Custody


#1

You should not seriously fear losing your children. Please see my response to your other post on this issue.

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#2

I currently have custody of my children (since Jan. 12, 2007) so certainly I am the primary caregiver. Obviously before that,(until a brief interuption when he “took” them to another state for three and a half months) I was, as well. I understand that generally custody stays with the primary caregiver. However, I have just recently had a major decline in my income and my son was pulled out of daycare because I wasn’t able to keep up with the bills (effecting his stability) and my ability to look for and go back to full time work.

Will this be reason enough for me to lose custody of my children?Their father (although he is suing me for custody) as very little to do with the children (doesn’t visit, call, etc.). In fact, he has had NO contact with them since August 2007. But, he does work and lives with his parents. Should I seriously fear loosing them?