Bio father passed away and family is trying to take custody of child. Parents were never married, child has sibling, and mother has clear report from CPS due to false allegations case is closed, Chapter 751 just got dismissed.
I am sorry you are going through this. More facts are necessary, however generally speaking a parent has priority over non-parents in custody issues. I do suggest you contact a local family law attorney familiar with custody issues to discuss your options and protect your interests. Good Luck.
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Many more facts are needed to give an adequate answer. Any attorney will have a ton of questions for you. See a family lawyer in your area.
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I agree with my colleagues. Discuss this with an experienced family law attorney in the Tampa area.
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The mother will get custody she has to just petition the court.
Sorry to hear you are having a rough time with Bio Father's family. I agree with other attorney comments that more facts are needed to give an appropriate answer. However, with that said, from your post non-parents usually have no standing to fight for custody. In any event, you should seek a family law attorney for representation.