Sikeston, MO asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Missouri

Q: Where do I go to get temporary custody of my son. My ex has him an he's not on the birth certificate.

An how soon can I get them

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Lydia Seifner

Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Springfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: Who gave your ex temporary custody? If it was the Court, then you need to follow the Court's orders and make sure to attend all of the other appearances to work out the case. However, if there is no order regarding custody, and the two of you were unmarried at the time the child was born; then the mother is the only one with rights over the child. You can simply go and pick up your son.

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