He has no rights to her. He's not on the birth certificate. I'm trying to have him be put on the birth certificate. He doesn't pay child support. If I ask for diapers or wipes he'll get it but that's all he does. I could use more help i take care of her full time not able... Read more »
Typically, the burden is on you to show the friend of the court you are incarcerated so that payments may be suspended. You now likely have arreages. Best thing you can do is contact the friend of the court and work from there. Don't wait until they start taking enforcement action such as a...Read more »
If no custody agreement has been set besides between the two for every other week and now the dad isn’t ok with it because he is mad they are not together they have never been married he says she only wants the child to see her twice a week on her days off only during the day so the child can... Read more »
This situation is why court orders exist. File a motion and get a court order for specific parenting time. That way, one person cannot just change their mind. Of course, parents can continue to agree to additions or changes. But an agreement requires two people to agree.
I want to have a document created that would give my daughter, living in Texas, custody of 2 grandchildren, living in Michigan, if anything happened to the father. Grand children live with father (mother deceased) and he is on board with this. What is involved and what is the approximate cost?
What relief are you seeking? If he withheld the child under an ex parte order, you should file an objection to that order; if he did so without a court order, then you should file a parenting time complaint with the friend of the court or look into filing other appropriate motions with the court to...Read more »
You have to notify the friend of the court, and to the father unless you have a confidential address. If you have concerns for you or your child's safety, you can request a confidential address with the friend of the court.
Have not contacted courts yet because of new work schedule, move, and newborn at home. I have no custody rights except for limited visitation, would like to establish parenting time and to have regular visits with my kids without worrying that I cannot legally take any actions if she tries to keep... Read more »
I have a friend who was in a relationship, the gf went to work on the 10th and since hasn’t returned home, she has 3 kids, and has left the two youngest home with my friend since, they have since broken up, and the gf still refuses to come get her children from my friend who is not a legal parent... Read more »
That's a tough situation. What does he want to do? He may need to call CPS, who will take custody of the kids and initiate action on the mother (and father). If he wants to keep them, he could consider petitioning for guardianship.
My child’s father passed away and I moved to Michigan about 7 months after . There was no current grandparent rights established after his passing , however I am wondering if the other grandparent who lives in Wisconsin can legally take me to court if I live in Michigan . I had a current... Read more »
She would have a tough, if not impossible, road. Generally, grandparents have very limited "rights" as it is, and carry the burden of showing to a court that it's actually contrary to the children's best interests not to have grandparenting time - a tough sell.
He speaks to his son 3 to 4 times a month but she is pushing for a ridiculous amount of child support but in order for him to spend time with his dad, he has to drive to Alabama. If he is paying child support of anything before court ordered, does she has the right to demand he cannot spend the... Read more »
You, or he, should consult an attorney in Alabama. Generally, though, parenting time is not contingent on child support. You don't get to spend time with a child just because you pay child support anymore than you can be denied spending time because you don't pay. But your son in law...Read more »
If my ex and i presumably have a child, and she was married had the husband sign the birth certificate with out my knowledge, and ive been sending money to help support and I find out the child is is not mine would I be able to sue to get money that I sent for presumed child if i have records ?
Doubtful. It sounds like at this point you are sending her money out of the goodness of your heart and not pursuant to any order - in other words, the money you gave could be considered a gift. The law presumes that each party performs due diligence, and it doesn't sound like you took any...Read more »
My ex falsely accused me of DV the night I escaped. I kept silent and plead guilty because he continued threatening me and because the only witness that could verify was my daughter. I couldnt put her through that. A few months later during divorce, he got sole custody. Ten months ago, he was... Read more »
I have kind of a complicated situation. My dad asked me to pick up my sister for him from my mom's house. My mom is not a fan of me or my dad. Her and her husband came out and started screaming at me that I was not welcome and to get off their driveway while leaning into my car. I asked if I... Read more »
Likely, they were blowing smoke. But in the future, you need to tell your dad that unless he is able to get an agreement or a court order authorizing you to pick up your sister from mom for parenting time, he needs to do it. Obviously it's a volatile situation, and you shouldn't be placed...Read more »
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