I’ve had an ongoing case for 3 years we share legal I have physical, they’ve not complied with the courts requests and thus not seen the kids this whole time. I’d like to have full custody and no longer have courts involved is this possible
You might need to file a motion for contempt of court order (if applicable) and for modification of child custody. You may also need to ask for child support modification. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation...Read more »
I PLAN TO FILE FOR DIVORCE AND CUSTODY OF MY KIDS AND LEAVE THE STATE TO MY MOMS, MY HUSBAND HAS THREATENED ME AND WE CURRENTLY HAVE PEACEFUL CONTACT ORDER DUE TO AN INCIDENT 3 YEARS AGO. BUT THE AB USE HAS CONTINUED, WILL I GET IN TROUBLE FOR LEAVING WITH MY KIDS
In 2016 my childs father beat me in front of our small child. I pressed charges he lost trial and in 2017 he was charged with felony domestic violence. We went to family court I allowed him phone calls and hes told me to get over the abuse and get over him hurting me in front of our child. That he... Read more »
The presumption in family law, once a finding of domestic violence has been made, is that the perpetrator of the domestic violence does not get legal or physical custody. FC 3044. On the facts you describe, odds are good he would not be awarded custody. He may be awarded visitation, but you have...Read more »
A change of venue is requested via a Motion, and you would have to show good cause for that request. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my...Read more »
When the baby was born, CPS was called in because of the mother's (narcotic) history and baby's lab results but the case was closed. Now, both parents of the child (mother "was" drug dependent but "claimed" rehab and the father is unemployed with presumed gambling addiction) are unfit and are... Read more »
You can call CPS and the police to report child abuse/ neglect. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and...Read more »
Received a TRO on 7/5 against ex, giving full no contact, and no custody to ex. Judge upheld TRO however reversed custody ruling on 7/25, when ex requested case go to trial. Just got letter from courts in mail stating trial is moved from March to May, along with an Amended TRO, stating the new... Read more »
I have been a victim of abuse for many years shameful and humiliated i couldn't ask for help. But to have my offender press charges against me to break me away from my children and the new life im trying to live is unfair. I current have no money and was told i have a domestic violence charged... Read more »
It depends on what your court order says and the circumstances of your no-visitation order.
You should consult with a family law attorney for the jurisdiction your order was written. I see you're in South Carolina but you're posting to the California family law section. Find an attorney...Read more »
In our custody agreement I am suppose to have my kids 2wks out of the summer and every other Christmas. I am suppose to have them 2018 Christmas, but she is telling me that she doesn't have to let them leave the state to see me. Is this true, and if it isn't what can I do about it? Thank you.
It really does depend on what your court order says. Some will say travel out of state isn’t permitted without written permission or a court order. Some just require notice. Others are silent on the issue.
As for what you can do, if she refuses to comply, and the order doesnt bar travel...Read more »
Im also trying to find out information about family law child custody and support. He hasn't paid a dime or even called on her bday she just don't exist and he just left us with literally nothing. I am begging u for some direction to get my life back plz. I just don't know what im doing. TIA
You would first need to start off by filing a petition for dissolution of the marriage to dissolve the marriage. When filing the petition you can address the custody issue and the child support as well. The Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) can be useful in...Read more »
Hemet court house 11/28/18 seeking legal representation, unfit mother abused children by abandonment, claiming child support and receiving it. All the proof needed I have children in my sole custody and care as of August 1st 2017. I reside in Missouri however, I would need to appear by phone. The... Read more »
I was receiving child support up until I won a court decision that allowed me to enroll my son into daycare. His father had been doing everything in his power to keep me from enrolling him in daycare. He wants me to give him full custody. So much so I was unable to work in order to take care of my... Read more »
Going through divorce and trying to get custody of my kids.
I have 2 minors with my soon to be ex- wife. She had a 4 month old when I met her and then we got married. So I have three daughters. My oldest step daughter is already 6 years old. I've supported her financially and I'm her dad... Read more »
We never changed custody agreement. He does not pay child support. Now he is taking my child out of school early and has cause a truancy letter to be sent. When I asked him to stop he said either I let him or he will take our child back. Does he have any legal grounds to do this after it’s been a... Read more »
He does not have legal grounds because it generally is against the law in California to remove one's child from school early. You ought to file a motion with the court to define what the custody schedule is, or should be, now; and, assuming you get custody, to get child support.
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