Bowie, TX asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Texas

Q: I am from TX & my live-in boyfriend is from CA & we have a 6 mth old daughter. He got into some trouble in CA & will

Soon be incarcerated there also. His mom just recently 'informed' us that she WILL be flying to Tx & she WILL be taking my daughter back with her! My daughter is NOT going to CA! I can't afford an attorney. Can i file all the paperwork myself? I forgot to mention that all this is supposed to happen by Aug. 7, 2018.

Thank u for your help

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Bert Steinmann

Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Conroe, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Call a local attorney and file a SAPCR - Suit Affecting Parent Child Relationship. That way no question of where the child stays. (This is not intended to be specific legal advice, call a local attorney and get a consult asap)

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