My wife Laura, (24yo) had a son (now 2yo) from her former live in partner. the former guy abandoned them and did not sustain anything, as my wife stated, her former partner initiated that they should abort the baby but Laura did not agree. The guy leaved them and went home to Iloilo, Laura and her son stayed with her family in quezon city, her parents give their basic needs. Laura's parents instructed her that she could never had the child no matter what happen, they strongly insisted that the child was theirs and Laura can't take the baby if ever she decided to live separately. Last year, I meet Laura at our office and the story ended up we get married and vowed last April 29th this year, now Laura is 7mos pregnant. I am aware that she had a son, right now her son called me DADDY and I dearly called him "NAK" (anak/baby). I have learned to love them both, and we are living still in Laura's Parents. I give support for both of them, and tend for the childs need. They are very important to me. But, again Laura's Parents always comes up with their own raised tone of "pag-aalis kau, wag nyo dalhin ang bata sa amin siya!". that could not be right.
I ask if who has the right for the childs custody?
2nd part (Cyber Crime and Threats)
Lately my wife receives a threat through her facebook account, the threat came from her former partner, threatening that he will get the child no matter what it cost him, also when this guy found out that Laura and Me were married, he threatened us that he will stab me to death when he sees me. This guy also send messages that is sexually abusive to my wife.
What should I do to protect my family?
3rd Part (Benefits)
I am working on a callcenter, and I wanted my children to be covered with every benefits I had. I am thinking is it possible for us to change the name of Laura's son? using my last name? I am also processing our papers for settling abroad and I wanted to make sure that Laura's son got my name for equal rights.
Advice me for any legal action I need to do. Thank you. The threats is bothering me.
Andronico B casulla II