My mother passed away last month. My youngest sister is 15, the only thing is that she had a different biological dad. And my mom has never lived with him. My mom had 4 children with my dad, so she always stuck around with him, so my youngest half sister got attached to my father and considers him... Read more »
The oag said I had a registry only case than it turned Into a full service case. My kids dad was in prison for long time. It was marked at 0 & only thing done was conservatorship. When I went to court 2 gentlemen pulled me to side & made sure I understood we would get nothing lottery winnings... Read more »
The attorney general's office has 2 different types of child support cases in their system: Full service and registry only. In a registry only case, the attorney general just collects the child support payment at the state disbursement unit and keeps a record of receiving it. A full-service case...Read more »
I've received a citation for personal service from the county clerk for a cps case. They've eliminated the perpetrator of no neglect, but is trying to force myself and my daughter to take agree to therapy, which I feel we do not need. I'm unsure of what I should do next.
Have been trying to coparent. Child has lived with the mother the entire time. In efforts to keep the father included she allowed him to live with them for a little over 6 months although he didn't change his mailing address for another year because he has not had a place to live. He was kicked out... Read more »
In general, if there is no court order in place that restricts the mother and child's residence then the mother can move. In light of the scenario you described, the mother should consult with a lawyer about filing a suit affecting the parent child relationship and injunction that will address the...Read more »
I'm in a miserable situation with my child's mother. She is still bitter from our relationship that ended 6 yrs ago and she makes it hard for me to talk or see my child. I even bought her a cell phone that i pay the bill on every month and she takes and controls that. I send her montly every month... Read more »
Acknowledgement of Paternity form and the father's name is on the birth certificate. She does not know what her rights are as far as leaving Texas with the baby for a short amount of time- or for the long term. Please advise and direct me to any pertinent resources.
If there is no order in place the mother can move. The father needs to hire an attorney to get an order in place to stop the move before the move happens and jurisdiction is established in place that the child is moved to.
My sons dad was not involved during the pregnancy and even wanted to give up his rights at one point. I am having a hard time wanting to send my son 3 hrs away. However, I let his dad come get him last weekend and that whole week after my son came home his sleep schedule was off. His dad wants to... Read more »
Visitation for children under the age of 3 is usually done in phases that are designed to eventually lead up to the non-custodial parent getting the standard visitation with overnights on the first, third and fifth weekend, summer visitation, holidays, and spring break.
Terminating your rights to a child is not as simple as it may seem. It depends on the situation and why a person wants to terminate their rights. Judge's have a lot of discretion when determining whether or not to allow a person to terminate their rights to a child. If the child is being adopted...Read more »
My husband filed for divorce after I left after in August.
I haven't received any papers from the court yet. My green card expires in December. After my green card expired will the divorce still take place in Texas? Has Texas still juristiction over me in this case or will it be my home... Read more »
If you currently have an order in place that states your son is to live with you, his father can file to modify that order so that your son will be ordered to live with him. He can also ask the court to consult with your son about whether he wants to live with him. If the judge feels that it is in...Read more »
Dad is getting a lawyer to get the kids back. One point he told me to take them with me. At the time of the child support order I was living in Tyler. Now I have moved and the kids are enrolled in the town where I live. My kids were in a unstable situation so I did what any mother would do and took... Read more »
He has not let me have any of my visits. And he has on the paper work at the school that I'm not allowed to pick them up. My daughter is having behavior issues and I can't even help her because he gets a call if I try. Then he doesn't inform me of any thing medical or otherwise. What can I do?
If you have a custody order read it to see what you have been given the right to do. If the order gives you the right to pick the kids up and get information then no you cannot legally be stopped from doing it. if you have an order that allows it and you are being denied you need to hire a lawyer...Read more »
In a custody hearing in Texas, is everything said by everyone in the court room recorded or documented? If so is it public record? Or is there any way to obtain a copy of it if it was my custody case? (My lawyer that represented me at the time of the custody case is now deceased)
Everything that is said is not recorded. What is said is recorded if there is a court reporter and the Judge tells the court reporter to start recording. Contact the court reporter for the court that your case was in and ask if there is a transcript for the date that you are interested in.
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