Asked 12 months ago - Brooklyn, NYFlag
Two years ago my husband has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor for abusing me. He did not do jail, but took anger management classes. We share legal custody, I have full physical custody, and he has standard visitation rights. I now work very long hours and barely see our children. He, on another hand, does not work much at all and is always available for our children. I am always nervous that he can sue for a better custody arrangement on the basis that he is always available for our kids. If so, how possible is it for him to accomplish it, with the misdemeanor on his record? In other words, does a past misdemeanor record matter when it comes to custody in this situation? Thank you in advance.
The misdemeanor would be a factor in custody but it will not stop him for suing for better custody.
Joseph A. Lo Piccolo, Esq.
Immediate Past President, Criminal Courts Bar Association 11'-12'
Hession Bekoff & Lo Piccolo
1103 Stewart Ave, Suite 200
Garden City, NY 11530
516-408-3666 (o) / 516-408-3833 (f)
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