Can the state give my child to his father, if his father hasn’t been in his life at all?

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Can the state give my child to his father, if his father hasn’t been in his life at all?

Asked on November 25, 2012 under Family Law, Wisconsin

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country there is the possibility that the court system in the state where you reside may allow some semblance of child custody or visitation to your child's father even if he has not been in the child's life at all. For a better handle on the situation you are writing about I suggest that you consult with a family law attorney for assistance.


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