Child custody issues never hassle free. It is indeed complicated.
Even when the child custody has been allotted, there is a probability that you are perplexed concerning the visitation rights issue.
You might not like a particular parent for some behavior he or she pursues, the same might be your concern for a grandparent, or there may be issues about 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 the divorce
- Paternity hearing
- When a petition is filed to modify visitation or custody.
If you are intended to limit the visitation rights by the noncustodial parent, you will require some substantial evidence:-
- The individual who has 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 injury or sexual abuse has been caused by a non-custodial parent or a member of the household of the non-custodial parent.
- The records, which lay witness to the criminal conviction of the non-custodial parents.
It is best advised to take assistance from the lawyers and a well-read attorney for the same to safeguard your child.