I'm sorry that you've had such a terrible time. That must be awful. First of all, we need to know what the order states regarding time-sharing. I feel like we're initiating a discussion about a case without knowing where it "came from" and that is important. I'm not sure what options are available to you now without seeing the order that establishes you and your ex's time-sharing rights. It's curious that you've waited 14 months to do anything about this,however. It would have made a lot more sense to stay on this from the beginning, because now the child is really getting established where she lives. And to clarify, you have not been able to see your daughter because you do not know where she lives? Or is it because he has stated that he will not let you have any time with her. Messy.
Bill Rosenfelt 407-462-8787 (Orlando/Longwood/Central Florida)
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I agree with Mr. Rosenfelt. You went 14 months and didn't see your child? I would have had private investigators, the police, the army, and half of NASA looking for my child had the other parent taken off with her. How does a father "kidnap" your child for 14 months and yet you lose the primary timeshare case. I think you are leaving a lot out here.
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There appears to be a lot of information missing from what was provided. Who was the judge on the Emergency Pick up? How long did you wait to file it? Have you filed a divorce action yet?
Without knowing the specifics, it appears that your next step would be to file a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. You can request relief in that action to return the minor child. The longer you wait, the more likely a judge will be to find it in the best interest to stay with Father. Also I really think you need a lawyer. I am a family law attorney in Broward County, Florida who provides free initial consultations and payment plans. If I can assist, please call (954) 299-5957.
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I agree with my colleagues. We need more information. If you are looking to move this case forward and restore some to all of your rights, definitely call an attorney. Feel free to call myself or one of my colleagues.
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