My niece lives in Florida and my parents(material grandparents) live in Tennessee. When my sister went to jail my niece's father allowed my niece to visit us every summer for about three weeks. When my sister was released she came to live with us and after that the communication between my... Read more »
Yes. Unless it is self-defense. It is an assault and depending on the circumstances, one could be tried as an adult and be required to serve up to 11 months 29 days for a misdemeanor, 3 to 6 years for a felony. As a juvenile you be committed to the Department of Children's Services and placed...Read more »
My son just turned 18, mom is 15 he signed BC as father, child is in NICU. Her mother is useing the child as leverage over him, to pay her bills, Not speak to his family ect. She says that whats she says goes because her daughter is a minor. What are his legal rights to his child? He works a full... Read more »
He has as much right to see that child as the mother does. Grandma needs to butt out. She can tell her daughter what to do, but as the child's father, your son can assert himself, even remove the child from the mother if the grandmother is creating such a hostile environment to be...Read more »
My daughter (mother) of child as been active in child's life again since March 2016. She would like to regain her rights without the father. The father has not seen or made contact with child since March 2016. Order does not give visitation or child support. I've made two attempts to... Read more »
Not enough information here to give a good answer. Short answer is if you don't have a court order awarding you custody, your daughter still has legal custody and you can simply let her have the child. If you do have a court order, notice will have to be provided to the father when you file a...Read more »
Found out I am pregnant with another man's baby and I was wondering if we took a DNA test before baby was born can we file a presumption of parentage so the actual father can be put on the birth certificate?
If you oppose the termination of your parental rights, let the termination court know and you should be appointed an attorney if you cannot afford one. He or she can advise you. If you oppose and you are not appointed an attorney or can't afford one, you should file to establish paternity as...Read more »
Divorces cost different amounts in different counties. Lawyers fees vary. You and your ex may be able to do it yourself if you agree on the terms. Contact the county clerk's office where you live. Many counties offer a reduced fee or pro bono assistance for a uncontested divorce and will have...Read more »
After turrning 2, he doesn't pay child support what legal rights does he have to my son. He doesn't try to see my son, doesn't call or try to contact. My son hates going there. Is there a way for my fiance ( that raised him) to adopt my son?
You don't say whether an order for visitation exist. You do say he doesn't try to see his son and doesn't call or try to contact. Which is it? Your fiance cannot adopt your child. If you marry him, then it would be possible.
My 17 year daughter is on state probation. We live in Williamson County. I want to withdraw her from her current school and enroll her in an accredited online school to graduate. Is there any reason being on probation would prevent this?
Its your child, and the father's. It is not your parents. Neither your parent nor anyone else can keep your child from you without a court order in Tennessee. I am not licensed in other states and cannot comment as to what the law is anywhere but in Tennessee.
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