I got a drug charge three years ago and have been clean since then!! I'm trying to get my visitation back on my son!!
Sure your ex can complain and argue about it, but you need to get all of your evidence together to prove you are, and have been clean. The best thing to do is get with an experienced family law attorney to review all of your facts and papers.
This answer is not legal advice, and does not create an attorney - client relationship. This answer is for educational purposes only.
Modification evidence generally is dated from the past court order. If the drug charge precedes the previous court order it usually is not relevant to a modification. Talk to family law counsel in person about your case to modify the visitation.
Thomas J. Baker of Baker & Tisdale PLLC principally practices in the Central Texas area, including Bell, Coryell, McLennan, Milam and Williamson counties. The advice given here is not and ahould not be taken as a substitute for in-personal consultation with counsel, particularly where legal documents, such as court orders need to be reviewed. I am Board-Certified in Family Law but not in any other areas of practice.
He can try, but it can be overcome if you regularly attend Narcotics Anonymous Meetings and have a sponsor. I suggest keeping an attendance log and filing it up. If you have a counselor those records could be useful. Recovering alcoholics and addicts get custody all the time. I don't know why visitation should be a problem. You may need to submit to random drug tests. Hire an attorney.
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