Mom and dad devorced and she moved to delawere and has coustody papers from Tn the mom has now went to jail in new jersey and left the kids in delawere with sick grandmother can he go get them even though he doesn't have costody at this time
This sounds like a difficult situation, and it's good that you are asking before taking matters into your own hands. I am not a family law attorney, and I recommend that if you do not hear back from someone who is, you should contact a Delaware attorney who specializes in family law. The...Read more »
The father, I believe lives in Ohio, my daughter and I live in Delaware. Do I need to put out a publication in Delaware to announce her name is being changed or a publication in Ohio to locate NCP for permission?
You are supposed to notify the father by certified mail, return receipt requested. If that does not work, you have to use all reasonable efforts to notify the father. There is a name change packet on the New Castle County Website. You can call the Civil Division Clerk’s Office of the Court of...Read more »
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