We divorced in 2010 and he received custody of the kids. We have since gotten back together and remarried. Did the original decree become null and void when we remarried? If we get divorced again will it take effect or will a new one be in place?
This was a few months ago and I lived in my own place. I have no history of abuse or records. Will this affect my mothers ability to get custody of my brother? We have all of the evidence of him being abusive and I always take care of my brother. He’s going to try and make it seem like my mother... Read more »
Yes, I'm currently going through a rough time in life right now, my girlfriend lives with her parents with our kids and I live with my parents. As of right now her parents try to get me in trouble anyway possible they even have the police fallow me thru town when I go to pick up.my kids. As of... Read more »
Absolutely! If you signed the birth certificates, you need to go to court to get visitation established. If not, you will need to establish paternty first and, if contested, you will need dna tests. $650 for first kid, not sure about how much per kid after that.
I want solid answers, If I go live with a trusted relative who keeps quiet will they get in trouble? I wouldn't tell anyone where I'd go, I just need to know what would happen to those people. Also if I have a job and police or my parents confront me there would they be able to take me... Read more »
Yes, anyone helping you can be charged with a felony for harboring a runaway.
Your parents have complete authority and control over you. As a practical matter, if the police find you and you are not suspected of a crime, you would be taken to the police station. Your parents would be...Read more »
My 5 year old daughter currently resides with the man that signed her birth certificate. She is in unsafe living conditions. She constantly comes back me dirty and in dirty clothes. He has broken the signed custody agreement, on March 16th was the last time I had a visitation with my daughter.... Read more »
I do not know Indiana law. However, i can advise to have the bio dad to run to a lawyer now. You are complicit in defrauding the government in lying to them about the father when you signed the voluntary acknowledgement of paternity. He is not.
Dad took Mom to court for custody of 15yo daughter. Mom didn't fight it, Dad got custody. Dad is an emotional abuser and it's not working out. He won't just let her go back to the mom without going to court "because he doesn't want to pay child support". Is there a way... Read more »
Parties can agree to modify parenting time without a court order. Parties cannot modify child support orders without a judge signing an order. If the goal is to modify parenting time, the parties can agree and they should put any agreement in writing.
Our child had braces about 5 years ago and now has them again but my ex doesn't feel there is enough progression (3 months) and wants them taken off and a new type put on. We have already entered in a 2 year contract with the Orthodontist and insurance has already paid their portion. This... Read more »
It may not be abuse, but it certainly is a basis for you to seek a modification of your financial responsibility. Given the facts that you have presented here, I believe a judge would not hold you responsible for 50% Or any other amount if you file a timely motion. You might also consider filing a...Read more »
My husband emotionally abusuing me. I am well controlled diabetic but also has hypoglacemia history. Paramedics treated me few times. Will i loose my child custody? Though last hypoglecemia happened four yrs back in different country.
My husband is also well controlled type1 diabetic. Does... Read more »
You have not provided enough facts to allow for a definitive answer, but there isn't anything you have said that would indicate you would not receive at least 50% of the parenting time. Your depiction of your health condition does not hurt your chances of being the residential parent. The fact...Read more »
We have 50/50 custody, but were never married and she has primary physical custody. We all live in the same town. He's 14 and wants to live with me. Is he free to do so, or do I need to go to court first?
Your situation definitely requires a lawyer. Until a case is filed, either parent can go wherever they want with the children, but he or she might have to bring them back after a case is filed. This depends on many factors - one of the biggest of which is whether or not the move was out-of-state....Read more »
I have always had my son more ever since me and his mother separated which was when he was 1 now he is 5 and for the last year and a half we have both had him half and half because on Christmas of 2018 she tried to take him away and used her being the mother to keep him from me so she practically... Read more »
Your best bet is to schedule an appointment with a lawyer who practices family law. Bring any paperwork (court orders and such) you have related to the situation and explain to the lawyer what's going on and what you want done. If you don't know how to find a good lawyer, talk to friends...Read more »
My house is in awful condition. Its unfit and unsafe to live here. My parents wobt consent to my emancipation and may become violent. I have people that would let me live with them. I dont know what to do.
Assuming your custody or parenting order was issued by an Illinois court, you need the court's permission for your child to move out of state. It is more complex an issue than it seems -- don't try to do this without a lawyer who knows what to do and knows the evidence that's necessary.
A year ago our children were able to speak to the judge when a modification of parental time and responsibilities occurred. In a year we will be filing a new motion parental time and responsibilities due to change in circumstances. Our youngest (14) no longer wants to spend as much time at the... Read more »
It most definitely depends on the judge that you are before. Some judges will never talk to the children. You should file a Motion for In Camera Interview and request that the judge interview the child. If the motion is denied, the judge may appoint a GAL or you may need to file a Motion for...Read more »
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