The thick envelope thudded on the doorstep three days after she returned from the hospital.
It was Charlotte’s father who noticed the manila package. The gray-haired man carried it into the bedroom where his 41-year-old daughter was curled in bed breastfeeding her days-old son.
The new mother looked so blissful that he hesitated to tell her. Charlotte had been served.
The plaintiff was the baby’s father. Charlotte had met Lucas on a Hampton Jitney bus, and after three months of casual dating, discovered she was pregnant.
She paged through the documents in shock: Lucas filed on the same day he became a father. Her first court date was just three weeks away. [Read Full Article]