My parents are living separate so technically I still legally live with both since they're not divorced. I live with my mom in Michigan, I want to go live back with my dad since hes asking me too because of my mom's ignorance and my moms boyfriend always coming over to where I live... View More
In Michigan, if you are under 18 and your parents are not yet divorced, both parents still have legal responsibilities towards you. If you choose to live with your dad and your mom moves to Guam, this arrangement can be legally permissible as long as your basic needs are being met and you are in a...View More
I am planning to leave my boyfriend (father of my 2 young children) but I intend to win majority custody. I know for a fact he is not a fit parent to have majority. I am the only one who takes care of the children's needs and he is physically abusive to them. I need to collect proof of this... View More
Father may go to set up place out of state and wants child taken care of while he makes sure about living arrangements and work. Childs mom is only allowed supervised visits if father agrees 1×/week. Mother is not a child in an adults body. We want to make sure that the mom cannot take custody of... View More
What you are describing can either be accomplished through a delegation of parental authority (power of attorney) or through limited guardianship. A limited guardianship will take longer and will cost more, but offers Court oversight and protection if mom were to become an issue. A delegation of...View More
Unless there is a custody order in place, either parent may take possession of their children at any time. But don’t attempt to use force or the threat of force to secure possession of your kids and be sure to let your spouse know the kids are safe and with you.
What can he do in court? He is trying to take custody away from me and move. He said he has a lawyer and that she is going.to file a couple of motions. I don't know what they are but he said he wants to change our divorce decree because I violated it by drinking. First time that nothing... View More
I think you've hit his motivation spot-on: he wants to change custody to leverage more money from you in child support. Can he file whatever motion? Certainly. Issues of custody, parenting time, and support remain so long as the child is a minor. Will he succeed? Who knows. He would need to...View More
If you have a custody agreement, then the only thing that matters is whether she - and you - are complying with its terms. If you two are making further agreements, that's cool, but understand that an agreement isn't an agreement unless both parties agree. When one party says "we...View More
In Michigan, child custody arrangements are typically determined based on the best interests of the children. If your ex-wife had legal custody of your children and has passed away, her parents may have taken temporary physical custody. However, as the biological parent, you may have rights to seek...View More
I currently have supervised visits with my child out in the community, currently that visits are being supervised by the person who has the Guardianship of my child. It is not working out, the person lies in court about my visits says nothing but negative things about my visit that are not true all... View More
Great question. To my knowledge, all supervision agencies would require on-site visits for liability reasons (they don't want their employees out some place they can't really control and in what could be a volatile situation). While not ideal (it costs time, money, and let's face it:...View More
In all cases where children are involved, whether as victims or witnesses, the police would contact Child Protective Services (CPS). That agency is responsible for the investigation, removal, and possibly placement of children in abusive or neglectful situations.
My father passed recently and I've come to find that he's not listed on my birth certificate. I need to prove my status as next of kin. I have gone through all Vital Records and public records for the courts (county and probate), for the county I was born in and the county I lived in and... View More
Been threatening to take my son away and leave with him to India so his parents can raise him. My son has never met them people yet my question is IS THIS POSSIBLE CAN YOU TAKE MY SON WITHOUT MY PERMISSION? 2nd question is IF I DIVORCE HIM WILL HE HAVE TO GIVE ME SPOUSAL SUPPORT &CHILD SUPPORT?... View More
I'm sorry to hear about the difficult situation you are facing. To answer your questions:
Generally, a parent cannot take a child out of the country without the other parent's permission, especially if there is a custody agreement in place. If your husband takes your son to India...View More
He’s Been threatening to take my son to India for his family can raise him,I now think he used me for a green card can he get deported if we divorce??my question is Is this possible for him to steal my son without my permission? 2nd question is If i divorce him will he have to give me spousal... View More
I'm sorry to hear about the difficulties you're facing. To answer your first question, if both parents have legal custody of a child, it is generally not permissible for one parent to take the child out of the country without the other parent's permission. If your husband were to...View More
I'm sorry to hear that you're going through such a difficult situation. To answer your first question, it is not legal for your husband to take your son without your permission. If he does so, it could be considered parental kidnapping, which is a serious offense. You have the right to...View More
It is not legal for your husband to take your son without your permission. As a parent, you have the legal right to make decisions regarding your child's custody, care, and control. If your husband takes your son without your consent, it could be considered parental kidnapping, which is a...View More
Called the Dr and cancelled her appointments already scheduled and said she wanted everything transferred to the mother's family Dr. He obviously says no but she is doing it anyway. They have joint legal custody. Can she be seen by both of the Drs since this will never get resolved unless he... View More
Your son has the same rights as the mother. Both parents should be informed of all doctors appointments. When it comes to contrary forms of treatment, that's when things get hairy. Ultimately, a motion may need to be filed so the court can order a particular doctor, or in extreme cases, one...View More
At the time i was just his girlfriend and his sons monther started a bunch of drama and i retaliated in text so then she accused me of hitting her son and she told them how me and his father were always fighting and breaking up they believed her. The text she showed in court where only of my... View More
"They" are not doing anything. The child's mother made an accusation that FOC substantiated, creating this order. You being engaged does nothing; being married might help. But your relationship status has nothing to do with what the judge will find pertinent to changing this....View More
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