Bismarck, ND asked in Child Support and Child Custody for North Dakota

Q: If I file child support and the Dad has not been in her life at all what are his chances of getting custody

We had an agreement but he has not paid nor contacted or seen her in two years I’m scared the courts will allow him to have her when she has no clue who he is if I file child support

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Lucas Wynne

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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Fargo, ND
  • Licensed in North Dakota

A: I run into issues like this frequently in my practice. Your first step is to contact an attorney. His odds of getting custody cannot be predicted and you should not listen to any attorney who guarantees an outcome, which is an ethics violation.

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