Legal Question in Family Law in Ohio

I have been taking care of this baby since she was born I even signed the birth certificate later we found one she wasn't my biological daughter, I still took the place and took care of her. Her mom is now trying to keep her from me do I have any rights?

Asked on 6/20/13, 1:21 pm

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Eric Willison Law Office of Eric E. Willison

If you were married at the time that the child was born, then there is a legal presumption that you are the child's father and you would have the right to go to the domestic relations court and request a custody arrangement that is in the best interests of the child. If you were not married, then the picture becomes a lot less clear, and you might not have any rights.

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Answered on 6/20/13, 4:13 pm

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