Asked in Child Custody for Arkansas

Q: If my fiance’s child’s mother has been on drugs and in and out of jail would it be pretty easy for us to get custody?

My fiancé had a child who is now almost 7. He has never been able to see his son because his mother keeps him from him and his name isn’t on the birth certificate or anything. We have found out recently that she has been on meth and in and out of jail for the past year and still somehow has custody of her son. We feel like it’s best for us to try and go for full custody so he can have that important relationship with his father that he has stripped from him. What do we need to do from here and who should we contact?

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Stewart Whaley

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  • North Little Rock, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: You should contact an attorney with child custody experience. You need to establish paternity, them move towards visitation and custody

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