Q: Is there any way as a mother I can regain custody of my son? I have had the hardest time regaining custody on my own.
According to the legal consult I had, everything that was done in court was wrong. Mainly because I wasn’t represented an the favoritism with my sister cause her family member was our judge.
A: It really depends on what you lost custody for in the first place. Most courts in New Mexico are all for reunification, however if custody was lost due to drugs, neglect or abuse, you have a long road ahead of you. It also depends on if CYFD has been involved, whether or not they have substantiated any instances of abuse, whether you are in the family law court or in the Children's court.
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