I was 15 when my daughter was born and her mom was 18. After 2 and a half years we lost contact. I just recently found them and made contact and the mother keeps trying to make meeting my daughter as hard as possible. So I filed a complaint for Support Custody Visitation only for visitation. I understand I'm going to be paying child support, but the mother wants back child support even though there is a document signed by her to get the support dropped. The mother has legal council, I do not, so I would like to know what my rights are to represent myself. Thank you for your time.Today I went to court and the copy of the order of cancellation of support was all of a sudden missing. They showed me the order when i was in court last month and now they have no record of it. The lawyer and the child's mother were winking and laughing after mediation. The mediation went no where, and then we went in front of the judge and her legal council spoke when she wanted to and i was left floundering trying to speak my peace but the lawyer kept moving it along. Also the said lawyer called me and wanted me to drop my case for visitation and said that if not then she was going to keep stalling and pushing this back. I'm looking into pro bono lawyers but keeping my fingers crossed for a little luck in that department.
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