Q: Can I put a restraining order on my ex but still let her see our son?
Me and my ex girlfriend broke up several months ago. I have a new girlfriend and my ex girlfriend does not want our son to be around my new girlfriend. Yesterday, my ex girlfriend and her mom came to my house to drop my son off to me. Her mom physically and verbally assaulted me. I called the police and pressed charges against her mother. Also, I went down to the courthouse and filed a restraining order against her mom. Because my ex girlfriend came to my house with her mom and did all of that in front of my son I want to put a restraining order against my ex girlfriend, to simply stay away from me but I still want to allow her to see our child can I still do that?
A: Conditions in a restraining order (injunction) are up to the judge. If an injunction is issued against a person who shares a child with you then the injunction terms should reference access to the child. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.
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