My stepdaughter had paternity and child support established a few months ago when her child turned 5. Dad had no contact earlier. She is listed as custodial parent and has raised child alone. She recently ran into hard times and asked him to care for child temporarily. He agreed. They signed a notarized letter. He's had child for 3 days and won't let mom talk to her and said he won't give child back. Mom wants her back now. He moved and won't tell her where. Does support order establish custody that can be enforced? How does she get her child back? Can she go to the child's school and take her home from there? She's distraught, to say the least. BTW, mom was 14 and dad 25 when she got pregnant and he's gotten at least 2 more minors preg. since. Does this factor in at all?Just found out that the judge denied a paternity test, never done and his name is not on birth certificate. They did order child support however. He has no visitation of any kind. He called child services and claimed child abuse. They are involved now. Will they let him keep her while they investigate?
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