My ex is in jail in Florida for molesting our daughter. The judge did a no contact order that stated "will have no contact with victim or her family except pursuant to Florida chapter 61.
Our divorce has been final since December. The divorce says I'm to give him welfare updates of our child every 4 months. He is now sending me letters, as well as my attorney, demanding pictures of our child (the victim), demanding more possesions than what was in the divorce settlement, and he's threatening to report the car stolen (I was awarded it in the divorce). My attorney for my divorce says to ignore the letters. I have ignored the letters.
Continue to follow your lawyer's direction. If you find your ex's communications overly burdensome and intrusive, you may be able to request an order preventing his communicating with you more than is necessary to carry out the orders of the Divorce Court.
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First, if you are still represented by counsel, I would suggest you follow the advice of your attorney. "No contact" seems to me to mean just that, no contact. I wouldn't worry at all about the additional assets your ex wants beyond what he was awarded by the Court or about the car you were awarded. The only question I would have is whether you were awarded "Sole Parental Responsibility" or if there was "Shared Parental responsibility" awarded? I would have to think you were awarded "Sole Parental Responsibility" and so you would have sole decision-making as to all major decisions affecting your child and your ex would have no decision-making or rights in that regard. I hope this has been helpful.
Although it may be hard to ignore the letters and the demands of your former husband, you should take your lawyer's advice and try to ignore them. If that they do become excessive, then speak with your attorney and perhaps additional motions can be filed to suspend or limit either that contact. Your child is the victim, and he has molested your child. It sounds like your attorney has done a good job securing you the protections that you need. Please keep your attorney in the loop. I wish you all the best. David A. Carroll, Pensacola Divorce Attorney
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I do agree that you should ignore these letters and communications from your former husband. He is in my opinion violating the no contact order and the terms of your final judgment. From what you wrote, all you have to do is to give him welfare updates of your child every four months and anything else that is definitively required by the Final Judgment. All the best, Lynette.
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