The father has been making threats to son's grandmother, church mother, future stepdad and mother. He has lied to police about court order. After officers read the court order, he started the verbal threats.
Without knowing exactly what was said it is difficult to answer this question. If things are being done that brings into question the health, safety, or welfare of the child you may seek to have visitation supervised or for him to go to parenting classes or something similar to eradicate the behavior. You should speak to an attorney wit whom you can fully discuss what being said and any impact on the child.
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The mother would have to file an application with the Court. The choices are either (1) a Motion, or (2) an application for an Order to Show Cause (OTSC). With a Motion, there is a far longer waiting time before you actually get in front of a Judge. The catch with the OTSC is that you have to convince the Court that you require emergent relief. The standard used under the law is that "Irreparable Harm" would result if the matter were not heard on an emergent basis. This is a difficult, though not impossible, standard to meet. If you can convince the Judge to hear this as an OTSC, you can be in front of the Court in a matter of days. You should consult with an experienced Family Law attorney as soon as possible.
The foregoing answer is submitted for informational purposes, and is not intended as a specific answer to the question posed. Always consult with an attorney prior to signing any and all agreements.
You may also apply to the Court for a different place for drop off that may result in better behavior, such as the police station or another public location away from your home where he has access to these people. Depending on the nature of the threats he may be committing criminal acts of harassment or terroristic threats that could entitle you to a restraining order. Please consult with an attorney to discuss your specific facts before taking any action to the action you take is appropriate.
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