Mother filed in North Carolina and father lives in Virginia he has not seen him in over a year he does try to contact mother about visitation but nothing and he hasn't given any child support nor has he been asked, what rights does he have now so he doesn't lose his son
You will have to contact a NC lawyer to discuss the procedures and laws in NC.
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What signed agreements or Court orders are in place now? Has Virginia ever had jursidiction. I would suggest that the father start visiting the child and paying support. If visitation is withheld, then make sure that is well documented. A year has gone by, its time to do the right thing. Schedule a phone consultation with an experienced custody attorney in the city where papers were filed.
WIshing you the very best. David McCormick - Custody attorney with the Law Firm of McCormick & Calderon with over 13,000 successful custody, divorce and bankruptcy cases. Offices in Newport News, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach.