My mother passed away last month. My youngest sister is 15, the only thing is that she had a different biological dad. And my mom has never lived with him. My mom had 4 children with my dad, so she always stuck around with him, so my youngest half sister got attached to my father and considers him... Read more »
The oag said I had a registry only case than it turned Into a full service case. My kids dad was in prison for long time. It was marked at 0 & only thing done was conservatorship. When I went to court 2 gentlemen pulled me to side & made sure I understood we would get nothing lottery winnings... Read more »
The attorney general's office has 2 different types of child support cases in their system: Full service and registry only. In a registry only case, the attorney general just collects the child support payment at the state disbursement unit and keeps a record of receiving it. A full-service case...Read more »
Default means you were properly notified of the suit having been filed and you failed to appear/file a response, so the Court allowed the filing party to proceed to court without further notice to you and get what they filed for.
If that happened to you, you have 30 days to file a Motion...Read more »
I've received a citation for personal service from the county clerk for a cps case. They've eliminated the perpetrator of no neglect, but is trying to force myself and my daughter to take agree to therapy, which I feel we do not need. I'm unsure of what I should do next.
You should file an Answer. It can be prepared by you if you want since it is so simple. Just write the style and cause no. just like the Petition served on you, then say is is your Answer to the Petition, then say you deny all the allegations of the Petition. Add your name, address, cell phone and...Read more »
Have been trying to coparent. Child has lived with the mother the entire time. In efforts to keep the father included she allowed him to live with them for a little over 6 months although he didn't change his mailing address for another year because he has not had a place to live. He was kicked out... Read more »
In general, if there is no court order in place that restricts the mother and child's residence then the mother can move. In light of the scenario you described, the mother should consult with a lawyer about filing a suit affecting the parent child relationship and injunction that will address the...Read more »
I'm in a miserable situation with my child's mother. She is still bitter from our relationship that ended 6 yrs ago and she makes it hard for me to talk or see my child. I even bought her a cell phone that i pay the bill on every month and she takes and controls that. I send her montly every month... Read more »
Acknowledgement of Paternity form and the father's name is on the birth certificate. She does not know what her rights are as far as leaving Texas with the baby for a short amount of time- or for the long term. Please advise and direct me to any pertinent resources.
Absent a court order otherwise, she can go or move anywhere she wants with the child. However, if he then filed to bring the child back, MOST courts would grant that request and restrict her residence.
My sons dad was not involved during the pregnancy and even wanted to give up his rights at one point. I am having a hard time wanting to send my son 3 hrs away. However, I let his dad come get him last weekend and that whole week after my son came home his sleep schedule was off. His dad wants to... Read more »
Visitation for children is done in the best interests of the child. Factors to consider for overnight are whether the father was living with you and if so did he keep the child overnights before he moved. In general long overnight periods for a newborn at 3 months would not be likely. But, there...Read more »
Terminating your rights to a child is not as simple as it may seem. It depends on the situation and why a person wants to terminate their rights. Judge's have a lot of discretion when determining whether or not to allow a person to terminate their rights to a child. If the child is being adopted...Read more »
My husband filed for divorce after I left after in August.
I haven't received any papers from the court yet. My green card expires in December. After my green card expired will the divorce still take place in Texas? Has Texas still juristiction over me in this case or will it be my home... Read more »
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