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In 2002 I married a man who adopted my 2 yr old daughter. We

had a son together in...
In 2002 I married a man who adopted my 2 yr old daughter. We had a son together in 2003. I left with the kids over 4 yrs ago due to his escalating anger and violence towards the kids. We have filed no paperwork. He sees our son regularly but not my daughter. This morning my daughter (now 11) told me that when I was an over the road truck driver for 1 year (gone 3 or 4 nights per week) he would make her sleep in bed with him and touched her inappropriately. What is my first step in protecting my 9 yr old son who may or may not be in danger but who idolizes his father and is bound to be destroyed by this?
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Your first step is to contact an attorney to represent you and have them handle contacting law enforcement and asking for an injunction from the judge preventing access to your son until such time as he can be questioned by an expert.

Most people would think they would go to law enforcement first but most people who have worked with CPS in the past have a deep seated distrust of relying on them without a lawyer looking over their shoulder.


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