Savannah, GA asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Georgia

Q: I have physical proof child is being coached by mom. What should I do?

Child has suffered from mental health diagnoses. Mom has tried for years to coach and push hatred into the child regarding the dad. There are text messages to prove the child is being coached and lied to by mom.

Mom sent dad messages from daughter, which led dad to check and verify messages. He then came across a plethora of lies.

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Narissa Juitt-Jackson
Narissa Juitt-Jackson
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You should look at asking the court for a Guardian ad Litem. You can use the text messages as evidence as to why one is needed. A Guardian ad Litem is an unbiased neutral third party appointed by a judge to investigate the best interests of a child.

Alake Colwell Furlow
Alake Colwell Furlow
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Dacula, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: I don't understand the question of, "What should I do?" You can take the other parent back to Court. But unless you do that, there's nothing for you to do. And if you decide to go back to Court I would consult an attorney to determine the proper action to file, so you don't file the wrong thing. Because the Court will only address the issues alleged in the complaint. So your complaint needs to be properly written and the correct action filed.

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