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My four-year-old grandson was crying on the phone with his mother when he was staying at my house last night. My son gets him for the weekends until they have finished the divorce proceedings. His mother phoned back and demanded to talk to my son (he is 39). I said he was trying to sleep. She said that if he was not on the phone in 10 minutes she was going to be at my doorstep and calling the police. We live 15 minutes away. This is the second weekend we have had trouble like this. What can we do?
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Children do just what your grandson did when they are separated from a primary custodian, they cry, so there is nothing abnormal there. It sounds like the mother is merely looking for excuses here to create havoc. At this point, if your son's lawyer is never available you should have him consider getting a new attorney who is available and this is going to end up having to go to court and your son is going to have to push for family counseling and also parenting classes for both him and the mother with the child. This therapy would be the best way to insure the court they are resolving whatever issues the child seems to have with the separation anxiety from the custodial parent.


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