Me and my ex were suppose to go to probabtion to drug test after he filed an RFO asking for custody of our 2 year old son. I went to test and came back negative and he never went nor did he return to court so the court continued it til the next day and called him to notify him but reach his voicemail. The next day he did not show up so the judge granted me sole physical and joint legal. 4 months later he picks up our son from my babysitters and 2 days later I find him outside a friends home parked with our son in the car, he beat me up and took off 17 days later I found him with the police. I had yet to file due to getting scaammed by an attorney, so he filed an exparte RFO and didnt notify me yet the court still granted his orders due to good cause. what can I do here
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If you feel your son is in danger, file your own ex parte motion. Without knowing all of the details, no one here can definitively assess the situation.
What was the order granted in his ex parte? You need to get into court to contest that order. How did an attorney "scam" you? If that is true, get a new attorney to unravel this situation.
Knowing more about how an attorney scammed you could help attorneys provide a better answer. You should go to the self-help center at the courthouse if you can't afford an attorney. You may need to file an ex parte or a request for order.
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