New Jersey dad Matt Scibek is in the fight of his life.

After being awarded full custody of his daughter Penelope by Judge Nieves in Union County, Matt has only seen his daughter for a brief period since 2021.

According to him, his daughter's mom lost custody when the courts in NJ deemed her "unfit." She resides in England and so far has refused to return or to send Penelope to the U.S. to see her father.

A Perry via Unsplash
A Perry via Unsplash

Matt is currently fighting through his attorneys to have his daughter returned to the United States.

His attorneys have brought the case to the Union County prosecutor and the Rahway police have taken Matt's sworn statement.

Since Penelope's mom is not a United States citizen, the case is currently tied up in the British court system.

Matt joined me on the air to make his plea in the hopes that elected officials in New Jersey might be able to weigh in and help.

If you are connected to a legal team or political office holder who might be able to help this NJ dad, please call the morning show and we'll get you in touch with Matt.

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