We are caring for our two grandsons who are 11 and 5. The 5 yr old is severely disabled as he is deaf, has cerebral palsy, is on the autism spectrum,is not potty trained, has Klinefelters and a few other diagnoses. Mom is in a sober living home and dad has moved to California. The only support we... Read more »
You have not explained why your daughter was in your mother's care. If there was no court order granting custody to your mother, then you should just be able to show up at your sister's home and call the police. If there is a prior custody order, then you need to hire a custody lawyer in the same...Read more »
I have been paying child support for the last few years now but I'm not sure if he is really mine or not . I am not on the birth certificate and we have never gotten a DNA because she will not do it. Can the courts make sure do a DNA? If it turns out not to be my child can my child support and... Read more »
She has been doing drugs and drinking heavily behind my back. She has severe borderline personality disorder and has become abusive in all aspects. I have to protect my children but she is threatening to take them out of state. What can I do now to protect our children if she wont seek help?
Document her drinking, drugs and personality disorder by gathering receipts, making recordings, getting pharmacy records, gathering doctors' names, etc. Hire a custody lawyer and file for emergency custody.
Things have been fine since we did our initial custody/child support agreement 5 years ago. She now wants more money and much more time with her. Can she legally keep me from seeing our daughter? Said I will be served soon. What steps can I take to ensure things stay the same?
Her current husband beat her up and she got a restraining order on him. Shes living in his family home and I'm concerned for the safety of my child from both situations. Can I get temporary full custody until she gets her situation straightened out?
Back when my kids was 2 now 7 I file for a motion of sole custody from my kids father. And it was granted for 4 years. Our past history he shoot my mom house while I was pregnant and after having the kids he pulled out a gun on me which made me put a restraining order on him to keep him away from... Read more »
Print any texts or emails. Get copies of all police reports and convictions. Get spreadsheet from Support Enforcement showing how much child support he owes, then hire a custody lawyer if you get served.
My sons father is on the birth certificate and was ordered to pay child support years ago but we don’t have a custody agreement. My son has just always lived with me and visits every other weekend or one weekend a month. What are the proper steps I need to take to be able to legally move out of... Read more »
I have been a part of my sons life from the beginning, I was there when he was born but didn't sign the certificate because I wasn't sure. Had DNA test done on my own and he's mine. I pay support when I'm working, I do industrial electrical so I get lay offs and down time between projects. I... Read more »
You can hire a custody lawyer to file for filiation and joint custody. Then if she refuses you time with your child, you can hold her in contempt. This will also get you added to the birth certificate.
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