I know the parent has a right to refuse grandparents time, but I also thought legally I can’t discuss extra time out of my court ordered agreement considering my daughters father lives at his mothers house (where parenting time takes place). Plus I don’t trust the mother as she could be asking... Read more »
There is no particular "legal" way to decline the request. I would just recommend keeping any communication that you have with her (which you are not required to have in the first place) as short and simple as possible, without any judgmental or confrontational statements.
Prosecutor wants me to plea to 1 year probation, dna submission, mental and substance abuse evaluation, a fine, unable to bear arms or leave state during time of probation. My child’s father lied and was granted TRO giving him immediate temp custody of daughter. Before FRO hearing my child’s... Read more »
Unfortunately, you get what you paid for. The simple fact is you had an TRO in place, and violated it. I realize this does seem like a harsh punishment, but no one here knows the facts of your case. I strongly suggest that you find the money one way or another for an experienced criminal defense...Read more »
Until you have a new order, the outstanding order is in effect. The jurisdiction of which court would be the right forum to modify your custody order would depend on where you, the mother of the child, and the child presently resides. If you need to update the order or don't know if you need...Read more »
If you believe you are the father of the child in question, you can file a case in family court to establish paternity of the child. If the court determines that you are the father of the child, then you would have the legal right to seek parenting time, while you would simultaneously have the...Read more »
If your children are receiving SSD benefits on as a result of your disability, then you are entitled to a seek a credit in the calculation of child support under the child support guidelines - meaning that these benefits are intended to be deducted from your guidelines child support obligation. As...Read more »
I am presuming you are looking to file an FD complaint in the non-dissolution part of the family court part for custody and parenting time and as a pro se, you need to go through the court form to check off all of the applicable boxes and then provide a detailed statement of pertinent information (...Read more »
I've been in a relationship for 6 years now and he had a nasty divorce/custody battle in the first three years. His ex-wife filed multiple false police reports against me thinking that it would sway the custody verdict but she ultimately lost custody. In one of the reports, she coached her... Read more »
I would contact your local police chief and / or the county prosecutors office and ask for the background search material and the source[s] giving rise to the concerns voiced about you. The less confrontational you are with them, the more likely they will be to provide the information sought (...Read more »
I recently received a letter from Child Support giving me a user id and a temporary pin. I am the custodial parent and I didn't request child support. I am the sole person financially responsible for my dependent.
I recently was served with papers regarding custody/visitation. Could... Read more »
Yes. Please also make sure that you file your response to the custody / parenting time request promptly if you object to the custody or parenting time sought by your ex. You cannot simply walk into court and tell the court your objection. Under the court rules, you must file a specific written...Read more »
That is not the function of a Judge. What you really need to do is to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to represent you. There is nothing even remotely resembling legal malpractice. Besides, how do you know what a Judge possesses? Even if that is true, that does not mean it is admissible...Read more »
I lived with my boyfriend and father of my youngest child until he recently hit me and threw a remote control at my older child’s face (child from a previous relationship). My ex boyfriend has assaulted me on multiple occasions, but has never hit our child. Do I have legal grounds to get custody... Read more »
Thank you for your question. In the event you believe you are a victim of domestic violence, I cannot stress the importance of contacting local law enforcement to ensure you address the issue and can obtain the appropriate protection. Regarding custody, it is unclear where the parties or the child...Read more »
After I remarried my exwife start to withhold my son from me. One year I don’t see my son. She completly stop all communication with my son. Before she took away his phone he texted me that he love me and want to see me so much. What should I do at this case and can I fight in court for sole... Read more »
You need to schedule a consultation with a "certified matrimonial trial lawyer by the New Jersey Supreme Court" to discuss what has taken place and how to get your parenting time rights re-established. I dont know if what you filed with the court was filed incorrectly or if there is...Read more »
No! Your ex-wife must make a motion with the Court to do so. However, if you think there is a real danger of this happening, then you need to be proactive and retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to bring an action before the Court, to impound their passports. It always pays to be proactive...Read more »
I don't know what issue is being presented to the court, but if your application seeks reexamination of a support provision of the settlement agreement, you also must file your case information statement from the divorce and file a current case information statement. If you are filing an...Read more »
Oral argument on motion practice is not the time to "cross-examine" the other side. On a typical "motion day" a family part judge has 10 -12 different applications pending before him and at least 8- 10 applications where the parties were not seeking oral argument. The...Read more »
I have been dating someone for 18 months. 6 months into our relationship, his soon to be ex-wife, (who had met me and approved of me spending time with her kids and has full custody of them) decided she wanted to be with him again and stopped allowing the visitations she had previously allowed and... Read more »
You are not going to like my answer. This is an issue between your boyfriend and his wife as part of their divorce. I have no idea why the wife has decided that she does not want you to be with their children at this point in time but your boyfriend has the right to oppose same and to ask the court...Read more »
My ex husband sold his house and is leaving the country am I able to fight for full custody/parenting rights of her until she is 18? According to our court papers he is supposed to take her evey wednesday night (over night) and hasn't done that in 3 years, hes missed other days of taking her,... Read more »
Although you cannot terminate his parental rights, you can retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to make a motion to make you the primary custodial parent with full decision making authority and seek to have restraints on her leaving the country absent your consent.
I am divorced and the primary custodial parent and my ex has visitation. Our son is 13 years old. I am remarried and we would like to move out of state in a couple of years. My son would also like to. If my ex doesn’t consent, at what age would my son be able to express in the courts his desire?... Read more »
The law in New Jersey has changed concerning relocation as a result of a recent NJ Supreme Court decision called Bisbing v. Bisbing, which now requires the same legal standard to be applied to a relocation request as applied to virtually all other claims involving children – the “best...Read more »
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