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Ely, Counselor at Law
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I am a father who lives in Tennessee and my daughter and her mother reside in North Caroli

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I am a father who lives in Tennessee and my daughter and her mother reside in North Carolina. The mother of my child has told me I cannot come and visit with my daughter, or bring her home and visit during the summer. In the past I was granted permission by my ex-wife to bring our daughter to my home for 2 weeks during the summer in the year of 2012, 2013. I also see my daughter at my mother’s house In North Carolina at least 3 times a year. I call my daughter at least 2 times a week. In 2014 the mother of my child told me I could not take my daughter for another visit because during a conversation I told her I have rights. She then stated if I wanted to visit with my daughter I was to meet her at a notary and sign away custody of my daughter. Or I cannot visit with my daughter (which I have recorded in the state of TN). I do not have the funds to hire a lawyer and have been saving for the past year to get a lawyer. However the savings has been put to medical treatment for myself and f
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Ely replied 2 years ago.
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I am sorry to hear about this situation. To clarify, ARE there custody orders in place for the child If so, what do they state about your visitation rights?
Or, there are no such orders in place?
This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. Thank you in advance.