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Asked on: 9/06/12, 8:50 am

My stepdaughters mother was sentenced to one year in jail, she issued a notarized letter to her sister in a different state giving her custody. Wouldnt my husband get automatic custody. there is no custody order in place

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Answered on: 9/07/12, 6:36 am by R. Jason de Groot

Yes, the father will be the primary care parent. The sister may be commiting a third degree felony, interference with child custody, if she refuses to give the child to the father.

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R. Jason de Groot, P.A. PO Box 5775 Deltona, FL 32728

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