The biological mother has legal custody of the child if the child was born out of wedlock. If that is the case, the biological mother can refuse the biological father visitation. Biological fathers do not have any custodial rights to children born out of wedlock until they obtain an order of...Read more »
During in session school period my days are every Wednesday afternoon to Thursday morning and every other week Wednesday afternoon to Monday morning. When school is not in session we are to halt that schedule and begin alternating Sundays through Sundays. Due to covid 19 schools have been such down... Read more »
I'm not objecting to their court order, just want to know what length to agree to. Anything besides phone conversations and invitations to public events my child participates in? I'm widowed and am not contesting their rights for visitation. I've never kept child from them and... Read more »
You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and present you with the options. There are factors here that we would need to know, such as if the grandparents have any type of guardianship rights. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
What is the question? Is it can the 15 year old move out and go live with the other parent? If that is the question it depends on the custody arrangement in place. The mother could seek a modification, depending on the facts of the case. You should meet with an attorney who review the facts of your...Read more »
You are responsible for the child until they become a legal adult at age 18. If the other parent is open to modifying the custody arrangement you may want to consider going that route. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
I am 22 and married and able to financially support her. She is way behind in school and my dad and stepmom just push it off like it is not a big deal. They treat her like property and it's very unfair considering she is a triplet and isnt allowed to do any of the things my other siblings do.... Read more »
Me and my childs father are not nor ever have been married and we do not have any court order custody. Our child resides with me yearly with mostly Friday nights and Saturday days with her father. During the current pandemic, does he have rights to come to my house demanding our child to go with... Read more »
If there is no custody order in place, he has no legal right to visitation. However, if there is no concern of danger with dad, I would not use the pandemic to now cut off visitation that he has historically been exercising. If you do so, he will likely be motivated to now file a legitimation...Read more »
it, in court. I know living situations can be bad for everyone but it has caused me to almost attempt suicide at least 10 times in the past year. And when I ask if I can see a therapist or get help he tells me I'm wrong and I don't need it. He calls me names and belittlea my existence as... Read more »
Your mom may be able to give guardianship to your sister, however, there may be several factors that would prevent that if your dad does not agree. If you are being abused, physically or emotionally, there is help. I would suggest contacting the Georgia Child Abuse Hotline at 1-855-GACHILD /...Read more »
You can always contact the juvenile court in your county and report her. More information is needed before an accurate answer can be provided about your liability. It may be best to contact an attorney who can assist you.
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He was a heavy drug user just got out of jail on kidnapping charges as well he is a very bad person he has not seen our little girl but 2 times in almost 3 years once when she was born and then once when she was 2 months there was a tpo in place but I was talked into dropping it now I wished I... Read more »
School is not in session so how can this be handled? The other parent is not willing to move to week on/week off like the summer schedule or offer more time with school out. Do I have any legal ground to stand on? There is no recess or reconvene because school is not in session. No mandatory school... Read more »
School closures due to COVID-19 have presented new challenges. Some courts has issues orders explaining what should happen now that school is on an extended break. Others are silent. I would suggest that you contact a lawyer so that he/she can view your Parenting Plan and provide any guidance from...Read more »
My ex wife is refusing to give me visitation with my daughter until the Corona virus outbreak is over. I typically have my daughter Wed night and return her Thursday morning and 1st and 3rd weekends and alternating 5th weekends. She says she is protecting her family but I'm not sick, neither... Read more »
You need to consult with an attorney. First, you aren't going to go until August or September without seeing your daughter. The first step is to try to work it out with your ex, outline your social distancing and cleaning procedures in your home. If she still refuses, the court may grant an...Read more »
There is no form document for a petition to modify custody. You will need to allege in the petition that there is a material change in circumstances since the entry of the current order and will need to specify what those material changes in circumstances are. You will need to file the petition...Read more »
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