In Sept 2019 I had to file injunctions against my ex husband and his fiance and contact CPS regarding Physical Child abuse. The father admitted of having knowledge and the fiance admitted to the abuse. The injunction agreement is good till April 2020. The terms agreed on were; no corporal... Read more »
The mother signed her rights away to her her mother with out giving the father a choice if he wanted her or not. How does he go about getting custody of his child? She is not legitimized but there is a state given dna test done proving she is his.
Hello, my bf is court ordered to have him on weekends and she has asked us to have him more. If we don’t have him his grandma does . Who doesn’t live with mom. We seem to be sharing custody with grandma not mom. Mom voluntarily quit job. And we’re still paying her $400 dollars a month. Is... Read more »
you cannot stop making payments unless the court modifies the child support order. You would need to go to court and ask first that parenting time be modified to reflect the actual situation, and then ask that support be modified per the new schedule. If mom voluntarily quit, income can be...Read more »
My sister is doing a medicine recidency and her program might be cut off. In case that happens she will be deported to Peru. Her husband would start the procedure for her to return to the states as his wife, but does not want the baby to leave the usa. What are my sisters´ rights, if she wants to... Read more »
I want to file papers incase something happens to me the child will not go with other parent who has not seen her, divorce was also by default due to domestic case against other parent and him being in jail, do I need a lawyer to file this or is it something I can go pick up and fill out?
There are a number of ways to help protect a child when there is only one parent in the child's life. One is by having complete estate planning documents, including provisions as to what you would request in case you would die before the child becomes an adult. There are also options such as a...Read more »
My ex and I have two children with 50/50 custody arrangements. This is to include sharing costs for all school, daycare, and medical costs, ect. He is also ordered to pay $156 a month in child support. Since our divorce was finalized, he hasnt paid any additonal costs and stopped paying child... Read more »
A party needs specific court permission to move the children out of state. Generally, but depending on the wording of the current order, a party doesn't need court permission to move the children within state. That being said, if the move would effect the parenting time or exchanges, it is likely...Read more »
My ex and I have joint custody, 50/50. Can my 18 year old daughter choose to live with me full time? Will this require legal action? I pay minimal CS, and will follow up with my atty on that, just wondering about choice of physical location? Thanks
Thank you for your question. You do not specify whether you have joint legal or joint physical custody, or both, which will be crucial in allowing us to provide guidance to you. With that being said, custody is always subject to modification when there is a chance in circumstance, and your...Read more »
DP case opened in 2016 when my childs half sibling was 3 months old. He has been in foster care, he is now about to be 4. The TPR adjudicary hearing was Sept 2019 and final hearing was Nov 2019 but DCF and Kidscentral won't give me info as to the outcome which relates to my child.
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 »
If the children were sheltered from the Mother in a dependency (DCF ) case and the case was closed permanent guardianship with you having custody, the Mother would have to seek to reopen the dependency case and ask for reunification. the Family Court will not be able to give custody to the Mother...Read more »
The Mother would have to make herself available in the dependency case in order to ensure her rights are not terminated and to litigate that case. If you were given custody of the children at some point, you should contact the Department to see if they would consider you as a placement for the...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.
In Ohio, unwed mothers are deemed to have all of the custody rights until paternity of the father is proven and a court rules on parental rights. Going to prison, alone, does not terminate someone's ability to pursue custody of a child.
I highly suggest you speak with a custody attorney to...Read more »
I am a women who has been with my wife for 14 yrs and married to her for 4yrs. We share a daughter who is biologically hers but I have been the primary parent since she was 8 months and she is now 15yrs old. We are divorcing and the daughter wants to reside with me. My wife is ok with it as I have... Read more »
That will depend on the totality of the circumstances. The court will consider several factors in determining the best interest of the child to assign a primary physical custodian. Contested custody cases are complex matters. You should speak with a family law firm to discuss the specific facts...Read more »
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