Our expert says:
He sounds like a very disturbed young fellow, and in genuine need of proper expert help. I doubt that your ex-father-in-law has much legal authority here, though much would depend on the isues of custody, etc, decided in the divorce and laid down by the court. The boy should be seen and assessed by a child psychiatrist or child psychologist with a particular interest in adolescents ( his school may know of some ) and possibly would benefit from treatment and advice to you as parents.
If the ex-father-in-law has any authority at all ( if not, a court would tell him to mind his own business ) he could hardly expect to be taken seriousl by any court if he complained about a disturbed boy seeing a shrink for help
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