Unless your court order states that you must be notified, the custodial parent is not required to inform you. However, good co-parenting would warrant that the custodial parent would want to inform you...in case anything happens with the child.
Last year a California Court ordered a joint 50/50 custody "agreement" for our child. I have since moved to another state and am currently waiting on the next mediation and subsequent custody hearing this fall. In the meanwhile I would like our child to go to school with me in the new... Read more »
It depends on the language of your custody agreement or order. It is typical for there to be a geographic restriction, but that is not always the case. It is typical for there to be language addressing the rights of each parent with respect to education. It may give one parent the sole right to...Read more »
The non-custodial parent should file a suit to modify the current court orders on the ground that the custodial parent has voluntarily relinquished possession of the child. If the custodial parent had not show any intent to return or provide for the child's needs, 3 months is the requisite...Read more »
Per my divorce decree, i have joint conservatorship of my daughter, with me being deemed as the 'primary parent". My ex is trying to change that saying that and filed a motion with the court saying she needs to be the primary parent, due to our child's school grades are not good.... Read more »
The terms for conservatorship, possession of or access to a child can be changed if the circumstances of the child, or of either parent have materially and substantially changed since the rendition of your divorce decree and the requested modification is in the best interest of the child.|...Read more »
Am I responsible for my son damaging his cell phone that the other parent provides?
My son's mother has consistently insisted my son use and have access to the device she provides. I have never been given access to this device but have allowed it be used by my son to avoid drama. My... Read more »
Under section 41.001 of the Texas Family Code, a parent who has the duty of control and reasonable discipline of a child is liable for property damage proximately caused by the negligent conduct of the child if the conduct is reasonably attributable to the negligent failure of the parent to...Read more »
You can sue an attorney, yes. That is called malpractice.
Judges are exempt from suit because of how they ruled on your case. The best you can do is file a complaint with the Texas Judicial Board, but you need serious evidence. Merely ruling against you is insufficient. Your best way to...Read more »
My brother has primary custody of my 9 year old niece. Her mother lives over an hour away and has standard visitation orders. My mother lives with him and my niece. His question was, if he is incapacitated for any reason, can he designate someone (my self, my mother or my brother) to act on his... Read more »
If your brother is incapacitated for any reason, whomever he wants to make decisions regarding your niece would have to intervene into their current custody case and present to the court why it is in the child's best interest that they are allowed to make decisions regarding your niece, over...Read more »
My ex has an assault charge and no contact order was put in place. He violated his no contact and now his bail is up and placed on GPS monitor. CPS got involved because of him and they have stupidly taken her from me and placed her with her father which is the danger. I really need some help please
To pick up my son, along with my son’s belongings & take him with him without my knowledge or consent. He stated that he would be enrolling him in school in the town that he is currently working. My son is already enrolled in the school district that he has attended since kindergarten. He is... Read more »
I paid a lawyer company more than $8000 to represent me, but the mother keeps adding things into the case, like a mental health exam, 2-3 interrogatories, and discoveries, etc. The company charged me for each of these, and now I am just about broke. I cannot afford them to be at the pre-trial, or... Read more »
Please do not give up on fighting for your daughter. Family law cases can be costly, so if there is any way you get the additional funds that you need to proceed with your current legal counsel, I would suggest you try. Also, maybe you can have a discussion with your current attorney and see if...Read more »
The screenshots are referencing prostitution and other things such as drugs going on around the child while in with the mother. The person that sent them did so from a phone number but doesn’t want to identify themselves because they do not want to be involved with the whole court situation.
I finished my life time recovery program on June 9th,2022. I was served a random court date for a hair and nail test. This started when I admitted to my husband I used when my son wasn't around. Due to the mental health and illness I was going through , I never had a criminal or drug history... Read more »
If you can't afford a lawyer, your best bet may be to ask the court to appoint you an attorney. Typically the court will want you to fill out some paperwork swearing that you are indigent (have no money). Very few attorneys advertise themselves as "pro bono" and I...Read more »
He was on the streets for 19 hours before we were able to reach him, he was in North Carolina, we took him back to Texas and it took his mother two days to reach out asking about his whereabouts. She struck him in the face before the incident and she has an ongoing cps investigation when she... Read more »
They made a motion to transfer and we’ve been here for over a year so more than likely it will be transferred. Our attorney on this case is over 5 hours away and we will more than likely hire a new one up here in new location. Do we have a little time or can we file something to get us some time... Read more »
The transfer doesn't happen immediately so you will have a little time.
You should check the court website for the county the case is being transferred to at least once a week to see if it has been transferred. If the county does not have a court website contact the district clerk...Read more »
There are a few options depending on what direction you want to go. Here is a couple: 1. You can request termination of his parental rights or 2. You can file for a modification to make you the sole managing conservator with exclusive right to make the major decisions and ask for enforcement of the...Read more »
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