Aurora, CO asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Colorado

Q: My niece 16 victim domestic violence pregnant restraining order against boyfriend beat her

Having baby October need custody of baby do not want boyfriend or his family to have any right to baby

1 Lawyer Answer
John Hyland Barrett III
John Hyland Barrett III
Answered
  • BOULDER, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: Your niece should file a paternity action against the father. Her parents may have to be the one to do this since she is a minor. The court can enter custody orders. However, the father is likely to be entitled to some contact with his child. Your niece or her family should get a lawyer to help her with this.

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