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The Rights and Obligations of the Unmarried Mother

Jacksonville, FL |

My children have always been with me but thier fatheer is always making thearts that im doing something illegal by not contacting him when they(ours Kids ) are sick but i have not been in contact with him in over 1.5 year.

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  1. In order for dad to legally establish his rights he would have to file a Petition for Paternity. But, the judge may frown upon you not providing visitations should he file for visitation.

    Please be advised this is for informational purposes only based on the information you provided and should not be construed as all inclusive and/or final. You should contact an attorney to discuss this matter further.

  2. Is there an existing order? Is he paying child support? In any event, unless contact is harmful, you should allow time sharing and contact with their father as it may hurt you in the long run. Contact a local family law attorney
    Sema Yildirim
     Family Law Attorney 

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