STEP MOTHER FRUSTRATED!!!
I have a little bit of a different situation but with the same outcome. I married a man that had two young kids with his previous short term girlfriend. They were never married and he was very immature in not protecting himself. It would take me days to go thru everything so I will try to sum this up. Met him, he moved from OK to NC to be near them after he finally was tired of her cheating, not working and being psycho and made her move out. She lives in SC and until Father's day of 07 he paid her 1000 a month and had limited access to them. He hasn't had access to them since.
She controlled when he saw them, and tried every tactic to get money from him. When I came into the pix it got worse and she harassed me as well. She would call him and leave msgs on his phone telling his daughter (she would cry) he would rather be with his "B" than her. It was so bad but you get the idea.. We were married May 07 and June 07 Fathers day he was arrested in SC for domestic violence and she filed a retraining order for her and the kids, which wasn't justified (he was found Not Guilty after a yr and 1/2 of paying for lawyers and traveling to SC).
After thousands of $'s and so many lies she finally filed for Child support and won $1500 a month, Full Medical(200 being back child support, which makes no sense), even though she doesn't work, bought a new car, house and bought in 08 and was caught lying multiple times on the stand. He also only made 25,000 when they were together. How is this fair that they solely based it on his income at the moment and not his bills and what he did to accomplish what is rightfully his. I understand CS but in a reasonable term. I will never have a child now, and I am completely disgusted with this issue. Her lifestyle is what she has made of it. Now she doesn't have to work and we are paying her to live. We never heard the judge tell her to better herself and fill in for the slack she is distributing.
I could keep going trust me. I WILL NEVER RESPECT A WOMAN IN THIS ISSUE EVER AGAIN. MY HUSBAND HAS TRIED SO HARD FOR HIS KIDS AND NO MATTER WHAT HE HAS BEEN KNOCKED DOWN, EMOTIONALLY, AND FINANCIALLY. Now we have to come up with the money to try to get joint custody. RIDICULOUS!!!! Where are the guys rights and forget going back to the courts, who can afford it, unlike woman, men don't get a free ride. Plus, it is what it is and the courts could care less what the woman's status is, so they always win!
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