Stepparent in Niles was "home sick" the other day, works for InstaCart (so lots of exposure) Child lives in Bremen, schools at LaVille, has far less risk of exposure. (and i am on NEITHER grownup's side ... have explained to both from beginning the only "winner" should always be this precious... Read more »
Based on your question and the information contained I would look to what State the order is from and if that State has child exchanges as an essential reason for travel then exchanges can happen. If the other parent can't leave because of a state order from the governor then the other party can...Read more »
My daughter has a ten year old son which she and the father share joint custody with the child switching between homes every other week set by a custody agreement. The stepmom stated last night that they were going to keep him until the corona virus has passed. Her reasoning is he is safer there.... Read more »
At this time things are changing day-by-day with the coronavirus issue, so your daughter will want to stay tuned to any updates from the Governor or other legal entities. However, for the time being, the guidance from the Governor and the courts is that all parenting time is to continue as-is,...Read more »
Right now the governor has issued a Stay-Home Order, but that order carves out an exception for parenting time exchanges. It appears that parenting time should go forward for most cases as-is, unless there is an immediate/emergency safety issue for the child.
If you do not have a court order for a child born out-of-wedlock, then you as the mother have sole legal custody and can make decisions on your own about what is in the best interests of the child, including what parenting time should be allowed.
There still remain some questions as to how custody issues such as yours will be considered by the courts given the circumstances. However, for the time being - and assuming there are no other significant details (such as your child having a serious medical condition - then parenting time should...Read more »
Under Indiana law, if a child was born out-of-wedlock and there is no court order governing custody, then you as the mother would have sole legal custody. This means that decisions regarding where your daughter stays would be up to you. So the father would be required to return her to you....Read more »
Yes, the father can disagree with you having full custody whether he's paying child support or not. It is his right to contest is as a parent if he does not agree with it. However, if you have a hearing scheduled, you will be able to appear and present testimony and evidence as to why you believe...Read more »
Your question leaves out a lot of important information so I cannot give a definitive answer to this. However, in general, yes a third party can be granted guardianship or custody in some circumstances.
I can’t go back to my moms yet untill an old step parent of mine is gone my boufriend has offered to talk to his mom and let me stay there but I don’t think I can leave with out her calling the cops after a while sayin I’ve run way and I do t wanna be charged for runaway when I wanted to get... Read more »
It sounds like DCS is involved with your family, or was involved anyway. If my assumption is correct, I'd suggest you reach out to your caseworker and talk to them about your situation. But if you feel you are truly being abused then you should call 911, or contact any attorney who would make the...Read more »
In Indiana both parents are to have equal standing before a court when it is making determinations on child custody. The primary determining factor for custody decisions is what is in the best interests of the child.
My 5 year old is enrolled in kindergarten and missed 14 days over the course of 3 months of school due to being sick but wasnt sick enough that it required me to take him to the doctors so I didnt get doctor notes for those days. The school has to report to dcs if a child misses more than 10... Read more »
I want 50/50 legal and physical custody of my 13 month old daughter. My only child. Her mom has 3 subsequent children all by different men that dont pay support. Ive been in my daughters life since she was born despite her moms efforts to keep me out of her life. I hired a lawyer and took her to... Read more »
This is something you should definitely be discussing with your attorney, that's what you are paying them for. In general true 50/50 physical custody is fairly tough to get, particularly if the other party objects and considering the age of the child. There is nothing wrong with you trying, as long...Read more »
She was initially self admitted, however is being transferred from a stress center to "another facility" that the staff will not disclose to any one. The will not even confirm that she is at the stress center at this time, although her mother confirms that she is there.
She filed for divorce in a county we do NOT have residence in (her mom and dad's home). She moved herself there with my son under the pretense that she would be seeing a specialist for his health and doing work while her parents babysit. I was more than taken by surprise by the divorce filing.... Read more »
Based on your question the residency requirement is 3 months in any county in the State of Indiana. You are still the biological parent and should have custody and parenting time. You need to seek counsel to address these matters.
At the hearing, the judge never let me present my side and called the hearing for the day. Almost a year later, my daughter is still struggling emotionally, her grades are slipping, she’s becoming a distraction in school, and I was sent a letter from the school about her extensive tardies... Read more »
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