Can you bring a parent to family court for drinking around your child? What evidence would you need to bring to a lawyer to have a case?
Yes you can seek court's intervention which could lead to a substantial curtailment of the time the parent would be allowed to spent with the child
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You can file a petition for anything you want. However, there are consequences when you do it wrong. We have no idea what evidence you need because we don't know what evidence you have.
In my opinion you would need evidence proving he drinks enough alcohol that it impairs his ability to safely care for the child. If you do go to court with such evidence you might get an order stating that he is not to consume any alcohol a certain number of hours prior to exercising his visitation rights as well as while he is exercising his visitation rights. Thereafter, if he violates those conditions then you night have grounds to seek supervised visits or possibly sole custody.
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