He often withholds if he is working or not bc he and step mom say it isn’t my business. How can I (primary custody) enforce an order if I am not aware of he is lying. Often the girls are with their step mother and not him. He has every other weekend and Wednesdays if he isn’t working. He often... Read more »
No custody agreement wife normally keeps son with her but he stays with me during school breaks and weekends, recently found out ex wife hasnt had power in home since moving into home over a year ago, my son has to go next door to take baths (he doesnt get baths like hes supposed to) because the... Read more »
Yes. Without a Court order each parent has a right to keep the child. If she cannot provide suitable housing at the moment, you need to look out for the best interest of your child. If she resolves her housing issue you should still seek formalization of the custody arrangement to prevent disputes...Read more »
You can't - you'd have to wait until the child is born. At that time you will have full custody and your husband will be presumed to be the father and will be on the birth certificate (if that is what you want - the other option is for the birth certificate to say 'refused' -...Read more »
Order was first drafted but they stated case is currently closed I would like to give my mom custody of my nephew but I'm unsure on how to do that! Who's should I contact so that i may do the right thing legally
An attorney would need to see the language of the Court Order, before giving you definitive advice. If the Order was entered in VA, then the VA court would need to modify that order. A case is not "closed" until the child turns 18 years old, so something is off here. It may be that...Read more »
The mother of the child refuses to let the father see their son because he does not want to be with her. It’s been 2years since he’s seen his son. The mother is married to someone else and does not want the father to know anything about their whereabouts. She told the father in order for him to... Read more »
A parent who has custody is presumed to be making reasonable decisions for the child, which includes care arrangements. It would be your burden to establish that his caretaker is inappropriate or a danger to the child.
I have betrayed their trust before but that's becuase I want to independent and live with my dad like i've wanted since 13, I go to school and have a job, Could go i just to my dads or can my mom force me to go home even if i bring a cop with me
my dad and i have a good connection and I can't take the stress from my mom and step dad even though they help me a lot, I have wanted to be with my dad even though sometimes it's not the best place at times but thats where i want to be
at 17 you have the ability to have input on your custody, however no one can change the Court order but the Court unless the parents agree. Your father can file a motion to modify custody. To prevail he will need to show that there has been a substantial change of circumstances and that changing...Read more »
Family court dismissed the order against me. But my son's father still refuses to let me have my son. My son is being neglected And possibly abused because his father is a alcoholic. How can I get my son back.
If there is no order currently in place, he has as much right to the child as you do so he can refuse to let you get the child (although that will make him look bad in future court hearings if he does not have proper cause for the refusal). So you need to get a custody order of your own if you...Read more »
She doesn't have a place to live, she smokes weed, and had another man in our home while the kids were there. She calls me names in front of the kids and yells at them all of time. I am trying to get custody and the grandmother said she would drive here to take care of them is that an option?
These are all issues and facts if proven are factors for the Court to consider in the best interest of the children. A parent not working is not a big factor as it is hard to relate to how that would effect the children, and in fact may be a positive for mom if it provides her more time to be...Read more »
He has had 4 different jobs since weve been separated (4 years) and his current job schedule at the railroad has changed 3x the last year. I don't want to split custody until he has a set schedule, is this a reasonable reason to get a lawyer, or is there a big chance I may be wasting my time.
It is possible for him to get 50/50. He would need to notify you of his schedule, as soon as he gets it, and if you were willing to work with him on some flexibility, it could work. There are many factors which would go into deciding whether 50/50 is in your child(ren)'s best interest, other...Read more »
He had not seen her for 4 months prior to this text message, and has seen her three time since. He has brought us all her belongings from his home. I have not heard form his attorney after asking several times, and the attorney that previously represented me is waiting for the other party to act.... Read more »
Somewhere to keep my child away from that? I’m also scared that my parents will try to hurt my child why can I do to prevent that? I’m also terrified that my parents will keep me away from the babies dad can they legally do that?
There are no forms for that. But you may be able to find an attorney to draft it for you, and tell you how to file it with the court, serve it on the other party, schedule the hearing, and then conduct the hearing yourself. Or just hire an attorney to handle it for you.
They sit and talk 2 days before she filed for custody it was clearly discuss and agreed to retained the schedule of the child with his father and will talked more about them moving some other time because she still need to attend a family gathering. But she blind sided the father and filed for... Read more »
We all lived in NC together... Wife/Mother of our child had an affair, openly admitted to it. She is pursing a relationship with the person she had an affair with, making arrangements to live together etc...
My wife moved our daughter out of state to NY and is not allowing me to see her.... Read more »
There are specific rules on this. You need to file suit in NC immediately and based on what you represented you should have grounds for emergency custody. The uniform child custody jurisdiction act controls in this situation and as long as she has not been gone for more than 6 months, the Court...Read more »
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