Need Advice On How To Go About Getting My Daughter Back... No Papers Signed And Haven't Been To Court. Edmonton Alberta

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Customer: Need Advice On How To Go About Getting My Daughter Back... No Papers Signed And Haven't Been To Court
JA: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any papers in family court?
Customer: No
JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?
Customer: Edmonton Alberta
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No
Answered by Debra in 23 mins 1 year ago
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Debra, Expert

Hello and Welcome to JustAnswer. My name is***** will be working on your question today and I am looking forward to our conversation.

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I know your question is important to you and I will be giving it the time and attention it deserves.

I am sorry to hear of this difficult situation.

Please let me know the basic facts.

Thanks

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Dec 2018 I Moved To Edmonton AB From Saskatchewan With My Daughter As Me n Her Dad Broke Up, He Never Helped With Her Nor Gave Me Money Or Diapers Nothing At All For Our Daughter And I Never Asked Him For A Thing.. 2019 I Ended Up Trying To See Someone Which It Fell Through Right Away As I Did Not Like The Guy Anyway I Fell Into Bad Depression And Asked Him For Help As I Was Feeling Suicidal Down, So I Reached Out Asking Him To Take Her For a Lil Bit So I Could Help Myself... I Broke It Off With That Guy And He Turned Around Messaged My Mother n Baby's Dad Stating I Was Living a Gang Life Guys In n Outta My House Drugs Etc... Which Was Not True Cuz I Lived With My Best Friend And Her 3 Kids She Doesn't Even Smoke Weed Anyway My Daughter's Dad Showed Up And Took Her And All Her Things On June 2nd 2019 He Wouldn't Let Me Talk To Her Or See Her Started Threatening To Serve Me n Get Her Full Time... I Gave Up Got Into Drugs Moved Out of My Friends House Then I Lost My Brother Feb 23 2020 I Went Home For Funeral.. That Was The Only Time I Was Allowed To See My Daughter... And The Last Time... I Am Sober Now I Have a 7 Month Old Son, An Currently Pregnant With My 3rd.. And Been Trying To Get Her Back But My Babies Dad And Mom Are Against That...
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My Babies Dad Has Already Gotten Social Services Called On Him For Leaving My Daughter With a Known Community Junkie And She Ended Up On The Road Alone By The Lake... She Then Got Head Lice Which He Didn't Check Her Head Until It Was Too Late She Started Getting Sores On Her Head That Needed Medical Attention... He Then Shaved Her Hair Off She Was Bald... Her Teeth Are Currently Black And Not Brushed She Lives Off Junk And Whatever... No Court Was Involved Nor No Papers Signed Yet She's Been Kept Away From Me
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My Daughter Has To Get Surgery Apparently Because Her Teeth Are So Bad... she Had Perfect White Teeth When He Took Her From Me.... She Is Now 3 Years Old & 5 Months On May2nd .... I Have My Own Place I Live With My Boyfriend And Our Son... I Am Taking An Online Course To Get My Diploma In Interior Design.... My Boyfriend Is An Iron Worker With Local Union 720... When My Son Was Born Sept 18th 2020 Social Services Were On My Ass Cuz Of My Past... But They Closed The Case In 2 Months, As I Was Doing Everything Right Not Missing Appointments I Was Sober My Son Was Well Taken Care Of So They Congratulated Me & Closed My Case So Now I'd Like My Daughter Back... Or At Least More Than Half Custody....
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Debra, Expert

Sorry to hear this terribly sad situation.

What you can do is retain a family lawyer. If you are of low income then you will be eligible for legal aid. Here is a link to the information you need about applying for legal aid:

https://www.legalaid.ab.ca/contact/

You should also have a consultation with a family lawyer that specializes in child protection matters.

What you can do to find a lawyer is one of the following things.

You can contact the Law Society and use their Lawyer Referral Service. You will be given the name of a lawyer and can consult with the lawyer and the first half hour will be free.

The number is:

1-***-***-**** or
***-***-**** in Calgary

Or you can check on a site called lexpert. This is a legal directory of leading lawyers and law firms throughout Canada and is well-respected by the legal community.

Here's the link to their website:

http://www.lexpert.ca/directory/find-lawyers-or-law-firms/

Does that help as a starting point?

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For The Most Part Thank You..
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Debra, Expert

You are very welcome.

Thank you for trusting us to help you here at JustAnswer. If you need more clarification or have a follow-up question just reply and we can continue our dialogue. If you would like to ask me new questions please start a new post and if you do if you say “This is only for Debra” I will be sure to give your post top priority.

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