His ex will not allow visitation of their son due to her not liking me or the child he and I had together he hasn’t paid child support because of a job situation so she is now adding that to a the reason he can’t see their son they have done a paternity testing and proved he is the father. They... Read more »
If you are not married, she can choose any name that she wants.
If you want to establish any rights to the child you must be proactive and file a paternity action and then the court can enter a custody, visitation, and child support order. You can also address the name issue.
a protective order was dismissed in a protective order trial for insufficient evidence in 2013 in tulsa on its merits. In 2016 in creek county almost identical merits were made in the petition. Is that dealing with subject matter jurisdiction? Because the petition was granted in 2017 barring an... Read more »
Sexual behavior and random girls brought in and children made to be alone in the living room while dad and girls go in the bedroom. Once a girl came over who had kids and they stayed the night and my ex forced my youngest to sleep in the floor and give up his bed. He only gets the kids every other... Read more »
In the process of getting a divorce and my wife has been doing things against court orders, while in possession of our children, that i see as being potentially harmful to there wellbeing. I cant legally protect them without evidence and this is the only way i can see to obtain any. Thank you for... Read more »
Without seeing the pleadings or knowing any of the details of your case I can only guess. It sounds like maybe a Petition for Divorce and Application for Temporary Order was filed that failed to disclose there were children of the marriage. I am also going to guess that this sounds like a pro se...Read more »
my daughter lives with my cousin in another town because she is going to school there. They want to get her teeth fixed but in order for them to get her on their military insurance, she has to be part of their family so they want me to sign some kind of temporary parental control or something like... Read more »
Parental rights in Oklahoma are only terminated in connection with an adoption or for abuse/neglect in a deprived child action. If there is a guardianship where someone else has control of your kids that does not terminate your rights, but it can give that person the right to have possession of...Read more »
If you have a court order for visitation and she denies the court ordered visitation you can hire an attorney to enforce your visitation. The other option is if it is only one day of visitation that is at issue you could agree to a make up visitation day on one of her scheduled days. If it is...Read more »
I'm a stay at home mom and I'm trying to get into school. We have a toddler. Things are becoming untenable and I know we need to leave. How do I make sure I can keep my little safe when it comes to custody and visitation.
She has been to a youth shelter twice in six months because he is mentally abusive. Can I file for emergency custody and which state do I file in? She wants to move back with me, hes only had custody for a year.
From what you've described, it sounds like the "home state" of your child is Oklahoma, so you could likely file in Oklahoma. I do not know or practice Kansas law, so you should contact a Kansas-licensed attorney to explore options of filing in the place where your current custody...Read more »
My son's father has been convicted on several counts of rape 2, forcible oral sodomy, and manufacturing child pornography. My son is 14 and no longer want's contact with his father. However everything I have read states I have to have a husband to do a step-parent adoption. Is there... Read more »
There has to be someone to take the place of the parent being terminated. The only way to terminate rights is through an adoption or when DHS takes over to terminate. So in short, until you have been married for a year and have a step-parent adoption he stays on the books as father.
If the judge extended it then your next step is go to the next hearing date. Not knowing any of your specifics makes it challenging to answer otherwise. As Gary mentioned week a family law attorney for better guidance.
When my child was 1, the mother of my child left the state without consulting an attorney and I haven’t been able to see my child in almost 4 years. We have had shared custody since my child was born. She is posting online about being under the influence, selling illegal drugs and blatantly... Read more »
Family law cases are not as simple as filing out forms. Preparing the proper documents in only part of the equation. It is also critical to follow the appropriate procedure, local court rules, and fully understand the rules of evidence so any evidence can be properly presented and considered by...Read more »
Consult with a probate attorney concerning the estate. You would need to file a guardianship for the children. You may be able to find one attorney that can help with both. Best of luck with this matter.
We were never married and very recently split. We've decided on 50/50 and are wanting to do something like 3 days-4 days until he finds work, which we would like to switch to his days off he gets our daughter.
Both Pete and Brian are giving you sound advice. A Petition to Establish Paternity, Custody and Child Support is the smartest safest way to protect all parties. You are getting along now, but if you look in the courts you see millions of people that were getting along at one point that are no...Read more »
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