Do I have a legal right to forbid my ex-wife from bringing her convicted felon boyfriend around my children?

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Do I have a legal right to forbid my ex-wife from bringing her convicted felon boyfriend around my children?

Asked on September 8, 2012 under Family Law, Florida

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If you believe that the convicted felon boyfriend of your "ex" is a bad influence around your children and do not want him around them, you have the following options:

1. have a face to face meeting with your "ex" requesting that the felon not be around your children;

2. if the above does not resolve the issue, file a petition with the family law court seeking an order that your "ex" not have the felon around your children;

3. if the felon has engaged in improper and threatening behavior as to your children, seek a retraining order against him.

I suggest that a family law attorney be consulted with options # 2 and # 3.

 


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