Stockbridge, GA asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Georgia

Q: I have an summon to answer for Petition for Legitimation and custody for our 10 year old daughter. How do I answer?

We do not have an verbal or written agreement. Our daughter has live with him since December 2016. Reason being at the time I worked in a city that was close to his residency and her school was there also. So it was convenient for our daughter to leave with him considering he’s disabled and if anything were to happen she was taking care of. Now that she older and I’m married our daughter wants to come back home with me but the father wants custody. What shall I do

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

A: You need to hire an attorney to help you with your case. Custody cases are not easy to handle on your own and considering he has had her for 4 years, you are facing an uphill battle to get her back.

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

A: I agree with my colleague. If you want to fight his custody petition, you will need good legal counsel.

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