Q: Can I get my kids back and force a court to intervene before mother get them back
not married to the mom, but kids went to mom's parents and they took kids over to mom who want to get them back but they have been living with me for 4 years with 2 previous years with mom but the other 8 years before that they lived with me. ages 6, 10, 13, and 14 years old. I am on birth certificate but not legitimized.
A: You must file a legitimation action before the Court will award you custody. Is there a Court order giving the grandparents any kind of custodial rights or prohibiting the mother from having contact with the children? You should consult with an attorney to discuss your case and come up with the best legal strategy to get your children back to you.
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A: I agree you have to file for legitimation. You have no rights otherwise.
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