I currently and always have had my 2 girls alone they're bio mom left when they were 4 and one 7 they are now 16 and almost 13 I am they're father. They're bio mom has never gave any support doesn't call for a year or so at a time hasn't seen them in years and has only... Read more »
I let my 15 year old stay with her aunt/father's half sister for 1 school year. To spend some time with her other family. Now they will not give her back, because my daughter is saying she doesn't want to live in this town. Her aunt let's her do whatever she wants. I am currently... Read more »
into the home, leaving nowhere for our 3 kids to sleep or have anything is that allowed in north carolina, with him being able to keep the kids over nights and trying to have 50/50 custody
I went through my sons phone that his grandparents pay for and found some messages that I need to use in court. The phone is his, but the grandparents pay for it who he lives with.
I completed parole passed every drug test and my girlfriend passed every drug test we've got our own home we pay all our bills early we are doing everything right now all of a sudden out the blue the social worker is wanting a hair follicle test I do not believe there's a single reason... Read more »
Do u answer custody case questions
The dad said he would hurt the baby
Says CPS worker saw me alone with my 2.5yr old. Failed to say where or who saw me. It was the supervisor and we were walking at home on the drive. My mother and 7mth old not far behind but around the bend you couldn't see. She willfully failed to discharge her duties to make sure I wasn't... Read more »
answered on Apr 28, 2023
You should have presented that evidence in your adjudication hearing for the court’s consideration. If you did not, you may have missed the opportunity to do so.
If you did present that evidence during the hearing, you can appeal the court decision.
As for “filing” against... Read more »
I didn't know they would remove my child if I didn't take the test. I would have taken the test had I known that but now my child is in foster care not even with family or someon. He knows and court is in 30 days And the 1st appearance court though they were making a plan to place him... Read more »
He was physically active in his previous daughters life for several years then decided to sign over rights because he did not want to pay child support. WE ARE LOCATED IN NC
answered on Apr 18, 2023
A judge will look at the totality of the circumstances and decide what's in the "best interest" of the child who is the subject of the custody litigation. In theory, terminating a parent's rights for one child could be in that child's best interest, while giving the same... Read more »
Contact information/ address in writing. There are no geographic limits except for traveling for vacation by giving other parent notice and itenary. Does this mean I can relocate out of state at anytime
answered on Apr 15, 2023
Based on the information provided, you are the primary legal and physical parent for your children, and the current order only requires you to notify the other parent of your contact information and address in writing. There are no specific geographic limits in the order, except for when you travel... Read more »
She is 16 years old. I am 28 and married. I have a 2 bedroom apartment. My parents are willing to let her go, just not to me. I want to be able to register her in school here in NC. What can I legally do to help her. She is being abused and neglected. CPS has already been called, but my parents... Read more »
answered on Apr 7, 2023
You may want to speak with attorneys who practice in Georgia. Although there's always room for exceptions, the laws of the state where the child resides usually govern.
I have custody and my exwife violates the court order constantly
answered on Apr 5, 2023
When registration papers are filed to register a foreign order, the only issue the new state will usually deal with is whether or not to register the order. Meanwhile, the other state still has jurisdiction over the order until the new state decides that the "foreign" order is now a... Read more »
answered on Apr 1, 2023
In North Carolina, visitation is considered a type of custody. Anyone who believes they have or should have the right to visitation may sue for custody. Usually, a custody lawsuit must be in the county where the child resides. Like any type of lawsuit, there is special language that needs to be in... Read more »
My husband filed for the divorce and originally I did not contest it. A court date was scheduled for January 31,2022 and the divorce was not granted because I was not properly served. I now feel like I should contest the divorce, but I don’t know if I still have the opportunity to.
answered on Jan 19, 2023
In North Carolina the requirement for divorce is that parties must have lived separate and apart except in rare circumstances. It requires that only one party needs to have had the intent to live separate and apart. To contest the divorce you would need to show you have not lived separate and... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2023
According to statute in North Carolina any adult may file to adopt a child. If you want to adopt a child the clerk or judge dealing with special proceeding actions will Order a Home Study. The home study will include the following:
physical and mental health, financial information, the... Read more »
Had custody case got 5050. Unsure never got a final copy and has been 4 years. Problems have persistent need to go back feel like right have been violated with the case need help going back
answered on Jan 12, 2023
First you should call the clerk of court to find out if an Order has been entered. You should have been served, but it is possible that an Order was entered without you being served. The clerk will be able to inform you of the status of the case. If there is no actual written Order in the file,... Read more »
On the order filed against us, they crossed out where the plaintiff, defendant and her attorney would have signed. Are they not required to sign the “motion” that was filed? My husband had primary custody of my stepdaughter that I have raised for the last 8 years and BM moved to NC when she... Read more »
answered on Sep 12, 2022
A custody agreement may be formed between parties without the involvement of a court, but it carries no enforcement mechanism if a court is not involved. When co-parents are getting along, these are routinely formed without a court's involvement. In some cases the agreement is entered as a... Read more »
answered on Jul 26, 2022
Your options depend on whether you have a "custody agreement" or a "custody order." If you merely have a "custody agreement," it is likely not an order of the court, and you could not hold your husband in contempt of court if he acted contrary to the terms. On the... Read more »
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