Child Custody

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Question: My son who is 12yrs old has been living with me for the last 6 months. His mother has not worked in about 4yrs and moved several times and at this time has no place to live or car. She gets 1226. a month from me. She has medical issues and feel she is not stable. She has been admitted to a behavioral hospital a couple times and is currently on probation for her daughters truancy. I want to know whats the best way to get custody of my son. Im afraid if she finds out she will take him from me

Answer:

The following article talk extensively about child custody.  http://www.azlawhelp.org/articles_info.cfm?mc=1&sc=1&articleid=68

With a complex issue like this, you may want to contact an attorney.  You can see if you qualify for free or reduced services by logging on here:  http://www.azlawhelp.org/accesstojustice/

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  • My son who is 12yrs old has been living with me for the last 6 months. His mother has not worked in about 4yrs and moved several times and at this time has no place to live or car. She gets 1226. a month from me. She has medical issues and feel she is not stable. She has been admitted to a behavioral hospital a couple times and is currently on probation for her daughters truancy. I want to know whats the best way to get custody of my son. Im afraid if she finds out she will take him from me

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