How do I get full/sole custody of my child from undocumented father?
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You can go to Family Court on the county you reside in and file a petition for custody. You do not mention where your child was born or your legal status. If either you or the father lack legal status, you should speak with an immigration attorney as well as a family law attorney.
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Go to Family Court and file for custody. You should hire an attorney to help you.
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If you want to seek custody of your child, you need to file for custody in the court in the borough in which you reside in New York. You should also consult with a family law attorney to represent you with any custody case.
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You need to talk to a family lawyer ... to get full/legal custody of the children. If the father of the children agrees ... the process can go fairly smoothly.
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