There is a paternity test court hearing coming up on the 30th, i was also served a demands for inspection of documents for a child support judgment. Do i need to respond and give them 3 years of all my info, when the child might not even be mine? The response for the demands are due one week before... Read more »
The mother of my kids got arrested with her 14 year old runaway from group home and my 2 year old with no car seat. The car was a rental and she hadn't returned the car. She got arrested for embezzlement. I arrived at the scene about 10 after. The cops were still trying to figure out what was... Read more »
The father of my kids alienates them from me, does not let me speak to them, or have them for school vacation times or holidays. Hes emotionally and mentally abusing my children. To the point my oldest is close to having a mental breakdown. How do i go about getting my kids in my custody? And... Read more »
Under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act, you should file in a court with jurisdiction over family law matters in the “home state” of the child. In most situations, the “home state” is the state where the child has primarily resided during the past six months.
The judge gave custody to the other parent. But when I got the paperwork back, I had a minute order form, but not any signatures from the judge on anything. Is this ruling effective or do I still have custody of my daughter?
Please consult with the family law attorney. Family Code section 3022 requires that upon either party's request in a contested child custody proceeding, the court shall issue a statement of decision explaining the factual and legal basis for its determination. If your minute order expressly...Read more »
No. Once you are 18, you are an adult and free to live wherever you want. If she were to seek a modification of existing custody orders, she would need to file a motion and serve the other parent. Although, I cannot imagine on what grounds such a request would be granted. What she may be trying...Read more »
She removed very important documents from my DV RESTRAINING order & my request to modify existing custody and visitation order in place. I believe this is a federal crime done against me. I'm seriously tired of being bullied & picked on & not treated equally fair. I've been... Read more »
My child support case was originally established in CA, I have moved to FL and was told I need to have CA release the case so that FL can accept it. However, no one can tell me how to do that or what forms I need to fill out. Someone please help me.
I'm assuming you are the same person who asked this same question regarding your custody case. Unfortunately, the answer is not the same with respect to your child support case. Once acquired in a proceeding where child support is in issue, California superior court jurisdiction over child...Read more »
My case was originally established in CA but I have now moved to FL and from what I am told need to have the case released from CA so that FL can accept it but no one will tell me how to do that, and I have searched CA court forms and I cannot find anything to transfer out of state, just to... Read more »
This is done by noticed motion. Meaning, you would need to file a Request for Order [form FL300] for change of venue. You file that motion in the jurisdiction where your case is currently. You provide the current court with information regarding where the case will be transferred if the motion...Read more »
I haven’t seen my daughter in almost two months. The mother came to my house when my current girlfriend was present and caused a scene being violent and disturbing the peace. She hasn’t let me see my daughter since and refuses to work out a plan of visitation because she doesn’t want my... Read more »
Not much you can do without court orders. I'm assuming you have not filed a petition to establish the parental relationship (aka paternity), or a petition for custody orders? If you want something you can enforce, i.e. custody and visitation orders, you have to ask for them. You have to...Read more »
Need some kind of context here. Grandparents can seek visitation rights. But, it sounds like what you are asking about is guardianship; not custody or visitation. You should consult with an attorney directly and clarify your inquiry.
He has not tried to arrange any visits . Our visitation order was from when child was a toddler so the visit hours are doing school time . I offered different hours but he does not show up . He also doesn't call him and doesn't check up on him. What should I do ?
Why do you need to do anything? You have court orders and he doesn’t comply or try to accommodate your child’s changing schedule. Is there a motion or hearing pending? You could file a motion to modify the existing orders on the grounds that the previous orders are now outdated and do not...Read more »
If you're referring to the father of the child as a "sperm donor," then you need to stop that for the sake of the child if nothing else. Speak with a local attorney regarding filing a parentage action. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor...Read more »
example a lawyer representing a client in Riverside county and case being heard from Riverside county courts submit in documents that get accepted by Riverside county courts clerks office than files legal documents even though the acting lawyer has labeled this documents Los Angeles superior courts... Read more »
To modify existing court orders or to obtain new orders, you would file a Request for Order (form FL300). The FL300 would be supported by a declaration (not a form) and assuming the modification you seek will impact child support, you will also need to fill out and file and serve a new Income...Read more »
Not enough information. Impossible to predict the outcome of your case. In most cases when someone files a Request for Order to modify a custody order so that a parent can move away with the child, the court will order a custody evaluation. Move away requests are not DIY projects. It's a...Read more »
I have my son's full legal and physical custody since April 2021. The father doesn't need to pay child support or any money. On the court paper it states I need the father's permission to move out of San Diego or travel to overseas. The father only visited my son once since April... Read more »
It's unclear why you would need his permission if you have "full legal custody". If there is a court order that says that, then you would need to file a motion to modify existing orders to include a "move away" order. The name change is a separate issue and would be handled differently.
My ex and I have been in a nasty custody battle for the last 8 years. She has accused me of everything from not feeding my daughters to sexual abuse. All unfounded and untrue. Because I did not have a lawyer and she did, the Judge ordered that I was not to contact my daughters except through... Read more »
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