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How do I file custody of my children in the state of?

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Hello , how do I file for legal custody of my children in the state of Virginia?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 3 months ago.

Good afternoon. It all starts with the filing of the necessary forms, with the clerk of court, in the family division. I have provided a link below with the forms which may be needed, so you want to review them and see which ones apply to your situation and/or call the clerk of court now and ask them which form to use. This way, the process will be started and the other party can be served and placed on notice, so they will answer.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
what if I have no address for my ex husband?
Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 3 months ago.

You would want to speak with a process server, who can run a skip trace and see if they can find him and/or have the court house serve him with the Sheriff. If he can not be found, then you could publish on him.

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