He was extremely abusive and continues to be violent. She is 8, has never met him, he has spent all of her life in custody of the state and will remain in prison until after she turns ten. Should I be concerned?
While every custody case varies and it depends on many factors and evidence presented at a trial, the Court will always decide this type of issue based on the "best interest of the child". You should know that the general default rule in Utah is that every parent should be entitled to...Read more »
First off, I apologize for the mispelling of lawyer above. My mom's attorney is making accusations that are not true. He is using my past against me. I completed my Dcfs case on 2010 and he is trying to get judge to give my mom custody because of that. He's interrogating me so bad that I... Read more »
Each Judicial District (Salt Lake is 3rd District) has its own pro bono resources. Check the Utah Star Bar's website at utahbar.org. The other program you may want to look into is Modest Means (information also on bar's website), which matches low income clients with attorneys willing to...Read more »
The only statute dealing with child care is in regard to sharing of child care costs. It is Utah Code Ann 78B-12-214, which states that in order for the parent who is incurring the cost of daycare to get reimbursed, he/she needs to provide verification of payment (including the name of the day care...Read more »
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