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Family Lawyer: JD 1992, Lawyer replied 4 months ago
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Family Lawyer: JD 1992, Lawyer replied 4 months ago

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I'm a father to a new born child the only problem is the mother didn't put me on the birth certificate. And now is trying to take her away from me
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don't know what steps to take to at least get some rights before she moves away
Family Lawyer: JD 1992, Lawyer replied 4 months ago

Please allow me several minutes to read your facts and type my response both initially and when you add a follow up question or add facts. Please don't ask "are you there", etc., since when you post it can erase what I am working on. If we are having a conversation unless I tell you I am going offline, I will be here but I may be doing research.

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Family Lawyer: JD 1992, Lawyer replied 4 months ago

I am assuming from what you wrote above there have been no court proceedings yet concerning the child. If that is correct then the best way to approach the matter is to retain a local attorney to file a Voluntary Petition for Paternity and ask that the court establish residence of the child, visitation, and child support. The standard visitation orders provide for circumstances where the child is nearby and then different visitation privileges if the child resides farther away. You can ask your attorney whether it is worth pursuing an attempt to prevent her moving away with the child because some judges will not do it under any circumstances (other than some type of danger if they stay close by). While some other judges will consider it depending on the circumstances. The local lawyer will be able to tell you what is likely to happen and whether it is worth the cost to pursue that issue.

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