Q: I have joint custody with my ex. He lives in Georgia, I don't. Can I file for full custody??
He hasn't seen the kids in three years. All the sudden he is saying he has rights to see them, mind you my kids are 8 & 5 so don't even know who he is anymore. Can I file for full custody and be done with him for good?
A: Yes, you can file for that. But getting a lawyer who specializes in this area of law and can help you put together the evidence in the right way is very helpful. Here is a list of lawyers that specialize in family law near you: https://www.justia.com/lawyers/family-law/connecticut/enfield
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