Q: My daughter had been living with me the past 4yrs and now the mother has taken her from me. Is this legal?
Answering this question as it applies to you requires a lot more information. For example, among other factors, it would matter whether or not you and your wife were ever married, whether there is a paternity test or affirmation of paternity, and whether there is a formal order of custody of your daughter in place.
You need to speak to a local Family Court attorney quickly, especially if you believe your daughter is in any danger.
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