In turn, if there are allegations of alcohol and/or substance abuse, then a parent’s arrest for a DUI/DWI or possession of narcotics will almost certainly confirm the allegation.
And, if any of the children are present in the vehicle while the parent is driving while under the influence or in possession of the narcotics, then the violating parent’s chances of prevailing in the custody battle are lost.
If a parent is arrested for a violent crime, even if they are not convicted or charged, they provide the other parent with ammunition to claim that the arrested parent has an anger management problem or propensity for violence.
Such a finding by the judge will almost ensure that the parent will not be permitted to have unsupervised custodial time with the children.
Below are some of the factors judges consider when making a child custody determination along with the 10 most common mistakes made by men during custody battles.
Let's start with the bad news: You're on the road to divorce.
But the good news is that romance, love and, yes, even marriage doesn't need to end with divorce.
I try to not take it personal but it does hurt my feelings. Its been a month now since we have spoken, and mind you we talked daily ..sometimes for hours ! I 'm not sure if he is using the custody battle as an excuse.
I know he didn't want to involve me in this case, which I wouldn't want to involve me new love either... It does sound that way to me because if he liked you and wanted to spend time nothing would stop him.