Fans disagree with Devon’s decision to fight for custody


The young and the restless‘Devon Hamilton (Bryton James) is about to cause drama. The billionaire’s desire to be a father leads him to fight for custody of his son Dominic. Abby Newman (Melissa Ordway) and Chancellor (Conner Floyd) are bowled over by his decision, and they’re not the only ones.

Conner Floyd, Melissa Ordway and Bryton James as Devon Hamilton I Sonja Flemming / CBS via Getty Images

‘The Young and the Restless’ fans back Devon Hamilton’s custody request

The young and the restless continues to add more drama to the story of Abby’s baby. After learning that she couldn’t bear a baby and that Chance could have children, Abby enlisted the help of Devon and Mariah Copeland (Camryn Grimes). With Mariah as a surrogate mother and Devon as a donor, Abby and Chance became parents of a son.

Yet, as fans expected, a custody battle is underway for baby Dominic. According to Soaps.com, Devon bombs the couple when he says he wants to change their custody agreement. Devon wants shared custody with Dominic to spend the night in his penthouse.

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Devon asking for custody makes fans unhappy. At Twitter, viewers expressed disappointment with Devon’s decision. “I love Devon, but he is far from the basics and gets really bad advice,” one user wrote. Another commentator replied: “Devon is wrong, and I hope Abby / Chance tells him that they are not changing anything in the contract.”

Devon Hamilton got attached to baby Dominic

Devon knew what he was getting himself into when he agreed to give Abby his cum. Although he signed papers, Abby promised that he would continue to be a part of Dominic’s life and made Devon the godfather. Still, Devon wants more from their deal.

Devon hadn’t expected to bond with Dominic so quickly. While Abby was in Spain looking for Chance, Devon looked after Dominic. During their time together, Devon’s fatherly instincts took over. Although Chance’s return meant he would take on daddy’s duties, Devon was unwilling to let his son go.

He missed paternity when his wife, Hilary Curtis (Mishael Morgan), and their child were killed in a car crash. Dominic offered him a chance to be a dad, and Devon doesn’t want to miss a moment with his son.

Dirty custody battle to come

With Abby and Chance unsure of whether to adhere to Devon’s terms, The young and the restless could prepare for a custody battle. Since Abby and Chance will not change the deal, Devon feels he has no choice but to sue them. As seen with similar scenarios, custody battles can get pretty ugly and things can get tense in this situation.

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Devon is already receiving support from Amanda Sinclair (Morgan) and Nate Hastings (Sean Dominic). But Abby will have her father Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) by her side, so Devon might have his work cut out for him. As tensions mount, things will get complicated in the courtroom.

Both sides want the best for Dominic, who will be stuck in the middle of their feud. Can the trio find a new deal? Or will one side be heartbroken by a judge’s decision?



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