Athens, GA asked in Domestic Violence and Family Law for Georgia

Q: Can a father legitimize a child without the mothers consent and when there is a premenant protection order?

The order includes the child and gives the mother full custody.

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

A: Yes, a legitimation petition can still be filed and depending on the circumstances of the protective order, can still be granted. You should speak with an attorney as soon as possible to determine your options for having the protective order modified as it relates to contact with the child.

Homer P Jordan IV and Samantha A Holloway agree with this answer

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

A: Yes, you can still file legitimation even if the mother is against you doing so. You should consult with an attorney who can help you with the process. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Samantha A Holloway agrees with this answer

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