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 »
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.
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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.
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 »
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.
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.
We both have equal custody. Our son is about to turn 5 but is still delayed with speech and other social aspects. His speech therapist recommends he gets an Autism evaluation that will allow for better treatment. His mother is completely against any evaluation because she does not want him to be... Read more »
Hi, It depends on what your parenting plan says. There is a section in all parenting plans in Tennessee that provides how medical/educational decisions are made, whether it's a joint decision, or whether one of you has final say.
If it's a joint decision, and you two cannot...Read more »
Hi, if the biological parents of the child have left the child with you for an extended period of time, you can petition the court for emergency protective custody on the basis that the child is dependent and neglected.
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