Yes and No. The rules require a Guardian ad Litem to sumibt a written report "unless otherwise directed by the appointing judge." Often, a good guardian will spend several hours on a written report, and they can be costly. If either side insists on a report, it will likely we...Read more »
Every time my boyfriend's baby mother gets mad at him she doesn't let him see his son, she controls everything and he doesn't know what to do because he feels like he has no choice or control even though it's his child as well
I have a girlfriend and she doesn't like that I am with somebody else, I've never brought my son around her and she is no danger to him, but every time my sons mom get mad she says I can't see my son and I don't know what to do about it I feel like I have no control over the... Read more »
Probably. It depends on your existing legal relationship with your son. If your son was born and you were not married to his mother, then in order to get rights to him, you will need to file a petition with the courts. You can petiton for legal rights and visitation/custody in the same petition.
He ran away last year because his mother is on drugs. We went to Juvenile court and they made him go back home. They did require counseling But mother has refused and said she did not need it. This child has beg for help he is failing in school. I feel that he is a slave he is not allowed to even... Read more »
You and/or your grandson have options. Without more information, it is hard to answer whether or not he is entitled to emancipation. You may also have grandparent custodial rights. You should seek out a lawyer knowledgable in these areas.
I have no biological ties to a child that I have cared for since her birth 11 years ago. Her mother has decided that she wants to remove her from my life? Do I have a case for visitation if I have proof that I have been providing care for all these years?
Probably. My specific answer will depend on several circumstances unique to your situation. My office has several equitable caregiver cases and can help guide you. Please feel free to reach out for a consult. 770-794-4460.
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