Abilene, TX asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Texas

Q: My two month old had been taken without my permission and not brought back yet or heard from

Without permission or knowledge or any contact for almost 24 hours

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1 Lawyer Answer
Rafee'a S. Majeed
Rafee'a S. Majeed
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: I'm sorry to hear that your child has been taken. My first question is, "taken by whom"??

If taken by the other parent, that parent may be within their right to have possession of the child. If there is not a court order in place regarding the child, the law is that both parents have an equal right to possession of the child. You would need to file court documents to start a custody case.

If taken by someone other than the other parent, you should contact your local law enforcement agency and report to them that your child has been taken so that they may start an active search.

Good luck to you. I hope this helps.

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