Quoting Colton's Mommy ♥:" I was in your exact situation! The man I am with now IS my son's daddy, the only daddy he knows. I tried ... [snip!] ... I expected it. All I can say is follow your heart. You don't have to be with him in order for him to be a father to your child."
Quoting MahmuhMahmuh:" Child support would mean paternity was determined, it would also mean I would have to fight in court ... [snip!] ... show up and take the child I couldn't stop him.. If he isn't on the BC and doesn't have a paternity decree, it is kidnapping."
Quoting Mrs. Reynolds:" Yeh they usually have to ask for custody or visitation, most don't even show up for the court date lol ... [snip!] ... took the child with partial custody it would be parental kidnapping and he could be charged, you still have to give permission."
Quoting ❥ Meℓi:" That only happens if he gives a smurf enough to take you to court, it just doesn't automatically happen. ... [snip!] ... claimed paternity to the kid...lol. You would have to let him in your house, he couldn't just trespass his way into your home."
Quoting MahmuhMahmuh:" If paternity is established and we don't have a visitation arrangement he has the same and equal rights ... [snip!] ... him in the car and drove off.. took about 30 seconds my ex came around the corner yelling but there was nothing he could do.."
Quoting ❥ Meℓi:" Wow that is crazy. Yea my BD is allowed to see her when he wants but as far as him taking her on his ... [snip!] ... the courts...and there will be an order in place if he wants to take her out on his own...just the way it is with us any ways."
Quoting Monica♥YASDYARDFR:" I think I am quoting the wrong post but anyways. The laws are different in every state. If a guy is ... [snip!] ... If a guy is on the birth certificate he does have rights to the kid in Texas and then can just walk in and take your kid. "My BD isn't on the birth certificate lol. Yea but regardless you can't just walk into anyone's home if you are the father or not, it is still trespassing.