The general scenario is that my son had three children with his ex-girlfriend. She is now married to another guy. I recently became aware (yesterday), that the man she married has been abusing her and the children of my son for years. Abuse as in this recent incident, the kids, ages 10 - 8 - 6, somehow came all the way to my home about 12-miles away crying and saying that they had to leave because they were in fear of their lives. The oldest one apparently stepped in while the male their mother married was hitting her and then he smashed the boys head on the wall and said you get in my way again and you won't be around to see another daylight. Then when the boys got to my house, I called the mom to let her know and she came and ripped the boys out of the house and said her husband will kill her if you guys don't come back and keep your mouth shut from the police. The issue is that my son has a warrant for arrest from a car accident he did while driving someone elses car and since he lost his license refused to goto court. He is afraid that he cannot do anything. He lives with me, but is not working. I have a job for the past 26-years and stable income/home. I want my grandkids.
Call the police and children services immediately to report the abuse and the crimes perpetrated against your grandchildren. You should also tell your son that he can either turn himself in and get the warrant addressed, get a job, get a place to live and start being a father to his children or you will call the police and they can deal with the warrant as they see fit. If he doesn't step up and start being a father to the children, he should be evicted and you should seek legal custody of the children. If he steps up, you can help him and perhaps he can be involved in his childrens' lives. This is all just general information based on the horrible situation you have written about. Feel free to consult legal counsel to give you advice for your situation. If you really want to pursue this, hire an attorney and do the right thing. Good luck to you and your family.
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