I was the primary custodian in the divorce proceedings and primary decision maker. Outside of the agreement I allowed for my son to live with his dad. No paperwork has changed our initial agreement. Now he's 15 and I want him back. Do I still have rights? Can I just go get him after he's... Read more »
I strongly recommend that you speak with a Georgia attorney about this personally. We will not be able to give you step by step advice with the little information you have provided. I strongly urge you to get counsel first before you do anything. You will need to coordinate the retrieval of your...Read more »
I had sole custody of my daughter. With no report of concern on myself but with the other parent making false accusations against me case worker changed custody over to ex and then gave him permission to leave the state with her. Since then he went to file for emergency custody in new state and was... Read more »
Clearly, you have much going on here. We will never be able to address your concerns because everything depends on...well, everything else. You are in need of legal counsel fast. You really needed an attorney long ago before all this happened. Get one now.
There should be language to define that. Additionally if one was filed later than the other then that usually supersedes (that is if it came later as in months not minutes/hours). You should seek a family law attorney to assist you with your issues as they can often turn quickly if you are not...Read more »
If the parents aren't married, the father has to go to court to establish paternity. He can file for custody/visitation at the same time. The fact that the mom ran away without the father's permission or a court order could be held against her in the custody proceeding.
Agreement states I see my kids every other weekend, i requested my ex for more time, she refused. My kids requested to spend more time with me, their mom refused. They dont want to go back to their mom after their visit, they feel overly stressed and distraught. A Lawyer i spoke to said there is... Read more »
I have a open DCFS case and I went to the clerks office to get my documents cause I have some questions still left unanswered. And my lawyer isn’t helping me with anything I can’t afford an attorney. There has been a lot of unprofessional foul play involved with this case
My daughters mom (my ex) will on occasion freak out when it's my weekend with my daughter and will coerce my daughter to say anything she feels justifies her to come over and take my daughter back and threaten me with calling the police etc when I have done nothing. She's done this... Read more »
Your residential time is defined by the parenting plan. Unless the parenting plan says that she can pick your daughter up during your time because your daughter says she wants her to, then she shouldn't be doing this. You should both be following the parenting plan as best you can.
I filed a petition to change child custody (my ex has primary, I want 50/50 as circumstances have changed). I provided text message screenshots between the two of us that clearly backed up the claims I was making; however, he and his attorney filed a response that said all the screenshots were... Read more »
Don't worry about the lawyer says. First, anything you add to the petition isn't considered evidence. In court, you present the evidence to the judge. But send clear copies of your evidence to the attorney ahead of time. Let the judge decide if your evidence is usable or not. But you...Read more »
We want to start the Adoption ASAP. His birth dad is willing to sign his rights over but my sister ( his bio mom) isn't. She has had 14 months to complete her programs get housing and a job and hasn't. Will the court involuntarily terminate her rights? Or will we just be going to court... Read more »
If you feel that it would be in the best interest for the children and the parents that not everyone recovers the same & dcs is trying to use a recovery treatment that causes more triggers and doesn't help when the screening facility
or assessment worker's or social workers... Read more »
My son is 19 months old. Long story short my ex boyfriend, who is NOT, his biological father wants to sue me for custody. But he hasn’t spoken to us in 6 months. My son’s biological father is present and helping me support and coparent my son. The signing of the birth certificate was a mistake... Read more »
Call the Louisiana State Bar Association or the Bar Association in the parish you reside and ask if they have a list of attorneys who might be willing to provide you legal services at a reduced rate or pro bono.
Im in Colorado. I i have a final orders hearing in my custody case on oct 13th. Ive entered my witness list and now my babysitter wants to withdraw from being called as a witness because of retaliation from the petitioners family.
You can subpoena her which means that she will be in contempt of court if she does not testify and she can report harassment to the police. She can also choose not to respond to contacts from people engaging in harassing behavior. Whether you want to put her in the position of having to testify is...Read more »
You could file for a modification of child support based on a substantial and continuing change of circumstances if that is the case. The tricky part for a tax issue is that substantial and continuing means that there has to be a plus or minus 10% change in support. You may have tax options that...Read more »
My son has been told he needs to hire a PI to find his daughter's mom in order to serve her with contempt paperwork. She has kept him from having any contact with his daughter for over 1 year even though there is a parenting agreement in place. The courts have told him he needs to hire a PI... Read more »
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