Q: My sons father went and filed for petiton for legitimation and visitations/coustdy while i was in jail. Theres a court
Date set for next month but he took my son does he have the right to do that and not allow me to see him or can i take him back from him until the court date
A: You need to hire an attorney to discuss your specific case. If you were in jail, it probably was best that he took custody for your son while you were unavailable to care for him.
A: A petition alone does not give a biological father who is not legitimated any rights over the child. However, it is possible that a temporary, ex-parte order was put in place while you were in jail. You should speak to a lawyer right away to help you sort through what actually happened while you were in jail.
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