His mother is currently in pascagoula ms homeless and has had nothing to do with him. I sighned the birth certificate at birth but clearly knew that he was not mine despite the 9 month lie.I just want to know what i need to do to preserve our relationship and help keep his mother out of it at this point in her life at least.
Sometimes in this forum you will get a fast answer. In the event that you do not then try doing this: Get about 7 lawyers that have been reviewed online and evidence a good 10 years in practice. See if they have a consultation fee. Wednesday afternoon after 1:30 p.m. start calling the ones with no consultation fee and see if the attorney will answer questions over the phone. State your facts and judge that you will be front of, choose a lawyer who has been in front of your judge with your facts. Mondays are not good to call as the lawyers are in court typically and rushed from the weekend. Fridays everyone wants to leave early. You can always try another day of the week, Wednesday is a safe day.
This is a complicated factual and legal question. Generally speaking and just based on what you have written, you are legally your son's father. Beyond that, it depends on the specific circumstances of your case as to how you should proceed. What are your goals? What is his mother trying to do? Does she want to take custody or is she willing to agree to you having custody? Is she threatening to come take your son or is she completely uninvolved? What about his biological father? Is his identity known? Does he want to be involved? Set up an appointment with a local attorney for a consultation.
This answer is for general purposes only and does not establish an attorney-client relationship.
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