Regarding my 32 yr old son who is paternal father of unborn child due in mid Dec. History of mental illness but holds a job. Mother of child has functional alltisum. Previous newborn was adopted due to maternal mother incapable to care for child. My son would like to know if he would be able to get custody of newborn. He fears child may be taken by children's services while mother is still in hospital after birth.
Yes, you should hire an attorney for your son to file for custody. This applies whether children services is involved or not. Good luck to you and your son.
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