this concerns my 5 year old daughter, that my mom has temporary custody of, my soon to be ex wife gave up her rights, but i havent , i dont know where to start and i need serious help, idf i anm ever going to be able to maintain my rights as her father
You could expose yourself to being arrested for interference with custody if you take in a minor with permission of the parents. If the child needs help, you can contact authorities in your area who can investigate.
I have no biological ties to a child that I have cared for since her birth 11 years ago. Her mother has decided that she wants to remove her from my life? Do I have a case for visitation if I have proof that I have been providing care for all these years?
The biological father and I are trying to change our son’s name and correct his birth certificate. The father listed on my child’s birth certificate is not his biological father. Due to domestic violence, the father listed on the birth certificate can not contact myself or children. What needs... Read more »
Shes recently been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer and in chemo, radiation and has failing kidneys. She wants this done as well as a will immediately and as cheap as possible. So were trying to file this ourselves.
The father and I never married. He only signed an Acknowledgment of Paternity, but he never had my son legitimized. Would that give me the right to decide who is best for my special needs son? If not, what steps do I need to take? I could bring any proof, if needed on why my parents would be best... Read more »
No, you can't will a child to another person. Even if you have a document expressing your wishes, the father may attempt to legitimate at that time and ask for custody. The court determines what's in the child's best interest. Your parents will have to present evidence that the...Read more »
My mother got custody of them after dcfs got involved. I was told then that when my husband and I became stable again and everything that we could get custody back from my mom. All we had to do was file the paperwork and agree on everything.
Now, someone else is telling me it isn't... Read more »
Your question as you have stated it is easily answered. You first retain an attorney who is experienced in this type of law; custody, DFCS, etc. Then, you work closely with the attorney and cooperate with the attorney too. What you have been told about DFCS sounds right. You are in for a...Read more »
You have asked about this issue many times in different ways. Honestly? The best thing you can do to help yourself is to meet with a family law attorney. In that meeting, the attorney can ask you questions which will present your overall situation and allow the attorney to present an overall...Read more »
They may be able to if the guardianship paperwork does not make provisions for you to spend time with the child. Oftentimes, the guardianship gives the guardian full control over the child. It’s likely that you will have to file with the court to amend the guardianship to grant you parenting...Read more »
It is difficult to provide a dependable response given that we have very few facts of the case in your question. Sitting down and speaking with a custody attorney will always be your best course of action.
That said, if I have read your question as you intended it, you would not...Read more »
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