Altus, OK asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Oklahoma

Q: Do I have a good chance of getting custody of my little brother?

I was 6 years old when my brother was born, and I've been at least helping out with taking care of him his whole life, from grabbing and temperature-testing milk for him as a baby to feeding and putting him to bed recently, I have changed more of his diapers then his dad (my ex-stepdad). My mom and now ex-stepdad had a pretty nasty divorce and custody battle. Both are toxic and really only care about beating the other like it's a game. I plan on moving out as soon as I am 18 and I have told my little brother this, and he asked me to take him with me. I would be moving out of state and in with my boyfriend, who my little brother has spoken to via Xbox Partys. I see how much this all has been for him and know it's not going to get easier with how his parents are. His dad has full custody of him, my mom had majority custody of him at the beginning of this all. I only get to see him twice a month, every other weekend, and only for about half a day- cant say much more because of word count.

1 Lawyer Answer
Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Pryor, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: You should consult an experienced family law attorney to help you. Good luck.

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