I want to sue a juvenile probation officer for intentional malicious acts and the prosecuting county for not serving me notice of my son's adjudication hearing. I am the custodial parent of my two children. My ex-wife moved 300 miles away after our separation eight years ago and chose to see the children only three times a year. She rarely even called them on the phone. She incurred a $17,000.00 debt in child support. My son allegedly committed a crime while visiting her during spring break 2012. His judgement for deferred adjudication was granted and he was sentenced to one year of probation in our county. During this time, my ex-wife began brainwashing my son and his probation officer, suggesting that my son would be happier living with her. Without department approval, the probation officer recommended to the sending county that they transfer the probation back to their county. After 9 months under the deferred agreement with no violations, they issued apprehension orders and picked up my son. The probation officer was fired for making that recommendation without approval. My son was adjudicated and sentenced to two years of probation. I was not served notice of the hearing, so I couldn't motion to uphold the deferred. My exwife is now suing me for custody of my son as he has lived with her for over 6 months. It is clear that she hopes that my child support payments will offset her child support debt. To me, it's not about money. I just want my son back.
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