My child godparents offered to help out with my child until I got on my feet end up expanding to a year I’m stable as possible but she filed emergency custody and she put lies on the petition that I’m unfit I never abandon my son I been in his life the whole time she had him in her care I take... Read more »
That is not what I said and if that is what you understood from my response then your odds have just dropped some more. Words have specific meaning. What I said was your odds are not good with an attorney and are dramatically reduced if you represent yourself. I did not say you have no chance....Read more »
My son is 2yr old been in his godparents care for 1yr 3 months I moved to Charlotte December of 2017 got a place end up losing it June 2018 Was going move back to Fayetteville but they offered to help me Until I got back on my feet I never wrote any agreement or rights to them now that I’m stable... Read more »
You need an attorney. Based on your own description - they don't need to lie. Even if everything they said in their Motion for Emergency Custody is lies and everything you have said here is true - even with an attorney, your odds of winning are likely not good but without an attorney, they are...Read more »
She has 2 kids and has been trying to handle a messy visitation agreement on her own. Shes being tricked by her babys fathers lawyer into signing things. She has a court date set for the end of this month and no representation as she cant afford to hire one. Shes scared shes going to lose her kids.... Read more »
Raise money for her to hire an attorney. Do a fundraiser, post on GoFundMe, try Facebook donations, but trying to find a pro bono attorney is pretty much a non-starter. But you might be able to convince an attorney to take it on a flat fee of 2500 to 5000. Practicing law is an extremely...Read more »
We have filed a Show Cause and Contempt along with an Amended Motion to Modify Custody on July 24, 2019. My Ex attorney was served by fax the same day as well and certified mail received 3 days later. As of today we have not received a response and her attorney is not answering emails, calls or... Read more »
Mother was sexually involved with 2 men, not married to either, but lives with Man A. A prenatal DNA test was done and the results state Man B is the father. Mother states that she is moving forward as if the baby belongs to Man A. Can she refuse to allow a second DNA test with Man B upon the birth... Read more »
Yes, she can refuse and then man B can get the Court to force her to comply. Of course, unless man B plans to try and obtain custody of the child, all man B is really doing is setting himself up for 18 potential years of paying child support.
you need to hire a family law attorney in your jurisdiction to file for custody. A custody case is not something you want to do on your own when the other parent is threatening to take the child out of state.
My parents are divorced and my father forced me to pack all my things and make me leave and go to my moms house. I have siblings still at his house and I want to go back but my father won’t let me. Is this legal?
Unintelligible means 'impossible to understand. I did not mean for you to think you are unintelligent. As to the phone, yes, you as the parent can control what property your child possesses. So you may take the phone from the child. However, you should return it to the grandmother.
Yes, if there was a marriage, he theoretically can file as a "dependent spouse" for what is called post spousal support. He'd probably need to consult with and pay an attorney to figure this out, however. The pleading requirements are a little complicated. He could also ask for what is known as...Read more »
Looking for a little help. I live in North Carolina. My husband and I have his 4 kids full time for 2 years now. BM was released from jail in April. We have since filed for custody, she responsed through the court's with a request for extension to seek legal representation. It was granted til... Read more »
Of course she can do it. The real question is whether it is legal for her to do so. The answer to that is if there is no custody order or other enforceable agreement in place then yes, she can as she has as much right to the children as the father. However, if she pulls a stunt like that it will...Read more »
My grand child is in NC with her father. Her mother lives in Missouri. The father was granted temporary custody due to the mother not being served in Missouri to appear in court in NC until the day of court. (which made appearance impossible). We have been traveling from Missouri to NC for the... Read more »
Short answer is "yes". With that said, there are a lot of variables, depending on the following: Why does the mother live in Missouri and the father lives in North Carolina? How long has each lived in his/her respective state? How old is the child? What does the child want? Is the child in school?...Read more »
Father has sole full legal custody and the bio mom's rights have been terminated. she went in the middle of the night and got the children 14 and 13 at the time of crime and took them through 5 county lines and refuses to return children. what is the crime here? and how does father prosecute?
He said he can’t stop or he’ll be in contempt. Can the funds be placed into an escrow account pending custody to change order petition? If not, can he sue her afterwards for overpayments?? How does that work? We are in Hendersonville, North Carolina.
Father has primary custody. I only see minor child every other weekend. She has four cavities. I told him to get them fixed. He tells me he will but never does it. I can’t take her to dentist and do not have the policy number. He denies me the information. The temporary parental order doesn’t... Read more »
The custody agreement or order (if there is one) will provide the remedy. If the father is obligated under the consent or custody order -- or under a custody agreement -- to provide orthodontics services, your lawyer can make a motion to show cause for contempt to ask a judge to force him to do...Read more »
She'll need to file an action for custody, or file to modify an existing order. Either way, she needs to get a custody order, giving her legal and physical custody of the child. If the child hasn't been in NC for at least 6 months, then she may need to get jurisdiction in NC by emergency, if the...Read more »
What can I do about not seeing or communicating with my 8 year old. And I pay 380.00 month just for him. I do not make a lot of money and I can barely take care of myself, my wife and our 4 children in the home.
In order to secure your rights to visit with your son, you'll need to file a Complaint for Custody/Visitation, and get the court to enter an order with specific days/times when you can have custody of or visit with your 8-year old. You are not legally obligated to support your wife's children, if...Read more »
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