The child in question has decided to live with his mother full time, instead of going back and forth between his parents' homes. The mother, who originally refused child support in court several years ago, said that she'll go after the father for child support (should the child live with her full... Read more »
So my husband shares custody of the boys with his ex, they were never married, judge decided 5 years ago that it was better for the boys to live with dad because of a history of child abuse and negligence from her side, child abuse keeps happening, according to child services the abuse is not bad... Read more »
Your husband has a variety of remedies, including contempt and garnishment of her wages. He may be able to get a modification of parenting time/decision making. One approach would be to have the court appoint a Child and Family Investigator or a Parental Responsibility Evaluator to review the...Read more »
The other parent has primary custody but we technically split 50/50 with a week on/week off schedule but my 16 year old wants to live with me full time and we would like to move out of state but I don’t know which papers that I would need and if they would have a choice even if the other parent... Read more »
You would need to file a motion to relocate and have a hearing if the other parent does not agree. Because your child is 16, the judge may consider his/her input. But these are hard cases to win. You should consult with an attorney to help you with this matter.
You'll need to file in the District Court in the county where your niece's son lives and have the judge approve the guardianship. There is a bit more to it than your niece just signing a piece of paper. The...Read more »
She signed the paper yesterday and took off. Baby is three. Has a grandmother in TX who is illegal, father was deported 3 years ago. How do I make this legal in the court? We have been raising him for 2 years now.
I just left the court house and they said notarized POA is useless.
The POA does not need to be filed with the court in order to be effective. If you are seeking legal custody, you do need to file a court action. You may be able to do so since the child has been with you for 2 years. You should retain a lawyer for this if that is what you want to do.
When filling out a sworn financial statement, he should claim income from any source, including from his mother. That said, it can be difficult to enforce this if she is paying him in cash. You may need to get approval from the court to request her bank statements/financial documents as well as...Read more »
There is a general response form that the Courts have available online, see JDF 1315 (google "colorado jdf domestic forms"). You'll need to fill it out, file it with the court, and give a copy to your ex. Also see JDF 11031I- that is the instruction sheet on how to file a response.
It depends on the arrangement you currently have- if there is a court order in place, you'll need to modify the terms of the court order first. Your son's father's consent will greatly help in the process as you can file a stipulated amendment to what ever agreement was last adopted by the court....Read more »
Short answer to your question: yes, that is true. Your ex's failure to support and maintain a relationship with his daughter can serve as the grounds to terminate his parental rights and clear the way for your husband to adopt your daughter. If your ex consents to the termination and adoption, it...Read more »
JDF 1415 is the form to use to request a change in decision making for the children. It may result in a change in child support if the parenting time is also changed. You should hire a lawyer to review what has been filed and advise you how best to proceed.
Both parents need to comply with the existing court orders, including the parenting time schedule and support provisions. They are subject to change by the court if appropriate. You should hire a lawyer to enforce the orders.
During a supervised visit, the supervisor could not hear or see the child and non-custodial parent and vice versa. . child got upset and no longer wants supervised visits, especially not with that supervisor. Supervisor's contract states that the child reserves the right to not go to the... Read more »
The supervisor usually has discretion regarding exactly how to conduct the supervision. Although the supervisor's contract may have some guidelines, the real controlling document is the court order. You may want to raise these issues at a review hearing. You should consult with your attorney about...Read more »
Until there is a court order, either parent is entitled to possession of the child. If you and the father can not agree on a parenting time schedule, one of you should file a court case to get appropriate orders. The court is likely to give him some parenting time unless there is a good reason not...Read more »
Time, every other weekend, then he wanted almost every holiday after he was two, not he wants every weekend. He doesn't live in the same town as me, expects me to drive my son halfway and pick him up, he pays 250 a month which doesnt cover gas and daycare. He was never named father nor ever proved... Read more »
Since there is no court order, you and the father are free to make whatever agreement you want. It is common for the parents to share the travel responsibility for parenting time. If a court were to have to decide the parenting time, it will try to come up with a schedule that is in the child's...Read more »
I have a PCDM that I believe is acting way outside the law. She refuses to discus any parenting matters with me, and simply hands down decisions that attempt to strip my parental rights. For instance, she recently decided the kids should have a medical procedure without talking to me about my... Read more »
This depends on the terms of the order appointing the PCDM. She should not contradict the explicit terms of the Parenting plan unless she was given that authority. You can request the court review her orders. There are short time periods for doing that. You should retain an attorney to review the...Read more »
The court can enter temporary orders for parenting time. Temporary orders are in place until the decree enters when they are replaced by the permanent orders. You should retain an attorney to help you with this.
I filed Motions to modify, child supt, decision making and visitation. He now refuses to file a response to any of those. Instead I received a notarized piece of paper saying he voluntarily gives up his rights? What now?
The court is probably still going to have a hearing. At the hearing, you will have to present evidence supporting your requests. There is not really such a thing as "giving up his rights" except in an adoption or in a dependency and neglect hearing to terminate parental rights.
So the mother of my son just took him out of state of Colorado without my written consent I don't feel that this is of right she is back now but she seems to just think she can do whatever she wants with him without my OK is what do I do I need help
Not proper or appropriate. You need to contact an attorney to help you navigate this complicated and confusing process. There are many of my colleagues that will give you a free consultation. Give one of us a call today.
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