What form can I file with the courts if the other parent is involving our child in completely inappropriate behavior, yet doesn’t technically qualify as abuse? For arguments sake, lets say a father is showering with his 8, almost 9 year old daughter. I don’t know that an emergency order of protection is necessary. But I want to file a complaint with the court so they are aware of it and it’ll be officially considered during the final custody hearing. Thank you.
An emergency custody order will be granted if there is substantial risk of bodily injury or sexual abuse or there is a substantial risk that the child may be abducted or removed from the State of NC for the purpose of evading the jurisdiction of the NC courts.
You can file a custody complaint against the other parent to initiate a custody lawsuit and custody court case.
If there is an abuse or neglect situation, you can make a report to your county’s child protective services (CPS).
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