Can a mother take a child back from the father when they are unmarried?

Answer Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states until the father can establish his paternity. Remember, a child's mother can always be identified by m... Read More »

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If an unmarried father wants nothing to do with his child does the unmarried mother automatically get full custody of the child?

Answer If the father's name is on the birth certificate, the mother must petition the court for full custody rights. If the petition is granted, it still will not relieve the father of his financia... Read More »

Can an unmarried mother keep child from father?

It would depend on the circumstances. If the father signed the birth certificate then he automatically has rights and can take you to court for those rights. If he's not on the birth certificate, h... Read More »

Can an unmarried father keep the child from the mother?

Unites States: No. An unmarried father has no right to keep the child from her mother unless there is a court order to that effect. He has no personal legal authority to keep the child. In the abse... Read More »

Can a mother move to another state and take the child without telling the unmarried father?

She could if there has been no court orders regarding paternity and custody. However, she may find herself in trouble if the father decides to pursue the case in court.