wade child visitation dispute | Pennsylvania Family Law Blog - The Law Offices of Sheryl R. Rentz
Following the arrest of his ex-wife, professional basketball player Dwayne Wade has asked a judge to suspend her child visitation rights with their two children, according to SportsIllustrated.com. The weekend incident that led to her arrest delayed the return of Wade’s sons to his custody and led to her arrest. The filing indicates that the two boys were supposed to be picked up by Wade’s sister on the afternoon of June 16 so they could be on a 3:05 p.m. flight from Chicago to Miami to be with Wade on Father’s Day, but after receiving no response at the home, the sheriff’s office was called to the scene after several hours. The report also states the mother tried leaving the home without the children when one of the responding deputies tried taking her into custody.
A spokesperson for the Cook County Sherriff’s Office reports that the NBA star’s ex-wife, Siohvaughn Funches-Wade, has been charged with two counts of attempted child abduction, one count of resisting arrest, and two counts of unlawful visitation interference. Another woman home at the time of the incident was also arrested for resisting arrest. Read the rest »