How do I file for legitimacy of the baby I've had for almost 3yrs mother abadoned him dad in prison they've had 2 other kids taken by Dhhs. I need to do something asap.
I'm not sure what you mean here by legitimacy. If you are asking about establishing paternity and you are caregiver of the child, you may be able to file a paternity action as next of friend or request child support services proceed with an action to establish paternity. If you are seeking a court order granting you custody of a child that is not your biological child, you can file a guardianship action or potentially an adoption action. If there is a DHHS action pending, you may want to contact DHHS to see if you can be awarded placement of the child, which could then lead to a guardianship or adoption.
Although I am an attorney practicing law in Nebraska, the answer I provide is for general purposes only and does not establish an attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice, you should contact an attorney who will discuss with you the specific facts of your case.
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