This is one of those questions that require too much decoding to properly answer. We do not know any of the procedural history of either the paternal grandparents or the maternal grandparents to opine on what one's lawyer should have known or not.
My ex-husband had our daughter this weekend. When my husband met up to get her back my ex assaulted him. Is there anything that can be done so she doesn't have to visit him until the hearing ? We did file a police report and are pressing charges.
I have a 6 month old preemie who has been with me from birth, the father was visited her the first week she was born and then saw her when she was 5 weeks, he was in visiting family. He has not talked to or seen her since she was 5 weeks. During pregnancy he moved out of state and has no plans on... Read more »
My son (17) has decided he wants to live with his mom full time. I have gone along with it for a month now but hi grades arent good, he has mentioned partying and drug activity and now, he's telling me he is not coming for Thanksgiving and the trip we had to go to Charlotte (just us) for 4... Read more »
My children have lived with me for most of their life. I support them financially alone. I just recently put their father on child support. He is now threatening to take my daughter away. She had a mental health issue last year and is doing virtual school unsuccessfully. I am in the process getting... Read more »
I am filing for custody of my daughter I am not married to her Mom. I own the house, the car and the cellphone bill is in my name. I know she drinks and drives in my car. I have tried to reason with her, I have tried to help her stop drinking but she just blames me and life on why she drinks.... Read more »
I only ask that question only because I really don't want to take this route but my baby mother is threatening to take me for court for the kids but I have them and care for them more than she days. They live with me majority of the week. I take them to school. I do doctors and school calls... Read more »
If there is an agreement, and both parents decide to make changes to it, and follow this for a year, can one parent deide suddenly to go back to the original order because a petition was filed for a modification?
I am pregnant with my first child and ended things with the father. I asked if we could come to an agreement between the two of us vs going to courts and he is now threatening to go for custody. He cannot take care of himself, he does not support himself. He lives at home with his parents and blows... Read more »
No, you cannot file for custody until after the baby is born. You're lucky that his mother is supportive of you. She can be your greatest ally if you make sure that she sees her new grandbaby. I suggest that you consult with a local family law attorney for guidance.
Hi, We are senior grandparents to a drug dependent daughter and a father of our three grandchildren ages 5, 8, and 11. Youth service will not allow the children to be with their parents unsupervised. The children live with us and are cared for by us. Being both seniors we are on a fixed income... Read more »
You can file a child support complaint against both parents. It might be helpful to you to first discuss the matter with an experienced family law attorney in your county, who can explain the process to you but, in the end, this is a case you can pursue on your own if need be.
Pennsylvania codifies a "continuing conflict" as such:
1.9 Duties to Former Clients
A lawyer who has formerly represented a client in a matter shall not thereafter represent another person in the same or a substantially related matter in which that person’s interests are...Read more »
Children and Youth services of Pennsylvania showed up to my house because my daughter missed the forst week of school because her father tested positive of covid 19, and we didnt want to spread the virus. Whoeever called CYS also stated that they think possible drug use is involved because of the... Read more »
The government is legally allowed to do anything it wants. The government has agents, it has courts, and it writes the rules. The CPS can offer drug testing several times and then clamp down by removing the kids. A failure to take a test and pass it is evidence of drug use, and drug use is...Read more »
My ex is in and out of our daughters life and only gets involved when it is convenient for him he does nothing to support her he can’t even show up to work on time let alone everyday... he drinks all day everyday and can’t keep stable living, domestic relations can’t find an address for him... Read more »
Custody cases are very fact specific. Him saying that he is going to fight for custody and him actually going through the process are two very different things. The simple fact of the matter is there are 16 custody factors that the judge is charged to consider. Your best bet is to consult with an...Read more »
My ex and I have an eight year old son together. There has never been a custody agreement in place although we had an informal agreement years ago before he began his homelessness. He is very inconsistent with seeing our son or even just calling to talk to him. He is currently still homeless but... Read more »
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