My ex husband and I were divorced 3 years. We abide by the long distance shared parenting plan. I am the primary caretaker and residential parent. I have been gainfully employed as a Registered Nurse, 12 hr night shifts, three days a week. It’s been this way since the divorce. I carry all medical/dental/vision on my child and I do not get child support. This was my decision as my husband was not employed full time during the majority of our marriage. Even though he was trained as a police officer and heals his Ohio Peace Officer Training certificate. He quit his jobs. I decided I’d rather him keep money to do things with his daughter while she was with him. His parents are deceased. After the passing of his father he inherited a substantial amount of money. He never offers assistance with Chloe’s school supplies, clothing. Anything he buys for her, she’s not allowed to bring it home with her. Including anything for Christmas. He has made a motion to modify the custody stating she doesn’t have a stable home. Not enough space elaborate on the specifics here. My daughter is healthy, intelligent, does well in school. And of course, dearly loved.
Based on the information you provided, it does not appear he will have success in his effort to gain custody. I’m actually unclear as to whether you have shared parenting or sole custody. If you are the residential parent and legal custodian, then you have sole custody. It will be harder for him to gain custody in that case.
You need to have a consultation with an attorney in your county and show them what was filed.
There is no way to predict chances of success. It depends on all the facts submitted into evidence in court, and what the court decides is in the best interest of the child. The court probably wouldn't want to make a major change in the current circumstances, but could make some changes. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney who can review all the facts of the situation, and represent you at the hearing, to give you the best chance of success.
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