social worker, which should buy you enough time until December.
Now if she has made any violent statements recently where you feel you are in danger of your life, she can be committed involuntarily to a hospital for certain time period. You would have to alert the local authorities with your statement and they will take her to a loca hospital for an evaluation
Since she has already been reported to DCP, then that is good for you in regards XXXXX XXXXX 50/50 custody, and that means if you put another complaint in then you will not be required to relinquish custody of the children until DCP's investigation is completed.
Anytime, I am always happy to help. I still think calling the authorities would be appropriate too because she could qualify for "Grave Disability" where she cannot take care of herself and she can be hospitalized involuntarily and treated properly with the appropriate medications
Was there anything else I can assist you with?
Yes I mean the police when I say local authorities
I understand, I worked at a fellowship in Melbourne for domestic violence victims for the government, so I am just letting you know of all your options
I am happy that I was able to help you in regards XXXXX XXXXX delicate situation, I hope you and your children are continuing to be safe and that your wife gets the treatment she so desperately needs. My goal is to provide you with excellent service, so if you ever have any further questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me at anytime. Before you sign off though, I would very much appreciate if you could rate my performance in helping you so that I can get credit for this question. Thank you very much
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