Q: My Wife is wanting to get full custody of her son from her Ex-husband. We can't afford a lawyer. Can it still be done?
Ex-husband has primary custody in a joint custody arrangement. He and the son live in Louisiana. She was to have sole custody before it was finalized. She let her son (5 or 6 at the time) spend a few months with Ex. He changed the papers and refused to bring son back because he didn't want to pay CS. My Wife never wanted CS and even had that in divorce papers originally. But she signed. In divorce papers it is stated that the Ex is supposed to ensure a good relationship between my Wife and her son. He leverages my Wife's time (in-person time and phone time) with her son for various personal reasons and forces her to give up her time to allow her parents (son's grandparents) to spend time with son. He also refused to get health insurance for the son. Has spoken ill of Wife in front of son and to him. We believe the EX does not provide the best care for the son. Son is now 9 years of age. My wife was psychologically abused and cheated on by Ex. He remarried within 100 days of divorce
A: Winning a custody case like this is extremely difficult without an attorney. She needs to find one.
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A: It will be difficult without an attorney. Also since her ex and son live in LA, that’s where the case will be filed and she most likely will need to get an attorney there.
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