Child Custody Questions & Answers by State

Child Custody Questions & Answers

Q: I am in the procress of getting a divorde. in the papers it is 50/50 custody. I have been dating a person that attempted

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Dec 19, 2013

Answered on Dec 22, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Your question, I hope has been answered by a qualified attorney who you hired to represent you by now.

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Q: I need to find out how to get paperwork from Colorado to Florida about a child custody case

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Dec 19, 2013

Answered on Dec 22, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
You asked this question over a year ago. You have to get certified copies of the final judgment in Colorado and record them in the county you reside in now, most likely.

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Q: Can my child's father be awarded custody because I have lost my job and have filed for support modification?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Dec 20, 2013

Answered on Dec 22, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
There has to be a substantial change in circumstances, and what you have written does not amount to that.

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Q: How can I win back custody of my daughter when I have served 6 months in prison 5 years ago?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Dec 22, 2013

Answered on Dec 22, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
There is not enough information here for you to get an answer. You asked the question a year ago and I hope you have some resolution by now. If not, go see an attorney in your area.

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Q: I got stationed in ct my wife didn't want to go she move the kids to fl what rights do I have to get my kids with me

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Dec 29, 2013

Answered on Dec 22, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
This question appears to be too old for a useful answer. I hope things turned out well for you.

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Q: My wife just died and I am very ill. How do I give voluntary custody of my 2 boys to my brother in law and his wife?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Jan 1, 2014

Answered on Dec 22, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
This question was asked almost a year ago. In Florida we have a special cause of action that can be used. It is called temporary custody by extended family.

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Q: I live in Florida. My step daughter would like to give me co-guardianship of my 10 year old grandson What is the proces

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Jan 17, 2014

Answered on Dec 22, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
It would probably have to be a formal guardianship since you are not extended family.

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Q: My daughter is not doing what she suppose to do with her kids there a case manager involved what can I do to get custody

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Jan 22, 2014

Answered on Dec 22, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
You needed to get an attorney then, and I hope things have been resolved by now.

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Q: My nephew live in florida and children service have them my question is that i live in ohio can i gite custody of them

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Jan 26, 2014

Answered on Dec 22, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
You asked this question nearly a year ago. I hope things have been resolved to your liking. Basically, they will look for relatives who are willing to take the child.

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Q: My daughter grandmother has temp cust. for a couple of yrs how do i regain full custody?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Jan 11, 2014

Answered on Dec 21, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
By getting an attorney primarily and perhaps by correcting the problems that existed.

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Q: In the state of Ohio if a 16 year old is on probation can they move to another state with the other parent?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Ohio on Dec 18, 2014

Answered on Dec 20, 2014

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Matthew Williams' answer
Only with permission from the court and the probation department. Do not move, or, if you are the parent, do not take your child, out of state without clearing it with the court and the probation department. You may need to transfer probation to the new jurisdiction.

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Q: In the state of Georgia what is the radius that the primary parent can move away from the other parent?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on Dec 17, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Paula J. Mcgill's answer
First, review the current order to determine if the parent has to provide notice of the move or if there are limitations relating to the move. If there aren't limitiations in the order, the parent can move. However, if the move will interfere with the noncustodial parent's visitation, the parent can file a petition to modify custody to obtain full custody or to change visitation based upon the move.

If you are concerned about a potential or actual move, consult with an experienced...

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Q: Will my ex boyfriend have to pay child support if he is a full time student in college and has a job?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Jan 28, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
I cannot answer this question without knowing many facts, those factors which are required to calculate child support. Since you wrote this nearly a year ago, I hope the matter has now been resolved.

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Q: My 17 year old daughter was told by her mother that she didn't want to take care of her any longer.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Feb 4, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
This question was written many months ago. I hope the daughter has turned 18 by now.

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Q: I live in Florida and my son wants me to have custody of his 12 year old. Where do we start ?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Feb 7, 2014

Answered on Dec 18, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
I hope you have gotten this resolved by now. If not, get to a family attorney to file a petition for temporary custody by extended family if both parents will consent.

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Q: My Boys are 15& 13. they've lived with their father for 5 yrs. They want to come back and live with me. Is their word

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Feb 20, 2014

Answered on Dec 18, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
No, their word is not enough, in fact it is hearsay and inadmissible.

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Q: If I have an order to pay 157 a wk for 2 kids and 1 will be 18 and graduating in June how much will just 1 child be

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Feb 24, 2014

Answered on Dec 18, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Read the order. You probably need an attorney to read it for you and interpret what it says. Does it say for both children? Or does it say an amount per child? If it does not say a specific amount per child, you pay the ordered amount.

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