District Heights, MD asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Virginia

Q: Will i be able to get full custody?

My wife and i got married in NY before gay marry was legal in Va. Right after we got married she gave birth to our son. To do some legal things that happened custody of him was split between her and her mother. We have been separated for about two years now (not legally), in tgat time ivbeen trying to contact her about seeing my put i didnt know where she was. I just learned that she just got out of jail and is in a homeless shelter. I wanted to know what would the odds of me being able to get full custody when i go to file for my divorce.

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Matthew Lane Kreitzer
Matthew Lane Kreitzer
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Winchester, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: There are several questions that a lawyer would have before being able to answer your question including, but not limited to, who the donor for the child was, whether there was any contract entered into between the parties, and whether there was a court involved with her grandmother. There is not enough information to answer your question. Seek out an attorney consultation. The attorney will need to ask you several questions to determine how to protect your interests.

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