Hayward, CA asked in Family Law and Child Custody for California

Q: How can I get my daughter back?

I have joint custody and during COVID (my job and family were being exposed) we agreed it would be safe for our daughter to stay with her mom. Now that my job and family has been better, I wanted to go back to normal schedule but the mom does not want to give her back and said that she kept her this entire time and doesn't see why I want to be a father now.

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Manuel Alzamora Juarez
Manuel Alzamora Juarez
Answered
  • Berkeley, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If a reasonable phone call and letter does not do the trick then you have to hire a lawyer to submit a contempt order, if you have previously been granted joint custody. best of luck.

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