Child Custody Questions & Answers

Q: Military Dad ask mom to sign custody so he can receive financial benefits of BAH money. Can mom restore custody back?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law and Military Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

So much for trusting a guy who was trying to defraud the government! She will need to hire a lawyer, and file a Motion to Modify. Also probably write the Commanding Officer of his base and share all the details. Good luck.

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Q: What rights does a mother have to children when dcfs was involved but the father gained custody?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

It is entirely possible that she has an obligation to pay child support yet has little or no rights involving her children. Without reviewing the documents involved it is impossible to say what, if any, rights she still has though. She ought to gather whatever paperwork she can find and have it reviewed by an attorney to get an idea of what her rights are, and whether any other rights can be obtained.
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Q: Is there a time limit on a custody modification case resolved? Mine has been going on for 3 years now

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

There is not a time limit. That does seem to be a long time for a case to be resolved, but all cases are different.
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Q: If your expecting a child with your spouse but are not married and mother is in jail and expected to deliver while

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

You will need to file legitimation immediately upon birth. You should retain an attorney immediately so the paperwork will be ready when your child is born. You also need to take a DNA test.
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Q: If there is no establish custody can the father move out of state with the child? In the state of Ohio

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Ohio on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

If the parents were not married, and if no court has issued any custody order or parental rights for the father, then the mother is the sole legal custodian. In that case, the father has no parental rights to have the child at all. Mother could report the father to the police. If the mother and father are still married, then either can take the child, but the other could file in court, and the court might order the child to be returned.
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Q: My fiancé is trying for custody of his daughter the mother is an active drug addict and the grandmother has custody.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Ohio on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

There is no way to predict. Your fiancé should use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney in the location where the child lives. The attorney can review all the facts and advise him of the process. The court would decide what is in the best interest of the child based on all the facts and evidence presented to the court.
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Q: I was wondering what kind of legal paths can a man take to prevent his wife to abort their child.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Criminal Law and Family Law for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

Save your money. This is a lawsuit you will not win. The "all process" is don't bother wasting your time or the court's.
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Q: how do I find out if someone is a legit court approved supiviser for child visitation

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

If you have an attorney, then you should direct all questions concerning your case to your attorney.
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Q: My ex-husband took our childrens' cell phones away from them, that I pay for.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Colorado on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

This is more of a criminal law question than a family law question. You should call the police to see if it is a crime. If the phones are yours it may be. If you need orders in your family law case regarding the phones you should consult with an attorney.
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Q: My daughter is 3 years old and I have never been given viable time with her. The mother filed for Custody and child supp

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Florida on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

You need to discuss this with your retained attorney.
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Q: I father of 2 The mom has been in prison 4 yrs She is in for child endanger and more do i have a good chance of full cu

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody, Criminal Law and Family Law for Florida on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

There is a lot in your question that you have posed. More than can be addressed in a forum like this. You need to have an appointment with a family law attorney to discuss the paternity and custody issues.
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Q: I'm trying to gain custody of my grandchildren and I don't have a Dcfs case against me how much will cost

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Landlord - Tenant for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

The amount of time needed to do this will depend on whether the parents of the grandchildren resist your attempt, and the hourly rates charged by attorneys vary widely across the state. No one can truly answer your question except the attorney you hire.
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Q: Mother wants me to give son to teenage daughter instead of her. Do I have to?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Virginia on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

It depends on what your visitation order specifies, but normally visitation in only granted to the parent. A parent can choose to allow others to see the child while the child is in their custody, but unless the order specifies that she can delegate her visitation time to someone else, only the mother has the right to have visitation.
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Q: If I have full custody and want to move out of state and my child's father has never paid support can he get custody now

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Virginia on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

It depends on what the Custody Order says. Does the custody order allow you to move out of state? If not, then the father has the right to ask the Court to enjoin you from moving the child out of state. The court will then have to determine whether it is in the best interests of the child to move out of state or not.
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Q: I previously had to relinquish my rights to my children. How do I get to keep my rights to a new baby?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 15, 2017

You just need to provide your new baby
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Q: My husband and I are separated. We have a daughter who’s 2 years old. Can I get fold custody?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for California on
Answered on Dec 14, 2017

I'm thinking maybe you mean sole custody? You haven't provided information that would suggest Dad should not be able to share custody with you
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Q: Would anything happen to my sons mother if I showed pictures of her in court on Craigslist asking information regarding

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Colorado on
Answered on Dec 14, 2017

Probably not, but maybe. You should consult with a family law attorney, as more detail is needed to fully assess your situation.
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Q: Once my daughters dad has full custody and me visitation rights can he keep me from seeing her?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Colorado on
Answered on Dec 14, 2017

Presuming there are Colorado court orders, the answer is, "no," he cannot keep you from seeing her. If he is withholding parenting time you could file a motion to enforce parenting time pursuant to CRS 14-10-129.5. If they are California orders you need to consult with a CA attorney.
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Q: How to press charges on a step parent who took a child without permission. My lawyer doesn't know how to

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Criminal Law, Divorce and Family Law for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 14, 2017

"Pressing charges" usually refers to a criminal matter and that decision belongs to your County State's Attorney. Hard to tell what happened with the facts presented, but you may need to call the police if an unauthorized person took your child. If you have an attorney, please make sure that you are on the same page with him/her. If you are not satisfied, you can seek a second opinion of the case with a local attorney. Best of luck to you.
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Q: What should you do or can you do if you have an out of state full primary care custody and the other party is filing

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Colorado on
Answered on Dec 14, 2017

More information is needed to assess your situation, including whether there are interstate issues that need to be dealt with. Though no attorney can guarantee anything, a food family law attorney should be able to give you at least a good assessment or likely outcome for you case, given the circumstances. If you are not comfortable with your attorney you should set up a consultation session with another family law attorney to get a second opinion.
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