Midland, GA asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Alabama

Q: Can a bio father that’s been absent my child entire life get joint physical and legal custody?

My child is 3. His bio father is just now coming into his life bc I asked for child support, he wants half custody and for my son to no longer see the man that raised him(we are no longer together)

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1 Lawyer Answer

Kristine Jones

Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Montgomery, AL
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: Yes, a biological father can ask a court for custody of a child that is his. The other facts you mentioned would be for the court to consider in its calculation of custody and the child support obligation, if any. You should seek legal counsel in your area, or an Alabama barred attorney in the area in which the case was filed. Best of luck!

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