We agreed in our dissolution, to no child support. She came to me shortly after that, and demanded I paid her. So I have been paying support, since then, though I was not ordered by any court to do so, so she wouldn’t move my child a long distance from me. Now she has brought up going through the... Read more »
Can I do anything about it? Also if my son is too much for me, can give temporary custody of him to his father? How do I do that? His father doesn't speak to me at all and I have asked for his help before and he will not help at all. Medically I can no longer live with him as he gives me... Read more »
We currently have a shared parenting agreement. I have him twice a week after school until 8 and every other weekend. We split all holidays and breaks from school. But the magistrate said she still considers it basically standard visitation, and the mother the primary guardian or custodial parent,... Read more »
Yes, you should file to modify parenting time. It would be best to have an attorney assist you in how best to present your arguments. You will probably want to ask the magistrate or judge to interview him on what time he’d like with you.
I was charged with M4 DV in 2019. I pled to MM Dis. Conduct and I recently applied to have my record expunged. Here is my concern: in 2008 I was charged with M1 DV and I pled to M4 DV. I got that record expunged. I'm now concerned that when looking this up, they could decide that I should... Read more »
My daughter’s biological father is not listed on the birth certificate and has never paid child support. We have proved paternity. He has never shown any interest is her whatsoever. My husband and I have been together since she was two and would love to adopt her. Do we have to get her biological... Read more »
The domestic violence case is not relevant unless the father lost his job due to being jailed. If so, then you need to let the court know this was from an assault on you, the mother, and he needs to continue to support his children.
We share custody. Judge said I don't have to pay child support which is documented in the parenting agreement, which she won't sign. Without that signed agreement, she is looking to have custody changed to the standard of 1-day a week and every other weekend. When I have been present his... Read more »
I have full custody in ohio and she doesnt have any legal rights as moved to california. Shes demanding I send her to California during the pandemic and I have no clue who she lives with or would be around if something happened.
Hi I am going through a divorce my husband is about to file and I live at his parents house with our to kids and he lives in Montana and I don't know were to start or what to do. We have been married 10 years and I haven't work but 1 of those. He is not going to try to pay me so he is... Read more »
Did you and he live in Ohio together during the marriage? If so, yes, file for divorce here and seek temporary child and spousal support. Did you live with your husband in Montana? If not,he may not be able to file there, but I don't know Montana law.
They are not married to each other but he is married to another woman. He has withheld their son from my daughter & us for a month now for revenge. My daughter has offered to appear for mediation with him but he won't answer. His wife has threatened my daughter with violence, has attacked... Read more »
Yes, a kidnapping charge could be filed, but mom will have to cooperate in that. If she's afraid of arrest, she should obtain an attorney to assist with that case. The longer she waits to get her child back, the worse it will look to the court.
You would need to make an effort to find your spouse. If you cannot, then you file for divorce and serve your spouse by publication. Once that service is complete, you will have a hearing with the court where you will have to testify regarding marital assets and debts, if any, the court must divide.
I have not seen or heard from my daughter or her mother since April 2017. She completely cut off all contact and accuses me of abuse. I have never hurt my child or ever left a mark on my daughter. I do spank her when needed but give multiple chances for getting that point. She has no proof of abuse... Read more »
You have the right to parenting time with your daughter. Unfortunately, because you waited so long to take action, you will have to become reacquainted with your daughter. That means gradually increasing your time with her. If the mother claims abuse, you will have to defend yourself. If that...Read more »
Need more facts. If you were separated, physically & financially, when this was written, it could be a partial separation agreement and valid. If this was done while you were still living together or still financially together, it would not be, ax we do not recognize post-nuptial agreements in Ohio.
Children’s counselors have found evidence of mistreatment and abuse during the initial visitations with him and his girlfriend. The councilor”s filed reports with CPS.. the children are fearful and do not want to return to visitations. Does his... Read more »
The court will always try to reunite children with a parent, barring any proof of ongoing abuse. I'm surprised the initial visits have not been supervised. You might be able to get them supervised now if the counselor will testify about concerns for the children's well being.
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