How can I reverse the judges decision for custody proving I'm established and nothing like the other parent described?
1 attorney answer
You urgently need to sit down with an attorney in the county where the custody order was granted. If six months have passed, you will not likely be able to get that order set aside or reconsidered. Unfortunately, when one party fails to appear at a hearing, the judge has nothing to go on but what the other party says. If there has been a material change of circumstance SINCE THE DATE OF THE CUSTODY ORDER affecting the welfare of your child, you can file for a modification of the previous order. You also can file for contempt if he is not abiding by the parameters within the order or parenting plan regarding telephone contact. Especially since you are in Washington, you do NOT need to attempt to do this without an attorney. Best of luck to you.
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