Father wants nothing to do with child until paternity is established, I do not want him involved with the child as I have moved on and am with someone whom will assume that role. Can I still collect child support and choose that he not be in the child’s life?
If you establish paternity he will be required to pay child support but he can also assert a right to parent time. 50/50 custody is presumed to be in the best interest of the child but it appears you are in Minnesota and the father may be in Arizona?...Read more »
No, two minors who are married with parental permission are not automatically emancipated. A minor over the age of 16 can petition the courts to be emancipated, but they must show that they are capable of living independently from their parents. Your girlfriend will be able to make healthcare...Read more »
You would likely be charged with failure to control your vehicle (infraction) and leaving the scene of a property damage collision (misdemeanor). You will likely face a fine and a serious increase in your cost of insurance.
If you cannot afford an attorney, however, DO NOT miss the deadline to oppose the protective order. Even if you agree to leave the order in place, you need to get before the judge and ask for a modification to allow you parent time. If there are allegations of violence, you may be constrained to...Read more »
My sister recently found out she is pregnant and and feels as though she wouldn't be able to handle anymore children. She already has kids but doesn't want anymore. She has asked me and my husband to adopt. My sister is unmarried and says the father doesn't want the baby either.... Read more »
They are not warrants related to children, and they are not warrants that would suggest our child is in immediate danger in their care. I was told by a family lawyer that if I send our child to visit with his father knowing he has warrants, and if he gets arrested, it could come back on me and... Read more »
Mr. Vincent is SO spot on. You need to modify your agreement to reflect that he has left the state. I would suggest that your request for temporary orders limit him to supervised visitation at your residence to avoid the possibility that he could be arrested while your children are in his custody....Read more »
Yes, unless otherwise specified in the Decree or Child Custody Order. According to Utah Code Annotated 30-3-35(2)(e)(i) "[i]f a holiday falls on a weekend or on a Friday or Monday and the total holiday period extends beyond that time so that the child is free from school and the parent is free...Read more »
If it is not outlined in the parenting plan in the Decree or Child Custody Order, the parents must either come to an agreement, go to mediation, or take the matter in front of a judge. I suggest the two of you attempt to resolve the matter. You could suggest that the other party choose which weeks...Read more »
I have 2 children under 18 and one adult completely disabled child (21) for whom I provide the majority of support. My ex thinks we should be taking turns each year claiming either the disabled child or both minor children. It is my contention that we should be splitting the two minor children and... Read more »
There is no "law" on this issue. It is a matter of what the parties agreed to at the time of divorce. Your decree should indicate how the children would be claimed on taxes. If there is no provision for child support for the adult child, then you would be entitled to claim the adult child...Read more »
I live in Arizona non married parents fighting for custody of their child is it legal for the judge to require them to share with each other their ssn bank account numbers business ein tax records and drivers license number this seems to violate privacy and security as this information can be... Read more »
Yes, if you have a custody dispute you will also be determining child support. A deep dive into your financial affairs is required to determine child support where parents dispute earnings. The courts have the authority to require you to produce all relevant financial information.
I almost made Mr. Cramer's suggestion to your last post - moving should be on your short list of options. I know housing is tough right now if it is even remotely as expensive in SLC as it is down here in southern UT. That being said, being charged with a crime is expensive too.
Occured last December at the Yuma county jail. It happened to my boyfriend and several other inmates within the same pod. The detention officer was masturbating and finished at the inmates door while they tried to sleep.
Father has never been involved at all. He wants to give up his rights to avoid child support. Also stated he does not want to be around his kids in a recording, has made multiple threats and has intimidated me for years. States I would be damaging my kids by forcing him to be around them.
Mr. Vincent is correct. You should sit down with a family law attorney and provide all the information required to give you competent legal advice. That being said, it is usually difficult to deny all visitation absent clear evidence that visitation will place the child in jeopardy of immediate...Read more »
I would not advise it. I almost always include language in my parenting plans which require both parties to provide an itinerary and contact information whenever a child travels out of state overnight.
Additionally, it is difficult to overcommunicate where children are concerned. Try...Read more »
My ex wife passed away and our 10 year old daughter is the beneficiary on her life insurance policy. In order to get a lump sum payment, State Farm Insurance is requiring me to provide a Certified Copy of the Court Order and Letters of Guardianship of the minor’s estate. I shared custody of my... Read more »
I live in Arizona and my granddaughter was born In Yavapai County and my unmarried son and the mother signed all appropriate forms before leaving the hospital to acknowledge paternity and the birth certificate application. Will he be on my granddaughter’s birth certificate?
Your son SHOULD be on the birth certificate. To find out for sure, just have him request a copy of the birth certificate (you can request a copy if you want to submit a copy of HIS birth certificate). If he is on the birth certificate, they will send him a copy. If he is NOT on the birth...Read more »
Civillian did not obey the driving laws and pulled over multiple times. He impeded traffic for about 5 minutes and did not use turn signals. The final time he pulled over and pulled a gun on me when i did not exit my vehicle and I felt threatened. I have footage of the incident.
You can absolutely sue. Your most likely claim would be intentional infliction of emotional distress. You have a really, really low potential for recovery, however. This is not a case I would personally take on a contingency fee basis (meaning you do not pay your attorney to take the case, the...Read more »
In order to establish a child custody, parent time, and child support, you need to file for separation or divorce and request temporary orders. You should act sooner rather than later, the longer you hesitate, the weaker your case will be. You truly need the assistance of a competent family law...Read more »
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