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Question: Hello I have a 6 year old daughter in which her biological father has not seen since she was 2 years old. He also has never helped with any support towards her the only contact they have is via the phone when she sees her grandparents. He will not sign the passport papers to allow me to travel with her outside of the country. I just want to have legal rights over my daughter what do I need to do, to accomplish this?

Answer: The Maricopa County Superior Court has a self service center with information and forms for filling out paperwork to establish parenting time and establish legal decision making. Go to: http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/SuperiorCourt/Self-ServiceCenter/Forms/FamilyCourt/index.asp. You may wish to speak with an attorney regarding how to go about this.

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  • Hello I have a 6 year old daughter in which her biological father has not seen since she was 2 years old. He also has never helped with any support towards her the only contact they have is via the phone when she sees her grandparents. He will not sign the passport papers to allow me to travel with her outside of the country. I just want to have legal rights over my daughter what do I need to do, to accomplish this?

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