Her attorney is suing me for child support, alimony. I admit, I hadn't talked to her or seen our 1 year son in over a year. We had an argument after the baby was born. We lived apart at the birth of our son. But I never made effort to see him. Instead, I got an attorney to send my wife a cease/desist letter so she could not bother me. I was so upset at the time. But now I think I messed up. I truly believed it was better for her to not contact me at the time. But how could I have contacted her? Her attorney states in the letter that I deserted/abandoned them because I didn't provide any contact or financial support for them. Now she wants physical/legal custody because her attorney says I never even been there for our son. So now she is suing me for divorce! Do I have any case?
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