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Hi I have a question, can I get the sole custody even if I'm a illegal immigrant in nyc

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Nope, but he is threatening me that he will a custody and visitation while I let him see the baby every week

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Can I file for sole custody even if I'm illegal alien in nyc
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
we're not married
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Hello. My name is Alex.

Thank you for your question.

I will be happy to provide you with information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

Generally, yes.

Immigration status does not have to be disclosed to the family court when petition for child custody is filed and also the family court normally would not take immigration status of the parent into consideration when deciding child custody case.

I wish you the best of luck!

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