The child custody issues are never hassle free. It is indeed complicated.
Even, when the child custody has been allotted, there is probability that you are perplexed with respect to the visitation rights issue.
You might not like a particular parent for some behavior, he or she pursues, the same might be your concern with respect to a grandparent or there may be issues pertaining to the time slot designated for parenting time with minor kids.
Too much to deal with! Isn’t it!
The court has the right to restrict the visitation rights of the non-custodial parent from visiting the child if: –
- The non-custodial parent is hurting the physical health of the child.
- There is witnessed a significant impairment in the emotional development of the child due to visitation.
You can ask the judge to limit visitation, at:-
- Provisional hearing in a divorce
- Final hearing in divorce
- Paternity hearing
- When a petition is filed to modify visitation or custody.
If you intent to limit the visitation rights by the non custodial parent, you will be requiring some really strong evidence:-
- The individual who have witnessed the non-custodial parent or the member of the non-custodial parent house abuse the child.
- Testifier, who has seen the non-custodial parent or the member of the non-custodial parent home, consumes drugs or the like in the presence of the child.
- Medical records or testimonials which project that some sort of injury or sexual abuse has been caused by a non custodial parent or a member of the household of non custodial parent.
- The records, which lay witness to the criminal conviction of the non custodial parents.
It is best advisable to take assistance from the lawyers and a well read attorney for the same to safeguard your child.