You could obtain custody and/or visitation rights by filing a Petition for Custody and a Petition for Visitation in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. While waiting for your court date, you may be able to work with the mother to obtain some form of agreed-upon visitation with your baby....View More
That depends entirely on the provisions of your agreement or court order (what, if anything, your agreement or court order state regarding relocation of the child). If your agreement states that the parent with physical custody of the child may not relocate the child out of state or beyond a...View More
Only if a court has already ordered the other parent to do so. Whether or not you can convince a judge to order the other parent to pay a share of travel costs for child visitation will depend on your relative financial abilities and the reason that you live so far away, and possbily other...View More
My lawyer said that only income is considered, by a formula used to find the appropriate amount...but I have read online that "relevant evidence relating to the parties current financial circumstances could indicate the presumptive amount is inappropriate" I have been married 40 years. Thank you
Yes, if your husband is required to make payments on that debt, the judge may take it into account in calculating a spousal support amount. Once the court has determined whether you are eligible to receive spousal support (you may not be eligible if fault-based grounds for divorce exist against...View More
If there is no court-ordered visitation for the other parent, the other parent does not have a legal right to visitation. To gain a legal right to visitation, the other parent will have to file a petition for visitation.
Of course, you can choose to allow the other parent to visit the...View More
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