I moved in November 2018 to TX, He still resides in Colorado. He filed this allocation of parental rights in Colorado. And, not knowing if I am an actual Texas resident after 7 months, how do igo about responding to this? do i have to file with Colorado? or does Colorado courts not have any rights... Read more »
It will depend on when the children were moved and when the actual filing was made. Consult a Colorado attorney if case is pending there to respond. In general, the jurisidiction of the court is the one where the child has resided 6 months prior to the filing. After discussing this with a...Read more »
i live in texas and my ex wife told me to come to illinois to get my children because she couldnt give them 100%. so i did. i have noticed my son has health issues that she is aware of and is not addressing them. ive had them for over 30 days and she only contacted the kids once. they do not want... Read more »
Yes, threats of imminent violence can be the basis for a Family Violence protective order. Such threats do not even have to be imminent to be the basis for a Stalking protective order. Committing the offense of Harassment on multiple occasions can also be the basis of a Stalking protective order....Read more »
Read the order and make sure you are at the location specified in the order at the time identified in the order. Keep records. Record exchange. Text her that you are present. You can also call police to make a report. If all this fails then take court action by getting an attorney to pursue your...Read more »
My mother is trying to adopt my kids. I told her I was not willing to let her adopt them. And ever since I disagreed with her and her wife, she will no longer allowed me to see them , talk to them , or have any sort of contact whatsoever. She has broken the court several times. nd has lied to me... Read more »
You need to bring court action. It sounds as though there is an order in place. You have valid rights. If you do nothing then she will argue that you have abandoned them and could possibly succeed on an adoption.
I want to take my child with me out of state to my hometown. Husband physically & mentally abused me, and is a veteran with PTSD. I’ve recently made the mistake of turning to narcotics to cope w/the situation & now I’m worried he has better leverage than me. He just broke my phone & physically... Read more »
Lawyer has only been present for 1 appointment, he sends his paralegal. This has gone on for 3 months (divorce/custody case) We feel like there is no progress, maybe because we are not able to talk to the lawyer. Can I request the money back and find a new lawyer or should I be patient? I was told... Read more »
As far as the retainer, ask for a statement of hours spent on the case. An attorney must hold the retainer in a trust account until the money is earned. You should get a statement setting out the time spent on your case so you can see how the retainer was applied. If no work truly has been done,...Read more »
Away from where I live. She’s in Michigan, I live in Texas. I was never out on birth certificate, wasn’t informed when he was born, and was not at any of the doctor appointments. The child is 4 years old now and she is wanting to get child support
You can explore options as they relate to whether she has waited too long and whether you have to pay back child support based on the time that you knew about the alleged paternity of the child. An important question is when did you 1st find out about the child possibly being yours? Let us know...Read more »
She yelled, cursed and approached my with confrontation when picking up my child this past Friday. She even called the police on me lying. She also mentioned to me she was trying to build a “case” against me. I don’t know what that means but I no longer want her involved with the pick up and... Read more »
Whether or not the child's step-mother (or any responsible adult) is allowed to pick-up or drop off should be addressed in your final decree. If it is not, or there is simply not language there does not appear here that there is enough of a substantial change in circumstances that would allow a...Read more »
There are many factors that go into determining what is in the best interests of the child. So, do an honest evaluation of all factors that you have spoken of and proceed with that in mind. The courts will not just look at the fact that he has his own house.
My stepsons mother is currently on probation for felony number eight. In March she caught felonies nine, ten, and eleven. One of these felonies is Child Endangerment. CPS is involved but there is also a custody order from almost 3 years ago stating that she is the custodial parent. She is now... Read more »
2018 cps was called but the case got closed. I was scheduled 2 visitions and he didnt show up to either one and the cps lady said there was nothing she could do. Everything has been in his hands and he threatened my son all the time. He lied since day one of court and he still won. Got me drug... Read more »
Your post just tugged at my heartstrings. Parents who do this hurt their own kids. I couldn’t imagine not being able to see a child of mine for over 1 month let alone 1 year. CPS can not assert your rights. You have to do that. You can file motions and actions to get this resolved. If court...Read more »
Generally, when parents agree to visitation outside of the Court ordered visitation schedule, they can back out of the agreement without consequences from the Court. This can be frustrating to the other parent. However, it is difficult to enforce any schedules outside of those ordered by the...Read more »
His time is his time and you are not entitled to possession of the kids during his time. However, you need to make sure that you follow the order, if it says you surrender the kids to him at a certain place at the beginning of his time then you should attempt to do so. If he is supposed to show...Read more »
In 2009 the father was charged with burglary of habitation with the intent to commit assault on me. He went to prison and 2016 he filed papers to have me arrested and contempt of court and filed numerous motions to let him see the child, the child was 1 when this happened and had an protective... Read more »
Back on March 12, 2018 I had a court hear for temporary orders with my sister. The orders were for 3 months and granted me visitation. My sister has an attorney who drew up the orders and e-mailed them to me. I didn't get them until July 2018 which exceeded the 3 month order. I received them and... Read more »
You can find out if the orders were signed by the judge 1st. Then proceed to hire an attorney. You would be more at ease when you do. Good luck. If we service the county where your case is pending feel free to reach out to us. 888-343-4529
Decree states that both conservators have; the right, subject to the agreement of the other parent conservator, to consent to psychiatric and psychological treatment of the children. Ex husband took child to therapist w/o wife's knowledge or consent. Therapist office did not know my wife was... Read more »
To properly answer this question an attorney would need to read your decree to see exactly what rights each party has regarding getting mental health treatment for the child. If it solely grants that to you, you may have to file a Motion for Contempt or to Enforce with the Court to try and get the...Read more »
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