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Can you block your children from seeing certain people?

When you are married to your children's other parent, you have a relatively large degree of control over the people your children are exposed to. However, after a divorce, it is typical for that control to decrease. It can be frustrating, as many parents new to this situation wonder if they can block their children from seeing certain people and find out that no, they pretty much cannot.

Does a domestic violence accusation doom my child custody chance?

Domestic violence is a matter to be taken seriously. TheĀ statistics from NCADV are shocking; in West Virginia, domestic violence is connected to one-third of homicides. Of women who are killed, someone close to them committed the crime in about two-thirds of cases. As for male victims, about a quarter of men in the United States have been the target of a partner's violence.


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