My daughter's mother through many text messages has shown unstableness and anger issues. In August 2016 my daughters mother left Tennessee to "better herself" in Clevland, Ohio. On about May 26, 2017 my daughter's mother called and I found out she had been house to house practically homeless with my daughter and her son. I then had to take off work and go into my saving to recuse my daughter and her brother. She has recently told me she doesn't have a place, but is insisting on picking the kids up next month in August. I really feel it's best for my daughter and her brother to stay with me, which will allow there mother time to get herself back on track. She has also physically abused her son and I don't want it to happen to my daughter also....please from a loving father, I NEED HELP.
Get to a good attorney ASAP. You may not be able to do much for her son but you sould be able to get the court to help you with the daughter. Has any court determined that you are the father? If so you may want to file there. Act ASAP.
Hi. Were you ever married to the mother? Did you ever establish a parenting plan for your daughter? You may not like this, but I see a court hearing in your future. :-( A judge will need to decide the custody of your daughter. Though you are not the natural father of her son, you may be able to gain temporary custody over her son if there is no one else available that will help him. Otherwise, her son may wind up in state custody. :( Good luck! PWK
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At this point, you need to be proactive. Go to child protective services at your local juvenile court and explain this situation to them. They may consider it a dependency and neglect and a petition may be filed regarding the mother's behavior and the children. Good luck!
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