What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Alabama
My husband has been a father to this little girl for 4 years. His first wife cheated on him and they got divorced. She was living with the man she had an affair with and she went out and cheated on him and got pregnant, her boyfriend threw her out. My husband took her back knowing she was pregnant with another man's child and told her he would be a father to the child. After the child was around 18 months old, she left him again and took the child. I forgot to mention that my husband had a son with her while they were married, he got full custody during the divorce.
My husband remained in his daughter's life up till now, she's 4. He signed the birth certificate when she was born. His ex-wife since then has met someone new, they've been together for about 7 months and now she refuses to let my husband see his daughter anymore. She's stated that she doesn't need my husband anymore and her new boyfriend is her daughter's dad now. My husband's daughter even gets punished if she calls my husband her dad. My husband and I are very concerned about her welfare. We've heard rumors of neglect. The rumors are coming from her grandmother, the mother's mom. She thinks we should get custody of her or at least get some legal visitation rights. My husband loves her very much and has always thought of her as his daughter and doesn't want to lose her, what rights does he have?What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)?