My ex will not budge, communicate, or cooperate. I have a mom-gut feeling that something is going on with my boys and their father. They are scared of him and express it daily, so much that my four year old is withholding his poop and realeasing it once back home with me, and my seven year old made his dad a Xmas card begging him to stop yelling and screaming because he’s scared and just wants him to be nice... my ex is not only defensive he’s completely lying about important issues with our boys. He has broken the consent form many times but I can afford another attorney nickel and diming me for emails and/or phone calls. I just want my boys to be safe and be able to be themselves. I don’t know what to do.
Call around and see if you can find an attorney who takes payment plans or a smaller retainer. These things are very expensive, especially if the case is highly contested.
Narcissistic individuals have very specific traits and you need an attorney who has a history of dealing with this type of personality disorder. I would suggest you discuss filing a Domestic Violence Protective Order and bring the child's card with you to the attorney meeting.
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