My ex and I have shared parenting and keep our kids around the same amount of days per week depending on our work schedule. Two years after our divorce, I started dating someone and we've been dating for three years but do not live together. Along with the nasty texts, lately he's been trying to forbid my boys to hang out with me and my boyfriend when it's my days to have them. My boyfriend has custody of his son, has no criminal background of any kind, and is nothing but a friend to my boys. Is my ex allowed to forbid them to be with me when I'm going somewhere (example: to a baseball game, etc) with my boyfriend? Is he allowed to forbid my boyfriend from coming to my kids baseball and soccer games?
Generally, no, he has no say in who you have the child or children around. This is especially true if that person is no danger to the children, does not have a criminal background or questionable behavior. BUT, you need to see if there are any provisions in the Plan that addresses that issue. Those are not common here in Greene County, and our Court tends to be very even handed about this type of situation.
It depends on what your court orders say. Does it say anything about spousal approval? Generally, they don't. He can always take you to Court. I think you would be best served talking to an attorney in your area. Most give free consults and they may additional questions before giving you legal advice.
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