Q: Why is the court system doing this?
I live in NY and I didn’t show up to court 3 weeks ago because the custody matter that I petitioned Against my daughters father didn’t matter anymore. The law guardian never liked me for no reason. The judge gave temporary custody to her fathers aunt (not blood related). And put and order of protection and supervised visitation against me and won’t drop it. I have no history of drug use or a criminal record. No neglect or abuse with my daughter. Why is the courts doing this? Will they give the aunt custody? I just want to see my daughter and want her back
A: You need an attorney and MUST appear at all scheduled court appearances. Good luck
A: Based upon what you said, there was a court date and you didn't appear. You may have thought that the petition you filed didn't matter but you didn't withdraw it which meant the case was still on the court's calendar. On top of that, there may have been other proceedings going on. Once you didn't appear, the court was able to do what ever it felt was proper. You need to see a lawyer immediately to see what can be done.
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