Q: How can i file for emergency custody not in same state as child
Let state n child due to domestic violence. Father has in dangered myself n child and recently been locked up and has serveral open cases n current drug addict
A: You need to contact an attorney in the state where the child is located to file a petition for emergency custody if someone other than you has legal custody of the child.
A: You will need an attorney to accomplish this. The first step is to obtain several certified copies of the original custody order.
A: I agree with my colleagues below, and while you COULD try and do this yourself, a lawyer in the proper state will know the process and forms necessary to start, they will also be familiar with the legal community and that will assist you in accomplishing your goals.
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