No. T.C.A. 36-3-301. Persons who may solemnize marriages.
(2) In order to solemnize the rite of matrimony, any such minister, preacher, pastor, priest, rabbi or other spiritual leader must be ordained or otherwise designated in conformity with the customs of a church, temple or other...Read more »
In our temporary parenting agreement it states “both parents agree child’s time spent with mother will be with mother, I.e Mother will not leave child in the care of any other individuals during her time with child” but is it wrong for a stepfather to take the child to run an errand (grab... Read more »
You may want to consider consulting with an attorney. Based on that specific language quoted above, it seems the agreement is that Mother will have custody of the child during all her parenting time. Thus, if the stepfather took the child without Mother for any period of time, no matter how short,...Read more »
Their step brother was hit with his phone and has bruises on his head. At what point do they not have to go over there? Their dad is not listening to their concerns. He has let them come home early though. I am primary and he gets them every other weekend.
You may want to consult with an experienced family law attorney in your area. The parenting plan governs. If you would like your children to see your ex's wife less often really the only way to do that is to modify the parenting plan so that your ex does not have as much parenting time. Tennessee...Read more »
There has been a lot of fighting and yelling at my house and i want to get away for a few days but my mom said if i leave she will call the cops and have them bring me back home, like i said i am 16 and wanted to know if they can take me back home. My friends mom said she has no problem with me... Read more »
I am sorry for your having to go through this. However, yes your mother can call the cops. Also, your friend's mother could be could be charged with harboring a runaway which is a crime. Your friend's mother could file a petition for dependency and neglect if the abuse rises to that level.
I have offered to give him days if I hold onto the kids until COVID clears, he declined and wants to pass them from house to house. What are my rights? He and his wife are currently working, his wife works in healthcare, and they have 2 additional daughters who attend daycare. I have a daughter and... Read more »
She is threatening him with child support court and saying he will be in jail all because he wants to see his son and she is scared he will catch the virus. She isn't allowing him to pick his son up this weekend and she didnt give him his 1/2 of spring break. This is not this first time she has... Read more »
We are in new times with the coronavirus and people are scared and anxious. However, if the ex wife is going against the custody agreement then she could be help in contempt. I would suggest talking to a family law attorney and , if needed, set a court date to go in front of a judge and discuss the...Read more »
In 2015, I was charged with aggravated sexual battery which led to divorce. The criminal charges went to trial where I was found not guilty. The allegations were made by my ex-stepdaughter in which I was found not guilty. I believe that my ex-wife is still pushing at the belief that I am still... Read more »
Go to the Criminal Court where you were prosecuted and ask the Clerk to help you go through the entire Court File. Be patient. The Court Reporter's name may be there, or ask the Clerk who it might have been. But most importantly, get a certified copy of the Acquittal. It is self-authenicating...Read more »
My mother had custody of my 2 daughters because I was incarcerated but when I got out of jail, I got full custody back. My mom received family first. Why does the child support office only come after me to pay the state back and not their father?
A termination of parental rights was signed thru an agency before baby was born, upon realizing the child was his he has changed his mind and wants to father the child. He was not present when the birth certificate was signed. Mother can still revoke decision until 23rd but would rather not
He's my dad. he murdered my mom. I have reason to believe he is not my biological father and want to know and if he is not then remove his name from my birth certificate and tell the state of TN he's been lying abt everything (even more than we knew already)
Depending on your age, you can file a petition to disestablish paternity. If you are not of age, another person, particularly another family member can file on your behalf as a "next friend." However, I do not advise taking such action without first consulting an experienced family law attorney in...Read more »
Is there a parenting plan or other court order in effect regarding the child? To be understand this issue, you should consult with a family law attorney and bring all relevant documents to the consult. Good luck.
The children were taken to TN supoosed to be temporary for their fathers funeral but their older brother from a previous relationship from their father, is trying to keep them and get full custody . I signed a custody agreement that the grandfather made himself and had notarize that they will be... Read more »
You need to hire an experienced family law attorney from around Nashville. There are several issues presented in your question that you most likely cannot address without legal representation. I suspect a dependency and neglect petition has been filed against you. The burden of proof is high,...Read more »
I am 80 years old and have just found out that the birth certificate father is not the real father. I know the real father, but he refuses to be tested. I have written and called him. He does not reply or hangs up. What is my next step? My daughter, who is 52, is anxious to know the truth. She... Read more »
I am afraid you cannot. An action to establish paternity is governed by Tennessee Code Annotated § 36-2-306. An action to establish parentage may be brought before or after the birth of the child until three (3) years after the age of majority. Therefore, the action must have been brought on or...Read more »
Until she is emancipated by the Court, or is subject to a dependency and neglect petition, she remains in custody, care and control of her parents. If you take in a minor without Court permission, you could be charged with harboring a run away.
I’ve used thc and cps has closed my case after successfully passing random drug screens. I failed the first one but cps still closed the case. How likely is it for I, the mother to lose custody of my 2 year old child? Also, I have proof (pictures and messages of him advertising) of the father... Read more »
From your question it seems as if there is no current court case. If that is the case, then you are probably fine. If here is a court action currently lodged with the court, then you need to revise your question and add additional detail to allow attorneys to better respond. Good Luck!
I will assume from your question that mother and father were never married, because your question does not reference any previous divorce. As such, it is unlikely he will be able to get back child support as there is no current order on which to base such an award. This may be a case of no good...Read more »
If a father voluntarily terminated his rights after being asked by the mother claiming her current husband is wanting todo a step parent adoption then she never does the adoption then the father is left to pay child support is there away to Address the child support court with this matter to stop... Read more »
I gather from your question that you were asked to sign over your parental rights for a prospective stepparent adoption and termination of parental rights case. It is not the mother who files the petition, but the stepparent. If the petition was never filed and granted, then you are still on the...Read more »
My son was born in 2006 in TN. long story short my sons mother got word in TX, which is where she lives and has lived since around 2009, that i was arrested for simple poss and on a separate date arrested for p.i. i was acquitted i think is the word for the simple poss which i was never arrested... Read more »
First, if your son has lived in Texas since 2009 and that court has exercised jurisdiction, then most likely your case is in Texas. This is really not a case to be handled on your own. You parental rights are at stake. I advise you to consult with an experienced family law attorney in the Texas...Read more »
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