Watertown, MA asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Family Law for Rhode Island

Q: How do I obtain custody my children?

Basically, I was in a pretty bad relationship that resulted in the pregnancy of my ex girlfriend. Although my son is due in June, she continues to consume wine. Even before the pregnancy while she was breastfeeding her daughter, she would consume wine and other types of liquor. She even smoked a cigar in her car before we went to pick her up at her uncle's house, knowing that her daughter was born with respiratory issues. She used to go to therapy for depression as well as anxiety but discontinued the process of going for unknown reasons. Although all I have is certain text messages and video evidence showing how she ended up taking everything out of the apartment we used to own and making it inhospitable, I just want to know if there's anything I can do to get custody of the children. I don't feel assured they'll be in safe environment with her.

1 Lawyer Answer
Neville Bedford
Neville Bedford
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • East Providence, RI
  • Licensed in Rhode Island

A: Custody matters are complex and best addressed with the assistance of a professional. Look for, and retain a family court attorney, to make sure you case is presented well.

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