My daughter only visits a few times a month. There is no father listed on the birth certificate. The only legal right we have is a notarazied paper giving us permission for medical treatment and for school. My daughter threatens to take him whenever she doesn't get what she wants, and reminds... View More
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...View More
My son is 3 years old, he was born in Virginia and has a VA birth certificate. Last year we relocated to Kentucky due to my career opportunities. My sons mother now wants to take my son and move back to Virginia to live with her family. I have a stable job and home here in KY for my son. My sons... View More
My husband's ex was given full custody of the children when they divorced. His ex wants to send my stepdaughter to another state to live with her aunt and grandmother, while she remains living here. My husband has always paid his child support. Does my husband have any say in this?
My ex hasn't seen our kids in 3 yrs. He refused to sign their birth certificates so they have no legal father. He is now threatening my husband with taking us to court to 'steal', as he says, my kids back. They want nothing to do with him. They're 9, 7, and 6. He was both... View More
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.
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.
My brother went to prison in 2008 he gets out on sep 19th of this year... He was charged with murder... He was at a party with a guy they were both on drugs and drinking had been all weekend they got into it and he pulled a gun and shot him... My brothers ex girlfriend is not wanting.him to see his... View More
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...View More
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?
She lives with her grandfather on her dads side. My mom is not around and does not have any custody over her. She tells us herself she wants to live with us. She will be 13 in November and I just want to know that I have a chance if we do this!
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.
I live in Texas and my little cousin lives in Kentucky, and I was informed that my aunt is not taking care of her and the environment is no longer safe, can I file for emergency custody here in Texas or will I have to do it in Kentucky since that is where they live?
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...View More
When the judge set up child support he ordered for his last name to be changed and for reasonable visitation. But he lives in KY and no one in either counties court houses can tell me how or what I need to do to change his name and see my son. The mother changed her number and hasn't spoke to... View More
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...View More
father is "real close friends" with a lady, recently her spouse tried to kill her and himself weapon involved..father is taking kids to her house staying out late hours with kids...i feel my kids are unsafe, unstable, unhealthy environment
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...View More
He is court ordered to pay and has several enforcements and lives 4 hours away. His name is on all birth certificates. If not full custody an arrangement to where he can't just up and keep them when they do visit
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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