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Supervised Visitation

What are some legitimate* reasons to request the father have supervised visitation?

Not JFF but just didnt know where else to post it.

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:32 AM on Apr. 14, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • you bring it before a judge and he will ask you why. if it is drugs or drinking or something of that sort then they will have to have proof. you cant just do it because you dont like him

    Answer by annamcg18 at 10:36 AM on Apr. 14, 2009

  • Get an attorney if you feel supervised visits are needed....

    Answer by 4x4mum at 10:38 AM on Apr. 14, 2009

  • You need an attorney. That will be your best bet. Be honest. If your gut tells you that the father would not be okay watching this child, figure out why and be honest about it. Abuse, neglect, drugs/alcohol, poor home environment - things like that. It's up to the judge but an attorney is going to help your case.

    Answer by DDry at 10:43 AM on Apr. 14, 2009

  • Abuse or neglect. I know a woman who claimed her ex husband was neglectful because he simply did not parent like her. She lost physical custody because the judge found her habit of bleaching everything the cause of her daughters frequent illnesses. So only in actual cases of abuse or real neglect.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:57 AM on Apr. 14, 2009

  • Abuse, neglect, drugs, etc.

    Answer by salexander at 10:59 AM on Apr. 14, 2009

  • A conviction for child moletatoin will get you supervised visits everytime (trust me). Also a history of violence, abuse, drug or alcohol problems and some mentla disorders can warrant supervised visits as well. It's really all up to the judge. Make sure you have documented proof if you are going to try it. And having a lawyer will help alot too.

    Answer by spiritguide_23 at 11:12 AM on Apr. 14, 2009

  • Any abuse, drug or alcohol problems, unmedicated or uncontrolled mental disorders, children not knowing the parent due to the parent not being there. I would say some medical conditions that make it difficult to take care of a child. If one parent tried to harm or kill the other parent in front of the kids. (True story, happened to one of my really good friends...her kids have MAJOR mental health issues from witnessing daddy dearest try to strangle mom to death). Have lots of documentation and an attorney so the judge can make an informed decision.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 12:48 PM on Apr. 14, 2009

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