If a CPS investigation is open due to “failure to protect” from an ex-husband who tried to kill his wife and the children currently reside in foster care, can CPS legally draw out a case by making demands such as securing a car or a home without any government assistance, such as food benefits,... Read more »
There's a lot more to these situations than what "the law" says. If there is a reason found under the child protection act or juvenile code to remove a child and initiate termination proceedings, then the struggle becomes compliance with the treatment plan for reunification. There...Read more »
I went to white lake multiple times. They claim that no one has custody. Which is untrue. Now my mother is harboring a runaway and white lk PD wont allow me to file charges. Lilly is 13, suicidal and selling pornograph material online. No one cares. How do I stop this ???? I also tried to file... Read more »
There is so much that can be going on with a child custody situation like this that it's really impossible for anyone to give you solid advice without knowledge of all the facts. The police are often reluctant to deal with what can be considered "civil / family" matters. Once the...Read more »
My boyfriend has 50/50 legal and physical custody. Last time we picked up his daughter they sent a threatening message about calling the cops over my driving. Though we did not do anything wrong. My boyfriend feels unsafe and bad for his daughter and wants exchanges to take place at a police... Read more »
She tricked me into signing a paper saying that it was temporary, and it was for full custody. She had a lawyer and I didn't I trusted her and she is living her second attempt at raising children with my kids, because I asked for help, she did this in order to relive her lost parenthood, and... Read more »
You're not going to get very far arguing you were tricked. You now need to focus on whether there is a legal change of circumstance or proper cause for the court to reconsider custody, and what are the best interest of the child factors.
Good question and reasonable logic. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Child support is calculated using a formula that factors the disparity of income between the parents among other things. Even with joint custody, one parent is likely to pay the other parent some child support.
You potentially have an uphill battle. You need to show a change of circumstance or proper cause. You can move to PR, but it's likely going to come at the expense of Mom gaining primary custody, and you having parenting time in summers and major school breaks.
I have a pending divorce case with no child custody agreement as of now. I have a job opportunity in Colorado for 6 weeks and it would help my career tremendously by taking it. I am wondering if I can leave for 6 weeks with my child so she can be with her grandparents and I take this opportunity in... Read more »
We went to court last year because she homeschooled them the year before. Her mom taught them 2 days a week, 3 hours a day on animal studies, algebra, and religion only. Court order says I have to be involved in schools and that all communication needs to be to both parents. She won’t... Read more »
Can you take her to court? Yes. Will you win? Depends on what you consider winning. If she has sole legal custody (as opposed to primary physical custody), you can argue but you have a tough road ahead, especially if you're proposing a drastic change in the child's education or a reversal...Read more »
My ex has terrorized me for 10 years and the kids are almost in 12th grade and now he's called for an emergency hearing . There is no proof to his allegations. I put in a complaint that he wasn't giving the kids back. He is in Florida with them even! Why is that an emergency? He made... Read more »
Every time she’s there her dad and his wife fight she comes home a mess she wasn’t there for there last fight but there was a gun pulled in the last one I need help cps isn’t doing nothing. She’s been left with his wife 3 boys alone that’s not ok to me I’m low low income someone please... Read more »
File a motion to change parenting time with the court. Most courthouses have what is often called a legal assistance center where you can get copies of the necessary forms and basic instructions on how to fill them out. You may also be eligible for a fee waiver, which they will help you complete.
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