I am getting ready to move out of state with my 12 month old, for a job opportunity. His father isn't very involved in his life, and so had no problem with me making the move with our son. However, he wants to share legal custody. Do I have a choice in this matter? I just don't to have to "ask permission" everytime I make a decision for our son-for example, what school he'll attend, etc. Will him having joint custody limit my ability to raise our son the way I see fit (since I've been raising him on my own since he was born practically)?
He signed an acknowlegement of paternity at the hospital and is on the birth certificate. But I've been functioning as a single mom since the baby was a month old (when my ex left me to do his own thing).
Asked by Anonymous at 11:17 PM on Aug. 10, 2009 in Relationships
Answer by blondy2k5 at 3:31 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 11:29 PM on Aug. 10, 2009
Answer by MrsJacqueline at 11:31 PM on Aug. 10, 2009
You two already have joint legal custody because you both are the child's legal parents unless some other custody has been arranged. Call legal aid and see what your options are for going after legal and physical custody.
Answer by legalmommy101 at 11:36 PM on Aug. 10, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 12:12 AM on Aug. 11, 2009
Answer by sharisse at 12:18 AM on Aug. 11, 2009
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