I was engaged to my ex and I have helped to raise her daughter. Supporting them emotionally and financially for the past 2+ years. I live in California and need to know how to get custody or visitation. Is this possible? I am the only dad she has ever known, her biological dad has signed his rights away.
Were the children living in California with you? If so, I would file a parentage action and state that you are the presumed father of the child, as you suported the child, and I assumed, told the world that you were the father, and supported the child. The child is bonded to you, and that is significant, Hire an experienced attorney.
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