I have a court order that states "neither party shall inflict or allow another person to inflict corporal punishment on the children." My children came home today after a weekend visit with their father and were both clearly upset about an incident that happened today. My daughter was repeatedly spanked by her father and then picked up and thrown onto a bed. My son (age 8) said he was "terrified," and my normally happy-go-lucky daughter(age 7) was withdrawn and crying. Is this corporal punishment and what can I do about this? I have sole custody and my ex gets visitation every other weekend.
Also, the order states the children, "shall sleep in a bed alone." My ex continues to allow them to sleep in bed with him.
Please tell me what my options are.
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