Can my son’s grandparents get full custody of my son just because they think my new husband has anger issues?

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Can my son’s grandparents get full custody of my son just because they think my new husband has anger issues?

I have a 3 year old son from a previous relationship. We were never married. He has been staying with his father’s parents for 14 months now. They would not allow him to stay overnight with me because they did not like my current husband. I have been married to him almost 2 years now and we have a 18 month old son together. Just recently I found out that since our custody papers say I have him Sunday through Thursday they couldn’t stop me from getting him, so when I decided to go get him they filed for full custody and are taking me to court within the next 2 weeks for it. Will the courts take him away from his little brother?

Asked on November 30, 2012 under Family Law, Mississippi

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Most likely the grandparents will be unable to take away your minor child from you simply because your current husband allegedly has "anger issues". Given the seriousness of the matter that you have written about I suggest that you immediately consult with a family law attorney to assist you at the upcoming court hearing that you have written about.


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