I moved to Texas with my daughter from North Carolina. Her father is still in North Carolina. We are going home to visit North Carolina, and i wan ther to be able to see her daddy but i am afraid of him taking her from me. .
Do you have a court Order? If not (and he grabs her), the police might just tell you that since you are both parents and this is a civil matter, they will not intercede. I would urge you to set up an appointment with an area family lawyer asap to discuss this.
You need court orders signed by a judge. That gives you something to enforce if necessary.
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Retain family law counsel and file a parent-child relationship in Dallas County if your child has physically resided there for more than 6 months and get temporary orders. Your child's father will need to be served and will have an opportunity to contest the case. But get orders in place before you send her to her father's to ensure she will be returned per the court orders.
If you have a court order, that order will control who is entitled to possess the child. Depending on how long the child has been in Texas, Texas may be the court where any issues will need to be resolved.
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