I live in Justin Texas my son is 13 I have had primary custody of him since he was 3. My sons school shut down on March 27th because of covid-19 they may be shut down longer than that. Ever since my ex husband heard about this he has been trying to get me to give him extra time of mine, of course I... Read more »
You can get a certificated copy of your order and call the police and make a report. The could bring charges, but many times in Texas will not. You can take a copy of the order to the other parents house, call the police and demand turnover. If the child looks like she is over 18 and speaks...Read more »
My wife left with my daughter last September. We are not divorced yet but she says I can not see her without being supervised. Also every time she wants to set up a visit it is concierge for her only or if she is wanting something.
You need to get a family law attorney and go to court to get orders specifying when, where and how long you and her get to see your children. That way if it is “your time” and she refuses you can seek enforcement from the court, which can include jail time for her.
As you asked this in a Texas forum, the court looks at the best interest test in awarding custody to one parent. The factors in the best interest test are called the Holly Factors and a short video can be found at the link below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Re4LE3K643Y
Texas answer. Just because your spouse moved out and is under CPS investigation doesn’t mean the spouse doesn’t have the same rights as before. Orders signed by a judge would dictate. Good luck. 888-343-4529.
I have been clean since they took him from my home. I didnt have custody then. My daughter left him with me. I relapsed. and then let someone smoke meth in another room of my house. I have been babtised. I am working now. I bhought my own car. I go to narcotics anonomus twice a week. and have taken... Read more »
I am happy for you. Great job, however the answer depends on whether your parental rights were terminated. If not I'd say courts would rather keep children with family members when possible so you have a decent chance. Best of luck to you.
She moved out of state and interfered with ability to speak and visit my children. She was held in contempt of court for that. She also has no job, and an active warrant for a gross misdemeanor for injure or tampering with a vehicle during a custody exchange 2 years ago. Will this affect her... Read more »
My ex-husband of just 3 days shy of 11 yrs filed for divorce in 2017 and put our jointly owned property on the divorce decree along with deeming himself custodial parent of our then 11 yr old daughter after I signed it. What rights do I have today as far as being compensated for the property and... Read more »
A Final Decree of Divorce is an order of the court, which means the judge had to have signed the Decree. If the Decree was never signed by a judge then it is not a final order. Since 2 - 3 years have passed since you signed the decree, its content cannot be changed IF a judge signed it, however;...Read more »
As her husband you are the presumed father of the expected child. As such, you are presumed to be one of the parents with legal rights. The biological father would have to start a suit affecting parent child relationship to claim his rights. If that is done a paternity test would be ordered. If the...Read more »
It depends on what your court order says. If the court order says that it was to be provided and you don't want to provide it then you need to get court order modifying that provision so that it no longer has to be provided. But, you must give judge a justifiable reason and provide proof.
I have a 6 yo child. The father was married (estranged). We went to court in 2018 to establish paternal rights, joint managing conservatorship, joint possession and access, weekly possession on Alternating weeks, etc. The father is in violation of the court order and has taken full possession of... Read more »
Your situation is complicated. You should explore your options of getting funds to retain an attorney. You should do this as soon as possible because the longer you allow child to be at father's the more difficult it will be to get her back.
Courts will do what is in the best interest of a child. It is not in the best interest of a child for an abusive person to have custody. However, an abusive person can get supervised visitation in some instances.
Finalized a divorce. Father has long drug history. Was given a court ordered drug and failed. Final decree was written for the father to have 6 months supervised visitation but it was not put in the decree that he was to be given another test after the 6 months. Do I... Read more »
I am a great dad. She took my son & moved 100 +mi away & filed with the OAG in her county after we had a good 50/50 custody going for months here. I don’t mind paying child support, but she’s keeping him from me. I want 50/50 custody. Can I file for custody in my county before the OAG... Read more »
If you have not answered or showed up in court yet you may be able to request venue change. But, it has to be done as your 1st pleading or with your first pleading. An attorney should be consulted. Fight for that custody issue if that’s what you’ve been doing. Good luck. 888-343-4529.
My wife has mental health issues, multiple attempted suicides, and been court ordered to stay at mental health facilities. She is diagnosed with manic bipolar. She is now making claims to me that she is going to say I have raped people and that I abused her physically and mentally. I have video of... Read more »
Nobody can guarantee an outcome one way or another if the court is forced to make a decision regarding your children. However, If you can back up your claim with hard evidence the likelihood of a court awarding sole custody to a person with mental health issues is unlikely. In these situations it...Read more »
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