Q: What to do if other parents telling 10yr old about court hearings, child support, terms of visitation, etc. ?
Moms on limited visitation, 5 hrs e/o Sat&sun in public settings.2kids together.My 10 yr old is asking me about court dates coming up, child support, why they only see mom in public etc. Every time they come back from a visit something new is brought up that kids shouldn't be involved in.Which is what I tell them.But my 10yr old is so preoccupied with worrying about those things, it's invading her day to day life, her mental health is being affected immensely(she's been in therapy for a few years already) half the time I don't think she believes me because I'm not sharing information like mom is.GAL wrote the current order part of it stating not to talk about court etc. Due to a history of mom involving kids.how do I advise my kids. I know what reprimands mom will have but I am more concerned with how to help my kids.
A: Children are not to be told about Court proceedings. You should address this with the Court and Guardian ad Litem, if one is appointed.
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