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3 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: Permanent guardianship was given to my ex's aunt when she lost parental rights in Juvenile Ct/DFACS. Can I get my 16y/o?

My 16y/o wants to reside with me but his aunt whom has permanent guardianship refuses. Do I have a chance in gaining custody. I am remarried, nice home, good job, and safe environment.

Mr. Samuel E. Thomas
Mr. Samuel E. Thomas answered on Jan 22, 2019

You def have an argument. I would hire a lawyer and pursue this case.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support and Domestic Violence for Georgia on
Q: MY HUSBAND TOOK MY 3 KIDS BACK IN OCT 2017 HE WONT LET ME SEE THEM OR GIVE THEM BACK AND AM WORRIED
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Mr. Samuel E. Thomas answered on Jan 15, 2019

Why not file for divorce and enforce your custodial rights as their mother? It is time to act here.

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4 Answers | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Can stepparent adopt my child if I am not legitimized and haven't paid child support but have maintained regular contact

I have petitioned for legitimation around the time that adoption petition was served. My child is 10 years old and I was never married to custodial parent. Please advise.

Mr. Samuel E. Thomas
Mr. Samuel E. Thomas answered on Jan 15, 2019

You probably want to get an attorney for this situation. Is it possible? Maybe. I would need more facts before giving a true assessment. You have a complicated matter and representing yourself would not be wise.

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3 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: If I was given full custody of my grandchildren inn court of law do I alsohave guardianship

This is for scholarship and financial aid for my grand daughter I have had her her whole life took career of every aspect of her lifenow her future seems to hinge on this one lousy question pleaser help me

Mr. Samuel E. Thomas
Mr. Samuel E. Thomas answered on Jan 15, 2019

I agree with my fellow colleagues

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: My husband lives in Alabama and I did with him at his mother's instill about a week ago. He took our daughter without

Making me aware. They have her at his mother's boyfriends house refuse me to see or speak to my child. I moved back to Georgia with my other 2 children. What can I do I'm single mom low income and I miss my daughter. His mother put my child in bathtub with her had my child wash her back and hair my... Read more »

Mr. Samuel E. Thomas
Mr. Samuel E. Thomas answered on Jan 12, 2019

I agree with counsel. You will need an Alabama attorney. Get one in his geographical area.

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3 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: Mother here, unwed. He is on birth certificate but not legetamized. By Ga law I have custody but how can I show proof?

I need to give papers to school to show he can not get her.

Mr. Samuel E. Thomas
Mr. Samuel E. Thomas answered on Jan 15, 2019

I agree with my colleagues

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