generally describes legal custody, and (primary physical) placement is with mother, and father receives visitation(now called Parenting time), and pays support consistent with guidelines now in effect.
Custodial loses placement after non-custodial makes false allegations which are proven unfounded by dcyf custodial fights case for a year judge does not listen to evidence judge does not allow for a hearing judge continues case constantly for over a year information has come forward that plaintiff... Read more »
Talk to your attorney if you are want to take an appeal from the judge's decision. If your attorney is not willing to represent you for the appeal, consult with another attorney soonest. There is a limited time to file an appeal.
This question gives rise to so many more questions. Are there court orders to the contrary? Is there a divorce pending in the court? Do you have a lawyer? Have you read the automatic orders of the family court? Why does your husband not consent to his daughter having a vacation with her mother ? Is...Read more »
me & my son moved from the home we shared with his mother my mothers house and went into shelter after a domestic violence situation in search of housing i'm working and he's in daycare and she she filed an exparte to modify physical custody but i have evidence and witnesses of neglect and or abuse
I have sole legal and physical custody of my 2 children. Mother lives in the next state over 30 min away. We want to move south about 12 hours away. She has not made contact with me to see them in 9 months. There is no visitations set up at all as she skipped the last 2 court dates. I have had them... Read more »
He is an alcoholic, I have a no contact order against him, he does not pay child support, he has no license so I do not want my daughter in a car when he drives, I have many police reports against him for his abuse and harassment. Not sure what I need to do to answer and file for a countersuit for... Read more »
He will not give me a straight anser if he is having an out of town female he is dating visit this weekend when he has my daughter , because he will not answer me i allowed to not let him take her Saturday morning without a straightforward answer to my question ?
My son's father doesnt do anything. I pay the bills for everything from food to medical bills. There was a restraining order for a year where he had to pay child support but never did. Its been 5 years and he just recently had him for 2 weeks straight. Any other time its only 3 days probably... Read more »
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.
I've been tryin to contact dcyf investigator for days and having heard from themI have to be spoken to any dcyf worker. How do I know if he has custody. I tried gettin daughter back after he took her for the night refused then gave my parents info on him gettin full custody from dcyf. Again... Read more »
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...Read more »
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.
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...Read more »
We are married. He is cheating and is verbally/emotionally abusive along with a history of drinking. I have family out of state that have opened their doors to the kids and me. Can I bring the kids there for safety and start a case for separation from the new state?
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.
Or return any of my calls. I have sent the police to do a welfare check. He called and they said they couldnt do anything because he had a restraining order being processed. Restraining order was denied because I dont neglect my child. Working is not grounds for neglect. I cant get assistance right... Read more »
Supervise Visit 1a Week I been showing up every week early if anything get there with my 2 kids and they do not wanna go up it’s at the court house the case worker comes down and gets the kids who r age 13 and almost 11 they do not wanna go my oldest says please don’t make and my 11 y/o says... Read more »
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.
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