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My daughter's paternal grandmother wants sole custody and or visitation rights to my daughter. My daughter temporarily lived with her for a year and a half in the past year because she was rendered deprived by DFACS because I spanked her. I got my daughter back in April and the case was dismissed. While my daughter lived with the grandparent, she would consistently try to defame me to my child. She told my daughter that she didn't like her real name and that once she adopted her that she would change it. She showed my daughter pictures of my mugshots online and told my daughter that she was gonna make sure that I stayed in jail forever. All of this info was told to me and my DFACS caseworker by my child and had been documented and a witness testified. Would she get custody/visitation?In the petition for change of custody she is alleging all the same allegations against me that were in question during the deprivation proceedings like : I'm a prostitute, alcoholic/pot head, I'm not stable, etc. I was an escort for a short time but I have a legal job now, a primary residence, my daughter is happy in school and in gymnastics. I vowed to not ever have anything to do with the paternal grandmother or her deadbeat son once I got my daughter back. They don't know my address but know the county where I live and I want to keep it like that. Child support was ordered in 2007 but the father hasn't paid in five years. He has not legitimated my daughter either. He has child abandonment pending and he was convicted of Aggravated Assault. He has pending arrests of Pandering, Possession of Marijuana, Abandonment, etc. In the petition the grandparent states that the deadbeat father lives with her. Would a judge consider all these factors to deny her petition for custody?
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