Custody without court

Taz - posted on 12/31/2013 ( 2 moms have responded )

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My mother has custody because my ex-husband ( not father of my children) had marijuana in my house when the police "knocked on the wrong door." Not to say I was innocent I couldn't pass a drug test that day for pot either and I do regret that. But I am clean stable home always had a job since I had my first child and get my kids at least every weekend. I pay child support and am caught up. I may have made mistakes by i ha e also learned from them. But my question is do I have to go thru court if my mother agrees to give me custody or should i petition the court and go that route since I have matured and love and need my kids as much as they need me? Sorry just need support because I know after being raised by my mother i am the best intrest of my children. Please feel free to say if u feel otherwise.

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Jodi - posted on 12/31/2013

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It depends on how they were taken from your custody in the first place. Was it an issue of child protection removing them from you and placing them with your mother? I would say they would be the ones you'd have to contact about it.

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