My dad is an over the road driver and my sister wants to live with me rather than stay with his wife. Our parents are divorced and both parents are ok with this but neither live in the state. He is the custodial parent.I also don't have money for a layer due to just having a baby.
We have joint legal custody, the decree does not say anything about who can provide daycare. She was OK with him staying with my fiance, but now she wants me to use a daycare provider that charges us money rather than staying with my fiance in our house. She says nothing happened to change her... View More
Even though you have joint legal custody, it could be that one of you has final decision-making authority. If she has final authority, you may not have a choice. If you do, it may be up to you. Without seeing your decree or parenting plan, I cannot know for sure. I am guessing she is responsible to...View More
Once you've been served, the court case will go on with or without you if the opposing party pursues it. Thus, moving to another state and ignoring the case after you have been served would be a bad idea. Moving to another state stop the opposing party from serving you or asking the court...View More
Divorced in Minnesota, 50/50 physical, joint legal. I moved to Utah. Kids stayed with dad. They are now 8 and 9. My son moved here a year ago and daughter a month ago. They were not stable in Minnesota as their dad is having issues. He agreed to me having them solely but will not pay child support.... View More
I think Minnesota might retain jurisdiction so long as somebody from the original divorce decree still lives there. In some cases, it may be possible to change that to Utah, but it could become complicated. It sounds like the only way to get him to pay support is to officially change custody and...View More
My ex-wife and I have agreed to follow Section 30-3-35 in regards to parent visitation. Now she is throwing a fit because I told her that first part of Christmas break includes all of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. I have told her that exchange should take place on the day half way through... View More
It would depend on what the controlling custody order says about transporting the children. Even if the court order does not allow the ex-wife to be stubborn about who transports the children, if she had valid concerns, you might not get far by raising the issue with the court.
It sounds like you would need to file a petition alleging abuse and neglect with the juvenile court in the county where the children live. The relevant statutes are found in Title 78A of the Utah Code, Chapters 1, 3, & possibly 5. Seeking a lawyer's assistance would be wise.
My mom got permanent gaurdianahip of my kids i want them back based on their not bei g enough evidence for the decision and my mom terminated her parental rights on me in 2005 legally she has no legal rights to me or my children..
Without more information, it is difficult to give you a good answer. It sounds like a court made a decision back in 2005. You would have needed to appeal that decision soon after, so I am guessing it is too late to appeal. Based on what the relevant court orders say, there may be other avenues. The...View More
My name is on the mortage. I work and we have a mutual bank account and both salaries go to pay the mortage. He asks me to pack and leave every time there is a fight. He is doing in front of the kids. How can I stop him from doing this. Is this considered abuse?
Absent a court order, you both have equal rights to the house, though if the police are called, the officers may strongly encourage one or the other of you to leave. His actions may be considered abusive/domineering, but you have not explained the situation extensively enough for me to be sure....View More
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