My ex-wife took out an OoP regarding our child. Because of this, parenting time was restricted to supervised visitation. OoP was then vacated, but my parenting time is still restricted. I would like for the allocation of parental responsibilities to be returned to the original Custody Judgment -... Read more »
I get him every other weekend. And he treats me like he has more lean over me. His new gf wont allow me to see much of him they didnt even want to tell me when his doctors appointment was. I just dont know what to do, theres alot more than that
My ex wife is the custodial parent of our two kids, ages 14 and 17. My daughter no long wants to live with her mother. We have joint custody and I pay child support. My daughter wants to leave but I do not know if she can just leave and move in with me or do I have to petition the court. Like I... Read more »
We have 50/50 custody with me as Primary residence. He moved after we were divorce 27 miles further. He wants me to pick her up now at his residence. He picks her up at mine. But I also didn't move further. If we went back to court would I still have to drive the distance?
A temporary order was put into place to change the residence of our minor child. In this case the residential parent has majority of parenting time. Since that change the child attends therapy less (child was in therapy prior to the TO) are happier, child has reduced their anxiety and stress... Read more »
You can schedule a court date on your own, but paperwork must be prepared and properly served on the opposing party. You should hire an attorney. Your child's future is worth doing it right and getting the job done correctly, isn't it?
We are currently working on 50/50 custody at the moment but our son has been with me since birth. I live in Illinois and he would like to take our son to Louisiana for 3 months. He hasn't been consistent with his days to have him over night.
His mom gave him to my sister because she couldn't handle him and he failed tgis year in school instead of giving him to us as normal. Because all is normally cordial there is no custody or court orders and never have been. I have a paternity test proving myself the father and I was told his mother... Read more »
You best bet is to file a paternity action to get an order declaring you to be the boy's father. Once you have that you're on much more solid footing when you go to claim your son. In this situation it's cheaper and easier to get things straightened up at the outset rather than trying to fix up a...Read more »
Your son needs to immediately file a petition with the court to establish his paternity. He also needs to obtain a restraining order prohibiting the mother from leaving the state so that the matter is litigated in Illinois.
Divorced, moved back after one year. Requested child support stopped. Caregiver, with part-time work. Children are almost 18 and 16. I have been there all along helping care for them. Recently I moved right next door and the kids are always either at my rental or their fathers next door. I work... Read more »
Yes, your former husband can get a withholding order for child support and serve it on your employer. You should appear in court on each and every court if you do not have an attorney. You should inform the court of your situation with your children as it can effect the child support amount. You...Read more »
I was clean from drug use for 1.5 years. I relapsed while pregnant. My daughter was born with heroin in her system so dcfs got involved. I not only asked for treatment while I was still in the hospital from giving birth to her and dcfs had interviewed me but when I relapsed again I asked for rehab... Read more »
My husband and I are in good standing, but instability, physical/verbal abuse led to the separation. Due to his mental instability, I want full custody of our 1 1/2 year old son, but still want him to get some visitation rights. I'd like to use a mediator to save costs and the stress/pain/ugliness... Read more »
A mediator doesn't decide who gets how much parenting time (formerly known as custody and visitation), a judge does. If you value your child, find a good lawyer. What you call the "stress/pain/ugliness that can come with getting lawyers involved" is NOTHING like the stress/pain/ugliness that can...Read more »
I am military and in the process of moving to a new location. I would like to take my children with me since their father does not work or have any support besides my income. I’m not sure if we can come up with a custody agreement or if I have to wait until I file for divorce?
The mother tried to move my son out of state. My son decided to live with me and has been since July 17'. I took her to court and won custody. She has not responded since my win in Sept 18'. I have paid about 20k in support while my son lives with me. Now he turns 18 in a month and graduates in... Read more »
My sons father had my son live with him for 2 months and it went sour. His girlfriend watched our son and never packed him a lunch or took him to school some days and the school contacted me. I then got my son back. Now my husband, daughter and youngest son are moving to Texas from IL to better... Read more »
You need permission from the court to move your child out-of-state. There are a number of legal hoops to jump through and numerous things the judge needs to consider. Contact an attorney to get this done -- it is not something most people will succeed in doing on their own.
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