How do I get sole custody of my child?

Asked about 2 years ago - Cheyenne, WY

My son is 8 months old and I am the only parents listed on his birth certificate. The father has been absent since I was 8 months pregnant and he has no contact with me or my child. He has been talking about wanting to get full custody of him, but I know he would have to jump through alot of hoops to do that, such as proving paternity and filing for custody. I want to know how I can prevent this from happening. I was told I could post a legal notice in the newspaper that would give me full custody and I wouldn't have to worry about fathers' rights? I don't want the father having any type of visitation or anything.

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  1. Tassma Ann Powers

    Pro

    Contributor Level 6

    Answered . You should consult with a local family law attorney.

    I am licensed in Wyoming only. The legal analysis of any situation depends on a variety of factors which cannot... more

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