I was divorced in one county in Ohio, I live in another county in Ohio and my daughter lives in another county in Ohio different than the divorce and myself. She is in an abusive situation with her mom and her mom's family, including sexual abuse by her stepdad. I really need help and... Read more »
We are in Ohio and the child is 2.5. Her father and I have been separated for over a year and I have always claimed her. He has her 3-4 days throughout the week, so physical custody is about even. He doesn't claim her due to his child support for his other child is extremely behind. There is... Read more »
Depending on what type of case it is, there may be avenues to seal the official records. But that doesn't mean that news reports or entries on websites like mugshots.com will disappear. Talk with a lawyer privately.
Maternal grandmother has legal custody. At the court hearings on the stand she said she wanted the kids to see us and that she'd allow supervised visits for now but we'd need to set it up ect. The court order just left it as a general reasonable visitation and stated they didn't feel... Read more »
My ex moved out in May. He stopped paying on the car i drive months ago and we had an agreement for him to help financially weekly but he stopped back in November and only has our 2 kids overnight 2 times a week. Now he is moving in with his current girlfriend who has 4 kids, 2 seniors 2 freshman,... Read more »
If you are married, you should file for divorce and seek a temporary child support and spousal support award as part of your filing. If you are not married, you should go to your county's child support enforcement office to obtain an administrative child support award.
In a custody battle. I’m close to getting my kids due to their mother being abusive. Yesterday my ex’s mother posted a video to Facebook playing a song about murdering the man who hurts her daughter. I was then sent a video of her mother saying if I got custody that basically she knows a guy... Read more »
It seems threatening. But that it to be determined by police or prosecutor. Due to the serious nature of this communication, I would report it to the police. Even if they decide not to pursue it, you will have something on file. Plus, I would print/document/copy the threats. You may be able to...Read more »
My fiancé has two boys. He wasn’t married to their mom. He has a child support order in summit county. He’s on their birth certificates , he’s had parenting time with them bi weekly since they were born. Their mom sometimes will withhold visits and he can’t access their medical records or... Read more »
If there is a child support order then you do not need to file a complaint for parentage. You need to file a complaint for visitation or custody. You should file it in the county where the children reside.
the divorce might be this summer but idk, im scared my dad wont get custody and my mom will hurt me for trying to live with him, i never get a chance. to record her or anything and she isnt psychically abusive, but i have been sent to mental wards twice because of the stree, im only 13 and i want... Read more »
Your father needs to seek a guardian ad litem to represent you in the divorce. Talk to the guardian once they are appointed and tell them this information. It is very likely that the guardian will recommend custody to your father if they hear you say that, even without proof.
Our family resides in Ohio. I plan to go to college in Pennsylvania. I do not believe my parents will give consent for emancipation. I am currently working on opening a bank account and securing a part-time job, and I eventually would like to obtain a debit card. I'm not sure if this would... Read more »
Parents are legally responsible and make the decisions until a child turns 18. Ohio does not allow a minor to seek emancipation. Emancipation cannot be accomplished by an act of the child alone. Emancipation is generally through the act of the child's parents regarding terminating child...Read more »
If you are not married to the mother, and there is no court paperwork, then the mother has full custody. If the child is staying with you without any court-approved agreement, then that is a risk for you. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to work out a custody...Read more »
A parent or guardian has responsibility until a child reaches 18. Ohio does not allow a minor to seek emancipation, so talk to a teacher, school counselor, or other trusted adult about your situation. Emancipation cannot be accomplished by an act of the child alone. Emancipation is generally...Read more »
Mother has full custody. (Mom and dad never married) Dad on birth certificate and pays child support. Mom and dad are coparenting. Oldest son (10) has had some behavioral problems and mom and dad have talked about son coming to live with dad and family to try something different since mom has tried... Read more »
from the date of filing of permanent custody to evidentiary hearing was 314 days. Magistrate was wrong on more than four reasons she used to determine her decision for permanent custody to agency. The judge would take over a year and status hearing to address case and grant CPS permanent custody.... Read more »
The court of appeals could reverse the lower court. In order for that to happen you need to promptly file a notice of appeal and then a brief. It would be a good idea for you to hire an attorney to help you with this.
Custody and child support are held in separate proceedings. If you are still at the administrative level, which I suspect you are if you filed objections, then CSEA has very little wiggle room on child support calculations. Typically you would seek to have the order adopted by the Juvenile court...Read more »
My 4 year old was exposed (supposedly) on Friday, but had surgery on her arm on Saturday, with no precautions taken by the hospital. I spent all day with her and her mother in the hospital on Saturday. Now, the mother states my daughter has tested positive and refused to appear at our exchange... Read more »
If you'd like to file for divorce, contact a lawyer that can help and guide you with the process. Divorces are uncontested only when the opposing party does not want to or fails to contest any issues. However, if you both agree on all issues, then you may be able to file a dissolution instead...Read more »
he has always seen her now on a typical visitation schedule with extra parenting time. We've never been to court but everytime we have plans so I say no to extra time (which is not alot) he threatens to file and never does
If you are unmarried, and there is not custody or visitation order, then fathers in Ohio have no right to parenting time. You do not have to file anything. If he wants parenting time he must petition the court.
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