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If my child is being held at a home illegally from me

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have been taken? Have any papers been filed in family court?

If my child is being held in a home illegally from me by his mother and i feel he is in danger can i go take him from the home

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

Louisiana

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Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Family Lawyer: Bruce Schreiber, Family Law Attorney replied 6 months ago
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Welcome & thank you for your question. I am the professional that will be assisting you.

You should not go by yourself if you feel the child is in danger. You cannot act like a Judge on your own!

You should contact the police or Child Protective Services, or both. Explain why you think the child is in danger. If your assertions are reasonably thought to be true, CPS will act. If you can prove that you will be safe for the child, you are likely to be the first one considered for placement.

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Family Lawyer: Bruce Schreiber, Family Law Attorney replied 6 months ago

If CPS does not act, you should go to Family Court to seek visitation or custody.

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