I have a my son since last August without any help from his mom at all. She sent him with just the clothes and shoes on his back but still is getting food stamp Medicaid and told me he was my responsibility now she just wanted to see him for his birthday in the summer and that was it. I took him to her for thanksgiving with brand new clothes that he never came back with when she asked to keep him for a month which i was fine with but the next day she called complaining that my son had to go wherever she went because of no daycare for him. 3 days later she asked me to drive to come get him due to a man that she said supplies her habit punched her and knocked her out where she said she lost consciousness with my son in the car. As she came to she said he told her he would kill her and my son so with no hesitation i went and picked up my son. Now as of mothers day I had my son call to tell her happy mothers day when she only said thank you to him and wanted to talk to me while on the phone with her she began to curse at me just because i wasnt giving her the conversation she wanted and now she has went and filed interference with custody and says i stole him.
Get an attorney. Now. Have you got documentation of when you first picked up your son? Records of the text messages between you and his mother? Take these and any legal documents you have received to a local attorney. You may have to file in Indiana, but you will not be sure until you have an attorney look over your case in detail. Good luck!
You need a criminal defense attorney in the state that filed the interference charge. You need a family law attorney to file to modify the court orders in Indiana or register the foreign orders and file to modify them in the state where the child has resided for the prior 6 months. Time is of the essence in both respects.
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