Memphis, TN asked in Family Law for Tennessee

Q: How can I find out if there is a court date for a custody hearing for my child without me knowing?Can the father do that

He came over asking me to sign papers saying he helps out, when he doesn't. I refused to sign them, although I never saw them. Then he came over a few days ago and recorded me and my daughter and took pics and then invited his sister over to take pictures. I think he maybe planning to use those pictures and videos to say he severed me custody hearing papers. I am not sure, but I really need to know if there is a set court date, so that I do not miss it.

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Megan R. House
Megan R. House
  • Cordova, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: If there is a custody proceeding involving you and your child then it is required by law that he serve you with the paperwork. However, if you think he is up to something, call down to the Shelby County Juvenile Court, give them your information and ask if anything has been filed or if a court date has been assigned. Best of luck.

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