Thornville, OH asked in Family Law and Social Security for Ohio

Q: We have a 15 year old daughter. We presently have a shared parenting plan (50/50), her mother is trying to break this.

I am 69 years old and get social security survivor benefits for my daughter. I provide her mother with $300/month and pay all my daughter extra activities fees out of the survivor benefits. What should I be prepared for if the plan is broken? I'm contesting the change on the basis my daughter had counseling and told the counselor she didn't want to make a choice and is very happy. I do have a lawyer, but I'm not sure he is telling me everything. My lawyer has only told me what her mother wants, which is every other weekend.

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Anthony C. Satariano
Anthony C. Satariano
Answered
  • Xenia, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: I would suggest consulting with your lawyer. Your lawyer will know the specifics of your case and the traditional approach your local jurisdiction takes to custody changes.

It will also depend on what you mean by "plan is broken" and what "change" you are "contesting". There are not enough facts here for an outside attorney to provide a comprehensive and accurate opinion.

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