Me and my ex husband got evicted back in 2015 went to court they won, I haven't worked since the court ended in 2017 well they are trying to say I work which I don't but take me to court for money well at the time of mine and my ex husband court date he agreed to take full responsibility of the... Read more »
Yes, unfortunately, the apartment can still come after you for the debt that you signed on for with your husband, and any of your other creditors for the same type of situation can also come after you. While your divorce agreement is a court order and does make your ex-husband liable for the debts,...Read more »
Yes, the judge does have discretion to determine the best custody and parenting time arrangements for parents. In coming to their decision, the judge will look to what is in the best interests of the child.
My daughter has a ten year old son which she and the father share joint custody with the child switching between homes every other week set by a custody agreement. The stepmom stated last night that they were going to keep him until the corona virus has passed. Her reasoning is he is safer there.... Read more »
At this time things are changing day-by-day with the coronavirus issue, so your daughter will want to stay tuned to any updates from the Governor or other legal entities. However, for the time being, the guidance from the Governor and the courts is that all parenting time is to continue as-is,...Read more »
Right now the governor has issued a Stay-Home Order, but that order carves out an exception for parenting time exchanges. It appears that parenting time should go forward for most cases as-is, unless there is an immediate/emergency safety issue for the child.
While you should take all precautions to protect your child and ensure their safety, courts will look to whether a parent's actions were reasonable in doing so. Please note that the recent Stay-Home Order issued by the Governor makes an exception for travel for the purposes of parenting time.
If you do not have a court order for a child born out-of-wedlock, then you as the mother have sole legal custody and can make decisions on your own about what is in the best interests of the child, including what parenting time should be allowed.
There still remain some questions as to how custody issues such as yours will be considered by the courts given the circumstances. However, for the time being - and assuming there are no other significant details (such as your child having a serious medical condition - then parenting time should...Read more »
Mother wants to father there but doctors are saying it may not be possible due to the coronavirus outbreak. Mother and father are not known to have come into contact with a virus and are not showing any symptoms or signs of having the virus
It is unclear how the law will apply to many of the unique situations arising from the COVID-19 outbreak, so at this point any opinion would largely be based on speculation. However, I think it is likely that courts would side with doctors/medical professionals who are taking all reasonable,...Read more »
No one has the virus and I live alone. We have 50/50 custody and I am currently taking her to court and she is holding it against me. Would she be able to stope from picking him up at our designated time.
A lot of this is up in the air due to the COVID-19 issues, and it's not entirely clear how judges will rule on many of these cases. However, based on what you've stated, there seems to be no reason why you would not be able to pick up your child from the mother. If she continues to withhold you can...Read more »
My grandma lives in an apartment complex for elderly people and her son will getting out of prison in a week and her property manager told her that if he is caught on the premises they will call the cops and have him arrested for trespassing are they allowed to do that?? He has been in prison for... Read more »
Hello. I have a rental property and have tenants that’s been living there for almost 3 years. Every year I have to call them several times and contact 5 different people to get them to send over the new lease agreement. Every other month I’m getting letters from waste management threatening to... Read more »
If your tenant is on a month-to-month lease then yes, you can terminate that lease by sending them a 30-day notice of termination. I would recommend sending it to them certified mail so that you have proof of acceptance. Once the 30 day period has passed their lease is terminated. However, you...Read more »
Under Indiana law, if a child was born out-of-wedlock and there is no court order governing custody, then you as the mother would have sole legal custody. This means that decisions regarding where your daughter stays would be up to you. So the father would be required to return her to you....Read more »
Yes, the father can disagree with you having full custody whether he's paying child support or not. It is his right to contest is as a parent if he does not agree with it. However, if you have a hearing scheduled, you will be able to appear and present testimony and evidence as to why you believe...Read more »
At least one of the parties will need to have lived in the county of filing at least 3 months prior to the date of filing. Therefore, if they are both living in northern Indiana and have been for some time, they should file in their county there.
Your question leaves out a lot of important information so I cannot give a definitive answer to this. However, in general, yes a third party can be granted guardianship or custody in some circumstances.
Arrested for drugs. My son was at a friends house when this happened. CPS has taken my child, put in foster care pending investigation. This was done without my knowledge, consent, etc. In the report they filed with the court doesnt even mention that I'm in my child's life much less that I have... Read more »
I am sorry for your situation. This sounds like a complex matter and there are too many details missing in your question to be able to give you definitive answers. I would strongly urge you to sit down with an experienced family law attorney as soon as possible to discuss your case, and possible...Read more »
In Indiana both parents are to have equal standing before a court when it is making determinations on child custody. The primary determining factor for custody decisions is what is in the best interests of the child.
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