It may be that the father of your child is threatening to take the child away because you refuse to continue your relationship with him. However, it is unlikely that a court would allow this based upon the facts that you outline above. I strongly suggest that you seek local counsel to assist you should the father file for custody. Good luck.
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I agree with Attorney Lewis. You're going to want an attorney. Even if he wants to take the child away, there's no guarantee he can-- especially if he has a gun charge against him. If you can document this anger problem, you might have grounds for even restricting his visitation if there are orders already in place. I'd strongly recommend finding a local attorney with a free consultation to discuss your options.
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