They are in AZ but willing to come to Oklahoma to have the baby. Where do I start? How do I bring home the baby when she is born
answered on Mar 10, 2023
If she comes here to have the baby then you will most likely avoid the legal issues of multiple states and thus making it easier and cheaper for you. Kinship adoptions are a fairly simple procedure and most adoption attorneys can assist you and most of us will give a free phone consult to make sure... Read more »
The non custodial has been absent since 2017 and paid child support only one time in dec 2020 is my wife able to adopt my daughter? The non custodial parent lost her rights in court and has failed to cover her part of support and has had little to no contact over the last 6 years.
answered on Mar 3, 2023
Step parent adoptions are very common and to answer your question, and based on your given facts, probably yes. There are some avenues we often pursue to get that permitted through the courts. This is not something you will want to do on your own if you suspect resistance. Contact an adoption... Read more »
I need to move out before I'm 18 because I could do more for myself if I was able to be somewhere else. I don't have a job, and can't because I still have no Social Security card or CDIB and I had my aunt order my birth certificate bc if I ask my mom she'll forget and get mad... Read more »
answered on Feb 19, 2023
In Oklahoma, you become an adult at the age of eighteen and at that time a person can make their own decisions.
In Oklahoma, father (on birth certificate) is keeping (under 1 year old) away from mother. Father has protective order against mother and hasn’t let mother see child in over a month. Is there someone she can call to make him give her the child?
answered on Dec 22, 2022
Yes, any family law attorney in your part of the state can help her. Take a copy of the protective order and any other court documents to the attorney. Once they review what has been filed they will then be able to tell you exactly what needs to happen next.
Best of luck and happy holidays.
Can I file in florida since oklahoma isn't the home state and florida was
answered on Nov 14, 2022
In Oklahoma, the child must be a resident within the state for 6 months. Once that is established, it remains that state until another state's residency jurisdiction takes over.
Rewording question for vagueness. In regards to custody exchange agreement the phrase "any other times mutually decided and agreed upon" I am aware that this does not mandate additional time. Ex spouse reason for not allowing additional time is both parties agree to additional time and... Read more »
answered on Nov 1, 2022
Again the answer is the same. The officer does not have anything to enforce because the mutual agreement is an above and beyond clause. The officer can address any definite order from the court - such as a specific holiday or where one person is supposed to meet at a specific time ((that is in the... Read more »
I am teens biological mother but my rights were terminated to her 15 years ago. She has recently been taken by the state again but from her aunt that adopted her and doesn't want her back. she wants to be with me. I don't want them to come pick her up and not sure what I can do at this point
answered on Oct 29, 2022
Unfortunately for you you have no legal standing in keeping her if your rights were terminated. Her aunt “may” grant you guardianship which would essentially give you permission for custody but would not change your status in regards to the parental rights. This is all conditional on the courts... Read more »
In current permanent parenting plan, custody exchanges are detailed except one. The phrase "Any other times mutually decided and agreed on by and between the parties" is included. Ex spouse refuses any and all requests for this as she believes that this is not enforceable if one party... Read more »
answered on Oct 28, 2022
Your question is a bit vague and not sure what the law enforcement provision is regarding to. In general “any other times” is just that times that are not specifically mentioned in the plan (ie. Regular visits, holidays, summer, etc…) and thus these times are merely optional so long as both... Read more »
Currently separated for 4 years but still married and she lives in the home i own
answered on Oct 3, 2022
Mexico requires written consent of both parents for a child to enter Mexico.
Consult an experienced family law attorney for more help.
Due to extenuating circumstances and the fact that my ex has parental alienated my kids that they absolutely refuse to have anything to do with me, do I need her signature to relinquish my parental rights.
answered on Sep 10, 2022
Once a parent always a parent until your rights are relinquished as a process of law. You cannot just simply waive the rights unless you are giving consent for a step-parent to adopt. Even if you attempted to waive the rights you are still responsible for support until someone else fills that role... Read more »
open Cust/pat. 6 months.moms withholding all contact. 3 weeks ago I insisted no more offers, time, no mediation its been 6 months. I need my kids.He filed. Medically i was not ble to be there. I asked him if we can continue it, said he will.he Emailed me: we got the continuance, but.judge.ordered... Read more »
answered on Aug 28, 2022
Many courts REQUIRE Mediation before a case is set for trial. This is a good opportunity for you to settle the case. Try to hire an attorney to advise you a" the mediation. Hopefully you can settle your case then. Good luck.
5 year old not good to withdraw from meds for 2 days and what can i do
answered on Jun 20, 2022
You need to contact your attorney to bring matter before the Court. The judge likely will order the meds given as prescribed.
And I want my kids back, they haven’t taken me back to court for it and i just want to know if I can show up and get my kids since the tempo custody was for 6 months and it’s been way past that. I just found out about this. My parents who have my kids dislike me very much. They had nothing... Read more »
answered on Jun 18, 2022
You do not have enough details to properly answer your question. However, as with almost any custody issue you should contact a family law attorney to discuss the specifics of your case and your options.
How far in advance would I have to notify the other parent that we are moving if there is no custody agreement between us? And can they legally stop me from moving?
answered on May 15, 2022
This forum is a general forum and it is not as easy as a yes or no. You need to contact a family attorney for a consult to get your specific details.
Can they legally stop you from moving if there is no custody agreement?
answered on May 15, 2022
There is a default state statute on this and even if your decree is absent wording it is enforceable. However, it is more applicable to the primary custodial parent (or more specifically the one person who can declare the primary resident of the child). You should contact an experienced family law... Read more »
I also had another child since moving to Oklahoma and My fiancé had a case in NC we have done everything even a home study and approved fit stable loving environment Is there anything I can do I know I’m not aloud contact with them ether but my oldest Continues to reach out to me and i can’t... Read more »
answered on May 12, 2022
If your rights were terminated and the child was adopted to another then it is very rare that you can get rights restored. There are a couple exceptions but those are extremely hard to prove and validate. As such the other parents have ultimate say over their child. Contact an adoption attorney to... Read more »
My dhs lawyer has been going back and forth for almost 3/4 months trying to get the discovery for our case from the courts and they keep beating around the bush. Now they are not even responding to him. I know that the discovery does not have to legally be given out (even though we are entitled to... Read more »
answered on May 11, 2022
I don't know what discovery the courts would be providing to you. Generally its the opposing party that you are requesting documents/information from and if they fail to comply with discovery requests you file a Motion to Compel. Your DHS attorney probably knows this.
answered on May 11, 2022
You would need to file a Motion to Modify custody and set it for hearing before the Judge. You should also file for emergency custody if the custodial parent is currently in jail. This can be complicated so I suggest you seek the services of an attorney.
Want are the actual crimes here? The man and his wife obtained guardianship through the courts on a n unrelated but close family friends' newborn when she was arrested. The guardianship application, upon sworn oath, stated no family relationship.While she was incarcerated, he submitted an... Read more »
answered on Apr 2, 2022
Sorry for your troubles in this matter. While sometimes our emotions do not always line up with the legal process you should context an attorney to assist you in this matter so they can help you coordinate through this trying time.
I claimed her because she's 18 and lives with me full time since June and half time before then. That's 91/2 months of the year. I interpreted that as she is no longer eligible for her to claim on taxes, but she's eligible for me to claim. Am I wrong, she is threatening to go to court.
answered on Mar 18, 2022
It really depends on the wording of your decree. The IRS has its own rules about which parent can claim the children on their taxes and they often don't care what a decree says. However, and this is very important, a divorce decree is an enforceable court order and disobeying it can put you in... Read more »
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