Is it possible that I have a warrant for my arrest?
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It is possible, though somewhat unlikely. If he reported a kidnapping, the police may not have looked into whether or not he has actual custody and proceeded to obtain a warrant. You really ought to have an attorney contact your local sheriff to find out if this is an empty threat or if a report was made and taken seriously and take it from there.
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Anything is possible, but this is highly unlikely. until you have established residency in Texas, the father could still file a paternity action in Florida and could force you and the child to return to Florida. This would be by a civil, family court order, not a criminal arrest warrant. You would be served with papers ordering you to return within a certain number of days.
Until a court issued an order in a paternity case, finding that he is the father, the father has no rights to the child. Under Florida Statute §744.301(1), ......"The mother of a child born out of wedlock is the natural guardian of the child and is entitled to primary residential care and custody of the child unless a court of competent jurisdiction enters an order stating otherwise."
If the father does not file a paternity action in Florida, and obtains an order requiring you to return, you may remain in Texas if you wish.
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I don't know if you have a warrant butte do know that you cannot kidnap your own kid.
If that's his claim then I call "BS".
There are rules about relocating a minor was/ o a court order but absent a declaration of paternity even that would not apply.m
Yup... I definitely call "BS" on this one.
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