I am sorry you are going through this. More facts are necessary, however generally speaking a parent has priority over non-parents in custody issues. I do suggest you contact a local family law attorney familiar with custody issues to discuss your options and protect your interests. Good Luck.
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Many more facts are needed to give an adequate answer. Any attorney will have a ton of questions for you. See a family lawyer in your area.
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I agree with my colleagues. Discuss this with an experienced family law attorney in the Tampa area.
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Sorry to hear you are having a rough time with Bio Father's family. I agree with other attorney comments that more facts are needed to give an appropriate answer. However, with that said, from your post non-parents usually have no standing to fight for custody. In any event, you should seek a family law attorney for representation.
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