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Baby's Father took week old infant away from baby's mother. She does not know where they are and he apparently has no intention of telling her. Baby is with father and paternal grandmother who has already had 3 children taken away by cps. What are mother's rights to get the baby back?

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Mother thinks father took the baby because he was mad at her

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Mother can report matter to the police.Mother can also have legal counsel send him a warning A lawyer letter from a local lawyer can be effective in several ways. It can avoid costly litigation and help bring about a settlement. It also helps organize the claim and if it goes to court shows the judge you tried in good faith to resolve it!martindale.com and findlaw.com are both excellent lookup directories. Both highly rated. Both used by lawyers. Easy to search and find local options.You want to prepare your case by creating a time line starting from the earliest event. For each event, write down key details and witnesses and if there is a document that relates to it, save it and refer to it. This timeline can be very valuable in narrating your case and presenting it later in a concrete and specific way.Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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Can you tell me what information she needs to collect or things she needs to know for her benefit
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Any communication with ex about seeking to resolve, past mischief by ex, character witnesses and location of ex.
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