Q: Title 15 - COURTS Chapter 11 - JUVENILE CODE Article 3 - DEPENDENCY PROCEEDINGS Part 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
How do I start the process of getting to see my son and start the legal proceedings to obtain custody help.
A: It is unclear from your question whether you are the mother or father of the child. If you are the mother, if your child was taken from your custody, you should have a hearing, in order for the state to provide you with the reasons why they feel the child should have been removed from your home. If you are the mother, the child was taken, and it has been 72 hours without notice of a hearing, I would hire an attorney to look into your case. If you are the father, you need to file an action to legitimize in order to obtain any form of custody or visitation. I would seek an attorney to assist me if I were you.
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