he is rejecting me from getting my child back in my custody as well as mentally abusing her. she has been with him for over a year refusing me of any rights. he recently told me that he has papers saying that my child has to remain in his custody until the court says he can have custody. I do not... Read more »
You need to report this to the Police. If I understand you correctly, this man has kidnapped the child. If the child was born out of wedlock AND if the man NEVER legitimated the child, the man has absolutely -- NO RIGHTS whatsoever to the child. None. Letting this go on for more than a year...Read more »
We sent the papers in back in June, but it could take up to 10weeks for his name to officially be added to the birth certificate, can i go ahead & get child support or will i have to wait until his name is officially on the document?
She has been our child for years already be provide for her but she was adopted from the state when she was 4 years old and now she doesn’t want them as her parents on her birth certificate. Can we just put a petition in to have everything change on her birth certificate or do we have to go... Read more »
If you want her to inherit from you as being your own child, an adoption is the way to go. If you do not want to adopt, then you would need to meet with a probate attorney and make sure that all your advance directive documents, Wills, conveyance documents, etc. (whatever is needed to accomplish...Read more »
We would need to know more about your case in order to provide you with guidance. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the case in detail and present you with the right route to address this.
A travel deviation is discretionary. You should consult with an attorney. It is possible that even though your order is 2 years old, the support could increase if your income or the child's expenses have gone up, or if the mother's income has gone down.
I’m 17. I’m two months away from being 18. I’m moving out and teaming with a trusted friend as a roommate and I’m going back to work and I have a small business as well. I just don’t want to be at home anymore. Is there not much a policeman can do since I’m so close to being 18? I... Read more »
Forget emancipation. Not enough time to make that work. Until you are 18, your parents rule the roost. Should an adult help you move out before you are 18, that person could be charged with interference with custody. It's only 2 months. Focus on the positive things you should be doing...Read more »
My granddaughter is 10 she currently lives with her grandmother on her mom side. Her grandmother is sick and is in and out if the hospital, my granddaughter mom is unfit and her father is not willing to do the paperwork to get custody how would I go about getting custody of my granddaughter?
We were never legally married, lived together 8 years, I am legitimized, pay child support and a court order to have my daughter every week but my ex will not ever allow me to get her. What should my first step be?
Contact an attorney about filing for contempt. Before you do, send a text indicating you are going to exercise your parenting time at the next scheduled time and you will sue her if she does not allow it.
not married to the mom, but kids went to mom's parents and they took kids over to mom who want to get them back but they have been living with me for 4 years with 2 previous years with mom but the other 8 years before that they lived with me. ages 6, 10, 13, and 14 years old. I am on birth... Read more »
You must file a legitimation action before the Court will award you custody. Is there a Court order giving the grandparents any kind of custodial rights or prohibiting the mother from having contact with the children? You should consult with an attorney to discuss your case and come up with the...Read more »
Three years ago my daughter was in abusive relationship her bf wouldn't let me take the baby and my daughter would steal from Walmart to support her daughter cause the baby father was addicted to pills and would abusive to her. Well she got caught twice put on probation and went to jail for... Read more »
Your daughter doesn't have an appeal appealable issue. She simply needs to revoke/terminate/end the guardianship in a signed writing. The Division of Family and Children Services did not initiate a petition of protection nor did they seek termination of your daughter's parental rights....Read more »
today, she got angry because she was changing my daughters diaper and i took over and did it myself. she then started an argument because i did not want her to see my birth video and her reasoning was because she is my mother and she has that right. i do not want this around my child but i am 15... Read more »
I am saddened to hear that this type of disturbance is occurring in your home where peace should resound. Because you are a minor yourself there is not much you can do unless the situation turns violent and you and your daughter's life is in danger. You could also talk with your grandmother...Read more »
So yes, wife and I divorced 2014. I tailspun out and was homeless, addicted, mentally lost it a few times, once ended up at a psych place for evaluation etc. 2017, and a couple attempts in 2016 I began trying to pick up myself up and wanted better. Prior to this, was always honest with exwife... Read more »
First, I would like to express my sincere condolences for your current situation. As a child support attorney, I am aware of the frustrations surrounding child support arrearages. It is great you were able to purge the amount and be released from jail. On another note, if the mother of your...Read more »
Having issues with getting appropriate amount of time with my daughter, up to being denied access to the children's hospital where she is having heart surgery. No history of abuse, never been in trouble beyond traffic tickets, no justifiable reason to limit my time with her or deny access to... Read more »
I'm sorry for you in this situation. What you are looking for here cannot be expressed on this website. I don't like telling you that your odds of getting everything you want are very small when you represent yourself. Trying to tell you what to do here would be like us trying to tell...Read more »
No. He is a child until he turns 18. You need to know that helping him go against his parent(s)' wishes could put you at odds with the law. You might be charged with interference with custody. If the situation is bad enough, you might consider calling DFCS (Department of Family and...Read more »
You can pay this way as long as you don't have a court order specifically telling you to pay another way. First, send a dollar to the number and get a text confirmation that she received it. After that confirmation, you can send the full amount knowing she got it. As an extra measure you...Read more »
Terms of the separation agreement calls for $10,000 to be remitted to former spouse to represent her equity in the marital residence. The couple later reconciles and remarry which just recently ended in divorce for the second time April 2021 with a new separation agreement. The now former spouse... Read more »
Sit down with a child custody attorney to discuss your situation. We cannot answer your question here because we don't have enough information. You may need to take some form of legal action to get where you want to be.
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