My ex boyfriend was previously married a year ago and than met me. We broke up and we're having a child together now. He just got into a relationship with a girl that has been previously married and has a child. I feel uncomfortable having my child around him bringing many women around our child when it comes. I feel he is unstable from bouncing around to women to women. Would that hold any value to a judge? I feel that it's not in the best interest for our child seeing that. Also he's active duty and is originally from Washington and is only stationed in California. He doesn't have any family to help him with our child, yet he wants to have it spend the night at the apartment.
You will get somewhere with the court if you show that it isn't in the child's best interests to be with the father when these other women are around. However, there is a strong presumption that it is in the child's best interests to have a relationship with both parents. You each are entitled to personal lives as long as it doesn't harm the child.
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I concur with my colleague. You really should find an experienced family law attorney to assist you in this matter at Court. Good luck.
No, that won't cause a court to deny the child two parents. Sorry. Overnight visits so soon are not going to be granted.
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