My mom had my niece since birth her and my dad adopted her tragicly my parents passed away several years later she is ten but I have gained custody of her. Can my sister her biological mother take me to court and get visitation with her now
The dvo was placed because he had hit my 5yr old (not his) while i was 20 weeks pregnant i moved out within an hour contacted a family cop, he said since i moved out that i didnt have to report it. I tried supervised visatation he kept threatening,so added the twins to the dvo. My now husband wants... Read more »
I live in KY . The father of my daughter didn't sign birth certificate, when I was pregnant he was abusive and I had a active DVO for 3 years . Has a criminal record and has never seen her or signed anything saying he was the father Would he be notified if my fiance adopted her ? Would he... Read more »
I live in Kentucky and my friend wasn’t nice to his puppy & took his anger out on her . For example : I’ve seen him scream at her , shake her , and attempt to choke her ( I stopped him ) .He asked me to foster her until he gets stable which I agreed to . He’s still not Stable , and he... Read more »
i had a drug in my system they got me for child neglect. Even though i didnt have my child around me when i did it but because it was in my system they gave me the neglect charge. I then never failed another drug test and took drug classes and parenting classes and i passed all of them and received... Read more »
My Uncle, Aunt, and Cousin arrived with a Cornsnake when they came to live with us. He had a glass bowl, maybe a twig or two, and that was it. His tank is pretty small for his size, I think, and he didn't even come with a heatlamp. I've been taking care of him for a while and none of them... Read more »
How easy is stepparent adoption if the bio-dad didn't sign the birth certificate?
My ex didn't sign my son's birth certificate. And he hasn't been in his life for over 5 years. He never signed anything that announced him as his father. My husband is the only dad he knows... Read more »
i am trying to go back to my real dad who has not been served with papers when my mom took me from him and then my stepdad signed his rights over after my mom passed and I live with my stepmom now and her bf but will my real dad be able to come get me
Best friend with some background issues now has an 8mo baby. My wife and I are helping raise the baby. The mother and baby now live with us. We want to see if we can get some sort of rights but without the mother losing hers. Babies father is not in the picture. Wanting rights to be able to... Read more »
To see my children. I haven't talked or seen them for a year. My daughter doesn't know me. She was only 10mosand my son is now 5yrs. PLEASE in Jesus Name, HELP me. I'm so sorry and ashamed of the hurt I have caused, over drugs. I want a chance to provide the love and life with me my... Read more »
You should, yes. File a motion for a graduated parenting schedule. As long as you remain clean and sober, there shouldn’t be a problem with you parenting the children, although you may have to jump through some proof hoops to prove your sobriety.
He’s 15. & he’s said his adopted parents were abusing him and they filed a runaway charge that I was unaware of. I was in contact with the social services the entire time. The cops showed up to arrest him and took him 2 days ago I’m concerned they’ll try to bring me up on charges and I... Read more »
I lost custody of my two children to CPS foster care earlier this year, and have recently discovered I am pregnant.. what are the chances I will get to keep this child? The living situation, and overall situation is completely different from before.
I'm being emotionally abused by my grandpa and I've been abused and abandoned by my parents I'm 16 and I just want to leave, my sister said she'd adopt me because she has a stable home and she's making good money she's 21, I've been abused my whole life and I just... Read more »
Right now I'm only allowed supervised visits with my kids by someone approved by dcbs, which has been my sister in law. I'm just not financially stable at the moment so if i let my sister in law adopt my kids, and she doesn't mind, with cerain rules for me to spend time with my kids... Read more »
I have permanent custody of a child who has 3 older siblings in foster care. Their foster parents are currently in the process to adopt the 3 siblings. If they get the parents rights terminated in their case, will i also have to get them terminated in my (adoption) case for the younger sibling, or... Read more »
If you have not been approved by the state as a foster parent, you will likely need to file a petition to adopt and a termination of parental rights as to the child in your custody. The birth parents may be willing to consent to avoid another involuntary termination. You should contact a Kentucky...Read more »
Than not since she was 1 1/2 old . Her mother lived with me off and on mostly not but most recently the last 4 + years with me doing all the care taking of my granddaughter because her mother wouldn't. She ( my daughter is mentally ill) and refuses to get help . Most recently in November 2019... Read more »
Unless the child has been with you for the past six months, you don’t have standing to file for custody. Alternatively, if or when she has been in your care or possession for at least six months, then you could be a de facto custodian and you would then have standing to bring an action for...Read more »
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