My ex and I have joint custody, he has placement. My boyfriend does not have a history of violence, child abuse, domestic assaults, etc. He has had a few minor charges for drug related issues in the past, distant past, and has not had to serve any jail time. He also has his 15 year old son actively in his life. Can my ex legitamately obtain a RO just because he has been arrested before?
Based on your facts a judge would not grant a permanent RO. It does not prevent your ex from trying to protect the kids from a real or imagined danger. Judge will have to decide if there is any danger.
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