Child Custody

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Question: My daughters father who has being in prison for 17 years is thrusting me with having custody of my child 7 days a week every other week. He is not on the birth certificate and has not been part of her life, she is now 5 months old, he asked me to abort when I told him I was pregnant. Will the court grant him custody. He was in prison for holding a family hostage.

Answer: When reviewing custody, the court takes in to consideration 'best interest of the child.' The following article will provide you more information on filing for custody. http://www.azlawhelp.org/articles_info.cfm?mc=1&sc=1&articleid=68 

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  • My daughters father who has being in prison for 17 years is thrusting me with having custody of my child 7 days a week every other week. He is not on the birth certificate and has not been part of her life, she is now 5 months old, he asked me to abort when I told him I was pregnant. Will the court grant him custody. He was in prison for holding a family hostage.

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