I am a single mother who needs to be awarded full custody of my son, there is distinct possibility of him being taken

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Customer: I am a single mother who needs to be awarded full custody of my son, there is distinct possibility of him being taken out fo Canada against my will. I am currently the custodial parent. Victoria
JA: Who currently has legal custody?
Customer: I do
JA: Is there a child custody order in place?
Customer: there is no custody order in place
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: nothing
Answered by Debra in 31 mins 2 years ago
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Debra, Expert

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I am sorry to hear of this difficult situation.

Please let me know all of the basic facts.

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25 year old white single mother, 28 year old black father, 11 week old baby, a chance the paternal grandmother may take the baby out of the country. O need a custody order to prevent this. both the father and grandmother are landed immigrants with string ties to Saint Vincent
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Debra, Expert

I am sorry to hear of this difficult situation.

The grandmother can't take the baby out of the country. She would need a signed consent to travel signed by both the father and the mother.

At the same time if there's a concern that the father is going to take the baby out of the country then not only should the mother apply to the court for an emergency order for sole custody but she should contact Canada border services and explain that she has serious grounds for believing that there is going to be a parental abduction of an infant.

The mother can obtain an emergency hearing over the phone if she can prove that the threat of parental abduction is eminent and valid. She should call the courthouse now.

Does that help as a starting point?

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She should call the courthouse no

Does that help?w.d.

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