Child Custody Questions & Answers

Q: My friend was previously denied custody of her girls missed C-date, dad went to prison just now, where will the kids go?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for California on
Answered on Jan 20, 2016

Your friend needs to immediately consult with and obtain an attorney in Texas. I cannot advise her on the laws of Texas, but in California, she would likely obtain custody.

Q: My ex and I never married but I want him to have supervised visits only, how do I establish this.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Dec 5, 2015

If he has not legitimated the child, then he has no rights. If he files for a legitimation, then take up your issue with the court.

Q: My ex didn't tell me about a court date regarding custody while getting legitimized, what should I do now

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 30, 2015

You have to take it up with the court if you think this was improper service. It is your responsibility to keep the court informed of your information so you will know of court dates unless this was the original action. Service by publication is not illegal so long as all other forms have been exhausted first.

Q: If I take my child from.my husband will.I get in trouble?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 30, 2015

File an action with the court for custody/divorce or contact DFACs if you think she is in danger.

Q: Want to see my son but his mother won't let me. What do I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 27, 2015

File for legitimation.

Q: Daughter bio father moved out of state has never provided any support (never married) now she is 2, suddenly wants righs

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 27, 2015

The biological father can file for a legitimation and you can raise any defenses at that time.

Q: My child has been with his grandmother for around 10 years. I was a very young mother and couldn't take care of him at

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 25, 2015

Unless your grandmother has a court order for custody or DFACs has given her custody, then she has no legal right to custody. If there is a court order, then you have to file to modify the court order. If DFACs is involved, then you need to work with DFACs.

Q: My ex and I have joint legal custody, but I have physical custody. Can he take her out of state without notifying me?

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 25, 2015

See what is in the court order. Most likely he can take her out of state if that is his visitation time unless the court has determined otherwise.

Q: Is a playpen ok for a two year old to sleep in?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Arizona on
Answered on Nov 8, 2015

There aren’t many lawyers answering family law questions in Arizona. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool on this site to search for and contact a lawyer. Good luck with your matter.

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Q: ? my rights b4 incarceration my son's 18 and graduating in 4 months ? problems

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Arizona on
Answered on Nov 8, 2015

There aren’t many lawyers answering family law questions in Arizona. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool on this site to search for and contact a lawyer. Good luck with your matter.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all...

Q: cps has my 15 yr son and has for over year can my mother get permanent custody of him all though she lives in indiana

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Arizona on
Answered on Nov 8, 2015

There aren’t many lawyers answering family law questions in Arizona. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool on this site to search for and contact a lawyer.

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Q: can sherriff remove my children from my home without a court order

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on
Answered on Nov 1, 2015

Yes, but you gave no facts, just a question. What are the facts?

Q: I have primary physical custody of 2 children from 2009 order. Ex only pays $300 total in support. He is not disabled.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Aug 28, 2015

File for a modification and hire a lawyer b/c the court doesn't want to hear all this from you.

Q: An I leave the state?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 24, 2015

Sorry to hear of the children's mothers death. Double check to make sure the case is not still open to be sure you are not in violation of any court orders. There may be a possibility the children are in DCYF legal custody. Speak to your attorney before leaving.

Q: what do I do if custody of child w/grandparent in Nebraska. I ( mother) moved 2 Arizona and want custody of my 12 yr old

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Arizona on
Answered on Aug 17, 2015

There aren't a lot of lawyers on this site answering Arizona child custody questions. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool to look for lawyers.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the...

Q: In oklahoma, how long does a judge have to make a decision when the case is under advisement?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Answered on Aug 15, 2015

A reasonable amount of time based on the complexity of the case...

Q: How do I gain custody of my 15 year old brother when I'm 19?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Answered on Aug 15, 2015

Tough situation. You will definitely need to be able to show the court that you can provide food, shelter... for your newborn and your autistic younger brother. You should find a local Oklahoma Attorney to help you with the guardianship. TJP

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