My daughter will be a year old in February and I haven’t even met her because my ex has blocked all forms of communication. I was in the army when we found out we were pregnant and then unfortunately when she found out I was being medically discharge she broke it off and move back with her... Read more »
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT IDEA. FILING A PATERNITY SUIT WILL ENABLE YOU TO ESTABLISH A PARENT - CHILD RELATIONSHIP. YOU MAY OBTAIN CERTAIN VISITATION RIGHTS IF THAT IS IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD. UNDERSTAND THAT THIS MAY ALSO RESULT IN A CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION BEING ESTABLISHED AGAINST YOU. YOU...Read more »
He lives out of state and we are each to drive 6 hours to meet halfway. He wrote via email that he was intentionally not returning her 12 hrs before the exchange. I still drove the 6 hours to find out he didn’t show. He was served the order to show cause for our hearing on Jan 13 back in... Read more »
Following through with the contempt charges on my ex for his multiple violations of the divorce decree. He has not been responding to my messages or those from opposing council, regarding papers served to me requesting a modification in custody. I tried to meet with him while I was in Iowa last... Read more »
Assuming your case is still in Iowa, you should get an attorney there. A new attorney is going to have to spend some time reviewing the prior filings. However, it may not be necessary to read every one. It depends on whether the old filings have anything to do with the current issues. However, some...Read more »
My wife has a 3 year old daughter from a previous relationship that, due to her history with drugs, has lost her parental rights and they were allocated to the paternal grandmother. In the final orders from the court she is supposed to get 2 supervised visits for 2 hours each every week with her... Read more »
Your options are to comply with the existing orders or seek modification of those orders. It seems the order is for a visitation center unless there is an agreed-upon third party supervisor. Since there is no such agreement, you need to use a visitation center. If that is not practicable, you can...Read more »
I do not know what you mean by "malicious parenting syndrome". However, you may be able to defend the claim for arrears if she in fact filed for it falsely. You can also insist on compliance with the Parenting Plan so she does not withhold the children. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
Court order parenting plan says I will pay half for sports but she is registering them under his last name. I feel that if she’s not using their legal last name I shouldn’t be required to help other than child support.
We’re in Colorado, Colorado doesn’t have “custody” laws but calls it “parental responsibility.” He used to live with them for years and years. In and out. Now, that my brother is in a new relationship his baby mom has become very on edge. She has told his girl friend that she’s the... Read more »
If he would like parenting time, then he can file an action for Allocation of Parental Responsibilities with a district court. This will allow a court order to issue that will set forth the responsibilities and parenting time and allow him to enforce the order if she does not comply.
There is a legal presumption that the husband is the father. This can prevail even if another man is the biological father- if the court finds that it is appropriate to name the husband as the legal father.
There is no "bright line" rule. It depends on the circumstances. Generally shared parenting may not work well for children whose parent's live in different school districts. While time with both parents is important, it is not beneficial to children to spend a large amount of time driving between...Read more »
You could potentially file for an emergency restriction of parenting time depending on your evidence. If you believe based on credible evidence that abuse is occurring you can also make a report to the Department of Human Services.
We attended mediation and weren't able to resolve anything because I feel strongly that more time with his father would not be in our son's best interest (he is an admitted abuser and alcoholic). Since then, I have found another 50/50 plan that I would consider trying, but he won't hear it because... Read more »
In a case like this, you should consider requesting appointment of a CFI (Child and Family investigator) or a PRE (Parental Responsibility Evaluator). That person can do an evaluation of both parties and the child and prepare a report for the judge. Also, you should get a lawyer to help you with...Read more »
Ex has not seen or spoken to kids in 7 years, over $60,000 behind CS, never sent anything to kids and left CO years ago. He was supposed to go back to court to have 50% cust. after completing certain task, but never did. I have made every decision and full care/support for our kids since the... Read more »
My ex-husband was recently arrested. His mother (my child’s grandmother) took her and refuses to give her to me. Since I don’t have a custody court order I cannot get her back. I am at loss for what to do. Is it possible to get an emergency custody court order?
I Was detained by law enforcement. During that time I allowed my ex-wifes parents to take the kids. I was not arrested or charged for anything. I have primary parenting rights for our children. She kept the children and filed a temporary restraining order and the very next day she filed a motion... Read more »
It depends. An attorney would have to see the parenting plan and also determine whether your detention would have created grounds for an emergency change in parenting. Your situation is complex and your questions can not be answered based just on the limited information provided here.
Over the years he refuses to allow me to see the autopsy results. Also this same brother masterminded a banking fraud with the brother that passed away, when our mother had passed away in 1992, he included my mothers landlady in this.... they forged and cashed a check from my mothers account at her... Read more »
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