Mother dating sex offender
All of the expert testimony in the record is that he has been highly successful in doing so.I would not deem Appellant guilty of deception when she sought to avoid disclosing information that was available in the public record and which she had no affirmative obligation to disclose.Susan, 33, and Josh, 31, met in September 2013 when Josh worked a job that delivered beds to the Missouri hospital where Susan worked.According to Susan, a month into the relationship, Josh told her he was on the sex offender registry for a crime he committed while he was serving in the Marines."My husband came home early one day after having a big fight over the weekend and he caught Josh and me in the shower,” Susan said.To hold now, when the child is a young adult, that Appellant must prevent any contact, including supervised contact, between Doe and her daughter, appears to me unwarranted.I would thus modify the family court’s order insofar as it prohibits even supervised contact between Doe and the child.Moreover, I disagree with the majority that Appellant has demonstrated a “pattern of deception and pursuit of her own interests over those of” her daughter.The record indicates that Doe has fully accepted responsibility for his actions and unstintingly pursued rehabilitation.
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In the statutory rape case I had, an expert testified that the danger of a repeat offense was low for that particular crime. The test for modification is like a three-legged stool; if one leg is removed or missing, the stool falls. we further hold that when the environment provided by the custodial parent is found to be adverse to the child’s best interest, and that the circumstances of the non-custodial parent have changed that he or she is able to provide an environment more suitable than that of the custodial parent, the chancellor may modify custody accordingly.” The court in added: “We further hold that where a child living in a custodial environment clearly adverse to the child’s best interest, somehow appears to remain unscarred by his or her surroundings, the chancellor is not precluded from removing the child for placement in a healthier environment.
The Mississippi Legislature, however, has made an affirmative finding in MCA § 45-33-21, which states, “The Legislature finds that and the protection of the public from these offenders is of paramount concern and interest to the government.” The statement is not dispositive of the issue in and of itself, but it does provide a starting point. If one prongs of the test is removed or missing, the case falls. * * * A child’s resilience and ability to cope with difficult circumstances should not serve to shackle the child to an unhealthy home, especially when a healthier one beckons.” does not mandate that dangerous or illegal behavior be present in order to modify custody, and a chancellor is not required to wait until a child’s safety is in question before removing him or her from an obviously detrimental environment.
The family court also considered the same expert’s cautionary admonition that if Doe were permitted contact with Child, such contact should be supervised. Based on the record before us, Appellant is the only person available to supervise contact between Child and Doe.
Given Appellant’s pattern of deception and pursuit of her own interests over those of Child, an order entrusting Appellant to ensure no future unsupervised contact between Child and Doe would be suspect.[I]n my view, this history provides a strong basis for concluding that Appellant can be trusted to safeguard her child and has a consistent track record of having done so.
In a case appealed from my court, the COA had no trouble agreeing that the mother’s remarriage to a registered sex offender who had been convicted of statutory rape of a 15-year-old was a material change that had an adverse effect on the parties’ five-year-old daughter, so that the best interest of the child should be examined. The restrictions imposed on a sex offender by statute may also seriously impact other decisions affecting the parent-child relationship.