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i have two minor children, i have not had any legal documents

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to have my rights termanited,but...
i have two minor children, i have not had any legal documents to have my rights termanited,but my com in law husband took them to flordia to avoid going to jail ,while i was in jail . he didnt have my permission to leave with them,also he knows that my oldest son isnt his ,and the youngest may not be either. his name is XXXXX XXXXX of their birth recordes. but now he is suining me for child support and coustody. i havent seen my two youngest children since sept.6th of 2006. what can i do to be able to see my children with out causing any more disruptions in their lives. i dont want to remove them from their stable enviroment, but i feel as though i have a right to see them. i need paternity on them both.
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As you were not married, either of you would need to file a paternity action. A paternity case would discuss paternity, custody, support and any other related issues.

 

If you believe that he may not be the father, you may request a DNA test. As you may know, such a test is typically about 99.99% accurate. Meaning, you would definitely know whether or not he is the father.

 

And yes, based on the facts as you have described them, you certainly have a right to be involved in their lives, whether as the primary custodian or through a visitation schedule.

 

Please let me know if anything requires clarification.

 

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