I have taken my daughters father to court 4 times in the past 8 years. I’m the girl that cried wolf in court. My daughter has witnessed so much over the years that has affected her emotionally when she has been with her father on his parenting time, such as him being arrested, domestic disputes with his girlfriend and so much more. But every time it comes to court time people drop charges because their scared of his temper and I’m left hanging because a judge won't listen to me, because he puts on a good front when he needs to. Now my daughters father was involved in a horrific assault and put someone in the ICU with brain damage & needing reconstruction facial surgery, he also died twice and they revived him. They're still investigating the assault b/c they want to make sure they have all their ducks in a row. He’s the main suspect, everyone knows it was him. He’s hasn't been arrested yet that I know of so I filed an emergency Ex-Parte and the judge thankfully signed off on it. After all these years fighting for what’s best for my daughter it’s unfortunate it came to this, I’ve pleaded every time in court to send him to anger management, therapy ANYTHING but no one listed.
It look like your case finally got some traction, at least on an ex parte basis. You may need a lawyer to help you marshal your evidence that is available to you. I cannot quantify your chances because a lot will depend on credibility of the parties and what evidence you have to support your allegations. The best interest of the child test is what controls the outcome. You may need an attorney to help you. Good luck
If there is credible evidence of the assault, then the court may order supervised visits, especially given your ex’s violent past. The court may order him to attend anger management counseling and will consider the counselor’s recommendations going forward. Best wishes.
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