Q: Do I need a family lawyer in order to gainful parental rights?
I have a 10-year-old and a 6-year-old son. Their father has been absent for 6 years, he was an addict, in and out of rehab and jail, and suffers from mental health. Their father was incarcerated for a year and released in December 2021 and is currently living in a sober living house. I have my children 100% of the time. I am receiving welfare for myself and my two children. Both my children have IEPs and have special needs (behavioral needs). I want to obtain full rights for these reasons. He is an unstable parent and is not able to care for our two children.
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