Orlando, FL asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia

Q: Can defacs tell the mother of a child that she cant have any contact with her boyfriend that has no convictions with law

My fiance has an open defacs case because her mother is seeking legal custody. Now because we have no lawyer they have appointed my fiance's son an attorney and she is being told she cant have any contact with me or she could lose custody of her son and I have never been convicted of any misdemeanors or felonys.

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Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Yes, DFCS can tell her that. There is a reason she is being advised to limit her son's contact with you. Her failure to listen may result in her losing her children. If she feels that is unfair or unreasonable, then she needs to hire an attorney to protect her rights.

Homer P Jordan IV agrees with this answer

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Yes, they do have the power to tell her that. They must feel there is sufficient reasoning to give her such advice. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Yes, if there is an open dependency case, DFCS can restrict of limit contact with any individuals whom they feel are not in the child's best interest to have contact with.

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