I live in NJ and is the primary custodial parent of my 2 kids. Can I move where my fiance lives after we're married? He lives 50 miles outside of where we live... actually 85 to be exact. I hear mixed advice when it comes to this. First, I'm told I can't move outside of a 50 mile radius. Now, I'm... Read more »
All the evidence documents reports claims available for both parties legally should have same papers for solid for law abiding in-depth complete history with both parties to honestly in children's best interest law abiding punishment without a doubt guilty party.
If there is a substantial change in circumstance you can always request a change in custody. It would be a good idea to reach out to a family law attorney in your area that can advise you on the best course of action. If you are served with any paperwork regarding the child you need to make sure to...Read more »
What is the question? Is it can the 15 year old move out and go live with the other parent? If that is the question it depends on the custody arrangement in place. The mother could seek a modification, depending on the facts of the case. You should meet with an attorney who review the facts of your...Read more »
You are responsible for the child until they become a legal adult at age 18. If the other parent is open to modifying the custody arrangement you may want to consider going that route. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
I am 22 and married and able to financially support her. She is way behind in school and my dad and stepmom just push it off like it is not a big deal. They treat her like property and it's very unfair considering she is a triplet and isnt allowed to do any of the things my other siblings do. I... Read more »
Weekends holidays and most of the summer.the kids want to be with me more but when i go to pick them up there mother locks the door and wont let them out of her house is that legal?also what can i do about it and what are my rights as a father
Your rights are exactly the same as the mother's. However, there's nothing to spell out what that means. If the two of you don't agree how to manage in that completely undefined environment, then either of you can file a Complaint for Custody with the court. Ideally you would then negotiate...Read more »
legal and step parent left puerto rico for just about 4 months and saying that they werent going to come back to live but now live in PR again and now that (now 20yo) lives in their boyfriends mothers house. and gets no support and no financial support from their parent. now has been almost 7... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using Justia. The daughter is a minor until age 21 thus she has a right to request Child Support from her parents. Since she is a student she may qualifying for económical support until the age of 25 or date of graduatión, which ever occurs first.
Our agreement states that I claim my child for odd year returns. I claimed my child and now I am being audited to prove that I am qualified to claim the child as dependent, Head of Household and Earned Income Tax Credit. What do I need to know in order to satisfy their request?
Generally a motion to vacate genetic testing is when a judge decides whether to cancel an order requiring the parties to submit to genetic testing. I assume this is for paternity genetic testing since you categorized your question as a custody question. It could also address related topics such...Read more »
My daughter’s father and I have joint custody. He lives in another state. He has not contacted my daughter in 4 months. Before that it was 2 months. He has never paid his court appointed child support. He has not followed anything from the divorce papers that pertains to my daughter. My question... Read more »
If he has gone for more than four months without providing any emotion, physical, financial or other support and has no contact with the child for that period you can file a petition to terminate his rights. You have the burden of proving that he has in fact abandoned the child within the meaning...Read more »
My friend lived in Indiana. She got married and had a baby with her husband. He didn't want to sign the birth certificate. They are now separated and they have not established paternity (but he is in fact the biological father). Does he have any rights to the baby even though they are married?
If a child is born during a marriage, the husband is presumed to be the father, although that can be rebutted. If the husband and your friend are still married, he does have custody/parenting time right, although exactly what they are would need to be decided by a court.
There's proof that all statements made against me, which the other party signed, notarized & filed through the courts, are entirely false. Not 1 sentence stated has any truth. They were deliberate lies told by my son's paternal grandmother & my son's father, (who legally has no rights due to no... Read more »
Well you start by documenting everything. You need people on your side who saw the things you saw. But you also have to be realistic. You need a lawyer on your side and that’s going to cost. Think of the situation you’re in now and what you want to interrupt your peaceful life and get involved....Read more »
I Petitioned for custody/ visitation. At the hearing the commissioner continued the case. Before she adjourned i requested a stay on a DCSS case i just discovered with no service attempt. Judge didnt rule on it but ordered the caseworker in court to serve me. How is this ok?
See them at all. He got the house kicked me out cost me my job and since I've been homeless but now that he has gotten a girlfriend he will not allow me to see or talk to my kids but we are still legally married. So even though I'm jobless and homeless what are my options to where I can get my kids
Long-standing rule in my house (and in my sister’s house for cousins) is that you get a phone when you’re 10. My older daughter (not ex’s bio child) got a reg phone at age 10 (while I was still with ex). Ex told me that he bought it and it will be used at my house “end of discussion”. I... Read more »
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