Neville Bedford's answer Parenting time is a right, and Child support is a separate obligation. If you have an order from the court granting your request for parenting time, you have the right to. If you have not addressed this issue in the court, now would be a great time to contact a family law attorney to assist you in pressing same.
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 choose to represent yourself, you shall be obligated to do the appropriate responses for yourself. If you have no objection to the motion, you should have both probably asked your attorney to prepare the agreement for you and save yourself the time off work to go to court.
Neville Bedford's answer The best way to file your motion is with the assistance of a practicing family law attorney. Depending on the time that your child has been with their paternal grandmother, the judge may not consider it an emergency. So, make an appointment to meet with a family lawyer to prepare the documents to allow the judge to hear the case presented professionally to enhance your chances for your desired outcome.
Neville Bedford's answer There are laws that allow the states to work together on this issue. Meet with an attorney to discuss the particulars of your situation and file the appropriate motions in the Family Court.
Neville Bedford's answer Congratulations on your expected child. Once the child is born, it will be time to decide whom the parents are to be. If there is no agreement, and the alleged father denies paternity, there may be a need for DNA testing. Rhode Island Child support Enforcement is very familiar with these types of cases. A private attorney should be able to help you navigate the process when the time is right.
Thomas Briody's answer It’s not too late. But you need to consult with a family law attorney. If he is the father of your child, you stills have the right to mak the court aware of his behavior and to ask for limits or restrictions on visitation with your child. You should contact a lawyer ASAP. Good luck.
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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