Akron, OH asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky

Q: What are my rights and what steps do I need to take to approach this fragile situation at hand logically?

A very loosely written Divorce/custody/visitation/child support order from 10 years ago is still in place. I'm a recovering alcoholic with 3.5 years sober who at a certain point in my active alcoholism disappeared from my child's life for 5 years. No new custody/visitation orders or abandonment charges filed during that time. I since have gotten and remained sober and continue to make every attempt to be in my son's life. My ex and I attempted to reconcile recently without success and he continues to alienate me from my child every chance he gets. During our reconciliation he cancelled the existing child support order and has recently filed to revisit the matter in domestic relations court. I have no problem paying child support. However, I do have an issue with the alienation, lack of any/all agreement to a middle ground solution and being persecuted for a past I cannot change. I realize I did wrong but am not being given a chance to do right for my child. How do I handle this?

1 Lawyer Answer

Timothy Denison

Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Make s motion to modify the agreement and for the court to appoint a therapist to address the Patental Alienation Syndrome.

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