9 years ago, ex-wife and I got into one argument that ended up with the police being called. She threw a glass at me, and I, a soldier defended myself and hit her. She had me arrested. I was never convicted of anything. I had come home from Iraq about a year and a half earlier, and I was mentally unstable. I admitted myself into a program for a short period of time, thought I was better. She and I got back together for a short period of time than I had suicidal thoughts. I knew I needed help, so I was admitted back into a VA special program for soldiers. She used this against me to file a restraining order, which ended with me having to agree to give her custody of the kids. It has been a struggle the last 9 years because she continually brings this up. She will only email me, she will talk to my face to face when it's convenient for her, but when I ask for more time with the kids (I only get two weeks a month). She wanted to take some parenting time away since they moved, I requested more time. I am remarried with another daughter who has medical issues. I continue to receive therapy from the VA. She tells kids friends parents negative things about me. Please help me.
It would be best for you to hire an attorney. Use the find a lawyer tool here on AVVO. You need to file for a modification and show a change in circumstance. The judge will order visitatio that is in the best interest of the children. Good Luck.
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