You have to file for divorce to ask for custody. When you file for divorce, you can ask for temporary custody. Your wife can file to oppose that, and the court will hold a hearing to decide how to divide the parenting while the divorce proceeds. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family...Read more »
Dismissed cases as unsubstantiated but the child brings these allogations up to many and the parent who came to pick him up confronted himself as to why he refused his visit... professional opinions stated in court that they believe the child's allogations are saught true and believe child isn't... Read more »
There is no perfect system. If allegations cannot be proven, or opinions are offered, a court can disregard them. People can lie about things. It is the court's duty to decide what to do. Courts and judges aren't perfect. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to...Read more »
I left my daughters father 3 years ago and I’ve been controlled my him ever since. He has anger issues and he is an alcoholic. He’s been in jail 3 times this year. I have worked with him to agree on when each of us see her but recently he went back to jail for child endangerment/DUI. He’s out... Read more »
If there are not court orders, it is not illegal for you to keep your daughter for her safety. The divorce process will sort this out. Do not delay in filing the divorce, and ask the court for temporary custody until the divorce process is concluded. The court can require any visits with him and...Read more »
My daughter has lot of issues she had wrote me a paper giving me all right to the child then changed her mind only because her boyfriend talked her out of it ..he came today and got him ...the house is always. Trashed ..he has gotten out on the main road and family services has been called ...in... Read more »
Talk to local children's services office about getting custody, or file with the probate court for guardianship. If daughter and the father were never married, and not court has granted him parental rights, he has no rights to the child at all until a court grants him rights. Use the Find a...Read more »
ex wife and mother of our 3 children makes a significantly larger amount of money to me. technically with her two jobs (professor and nurse) she makes over 100k. I just recently got a job making 36,400 a year. the divorce paperwork says im to pay 500 a month in child support (shared parenting,... Read more »
Already live over an hour away from father so son is used to not having dad near. Father hasn't been overly involved, and is behind on child support. I have filed a Notice of Intent to Relocate. Will I be grated permission to go? How long does the process take? My job starts in 4 weeks.
The other parent can request a hearing on the relocation. If he does, the court will consider all the facts and evidence properly presented, and decide what changes to the custody are in the best interest of the child. If you and he can agree on what to do, then you and he can file an agreed...Read more »
He filed for parental rights when we were broke up. He was living with some new girl and her daughter just a couple days after the breakup.. I still allowed our daughter to stay overnight at this girls house with him.. just about every weekend.. even after lying to me about where he took her the... Read more »
Just because you have allowed him to move back in for now, does not really have any effect on his filing for parental rights. Your living arrangement with him could affect how much he pays in child support. It seems doubtful that you will have a long-term relationship with him, based on his...Read more »
If you are the biological mother, and no court has ever issued any custody order, then you have sole legal custody and can make all decisions regarding the child, including who can see the child, and when. You can even deny contact with others, including the biological father, unless the father...Read more »
I'm a single parent with four children. I have two jobs and instead of putting him in daycare she threatens to put me on child support. I get him in between jobs whenever I'm not working. Please help me.
I have a protection order against him, for domestic violence, and he is unable to support them. I have sole custody and i have always supported my children with medical insurance, schooling, and all other expenses to child care. I have my own home, he does not, he was a full time stay at home dad... Read more »
There is no way to know his motivation. File for him to start paying child support. The court will order a DNA test to establish his paternity. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to assist you.
My childrens grandma has custody of my three children and there was no visiting set up because we had a very good relationship when everything was established.. but now I hardly see my kids and if I do it is at McDonald's for a hr or so... Well there dad has no visitation set up either but yet his... Read more »
You can file with the court asking for the court to designate time for you with the kids. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to assist you. Or some courts have help centers with volunteers for those without an attorney. Check with your local court.
Talk to the local Child Support Enforcement Agency to start with, and then use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to file with the court to have him held in contempt if CSEA is not able to get payments going again.
If the parents are not married and the a court has not granted parental rights to father, then the mother has sole legal custody until a court grants rights to the father. A school can deny enrollment to a child that does not not legally reside within its district, and can choose to enroll only...Read more »
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