The custody battle over Teen Mother star Amber Portwood and Andrew Glennon’s son, James, has intensified with new allegations being made.
As Teen Mother followers know, Amber and her ex, Andrew, have been embroiled in an unpleasant custody battle over 6-year-old James.
As beforehand reported by Monsters and Critics, Andrew was awarded sole authorized and first bodily custody of James final yr.
Andrew and James have since moved from Amber’s residence state of Indiana to California, the place the father-son duo at present resides, after a choose permitted the two,000-plus mile transfer throughout the nation.
Whereas it appeared issues had settled down for a bit, courtroom paperwork obtained by The Ashley’s Actuality Roundup present that so much has been happening behind the scenes since final yr’s surprising custody ruling.
In line with the paperwork obtained by the outlet, Andrew filed an emergency order in Might 2023, just about asking for all contact to be reduce between Amber and James.
Authorized paperwork clarify why Andrew so urgently requested that James be evaded his mom. Within the submitting, Andrew wrote that he “genuinely fears for” his son’s “physical health and well-being,” asking that Amber’s parenting time be “suspended immediately.”
It’s alleged an incident that occurred throughout a video name between Andrew with Amber and James prompted Andrew’s submitting. Andrew alleges that James suffered a “busted, bloody lip” after leaping on a lodge mattress and have become “hysterical.”
James’ father wrote in his assertion that Amber started “yelling” and hung up the decision instantly after James injured himself, refusing to reply to Andrew’s makes an attempt to achieve her for an “extended amount of time.”
Amber responded to Andrew’s claims in her official assertion: “A five-year-old jumping and biting his lip (on video call with his Father) is not an emergency.”
For her half, Amber claimed that she terminated the video name to care for James’ harm and solely missed one telephone name from Andrew throughout that point. In line with the 33-year-old mom of two, Amber mentioned that she known as Andrew again simply two minutes later.
Andrew accuses Amber of neglecting to wash their 6-year-old son and ingesting alcohol throughout visitations
Not solely did Andrew’s submitting element James’ reported bed-jumping harm, however the 39-year-old father of 1 additionally claimed that Amber uncared for to wash James, leading to a “painful, blistering” rash on his bottom.
Andrew’s assertion claimed that Amber turned “very aggressive” with him when he confronted her in regards to the problem and blamed the rash on James’ lack of ability to wipe himself after utilizing the lavatory — one thing Amber acknowledged Andrew didn’t make her conscious of.
The allegations didn’t cease there both — Andrew went on to accuse Amber of ingesting alcohol throughout her visitations with James — an accusation that Amber didn’t deny.
Amber acknowledged having a drink in her assertion however mentioned it was only a single vodka spritz ordered together with her and James’s dinner round 4:30 p.m.
As soon as once more, Amber’s assertion mirrored the truth that she didn’t really feel Andrew’s accusations had been an emergency state of affairs.
“An adult responsibly drinking an alcoholic beverage in the presence of minor child is not an emergency,” learn Amber’s response.
Decide guidelines that Andrew’s petition was not an ’emergency’
Amber has requested the choose to dismiss Andrew’s emergency movement and have him pay her lawyer charges, totaling over $6,000.
“Father has made baseless allegations and provided the Court with selective information,” Amber’s assertion continued. “Mother believes that Father’s allegations are made to cause her emotional and possible financial hardship.”
As reported by The Ashley, a choose has not but granted or dismissed Andrew’s movement, nevertheless, they did agree with Amber that the situation painted by Andrew was not an emergency and that, in the intervening time, Amber wouldn’t lose visitation time together with her son.
Amber and Andrew had been in courtroom for a listening to on July 5 and can reconvene on July 17 after which once more on July 30.
Season 2 of Teen Mother: The Subsequent Chapter premieres on Wednesday, July 19 at 8/7c on MTV.