My soon to be ex wife and I separated when my daughter was only 2 months old. When we separated there was a lot of hostility and anger between the two of us. I was very depressed and angry and made the poor decision to just leave her and my daughter alone. It has now been 4 1/2 years and I haven't seen or supported (physically or financially) my daughter at all. I am very ashamed and have realized everyday that I continue this is making the issue worse and worse. My wife and I never got divorced. I currently live about 75 miles away from my wife, but want to start having a relationship with my daughter. What would I need to do in the eyes of the law to obtain some kind of visitation or rights?
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