Questions Answered by Steven Robert Tabano

Q: i am planning to relocate to fl with my family in 6 weeks but but my 14 yr old daughter's dad is not being coropitive

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Jan 6, 2017
Steven Robert Tabano's answer
You must file a Petition for Relocation and follow the appropriate rules before you move or you could be forced to return to Pennsylvania with your daughter. You should immediately contact an attorney in your area to discuss this matter.

Q: I'm currently pregnant and still with my boyfriend. Can I get custody of our daughter even if we're still dating?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Oct 2, 2014
Steven Robert Tabano's answer
Your marital status has nothing to do with either custody or child support. However, neither a custody or support case can begin until after the child is born. A father has an obligation to support his children and also has the right to custody time with the child (although this is usually very limited in cases involving newborns). The fact that you make more money than him doesn't matter. He still has an obligation to support all of his children. The court will use a formula (guidelines)...

Q: My mom has raised my daughter for 2 years but has no custody. Can I get her back? She won't let me see her at all.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Oct 2, 2014
Steven Robert Tabano's answer
Since your mother has had physical custody of your daughter for so long she now had legal "standing" regarding her custody. In other words, she is now involved and part of your custody case. You would need to file a complaint for custody naming both her and the father as a parties. You can also ask the court to start giving you some time with your daughter while the case works its way through the court. Please remember, if your mother has been raising your daughter for so long it is not...

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