Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer You can petition the court to be declared a defacto custodian and for custody. Mom likely has the ability to take the child back at any point if you do not have an order from the court granting you custody. You should contact a local family law attorney to discuss the specifics of your case and develop a plan to move forward. Best of luck.
Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer You need to file a petition for custody and parenting time. If a court has not legally declared you are the father, you will want to include a petition to establish paternity as well.
Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer He may want to consider filing a motion with the court to change custody or address the situation. Something is usually going on when a parent wants to send their child to live with someone else.
Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer You should contact a local family law attorney in your county asap. There is a possibility that you could be held liable for debts incurred by your husband while you are still married. You may want to consider filing for divorce to try and protect yourself.
Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer You would need to look at any orders the court has issued related to your children to know if anyone is in contempt. You are always able to file a motion with the court to address contact and visitation with your child. You should contact a local attorney to discuss your options.
Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer So long as his parental rights have not been terminated, the father can file a motion for custody and parenting time. I would expect a lot of push back and if the court is inclined to start reintroducing the father to the child, I would expect it to go through a therapist. The father is going to need a lot of patience and understanding. Contact a family law attorney in the county where the child has resided for a consultation. Best of luck.
Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer You need to talk to a local family law attorney. You can always file a motion to address parenting time and contact with your children even if you do not want to change legal custody. What county is the court that granted the temporary custody?
Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer What county do you live in and what county does your sister live in? You should contact a local attorney to discuss all the relevant facts. It is possible but depends highly on a number of specific facts.
Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer You need to file a motion to establish paternity, custody, and parenting time. Do not wait. Contact a local family law attorney to discuss all of the relevant background and facts of your case.
Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer The ability to provide for your child is a very relevant factor the court will consider. However, those two facts alone are likely insufficient to justify awarding sole custody. The reasons why you do not have a home or job are much more important than the temporary fact that you may have neither. You should consult a local attorney in the county where your case is pending or where it will be filed so you can discuss all the facts of your situation.
Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer You need to locate the mother and serve her with a petition to enforce your parenting time and to establish a set schedule. You could file the motion in the court that made the initial decision or where mom and child are living now. You should discuss the matter in detail with a local attorney to come up with a plan.
Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer If the father is taking the children around someone that has recently been the victim of attempted murder and there is still is the possibility that something like that could occur again, I believe most family court judges would understand your request to restrict who the children are around. You need a local attorney to discuss your specific options.
Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer You certainly may have grounds to ask the court to revisit the issue of custody. To fully answer the question, you need to talk to a local family law attorney in the jurisdiction of your case.
Mr. Joseph T Ireland Esq.'s answer You may want to consider hiring an attorney. If you have tried to do it yourself and you weren't able to get it done, there is probably something you are not doing correctly and it must be fixed before the court will grant your divorce/dissolution.
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