Q: Can I keep my ex’s gf away from our son if i have a recording of him saying how she has no desire to be his step-mother
They split up after being engaged for 2 yrs and have a child together. I recorded him telling me she has no desire to bond or be around my son, does not support his fathers relationship with him, and wants to keep her daughter from my son because she claims my son might hurt her (completely unjustified) and he just said they’re getting back together. My son is 5. He also said she has serious issues and even got in the way of my ex seeing our son for 5 months straight. I want to modify soon but what can I do about the girlfriend??? There’s much more to the situation as well in regards to what she’s said and done to hurt all involved
A: It sounds like there's more to this situation that what is in your post. You might have a basis to modify your parenting plan. But simply having a recording like the one you described is probably not enough to "move the needle" in any way. You would need more compelling evidence.
Section 452.410 R.S.Mo. allows a court to modify a custody order if it finds that that facts have arisen since the date of the last judgment (or that facts were unknown to the court at the time of the original judgment), that a change has occurred with the child or child’s custodian, and the modification is necessary to serve the best interests of the child.
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