My ex lost legal custody of our children about a year and a half ago. She also had supervised visitation. A few months ago, she got joint legal and unsupervised visitation back. The last few weeks, she has taken a turn for the worse again and yesterday drove our kids to practice intoxicated. I could smell the alcohol on her and she was obviously buzzed - not wasted. When she was leaving (without our kids, but with another girl that was about 5 years old), I called the police. They didn't get there before she left and weren't able to find her.
It is in the court orders that she not drink within 12 hours of her having the children. My question is: how much proof do I need to take her back to court, ex-parte? Do I actually need the police to catch her, or is my testimony enough?The next day after the incident noted above, my ex failed to pick up our kids from school. She did not notify anyone and I wound up getting a call from the school an hour after the kids weren't picked up. After leaving the kids with someone else, I went to my ex's house to see what was going on. Her car was gone but she answered the door. She looked absolutely wrecked! She said her car and phone were stolen, so she couldn't call anyone. She said she noticed it was gone 10 minutes before she was supposed to pick them up. She lives very close to the school and could have walked. I wound up catching her in a lie later when she said she didn't go to the school because she was busy being on the phone with the police...whoops. How do I find out if she was arrested for a dui? It seems like it is very hard information to obtain. Will the court look it up when I go ex-parte?
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