Arthur Calderon's answer It is possible, but it will be an uphill battle, because you will have to move to set aside the judgment. Your best bet is going to be to get with an attorney to further discuss.
Arthur Calderon's answer You need to get with an attorney ASAP, so that they can file an emergency petition for custody. Feel free to reach out to any attorney on here by clicking the contact information next to their name.
Arthur Calderon's answer It sounds like you need to get a restraining order against her. You should be able to go to our local municipal or justice court and they can walk you through the process of getting one.
Arthur Calderon's answer It really depends on the facts. Did the father have the opportunity to sign or appear at a custody matter? Was the custody change approved by a judge? You'll need to get with an attorney to answer these and more questions.
Arthur Calderon's answer You need to get with an attorney ASAP. As a father, you have certain rights that it looks like she is trying to limit. I'd be curious to see what sort of papers that she showed you, as well as whether they were signed by a judge. That being said, if custody or visitation was never established, then you may have the ability to sue for custody over your child, or at the very least, standard visitation.
Arthur Calderon's answer Theoretically, she can take you as many times as she would like; however, assuming you have a lawyer, he or she could file a counter claim and request sanctions for filing a frivolous claim.
Arthur Calderon's answer This depends on large part on what the emergency custody orders say, particularly with regard to visitation. If this is a youth court matter, then the goal is reunification of the family. If, however, it is in chancery court, then you face an even harder battle. Your best bet is going to be to consult with an attorney to review the emergency custody order and to discuss your options as you move forward.
Arthur Calderon's answer It really depends on what your endgame is. If you want custody over your grandson, then you will need to petition the chancery court, and show that it is in your grandson's best interest that you be granted custody. I'm assuming, though, that this is a youth court matter, which has quite a few different loopholes to jump through in order to coordinate a custody modification in chancery court.
Arthur Calderon's answer Well... as to the custody part, it is incredibly hard to modify custody, as it depends on whether there has been a material change in circumstances that negatively impacts the child, and whether the judge would believe that it would be in the child's best interest to modify custody. As to the visitation, the standard to lower that is significantly lower.
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