Lake Wales, FL asked in Domestic Violence and Child Custody for Florida

Q: What will happen if 1 year old & I leave abusive father?

Been with babys father for 3 years. He has been abusive to me in front of my child & now that I want to seperate what will happen? Ive lived with him for 2 years & he has not let me have a job and demands all the babys belongings(crib, carseat, etc...) will stay at his house. I plan on moving to my parents, they struggle financially a little, but that is my only choice. Baby has no crib or anything at my parents house. If i get a job and buy everything baby needs to live at my parents house will that be ok? Who will be the primary parent?

2 Lawyer Answers
John Arthur Smitten
John Arthur Smitten
Answered
  • Clearwater, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: File for a restraining order and for full custody asap. Retain a lawyer.

Deborah Bianchi Tracht agrees with this answer

Deborah Bianchi Tracht
Deborah Bianchi Tracht
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Domestic violence is serious and can lead to death. Please retain an attorney immediately and be safe. Feel free to call me so we can further discuss this matter, if you like. 954-776-2320.

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