Legal Question in Family Law in Alabama

My husbands ex wife is keeping my son from me. I cant afford a lawyer. What can he do?

Asked on 11/02/12, 12:47 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

C. Terry Gregg, Jr. Law Offices of Terry Gregg, LLC

Your current husband's ex-wife has your son? I take that to mean you are step-mom and ex-wife is natural mother?

If they were divorced, there is an Order from a court with custody and visitation schedules. If one party is willfully disobeying the order, the aggrieved party can file a Petition for Contempt. If certain financial criteria is met, a party may receive indigent status to waive filing fees.

Contact legal services to see if anyone can help you or knows of a firm that does pro-bono work.

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Answered on 11/02/12, 1:03 pm

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