Since you were never married, his mother has sole legal custody, even though he has been living with you. You don't have any parental rights or a court order for custody. If you move, that could be a problem. Mother could get him back here. But if you and mother can agree, then you could...Read more »
Dismissed cases as unsubstantiated but the child brings these allogations up to many and the parent who came to pick him up confronted himself as to why he refused his visit... professional opinions stated in court that they believe the child's allogations are saught true and believe child isn't... Read more »
There is no perfect system. If allegations cannot be proven, or opinions are offered, a court can disregard them. People can lie about things. It is the court's duty to decide what to do. Courts and judges aren't perfect. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to...Read more »
As you can assume from the question, I'm a 17 year old who resides in Ohio..My father has crap priorities. Continuing to rely on him to get my life started is going to do nothing but hinder me. I've been trying for a year now to (first) get my ID and (second) get my driving permit. He won't take me... Read more »
Does your father provide health insurance for you? Talk to a teacher, school counselor, or other trusted adult about this. But Ohio does not allow emancipation in your situation. If you move out before you are 18, father could have you apprehended. Here is a link with information:...Read more »
With out child support is that still mandatory or no?? Like do we have to pay child support even though we are not tryna go that route and are trying to both raise our daughter even though we are not in a relationship??
Both biological parents have responsibility to support the child through age 18, unless adopted. Either parent can apply for child support at any time until then. At the beginning, the parents might cooperate and share parenting duties so that neither applies for child support, but sooner or...Read more »
Yes, they could get in trouble. And having a boyfriend move in with a 16 year old is just a bad idea. It is likely the 16 year old will end up with a baby, and the boyfriend will move on to someone else. That will make it difficult for the mother to complete her education to ever be able to...Read more »
I was wondering if you could give advice as to my daughter is 9 years old her father has only seen her 2 times a year give or take and each time for less than 30 mins for each visit. She cries when she has to go with him so bad that she throws up she has been wanting her last name changed to mine i... Read more »
ex wife and mother of our 3 children makes a significantly larger amount of money to me. technically with her two jobs (professor and nurse) she makes over 100k. I just recently got a job making 36,400 a year. the divorce paperwork says im to pay 500 a month in child support (shared parenting,... Read more »
They decided independent of this revelation to get a divorce. They have 2 children and got a paternity test for both during divorce proceedings and the eldest is his, the younger is mine. The younger has his name and has been his child legally since birth. Who is more responsible for the child's... Read more »
I'm a single parent with four children. I have two jobs and instead of putting him in daycare she threatens to put me on child support. I get him in between jobs whenever I'm not working. Please help me.
My ex wife refuses to let me have our children on my weekend and she told me she is switching back to a previous arrangement from around a year ago. I told her that it has to be mutually agreed upon because of the shared parenting plan. I need help in maintaining a fair shared parenting... Read more »
If she is not following the required court-ordered parenting plan and is denying you your specified weekends, check your parenting agreement if mediation of disputes is required. If so, file for mediation. If not, then file with the court to have her held in contempt and to make any changes to...Read more »
My husband and I are now getting a divorce as is his sister and husband. My husband and his sister have moved out and i am still living there with our son. Can he use me living with his sisters soon to be ex husband against me in court to say im an unfit mother?
He can provide information about the care and support you provide for your child and your living situation. The court would evaluate that, along with all the facts and circumstances properly presented to to the court as evidence, and the court would decide what is in the best interest of your...Read more »
West Carrollton school would not allow registration because it was not an Ohio POA. My daughter (childs mother) resides in Texas. How do I get POA notorized if the parent is in Texas and I reside in Ohio?. Only form I can find for Grandparent POA states that the parent and the grandparent (I... Read more »
My childrens grandma has custody of my three children and there was no visiting set up because we had a very good relationship when everything was established.. but now I hardly see my kids and if I do it is at McDonald's for a hr or so... Well there dad has no visitation set up either but yet his... Read more »
You can file with the court asking for the court to designate time for you with the kids. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to assist you. Or some courts have help centers with volunteers for those without an attorney. Check with your local court.
If the parents are not married and the a court has not granted parental rights to father, then the mother has sole legal custody until a court grants rights to the father. A school can deny enrollment to a child that does not not legally reside within its district, and can choose to enroll only...Read more »
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