The ncp lives 2 states, 20 hour drive, away and the 13 year-old is on the cheerleading team. She only has 4 weeks in a row free from practice. The visitation agreement states 6 weeks in the summer. This was mediated when the child was 6. What options does the custodial parent have?
2. Talk to the NCP and work out a schedule that gets the NCP 6 weeks total time (3 and 3, 4 and 2, etc) or some other arrangement. If you can both agree to an alternate schedule, 6 contiguous...Read more »
And gotten married my daughter turned a year in March and I couldn’t see her or talk to her because of her mother I have messages in my phone that she sent saying my daughter won’t be in my life anymore now she sent child support papers in the mail but won’t give me a chance to see it take... Read more »
If paternity has been established (if not, it will be by the time you are paying child support) you can petition the court for visitation. You'll need to prove several factors, including: you are a fit parent, can care for and nurture the child, provide financial support, etc.
My youngest son's dad just spent 65 days in jail due to non payment of child support. Within a few days of him getting out he contacted a family friend and wanted to get ahold of me And asked if I agreed to drop all back child support he would sign over rights to my son. Is this possible and what... Read more »
This can be done with a single-parent adoption. It sounds odd but what you do is adopt your own child. This gets rid of the father and his rights. If the father will sign all the documents, we can get this done a few weeks. Fees are between $3ooo and $5ooo depending on what is needed....Read more »
The weekends to help her mom out cause at the time she was a single parent and didnt really have that much support. Well through out the years i started keeping her more and more like during the week because mom was going through a hard time so i would buy her dieapers wipes food cloths you name if... Read more »
My son is 10 years old. His biological has never been in the picture. When my son was 8 month's I met a man that adored him. Even though we are not together now he has been helping me with my son, takes him to school, spends weekends with him, everything a father should do. We were better as... Read more »
It is nice that you are considering your son's well-being over your self-interest. Lawyers don't see that too often. You have a couple options. The best is to have this man adopt your son. We will need to locate the biological father to sign off on the adoption. There are other options if you...Read more »
My husband cheated on me with another girl. She found out she's pregnant. Her and her husband doesn't want it. Her and her husband is willing to terminate their rights. She said when it's born she doesn't even want to hold it. I know for a fact it's my husband's baby. They can't afford to take care... Read more »
I had residential custody of them up until this summer when my husband and I started building a house. They were staying with their dad because their rooms weren't made yet and he asked if I would be willing to change the papers just until my house was finished and they could come back to me but... Read more »
The preference of the children could be a factor, but it’s less likely when they’re still so young. Child custody is determined by the best interest of the child and there are a list of factors that judges consider. I recommend consulting an attorney to determine your best strategy for getting...Read more »
Wants to take my son away from me and take him to Texas with him, I want to stop answering his messages but he says I could get in trouble if I do, is that true,? What can I do to keep him away from us,? My son has my last name, I left him because he treat me bad during my pregnancy until I left... Read more »
It's always complicated when you are being mistreated by the man who should love you and the baby with no conditions. I can only answer some of your questions because the answer depends on a lot of things. Let's see if we can help a bit.
If the child has lived in Arkansas for the last six...Read more »
She was placed in the walnut ridge childrens home when her dad went to jail,( her mom doe's not have legal custody of her either) we went to lawrence co. dhs & filled out the paperwork. They will not return our call's and we called the children's home, they told us she is no longer there. We want... Read more »
It is certainly time for an attorney. You should expect fees between $4500 and $6000. And realize that once DHS has a case, they sort of rule the case. That means they will make recommendations to the Court and the Court usually goes along with it. That being said, you can petition the Court to...Read more »
My sons 3, his bio dad hasn't seen him since he was 3 months old, he's not on birth certificate and hadn't established paternity, my significant other wants to adopt him, but we're not married yet but plan to be, do I need to terminate rights or have they already been terminated and do we have... Read more »
You have to file adoption papers. You do not have to be married. You can adopt the children yourselves. Or you can have your significant other adopt them. Expect total costs to be around $4000 to $5000 if you can't find the bio dad. $4000 if he will consent.
I haven't seen my 11 month old daughter in 33 days my ex fiance is hiding her from me just being vindictive for our breakup. I've read that with no standing custody order from the courts, that I have 50% rights to my daughter. And that I can pick her up from any location with proof of paternity and... Read more »
You’ll need to file a petition to establish paternity. A birth certificate alone is not enough. You have no right to the child if you were never married to the child’s mother until you establish paternity. Then you can ask for visitation or custody.
I travel extensively for work and would like to know my new husband can take care of my son while I am gone (medical, school, etc). Can we name him as a legal guardian as well or do we have to do adoption proceedings for him to be able to make these decisions? Birth father not listed on certificate... Read more »
This child lives with his grandmother who is horribly abusive, mentally and emotionally. She told this child, earlier this week, she would rather kill him than put up with him. This child is so depressed he told my son that he is thinking of ending his life. How can I go about getting emergency... Read more »
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