Not without their approval. Some cases they will recommend guardianship under a consent order, but making that move without their approval is likely only going to make the situation worse. Talk to your counsel and see if a consent order for guardianship is possible to end the case.
See answer to your other question. You aren't the first to try this, and won't be the last. It never works. You aren't going to game the system, because I promise you that they've seen it all before. You need to work with DFCS, and work your case plan, to get them out of your life. There are...Read more »
No one HAS to cooperate with DFCS. Depending on the circumstances, it may or may not be beneficial. If this father intends to legitimize the child, it may be a good idea to cooperate. Consult with counsel about the details of the case so that you can get some more detailed advice on the subject.
It is quite possible that could happen. The court will need to determine what is in the child's best interest. If you waited ten years to legitimize your child, a court may determine that it is in the best interest of the child not to legitimize you.
if you were to get an Ex parte with a judge, what papers are required to send to the other party? A summons and complaint, or rule nisi and complaint?? what document explains why they lost custody until the hearing??
IF, and it is a big IF, you were to be granted an ex parte hearing with a judge, the judge is required to set it for a hearing as soon as possible thereafter and to provide the other party notice of that hearing. IF, another big IF, the Court grants your motion, then the Court will enter an order...Read more »
This is for scholarship and financial aid for my grand daughter I have had her her whole life took career of every aspect of her lifenow her future seems to hinge on this one lousy question pleaser help me
Technically it depends on the order. It could be filed under the grandparents custody statute, though not likely if it's been in place for a while. If it was established through the probate court, it is likely a permanent guardianship. However, either way, so long as you have a court order, I...Read more »
received a travel deviation for her support amount. She has been staying with a friend in Georgia ever since the final order but won't admit it. She lives right down the street from us. She was ordered to pay $305/month with a $200 deviation...making her payment amount only $105. (She won't even... Read more »
I had to defend myself without a lawyer. He did not offer a public defender. I do not think this was fair. I did not even get my 30 days to answer the order that was sent to me late because they sent the paper to the wrong address, even though the plaintiff's lawyer had my address because I had... Read more »
I'd suggest retaining counsel to fight it. You thinking it is unfair doesn't change the fact that it happened. If you represent yourself, you are held to the same standards attorneys are. You are not entitled to a court appointed attorney in civil cases.
Does not cover. We split everything after insurance 50/50, my daughter lives with
Me (mother) father and I both split the monthly payments for braces but the payments are for the next 24 months. Our daughter is turning 18 this year and graduating as well our paper work states that pays... Read more »
I don't agree with my colleagues. If the expense was incurred prior to her turning 18, then it is still split. All you are doing is paying on an installment plan. Anything incurred after 18 would not be reimbursable, but this sounds like it is.
Hello, I’m a father in Maryland that has a son in Stone Mountain ga. The mother of my child was here in Md. She got pregnant and moved to GA with her mom and birth the child in GA. I want to get visitation rights and everything that could possibly happen. The child is 5yrs old. Me and the child... Read more »
You need to contact a Georgia attorney about filing to legitimize your child. If the child is born out of wedlock, you have no rights upon his birth. You have to establish them in a legitimation action. If she will consent to terms (custody, visitation, support), then this could be an...Read more »
She had another child and tried to file for suppprt without paternity. The case is closed through DCSS but a civil order is active . Will a new order be placed ?Or will the existing order be modified ? Do I have to do the whole support process over ? Texas is waiting for jurisdiction before they... Read more »
my mother has temporary custody of my 2 yr old since december 15, 2017. we both agree that the order should be dismissed so he can return home to me. i have to file the correct petition or my request for a hearing will be denied.
the minor continues to use the defendant’s mentally disabled minor sibling to contact defendant. As the parents of both the defendant and the disabled minor, would it be considered harassment or third party contact if we were to go to school and ask that there be no contact between the two... Read more »
Your fact pattern is confusing. By "served person" are you meaning the protected party? Is the protected party an adult? You need to sit down with counsel for a consultation and explain this situation in more detail.
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