The children's parents just divorced a month ago.
The father has had this girlfriend for about 6 months now.
Mother doesn't feel that it is appropriate for the children to stay overnight at this place where the girlfriend and father will both be sleeping at also.
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If there is no order preventing it and the parents have shared parental responsibility then he may do so. If Mom feels the arrangement is in some way harming the children then he only option is file a Petition with the court to change the final judgement to prevent the occurrence. However, a Petition to do so based solely on Mom's feelings is not likely to be granted.
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No law prevents it, and it's actually a pretty common occurence. She may find it unwise and immoral, and I'm sure many people would agree with her, but it doesn't meet the legal standard to make any changes to the parenting plan.
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This circumstance should be covered in the agreement that both of you signed in words like "each party is free to live their life without interference from the other". Check over the agreement.
The parenting plan governs, but with shared parental responsibility, and unless otherwise agreed upon, there is nothing wrong with this situation. It is rather common.
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I have never seen a judge in Broward County have a problem with this behavior.
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