Child Custody Questions & Answers

Q: My questions deals with custody of my son from my mother.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for California on
Answered on Apr 29, 2017

You might be able to take your mom to court in California. An analysis should be done with regard to North Carolina's jurisdiction over the guardianship, if any. The stipulation should also be reviewed closely. However, it certainly appears you may be able to take action to get your son back. More facts are required to provide a thorough analysis.
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Q: I am custodial parent of a 3 year old in cali .i receive c. support but got employed 2months ago. How do i report

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for California on
Answered on Apr 29, 2017

You would have to file income/ expense declarations and related documents in court to seek a modification of child support. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business &...
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Q: If my child has already been legitimaize by her father. Am I still considered the sole parent?

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption and Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 29, 2017

If legitimation was granted, then her father is her legal father. Your paperwork would state whether or not you have sole custody or joint, In any event, your husband cannot adopt her unless her father gives up his parental rights.
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Q: What forms do I need to file to change custody and child support in DuPage with both parents agreeing?

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Illinois on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

You will need a petorion to modufy parenting time, an allocation judgment, an entry of appearance, an order/notixe to withhold, a uniform order for support and a child support data sheet. You should hire a lawyer to help u.
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Q: Hi my question is: How do I go about having custody of my son 50/50?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for New Mexico on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

You would have to file a motion with the Court asking the Court to award you time with your child. The Court will take into account everything that is relevant.
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Q: Do I have to give my ex my addresses again. I refuse now bc I have given it to him 5 times by email within 3 months.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

If you've already provided the information and it has not changed, you aren't required to continually provide the same information.

Sounds like you may need a lawyer to deal with your ex.
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Q: Can I move out of state for a job if I have primary physical custody, but joint legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

There are legal steps and consequences to moving out of state. You should consult a lawyer before doing so.
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Q: Me and my wife divorced about 8 years ago and we did our divorce without kids even though we had kids what can we do

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

If you are not legally recognized as the father, you will need to file a Legitimation Petition.
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Q: How to obtain custody of my 15 year old in Georgia?!

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

The home state of the child is now Georgia since she has lived there in excess of 6 months. It is my advice that you contact an experienced custody lawyer in Georgia.
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Q: Do I have to make my son attend a sport he hates?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Tennessee on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

If the parenting plan form says you have joint decision making on extracurricular activity, and the father signed the child up without your joint agreement, HE has violated the order and he may be in contempt. Proving that in court may be difficult, especially if the boy played last year- the father will claim you already agreed to it. The boy needs to communicate with his father that he does not like baseball.
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Q: My 15 year old daughter is refusing visitation on her mother's weekends is that legal or can I be held in contempt?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Missouri on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

At that age, the daughter has much more say in what she does and does not want to do. The best you can do is to keep encouraging her to try to keep a good relationship with her mother because even though it may not seem like it now, she may want a relationship with her later. However, if you think there are serious issues with mother having parenting time or contact with the daughter, you may want to speak to an attorney to see if it's worth modifying the judgment to restrict contact until your...
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Q: I live in Missouri, I am 18 in less than six months. I am currently in states custody.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Missouri on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

The short answer is no. Emancipation is for anyone under the age of 18 who is able to hold a job, stay out of trouble, has no one else able to support them, and needs the status in order to secure a residence. You don't meet any of those since the state has custody of you, you are in trouble (I assumed since you're, and the state can secure a residence for you. Additionally, the emancipation process can take several months. If you're going to be 18 soon, you'll "age out" of state custody and be...
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Q: Iowa. Ex left state with children. No court custody arrangement. I'm on the birth Certificates. What to file?..No money

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Iowa on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

There are resources available to help you. For starters, the Iowa Judicial Branch has forms available for folks to represent themselves. Link: http://www.iowacourts.gov/For_the_Public/Representing_Yourself_in_Court/DivorceFamily_Law/Forms/index.asp Also, the Iowa State Bar Association has a number of programs and associations available. Link: http://www.iowabar.org/?LegalAssistance Also, Iowa Legal Aid has the Volunteer Lawyers Program that connects pro bono lawyers with folks needing...
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Q: How can I force my ex spouse to appear in court?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Real Estate Law, Child Custody and Military Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

You may need to go to where she is and file in that jurisdiction. Courts mostly look to where the child is at for the purposes of the proper venue. That will be the surest way to get things moving and done. The downside to this is the expense. In some jurisdictions, you can ask for attorney's fees based on misconduct of the other side - but that may vary from state to state (and from judge to judge).
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Q: never had physical custody I've been clean for 2 years and want custody. Can I be denied and hit with child support?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for California on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

You can request custody and visitation by filing for that in court. Child support is based on the income of the parties and the custody arrangement. The child's opinion is only part of the equation.

See: http://www.aeesq.com/divorce-attorney/child-custody/

More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media...
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Q: what the process would be for me too move in with my dad, my parents are getting a divorce and I live with my mom

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Ohio on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

The court will determine the parenting arrangements as part of the divorce, and you will be required to comply until you reach age 18 or graduate high school. The court might consider your input, but it is up to the court to decide what is in your best interest.
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Q: The mother of my grandson got full custody. She wont talk to me. How do I get to visit without a lot of cost

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Apr 28, 2017

Your son should promptly retain an experienced custody lawyer. There is limited time to act on a relocation that occurs without permission of the other parent or leave of court. That lawyer will be able to guide him as to him rights regarding the move, a possible contempt action being brought against her for willful non-compliance, etc. You should contact an experienced custody lawyer yourself if you are interested in finding out whether you have standing to bring a grandparents' rights...
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Q: I have a case with my ex in broward but I live in orlando. He took my son when I move here. I have to move because a evi

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Florida on
Answered on Apr 27, 2017

You indicate that you have a case in Broward County and the judge told you to come back. You would come back to the Broward County judge, when a motion has been properly scheduled and noticed.
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Q: what are my rights as a grandparent in california? not quite sure how to handle this situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for California on
Answered on Apr 27, 2017

You can file for guardianship or visitation rights. You can report child abuse/ neglect to CPS.

See: http://www.aeesq.com/divorce-attorney/child-custody/

More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and...
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Q: Can a grandmother file for temporary custody of 3 children if she only suspects drug use? She kidnapped my children!

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 27, 2017

If you deny drug use, go get a 10 panel hair follicle test to prove you are drug free. When you get the clear results, call the police and go get your children.
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