I was engaged to a lady for 12 years we ...

Asked by HugoP on 30-06-2021 09:33:28
Question posted in the Family Law category relating to Gauteng

I was engaged to a lady for 12 years we got separated 3 years ago because of her drug addiction she had two kids of a previous marriage and had sole custody of the kids the father of kids was never involved and did not pay maintenance he saw the kids maybe 5 times in the years we were together the kids new me as their father and the youngest even calling me dad after we split up she lost everything and send the kids to their father for the past 3 years I had little contact with kids as the father kept them from me I recently started talking to the kids via WhatsApp they told me they are not happy and wants to come stay with me and my new fiance the eldest even spoke of taking her own life I love these kids as if they were my own as I don't have kids and accepted them as my own what do I stand to do with getting kids to stay with me 

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