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I am trying to see what i need in order to get something written up for sole custody of my daughter if possible

Lawyer's Assistant: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?

Florida

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

Not a lawyer but children services that have only told me i had to be within the state and to get a dna test to prove paternity first due to myself not being on the birth certificate

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Myself and the mother were never married

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Family Lawyer: LegalGems, Lawyer replied 9 months ago

So to be clear;

the child was born when the parents were/are not married and paternity was never acknowledged? You are trying to get sole custody of the child that is currently in the biological mother's custody?

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