Auburndale, FL asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Florida

Q: do i have any chance of getting custody?

my babymama and i have made plans for me to see my son but when they day comes she always come up with the excuse that hes sick. i send her whatever money i have to her for him and constently make plans on seeing him which she cancels day of. in the last two years ive only gotten to see him 5 times.

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Deborah Annette Carroll
Deborah Annette Carroll
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Lakeland, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: If you haven't established paternity (assuming you are not married to your child's mother), you will need to file a petition to establish paternity, custody, timesharing and child support. After finding you to be the legal father, the Court will determine what is in the best interest of the child regarding timesharing. Be sure to contact a family law attorney to discuss the specifics of your case.

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