i have a 16 yo going to be 17 in august my child lives in new york and i have been living in florida for almost 4 years i have had my son every summer but the mother and i had a big argument and now she say i can't contact him nor she will send him down for the summer i payfor the air fare when he comes down i am never late on child support and there is no custody papers so we should equal custody what are my rights? what if my son wanted to come down if i went to get him would it be considerd as kidnapping?
Family Law Attorney
Look at my AVVO Legal Guide on interstate custody cases. You need to get a custody order in NY, and register it in FL. For more details you schedule a brief paid consultation with an attorney who is familiar with the UCCJEA.
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Family Law Attorney
if you have previously acknowledged paternity and you have an order of filiation you can file in the appropriate county in New York where your son lives with his mother a custody/visitation proceeding or alternatively if a Court order exists you may want to pursue a Writ of Habeus Corpus proceeding.