Options? He sleeps on the couch and there is minimal conversation. I moved into his house 7 years ago as his child’s mother..He works full time and I work part time during child’s school hours and a full time PHD student,( I’m paying for my own education)so I can pick up child. Husband... Read more »
Immediately get a consultation with an experienced family law attorney! There are a lot of issues you need to discuss in person with a professional. That is not a discussion that can be had in this type of venue because it will involve a lot of background information before you can be given any...Read more »
My sons a father was granted supervised visits they have taken place at a public location but now he and the supervisor are trying to change the visits to be conducted at his house. Because of past incidents where his fiancé, her mother, and my sons father have put our son in harms way I am not... Read more »
Your right to make decisions regarding the terms of the supervised visitation; such as location, times, supervisor etc. are all governed by the terms of the custody order. You would have to read your custody orders to determine what options you have, or do not have.
over 20 unexcused school absence/ 30+ tardies, poor hygiene, welts, bruises and bald spots on scalp. child has express to me that mother makes her responsible for feeding and caring for two younger siblings ages 2 and 1 , while shes out of the house. my child is only 10 years old.
How can you share custody 50/50 with someone if you do not know where they live? If you have evidence of the problems you have listed, it would supply the grounds for a motion to modify custody orders and/or to get the court to order a custody evaluation that may result in you getting the full...Read more »
Check with the family law clerk in the courthouse where the action would have been filed.
If there is anything filed and a court date then they can give you all that information as well as a copy of the paperwork she filed. Don't wait to be served as there may be something that you might...Read more »
Baby is not yet born. Father and i have no contact whatsoever right now. He's very abusive and i have texts from him threatening to kill me and texts stating that he has hit me but no photo proof because he deleted them all.. If i ask for sole legal and physical custody of my child and file for... Read more »
Child support and visitation rights are separate issues even though you can file for them together in the same pleadings. If he is on the birth certificate than you would want to file a Petition for Custody and Support. At the same time you should file a Request for Orders which will set out to...Read more »
Daughters husband left her while pregnant. They have a two year old as well. He makes less than a third of what she does and rents a room. He also has a girlfriend who stays over. The two year old is a boy. It would seem to me that environment of a rented room in a stranger's house would not be... Read more »
Are you asking if the court would award custody to the father? Of course they can. Custody is not gender based. However, if your husband is not the biological father of the children that is a whole different set of issues and there is no quick and easy answer to that.
Our case was filed and ruled on in Mendocino County. My ex put a restraining order on me last year when I had a mental break down, I had no lawyer he did. He has full custody of our 14 year old daughter. I am now wondering if we could move the case to Sonoma County since he has moved to another... Read more »
My son has also expressed to me that he wants to come and live with me. I was able to talk to him thru social media until his dad found out that we were talking and he was punished for it. They removed all his devices from him.
Why have you waited a year?! You should have been in court the first time he didn't follow the orders. The longer you wait the less the court is going to think you really are concerned about seeing your son. You need to file for emergency orders to kick start the contact with him immediately....Read more »
There is no way to answer your question since there no real facts indicated. There is no reference to which state you are speaking of, where the current custody order is, what the current custody order states and the circumstances surrounding the scenario you describe.
The father is in the picture and wants to keep a family unit so he puts up with it, he is mentally abused too. My sister has mental issues and refuses help. She is narcissistic and toxic. My niece has severe anxiety and sometimes she can’t breathe due to it.
I would think you would have a tough road in getting what you want. You are seeking guardianship and would have to allege that it is a detriment for the child to remain in the custody of mom. And from what you say that might well be. However, the father is in the picture and if he objected to...Read more »
Father hasn’t seen our child in 6 years, court ordered 6 month reconnection counseling but we have a review hearing at 3 months mark. What can I expect? Will things stay the same until 6 months are complete or will there be a modification of orders at review?
It's hard to say without knowing the intent of the court regarding the scheduled review hearing. The judge might just be wanting to see how the reconnection counseling is going and will probably expect some kind of report from the counselor. Based on that, if the judge sees progress he/she will...Read more »
CA, he was served a day before when the order went threw to take custody away on CA he was in the military. Judge made a bad decision. He pays support but the mom refuses any contact with him. His daughter cries because she misses her dad. Im not sure if we need two lawyers or we’re do we start?
Depending on how long the child has been living in Kentucky, Dad should consider hiring a lawyer in California to file a motion to transfer venue to Kentucky so he can seek modification of custody/visitation orders. He can then address the support. Once the case is transferred to Kentucky, he...Read more »
Now my father in law passed away then my son is still minor, the insurance ask us court appointed guardian to get my son’s claim. We went to court and they did not help for guardianship estate, we cannot afford to get a lawyer. We dont know what to do to get certificate from the court stating... Read more »
The insurance company is asking for letters of guardianship which can only be granted to a guardian by a probate court. Merely being the parent of a minor is insufficient authority to claim insurance money belonging to a minor.
A court cannot give legal advice, nor can a legal document...Read more »
My family moved to Florida in August 2019. Mother requested with my move that I give her sole custody. I, unknowing my rights and feeling I had to do so agreed. We went to court and the minute order did not reflect her having sole custody. I signed the minute order her attorney sent me and mailed... Read more »
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