Boyfriend pays child support on a kid where it was court order without him knowing and does not have any say so or rights to the child and wants more visitation time with the child. The child has neither parents last name.
It is best to contact an attorney. Contact Atlanta Legal Aid or Georgia Legal Services to determine if you qualify for their services. They offer legal representation at no cost to individuals with low or no income.
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About two years ago my wife became the legal guardian of her sister's son. After a while he became a handful and too much for us to handle. My wife and her sister have filled out the necessary paperwork to return guardianship but haven't heard anything these past three months. Is there anything we... Read more »
You can relinquish/terminate your guardianship. If you have already filed the necessary paperwork with the court, you can set the matter for a hearing to move the process along. I do recommend contacting an attorney to assist you with this to ensure that the child is returned to his mother and...Read more »
Custodial parent moved to another state, our custody agreement (for after the move) was filed in my (non custodial) state. She has willfully withheld my child on several occasions and I want to file a contempt petition. Do I file in my state where the order was made/filed or in the state she... Read more »
What is a petition for dependency and what should I do ? My children do infact live with her because she begged me to allow them to , but her son is only the father of my oldest child yet he signed off on a birth certificate for my youngest child who isn't his , he also lives with his parents and... Read more »
You need to hire an attorney. A petition for dependency typically alleges that the children have been abandoned or neglected and are without a proper guardian. It can significantly affect your parental rights.
Whether you will be required to submit to a DNA test will depend on the judge. Some judges will not grant a legitimation without DNA testing, but most will if there is no issue of paternity. That is where neither party is contesting that you are the biological farther. In order to establish your...Read more »
The mother signed her rights away to her her mother with out giving the father a choice if he wanted her or not. How does he go about getting custody of his child? She is not legitimized but there is a state given dna test done proving she is his.
That will depend on the totality of the circumstances. The court will consider several factors in determining the best interest of the child to assign a primary physical custodian. Contested custody cases are complex matters. You should speak with a family law firm to discuss the specific facts...Read more »
I have an email from May 2019 from the plaintiff's attorney asking the clerk to remove the case from the judges court calendar and the courts asked me to agree and I replied that I did agree to remove the case. In December without going to mediation for both parties, the plaintiff attorney sent a... Read more »
If i leave and go to his house without her consent will i get in trouble legally? We have a court order. And my moms attorney told me i didnt have to go over there if i didnt want to does that mean i dont have to stay with my mom if i dont want to?
I was served papers in Wayne County jail for court and was told by wcj that glynn county would be in charge of transportation to court and back and was never picked up for court and was never shown any documents from said hearing. Was told by the father I lost all rights including phone privileges.
Without knowing all of the circumstances of your case, we are unable to give you an accurate answer. This is a situation that you should consult with an attorney on to determine your best options for restoring your custodial rights.
My name was forged in paperwork signing my rights away of my child to a complete stranger hours away. He has since been adopted and idk what to do or how I can get my baby back. This has been going on for 2 years almost and I reached out to several law enforcement agencies to try and find my baby... Read more »
He has since legitimized the child but NO visitation has been established. Will a court overturn the TPO covering the child to establish visitation if he has harassed mom and done things in front of the child and never had any visitation what so ever/ the child is 7 years old.
I'm in Forsyth County and this ongoing issue and the sherriffs dept not enforcing our parenting plan, has led to severe damage to our child, alienation from me, emotional, psychological and more legal and financial strain and abuse (control) due to me filing contempt. He suesxme for custody. Now I... Read more »
Whether an officer elects to file a charge for criminal interference with custody is unfortunately a case by case decision. Another option that you have is to file a warrant application for the interference, which will put that decision before a judge to determine whether there is probable cause...Read more »
He has never been active in childs life, and does not want to be. There was a positive paternity test from dfcs, but he never acknowledged it. How can we get his rights signed over so my partner can eventually adopt my child? Never married, no child support involved.
You will likely need to be moving forward with the step-parent adoption process for a judge to sign off on the voluntary termination of rights. Most judges will not sign off on the voluntary termination without a substitute parent to step in. You should consult with an attorney to discuss your...Read more »
I want to work it out but she says no if I talk about it she blocks me as punishment saying I’m harassing her she says I’m emotionally abusive but I want to be around my son but I don’t want a divorce cause it goes against my religious beliefs it does what can I do to see my son without a... Read more »
Currently my child support is drafted from my paycheck and taken by child support enforcement. My son will graduate in May and turn 18 in July. I just need to know if there is a form I need to file with the court or if it automatically stops. Again, we are in Ga.
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