My kids are having a hard time with their mom. She has a very bad temper, and she has also told them for years that she had to divorce me because I am a murderous cult leader. I actually divorced her because she cheated on me. We now have 50/50 legal and physical custody. She has threatened to get full custody often. However, last summer, my oldest child told her he didn't want to hear her say more bad things about me and that he wanted to live with me more.
She went on the attack and has claimed I alienated the kids from her because that's the only reason they would want to spend more time with me. We ended up with a Court Appointed Advisor who sided with my ex (despite her lack of evidence and bizarre claims). The CAA even screamed at me and cried about how hard life must be for my ex. She then threatened my kids and told them she will take them away from me if they don't love their mom enough. Her report accused me of alienation. Now the CAA is demanding I pay for very expensive alienation therapy that's not on my insurance. She said she doesn't care how expensive it is because I'm evil and need to suffer, and that I should lose legal custody. I don't know what to do now.
It’s difficult to imagine any CAA saying those things, so I’m sorry to hear about this. The only thing you can do is gather evidence, whatever may exist to refute your ex’s claims. This is especially difficult for nebulous claims like alienation, but if your ex specifies any event or occurrence that you’re able to disprove with evidence, it may impeach her credibility toward other allegations. Given the severity of the CAA’s positions, you probably should retain experienced litigation counsel to help you defend yourself.
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I would only add that you may want to hire your own expert witness.
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