Greetings. Your next step is to have your attorney answer and counterclaim. You must do so in a timely manner or you may lose custody and other rights.
No, his mother does not have any right to take the child, but she can see him when his father has visitation.
You should not restrain him from taking the child if he asks, as long as you believe that the child is not in danger. Thank you.
Janet L. Fritts
Attorney with Rosen Divorce
4101 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 500
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
919.787.6668 main phone
919.256.1665 direct fax
10925 David Taylor Drive, Suite 100
Charlotte, North Carolina 28262
704.644.2831 main voice
704.307.4595 main fax
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