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can a father have contact with his child if he has gone to

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can a father have contact with his child if he has gone to prison for rape charges?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ellen replied 6 years ago.

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Yes the father may have contact with his child unless there is a court order prohibiting the contact. The rape conviction does not in and of itself terminate the father's parental rights
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