Atlanta, GA asked in Family Law for Georgia

Q: Every time my sons mom gets mad she strips away my rights to see him, what can I do?

I have a girlfriend and she doesn't like that I am with somebody else, I've never brought my son around her and she is no danger to him, but every time my sons mom get mad she says I can't see my son and I don't know what to do about it I feel like I have no control over the situation. Can anyone help me?

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Narissa Juitt-Jackson
Narissa Juitt-Jackson
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: In order for you to have any legal rights to your son, you will have to file a Petition for Legitimation.

Gina Anne Smalley
Gina Anne Smalley
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  • MARIETTA, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Probably. It depends on your existing legal relationship with your son. If your son was born and you were not married to his mother, then in order to get rights to him, you will need to file a petition with the courts. You can petiton for legal rights and visitation/custody in the same petition.

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