Hello, I recnetly moved from TN to TX where I have a current parenting plan with my child's father. We currently have 90/10 custody/visitation set up where he gets every other weekend. I sent my notice to the father of relocation via certified mail 63 days before the relocation (PCS orders) .... Read more »
answered on Mar 21, 2023
You went above and beyond, including sending a notice to the Court. If you made copies of the letters, hopefully you sent them by certified mail, then you should be ok.
9 & 11 years can my husband adopt them?
answered on Mar 21, 2023
Great news! If you've been married for over six months, your husband has the opportunity to adopt your children. Although the biological fathers are entitled to notice, a skilled and creative attorney can assist in securing their consent, making the process smooth and stress-free. The judge... Read more »
answered on Mar 20, 2023
Usually a Deputy Sheriff, or sometimes a Constable.
answered on Feb 22, 2023
No, just makes him the legal Father.
My ex husband hasn’t help support our children in three years. They only time he communicates is if I reach out to him first. The only times he sees our children is if I reach out. He doesn’t reach out because I don’t want a “friendship” with him so he takes that as he cannot see our... Read more »
answered on Oct 31, 2022
I doubt you have sufficient grounds for divorce. You will probably need an agreement (irreconcilable differences) as abandonment is not going to suffice. Your only leverage will be child support. Hire an attorney.
My son was there for summer when he started giving me ultimatums, saying how hard he was going to make it for me if I didn’t let him stay, I caved and allowed him to stay. I took custody from his mother in 2018 after DCS got involved which she moved to Florida after.
answered on Sep 28, 2022
I hate to say this, but . . . it depends.
It *appears* your son's absence from Tennessee is temporary and for less than six months, so jurisdiction should still lie with Tennessee and you will need to file something in a Tennessee court.
As there was a prior "removal"... Read more »
answered on Sep 22, 2022
There is no Mississippi County in Tennessee.
Mother and father were never married mother is the PRP while father is the ARP and there is a parenting plan in place currently giving the mother 4 days and father 3 days each week. Father has filed for full custody and has made completely fabricated allegations against the mother in an attempt to... Read more »
answered on Sep 13, 2022
An attorney cannot testify. But whatever he puts in pleadings on behalf of a plaintiff could be proper. Just because something appears in a pleading or motion does not mean it would be admissible when offered as proof during a hearing.
I’ve had sole/physical custody for 10 years. My ex is asking for joint now. She abused him when he was an infant. He does well in my care. What are her chances?
answered on Sep 13, 2022
More facts are needed to make any such determination. Consult local counsel to review the filings and history of the case and the parties in order for you to get a proper answer.
jurisdiction over ky. Also Tn called for jurisdiction on that court order at that time. My kids paternal grandma is trying to take my kids and its been based on all lies. I won the first case in ky and i thought once that was dismissed it went back to my current TN order, now they are at it again... Read more »
answered on Aug 23, 2022
To modify custody and the question is which state has jurisdiction, the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) will provide the needed guidance. One way that KY could acquire jurisdiction over the matter is if the child(ren) resided in KY for the six months immediately... Read more »
I have had custody of 13y/o daughter since 2013, NCP recently relapsed and is back in rehab. I have questions about visitations now as she lost her home and states visits have to be at her parents again. However, visits at her parents are part of the reason our child ended up inpatient at... Read more »
answered on Aug 19, 2022
Consult with counsel. This seems to be a complicated situation that you may want to consider going to court over to modify the current plans.
I ran away from my dad's house because I wasn't mentally well I was always depressed and I couldn't get help. My dad's wife told me I said therapy wouldn't work after I went to an evaluation and wanted to go back. They've been very manipulative using the fact that my... Read more »
answered on Aug 11, 2022
Your situation is complicated and difficult to answer on-line without lots more information, If you are not safe please go to the nearest police department and ask for help.
Here is another idea:
Call them and tell them... Read more »
I am suppose to get our daughter the 3rd weekend of every month an since February 2022 he has blocked me from having any contact with her an want let her come. I believe they have moved to North Carolina also but im not forsure.
answered on Jul 5, 2022
If he has violated the court's orders, and moved without following the procedure in the statute regarding moving, then you could seek contempt. You are also allowed uninterrupted phones calls with the minor during your non-custodial time by statute. Consult local counsel to see whether you can... Read more »
answered on Jun 30, 2022
Depends on who is filing, where the parties reside and for how long. Jurisdictional analysis depends on several factors. Hire counsel to determine your options.
I have an agreed order with 2-2-3 schedule while living with spouse during divorce. I want to move out and ask the court for primary custody.
answered on Jun 29, 2022
The procedure would be to file a motion seeking that kind of relief. But any major life change like moving needs to be done by an appropriate court order. You would be wise to hire counsel to assist in this process.
answered on May 1, 2022
It will help any attorney who wants to respond if you could provide more background information.
1) Who has custody?
2) Is there a Tennessee court order finding that the children were dependent and neglected?
3) If so, does the order reflect that a... Read more »
Aggravated child abuse in car accident
answered on Apr 27, 2022
It depends on the courts decision. There is not a law that says never though but consult with a family law attorney.
Dad pays child support for 1 and has the standard visitation of every other weekend. There isn’t support established for the other, nor a parenting plan. He doesn’t provide any physical everyday support. The move would establish better financial support, emotional support, educational support,... Read more »
answered on Apr 20, 2022
The custodial parent is free to move without the court’s approval if that move is less than 50 miles from the other parent. If that parent wants to move further or out-if-state, the law requires the parent to provide a written notice to the courts and the other parent.
The notice must... Read more »
There is a previous order from another state. If TN parenting plan was never signed by a judge is previous order in another state still valid?
answered on Apr 20, 2022
The courts speak through their orders and only order that have been signed and entered will ultimately have authority.
HOWEVER...sometimes a court will rule on a matter and that ruling takes effect immediately. Sometimes there is a delay before the order has been created, filed, signed, and... Read more »
answered on Mar 25, 2022
Until an unmarried father petitions for and is eventually granted custody rights, the father has parentage obligations to keep the child safe and provide financial support but has absolutely zero parental or custodial rights.
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