Q: Can I stop my ex-husband's girlfriend from visiting my child in his classroom?
We have been divorced for about 3 years. His girlfriend recently moved in with him. She has developed an unhealthy relationship with my 14 year old daughter - encourages her to lie to me and do things she isn't allowed to do, etc. She moved her kids to the same school my younger kids go to. I am also a teacher at that school. I just found out that she goes in their classrooms every morning to see them and "check their backpacks." I have full custody and my ex has standard visitation. Can I stop her from going into their class?
A: You're the legal guardian so if you are concerned for their safety and well-being then you can make decisions on their part to protect them within the bounds of the law. The first step would be to talk to her or your ex and explain the situation or the teacher of the class and explain to them your concerns.
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