Legal Question in Family Law in New York

Am I able to obtain an order of protection on behalf of my children if a convicted felon is moving in with my ex-wife and children?

Asked on 12/03/10, 7:54 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Locksley Wade Law Office of Locksley O. Wade

Yes but it may depend on the underlying conviction and what's in your children's best interest.

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Answered on 12/09/10, 5:55 am
Debra Palazzo Law Offices of Debra Palazzo, LLC

No, you will have to prove an Article 8 Family offense in order to get an OP.

You need to know what the conviction was for and whether it was for violence.

If your kids are in danger, you could file an emergency petition to change custody and/or ask that he not be allowed around your children.


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Answered on 12/10/10, 4:47 am

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