The father of my child filed a complaint for parental rights and responsibilities and lied about the dates in which our son has lived with me. Is this something I should seek to correct now or wait until we get a court date established? We have nothing in place right now regarding custody of our child and I'm afraid he just isn't going to give him back to me when he's supposed to. Should I be pro-active and make the first move by withholding our child or should I wait and see if he gives him back when he's supposed to?
It may be viewed negatively to withhold a child. Mostly if that child is withheld for the purposes of a custody battle. Some attorneys may advise this method if you are fearful of the other party taking the child. This is a question that is best answered by an attorney that has reviewed your entire situation and can assist you in gauging the damage that decision will have on your entire custody case.
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