My Boyfriend and I Broke Up, but I Found Out I'm Pregnant. What Do I Do Now?

My Boyfriend and I Broke Up, but I Found Out I'm Pregnant. What Do I Do Now?

Dear Attorneys,

I was living with my boyfriend during the onset of COVID-19. We were quarantining together, but with the added stress of a pandemic and constantly being with each other, we ended up parting ways. We just couldn’t see it working out. I recently found out I was pregnant though, and I’m wondering where I start. My ex and I are on pretty good terms, but I’d like to make sure I cover all my bases and get a good custody arrangement in place. Can you possibly shed some light on this situation?

Sincerely,

Perplexed & Pregnant

 

Dear Perplexed,

First of all, congratulations on the pregnancy! It can definitely be a tricky situation, but luckily it seems like you have a good relationship with your ex. You also already have the right idea when you say you would like to get an official custody agreement put into place. It seems like you would be able to do this amicably with the father of your child, and that should hopefully make the process a little less stressful for you.

The hardest part of this will likely be the wait. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to enter a custody agreement until your child has been born and the father is added to the birth certificate. Then you can go ahead and file your custody application.  In the meantime, you can certainly can consult with an attorney and get your “ducks in a row,” if you would like.

With a global health crisis and a new baby, you may find yourself feeling overwhelmed by the process and all the steps involved. Have no fear, Wolf & Shore Law Group is here for you! We are here to make the process easier, not harder.  Attorneys Kristen Wolf & Shari-Lynn Cuomo Shore will work tirelessly to help you reach a resolution that not only works for you, but is also in the best interest of your child. Plus, with over 20 years of combined experience, you will rest assured knowing that they are tenacious enough to protect your best interests, and compassionate enough to help you through this process effortlessly.

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Very Truly Yours,

Wolf & Shore Law Group

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