Evil Mother in law wants custody and visitation!!

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My mother in law wants custody of my 12 1/2 child and wants visitation for my 5 and 6. She is doing it to tell my husband that she can, they havent seen eye to eye for years and she always puts him down. she is taking us to court, we lived with her for 3 months and decided that it wasn't working out, so that is when she decided to take me to court when I lifted her home. She has my oldest because the judge said that he can finish school there, but after school is over I can have him back. Mind you of all the stress I was going through, I had a missed miscarriage. Depressed! What I am saying is can she as a grandmother take my oldest(even though he has been living with me all his life accept for this past 3 months) and can she have visitation when my husband and I don't want to have anything to do with her.

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Stay encouraged Pab99 After you get your son back you may have to get a restraining order. A restraining order on her would stop her from Trying to get any kind of custody. If she becomes obsessive with the children or shows up un announced and gets too pushy with visitations. Get the restraining order. Family or not your children should have a clear understanding of who mom and dad are and know they are safe. They shouldn't ever have to hear arguing conversations or see you get upset everytime she shows up. Stand firm as a mother and no matter how depressing life gets you have to show your children YOU are their rock, their saftey, their provider and love them. Good luck and God Bless!

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My son has only 2 more months till school was over so she(the judge) wants him to finish. Thanks, I was thinking the same, just wants reassurance.
My mother in law thinks its ok, but she don't do anything with my son. She sits on the couch and watch he Dr. Phil show. She did it because we moved out and wanted a family for her boyfriend. (He don't have no kids or a very close family.)

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Your mother in law has no legal right to keep your son or even force visitation. She has no legal tie she would be lucky if you let her visit. The judge can only encourage you to allow her to visit. My question is Why did she take you to court to begin with and why did you agree to leave him there if things weren't working Somehow there is a part of the story missing. No judge can force a mother to leave her child with a mother-in-law. I would have filed against the judge who would say leave him with her until school is out. My family moved a lot when we were kids during the school year. Still something is being left out.

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