Neville Bedford's answer Most confusing question - - the child? The CP/NCP Parent ? Rights ? Yes, obligations to pay and/or collect those funds continue separately from any other rights either parent may have.
Neville Bedford's answer It sounds like you would do well to secure an attorney to assist you in pursuing the issues you mention. Meet with an attorney to explore court options to establish custody and support, or if you have an M case open already, seek counsel to enforce the support order.
Neville Bedford's answer It's nary impossible to determine whom may be lying about what on the scant information provided. If you are working with an attorney in your DCYF case, contact them. If you can afford to hire your own attorney, that is a great idea. There should also be a social worker assigned to the case that you may be able to speak with.
Neville Bedford's answer If you are receiving benefits (health insurance or other state assistance) cooperate with the State Child Support Enforcement attorney. If you can afford to hire a private attorney to help you, it would be a good investment in your child's future.
Neville Bedford's answer When a parent has their parental right terminated, a red flag is placed in the DCYF system such that they have an interest in ensuring the well being of any subsequent children. Congratulations on your expected child. Meet with, and retain an attorney to assist you should the state decide to intervene on behalf of the child.
Neville Bedford's answer You may file the case in Rhode Island. The other state may have a residency requirement that could cause you to have to wait for up to a year before filing. Meet with a Rhode Island Divorce attorney to explore your options soonest.
Neville Bedford's answer Yes, if you do not follow the court's order, you can get int trouble. Speak with your attorney to document your concerns. They will have a written report from the unit that will be sent to the judge in your case.
Neville Bedford's answer Yes, when both parents freely agree to share equally all parenting obligations. Arrange a visit with your favorite family attorney to discus the particulars in a private meeting.
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Neville Bedford's answer Work with your attorney to address the particulars. Even though DCYF allegations were unfounded, the Judge will consider the totality of the circumstances with a focus on the best interests of the child considering all the factors. these matters are complicated, and more so without the assistance of a professional attorney.
Neville Bedford's answer There are many factors the judge must consider before deciding who "wins" in a custody battle. Mother is well advised to review ALL of the factors the judge will consider with a practicing family court attorney that she retains to prepare for the hearing.
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