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New York child custody cases could become complicated

When legal matters involve children, the situation can become quite sensitive. Individuals may be concerned over whether their child custody rights will be taken away or whether some other legal issue involving their child may arise. There are many instances in which New York residents could potentially have a custody issue, but luckily, they may be able to gather information that could help them during their case.

One woman in another state may be looking into additional legal information in regards to a recent custody battle. It was reported that the woman had adopted a child on the day he was born, and he was in her custody for over a year. At the time of the adoption, the child's biological mother stated that she did not know who the baby's father was.

Later on, the identity of the father was apparently discovered, and he was informed of the adoption. He then took action to gain custody of the child, and the child was removed from the custody of his adoptive mother and given to his biological father. The adoptive mother was taken into custody because she refused to say where the child was, but she was later released when the child was found. She plans to appeal the court custody decision.

Child custody situations that involve adoptive parents and biological parents can be complicated. Therefore, New York parents who would like to fight for custody of their children may wish to find out what legal options may be available to them. Gaining information from reliable sources and discussing the situation with legal counsel may be prudent steps to take.

Source:, "MS mother fights for custody of adopted child", Rose Eiklor, Sept. 4, 2015

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