----->Loving Father = Forced Deadbeat Dad<-----
Dear Luka's Dad~
I'm very sorry that what started so well has turned into this sort of nightmare. From your account it would seen your ex may be in need of medical attention. Threatening violence with a knife is not something anyone can realistically deal with. Also using your relationship with your son as a weapon is a great abuse.
Sadly the Family Court is not always a great answer if one or more of the parties is not cooperative. Orders breached only have one good thing, they could in some circumstance be used to support an action to have the child's custody changed, though whether that wold be advisable all things considered is another question.
Have had a fair amount of experience executing Family Court Orders I've never seen a really satisfactory solution come about due to the Order once the parties are at loggerheads, the children just seem to lose whatever happens.
You said that some time has passed since you separated and this ongoing situation is bound to have a heavy toll on you and shouldering it all alone can be most difficult. Do you have a family or friends to support you?
As you say -the situation is 'to be continued'. Please know you can come here and talk whenever you'd like
She could be OK when she's with your son,
It's a real worry, so please continue on. Geoff.