My ex filed a motion in Nov, and moved out of state in Dec. We attended court in Jan, mediation in Feb. and had a temp. min. order in place as of Mar. 8, with a referal to family court services for a psych eval my ex was adamant about pursuing. The judge ordered him to pay in full since he was pushing it, and told him it expired after 90 days (June 6). He was given a 3 week visit every summer per mediators recom., and when he came to get our daughter he completed his PE (June 12-15) while she was in his custody (without my knowledge), AFTER the 90 days was passed. Our min order was signed and permenent as of July 3, w/judges signature. I've been advised to take the PE (which isn't paid), because I could upset the Dr. and look uncooperative. I'm willing to cooperate, but why set a deadline?
As stated above, I'm willing to cooperate, however, I'm wondering, what goes on? What are they looking for? What types of questions are they going to be asking? I'm a good single mother, my daughter is starting preschool in a month, I have a stable environment, I have a stable income, positive influences surronding our daughter, and one helluva support system/extended family. Her father is already married, and has a one yr old with his new wife. I've been told there are three appointments, one for myself, one with family and friends, and one with the child. Is there any way a Dr. is going to penalize me for not getting into another relationship or having another baby and take her away from me because I don't have the "traditional" family? Will a judge even accept a late submission of a PE? I'm assuming he set a deadline for a reason..and if not then why set one? I made the Dr aware of the expiration date for the referral, and he took it anyways. Is that frowned upon?