Q: I filed an ex parte on the other parent for child abuse and neglect on another child. Can I keep child until hearing
Daughters father recently had a warrant for his arrest for child abused and neglect on another child living with him. I filed an ex parte when he was arrested on these charges. Can I keep my daughter until our next hearing?
A: If you feel that the child is in danger from being with the other parent due to his current arrest for abuse and neglectful then I would suggest filing a motion with the court for temporary orders before keeping the child away from the other parent. It is never a good idea to violate a current custody Order if one is in place with the court and never a good idea to keep a child away from a parent unless there is a fear of harm to the child and a motion has been filed with the court.
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