It's been over 6 years now since the mother has been able to see her daughter. The daughter was given to the birth certificate named father (They were never married.). He has been told by judges to let the mother see her daughter, but each time she has tried to see the child, the mother has... Read more »
This is a genuine mess. First, if the child was born out of wedlock and the biological father (assuming that person is the father you referenced) has n-o-t filed a lawsuit to have the child legitimated, then the man has absolutely no parental rights to the child and should not have the child.)...Read more »
I live in Georgia I’m seventeen years old . My dad has primary custody of me and my mom is allowed to see me but my dad has kept me from her for years , my dad is physically abusive . I was wondering what would happen if I left to my moms house without parent permission. I seen an answer that... Read more »
Hello. I was the attorney who wrote the answer you read. Actually, what I said was that I had h-e-a-r-d of only 2 emancipations in my 31 years of practice. It is an extremely hard thing to accomplish. For example, it you were to explain to a judge what your plan of living is (like you explained...Read more »
My father threatens to physically assault me constantly, I've never been enrolled in school, im scared I want to call the cops but I don't know if they'll take me away from them I was beat constantly as a child I am 16 now and I can't stay here anymore cps was called in the past... Read more »
No, but this issue should be addressed with common sense. Don't have a convicted felon, child abuser or drug user as the caregiver. If you do use a caregiver, that person should have your ex wife's contact information and vice versa.
My wife ran to Illinois with my children on February 09, 2021. On May 11, 2021 my wife filed a protective order against which the judge granted on May 25, 2021. My wife had file a protective order against me in the state of Alabama in 2012 and in the state of Georgia in 2018 and both cases was... Read more »
You need to send him a written letter or communication that you are moving and give him the address you will be moving to. This must be done 30 days in advance of the move. Given that he is in prison, it is unlikely he will mount a challenge to stop the child from moving. So, send him the notice...Read more »
We separated on the 16th of may, and I was served the petition on the 20th. It originally began as contested so he got a lawyer. I cannot afford one. However, we’ve come to agreement on our own since we still live in the same house, and we’d like to get rid of the contested and make it... Read more »
In order for the case to become uncontested, but parties have to sign uncontested paperwork. You should consult an attorney BEFORE signing anything to ensure that what you are signing actually reflects your agreement.
This is for a child custody battle. I have no prior record and the request is not subpoenaed. Do I HAVE to answer? 9-11-26 and 33 says I have to answer but nowhere does it explain the boundaries for such questions. Wouldn't HIPAA override this request?
this concerns my 5 year old daughter, that my mom has temporary custody of, my soon to be ex wife gave up her rights, but i havent , i dont know where to start and i need serious help, idf i anm ever going to be able to maintain my rights as her father
You could expose yourself to being arrested for interference with custody if you take in a minor with permission of the parents. If the child needs help, you can contact authorities in your area who can investigate.
I have no biological ties to a child that I have cared for since her birth 11 years ago. Her mother has decided that she wants to remove her from my life? Do I have a case for visitation if I have proof that I have been providing care for all these years?
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