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I am an American citizen in Kuwait. It has been more than 2 ...

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I am an American citizen in Kuwait. It has been more than 2 years since my huband abandoned us. I currently do not want to apply for divorce BUT i want to have custody of my child without having to contact the father. Please, help me. how may i have custody of my child. I have been taking care of my child since my husband left!
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You have actual physical custody of the child. What you will have to do is you could file for legal separation in the state where you reside and get an order of custody through that. Other than that, since you have the actual physical custody of the child, you are the child's legal guardian and custodian.


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