Court Of Law - Original Writing

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" You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney present at questioning." The policeman said as he handcuyed me. As I was thrown into the backseat, I watched my child cry "Daddy" and reach for me as her mother hushed her sobs. That and the glare her mother gave me was enough to make me feel like the I was the worst father alive. After a failed attempt of trying to get my babymama to bail me out, I was sentenced to a year and six months in jail on drug charges Six months went by before I got a visitor, but eventually I did. I trudged over to the booth and sat by the telephone waiting for them to sit on the other side. My face lit up when I saw Mercedes, my daughter Ava 's mother "Hey..." I said. She was clearly still furious with me. "Hey." "How you been?" "FIne." "How 's Ava?" "Great." I sighed, "Mercedes, if you just gon ' one word me the whole time, why did you even come?" "I want complete custody of Ava." I sat silent, in disbelief. "I brought the papers for you to sign her over to me." she said pushing the papers toward me underneath the slit. "Why? She already lives with you. Ain 't no purpose in me signing these." I said trying to convince her. I still want to be able to see my baby girl when I get out. "Eric, I don 't have time for this. Either you sign her over now, or I take you to court and win. You 're clearly an incapable father." " 'Cedes don 't do this. Why all of a
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