They have a kid together, 2 years old I think, not married. She supposedly hurts herself and over the weekend my buddy says they were on the highway, 70 mph, talking about things that have been bugging her and she grabbed the wheel, caused a wreck, three cars, probably totaled his. He got advice that he should file for a restraining order and temporary custody of their kid. Should he do it? He sorta feels nervous about doing it... But from the experiences on here is say maybe he should. What do you think?
He'll need to know his states laws on paternity first before he files any motions because a paternity action will most likely need to be the first situation addressed by the court. Mom has full custody and he has no rights to the child at the moment since they're not married.
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Personal decision I guess and I guess I don't need to ask; I've read the threads. I shouldn't even ask...
but do any of you guys think it is worth it to try to work things out with a person who wants to try to repair themself? Like, should a person even give it a moment of thought about whether or not a suicidal, crazy psycho might be able to get help and be worth having around?
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I know I wouldn't stay, at least for now. People sometimes need to hit rock bottom before they can bounce back. Losing everything important may cause that person to hit that bottom. Or it may cause them to eat a load of lead. His decision should be based on what is best for the kiddo and then what is best for himself, and not worry about her if at all possible until she rights herself.
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