You could most likely get it where the mother only has supervised visitation or has visitation outside the presence of the convicted sex offender. The court will look at the total situation and decide based on the best interest of the children. You should consult an experienced family law attorney in your parish.
Every situation is different and you should consult your own attorney to go over all the particular facts in your case. The answer given is only intended to provide general guidance regarding rights and responsibilities.
What a stressful situation for you and your girls. I would retain an attorney to file for custody. A judge will look at the entirety of the situation in terms of what is best for your girls.
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The children's safety and needs come first. Her decision to marry a registered sex offender puts them in direct risk of harm, by someone who has already committed a sex crime. The best thing that you can do as a parent is to petition for sole custody. Good luck.
Definitely consult an attorney.
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