I have a son (8 months old) with a man that is not on the BC and has never met him. He was abusive and threatened to push down on my pregnant stomach at the time so I left him when I was 10 weeks pregnant with my son. If he all of the sudden wants to meet him or wants custody can he ?
My wife filed divorce while me and my 8 yrs old boy out of country. we are indian citizens holding US Green Card. If i just file an answer online saying my wife allegations are false and filed divorce in india and want to proceed in india. will it be considered as i am joining in the divorce... Read more »
Her bio father isn't listed on the bc. He has been contacted several times in the past years to make connect with his kid. He refuses. I would like to go through the process to get his rights. He has a trust fund. Isn't she entitled to some of it since she was born before his marriage and... Read more »
Unless your court order states that you must be notified, the custodial parent is not required to inform you. However, good co-parenting would warrant that the custodial parent would want to inform you...in case anything happens with the child.
Last year a California Court ordered a joint 50/50 custody "agreement" for our child. I have since moved to another state and am currently waiting on the next mediation and subsequent custody hearing this fall. In the meanwhile I would like our child to go to school with me in the new... Read more »
It depends on the language of your custody agreement or order. It is typical for there to be a geographic restriction, but that is not always the case. It is typical for there to be language addressing the rights of each parent with respect to education. It may give one parent the sole right to...Read more »
The non-custodial parent should file a suit to modify the current court orders on the ground that the custodial parent has voluntarily relinquished possession of the child. If the custodial parent had not show any intent to return or provide for the child's needs, 3 months is the requisite...Read more »
My son visits his father at a regular visitation schedule. However, my son comes home and has not taken his meds for 2 days. My son says his father doesn’t agree with the dr’s diagnosis. and throws the meds away. It’s not up to the father to make these decisions. I am the conservator.
Co-parent sent me notarized letter in the mail proposing parenting time, after TRO was signed for supervised visitation. They have admitted to facts they once lied about to the judge and begging for more parenting time (unsupervised but no overnight visits) since it is now supervised. The letter... Read more »
CP remarried and diagnosed with cancer. Minor children live with them and have a strained relationship with NCP. in order to protect children from being uprooted in case of CP death, would it be best to sign over parental rights so step parent can be named custodial parent. In doing this would... Read more »
Am I responsible for my son damaging his cell phone that the other parent provides?
My son's mother has consistently insisted my son use and have access to the device she provides. I have never been given access to this device but have allowed it be used by my son to avoid drama. My... Read more »
Under section 41.001 of the Texas Family Code, a parent who has the duty of control and reasonable discipline of a child is liable for property damage proximately caused by the negligent conduct of the child if the conduct is reasonably attributable to the negligent failure of the parent to...Read more »
Per my divorce decree, i have joint conservatorship of my daughter, with me being deemed as the 'primary parent". My ex is trying to change that saying that and filed a motion with the court saying she needs to be the primary parent, due to our child's school grades are not good.... Read more »
The terms for conservatorship, possession of or access to a child can be changed if the circumstances of the child, or of either parent have materially and substantially changed since the rendition of your divorce decree and the requested modification is in the best interest of the child.|...Read more »
You can sue an attorney, yes. That is called malpractice.
Judges are exempt from suit because of how they ruled on your case. The best you can do is file a complaint with the Texas Judicial Board, but you need serious evidence. Merely ruling against you is insufficient. Your best way to...Read more »
My brother has primary custody of my 9 year old niece. Her mother lives over an hour away and has standard visitation orders. My mother lives with him and my niece. His question was, if he is incapacitated for any reason, can he designate someone (my self, my mother or my brother) to act on his... Read more »
If your brother is incapacitated for any reason, whomever he wants to make decisions regarding your niece would have to intervene into their current custody case and present to the court why it is in the child's best interest that they are allowed to make decisions regarding your niece, over...Read more »
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