Asked in Civil Litigation, Family Law and Civil Rights for North Carolina

Q: can i sue my sons father if he has him circumcised and i dont wont him circumcised we have joint custody

1 Lawyer Answer
Amanda Bowden Houser
Amanda Bowden Houser
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Depends on what any Agreements or Court Orders already in place say. If you both have joint custody and there is nothing about being required to give each other consent / permission for medical procedures then - you likely don't have a case. I realize there's a new medical fad about not circumcising but unless you have religious objections its likely better to be circumcised. If you feel really strongly about it and its not too late, you may want to consult with a local attorney about an injunction to prevent the procedure until a Court can decide. Best of luck!

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