My son's mother has custody of our son and I have visitation. She was recently arrested and faces potential long term jail time.
There is not enough information in your question to answer your question. It matters exactly why she has custody for instance a divorce decree requires a different response from a DFS safety plan or if there is no custody order in place. Ultimately you are going to need a family law attorney to help you as this is not something we can teach you to do in the limited amount of space we have here. This really is not a self help project. You can use the find a lawyer tab to locate an attorney.
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I would wait until you know she is actually going to jail then file a Motion to Modify the Custody and Child support order. Good luck.
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