I went to court about 9 months ago to get custody of my son. He was currently staying with his grandmother after his mother abandoned him leaving him with his grandmother. After I filed a petition with the court the judge awarded residential custody to the maternal grandmother and joint custody to me and the mother of my child. Seeing as the mother of my child nor I could provide a safe environment for him to live at the time. The judge stated in writing that I had the right to refile a petition for custody once I became qualified with a safe home and a stable job. I reapplied for custody and I am waiting to speak with the judge in the mean time I have to have a home inspection and I am not sure what they will be looking for and I have been cut off from seeing my son.The maternal grandmother will call me for money(Not ordered to pay money I just do so my son is cared for properly; by check) but will threaten me with police if I step foot on her property to see my son and wont allow me to have any parenting time (Do not have in writing a set visitation schedule). Do I have to wait until trial to see my son? Do I still have to keep giving her money while we are going through the court process? What is the inspector going to look for in my home?
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