Atlanta, GA asked in Family Law and Civil Rights for Georgia

Q: Halfway home is trying to keep my brother from his newborn from him but the mom is in the program

Are they allowed to keep the dad from his newborn without a reason

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

A: If your brother is not married to the mother, he has no rights. He needs to contact a family law attorney about obtaining rights.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
Answered
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Were they married? If not, then he will not have any rights to the baby until/unless he goes through a legitimation process. Consult with an attorney who can help with the proper course of action.

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