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How do I start my grandparents rights!? I have raised my

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almost 5 Year old grandson since...
How do I start my grandparents rights!? I have raised my almost 5
Year old grandson since he was literally norm and he has libes in my house! His mother deserted him when he was 2 and now my son is is on drugs just took him and left and I haven't seen them but once in 5 weeks and my son says that I will not see him again. I worry on a daily basis that harm may come to him in his fathers care because he does adderol and does not have a prescription and can get very violet when he runs out "" I have seen it" I tried to
Take my grandson and go to mothers house because my grandson and I were both afraid of him he has hit me before but I was
Told by the police that I must give him back or face kidnapping charges. I truly feel like my grandson is in danger please please
Please please will u help me I have numerous witnesses as to the fact the way my son gets when he has had too much adderol or if he is coming down from them. Please please help me or ir mite be too late for rhis 4
Year old child! Teena **************. Your help will be greatly appreciated and could potentially save my baby !! Please please help
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I am sorry to hear about this situation, T. Please tell me - and this is important - do you want to:

(a) Get custody of the child, OR, (b) simply get visitation?

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