Child 10, we were never married and he just filed for visitation this year. We were appointed a guardian ad litem by the court. When we went to the hearing, I paid her $400 (my half of her retainer). While we were at the hearing she had come up with visitations arrangements with the bio dad and then wanted me to sign a permanent order when my son has literally seen this man 4 times. She was frustrated with me because she has to go back to court and practically ripped the money from my hand... Rolled her eyes and walked away. I cannot afford an attorney right now. The biological father doesnt have a criminal record but lives a "gangster" lifestyle. I have photos and threatening, violent post but I cant show them to the guardian if she wont even answer me.
Check if your court or local law school has a legal clinic that aids in divorce cases if you don't have an attorney. Otherwise, you will have to go to court proceedings and do your best to explain the situation, the problem with the GAL, and what you want for visitation. The court will decide what is in the best interest of the children.
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