My 16 old
Son at this time and his 17 yr old gf pregnant when baby born she will be 18 he will be 17 lives in two differ
States him wisconsin her Minnesota if she places the baby for adoption does he have right to keep him or are his rights nothing
answered on Dec 4, 2022
This would be subject to the law of Minnesota if the child reisdes in that state once born. To place the child for adoption, the Court would need to terminate the parental rights of both parents. The biological father should file a paternity action once the child is born and request that he have... Read more »
answered on Nov 27, 2022
This question is not clear. There is aneed for more information prior to responding.
Since 2020, he has come to stay every other weekend until 3 months ago, something changed and we've seen him once.
Over this last summer, she didn't let him stay half the summer like before because he's watching his 4 small siblings while her and her boyfriend work.... Read more »
answered on Nov 27, 2022
You can file a Motion for Grandparent Visitation for a Court Ordered schedule to see him if she is denying you contact.
answered on Aug 29, 2022
You would need to file a Paternity action for the adjudication of paternity for the biological father.
My 14 yr old daughter (starting 9th grade) has made it very clear that she does not want to be at her father's, due to dismissal of feelings and uncomfortability with stepmother and manipulation to go live with them out of state. She has missed her monthly period due to stress of being there... Read more »
answered on Jul 31, 2022
You should consult with an experienced family law attorney in your area. To modify placement, you will need to prove facts that establish that there has been a substantial change of circumstances since entry of the current placement Order, and that a modification is in her best interests.
Moms on limited visitation, 5 hrs e/o Sat&sun in public settings.2kids together.My 10 yr old is asking me about court dates coming up, child support, why they only see mom in public etc. Every time they come back from a visit something new is brought up that kids shouldn't be involved... Read more »
answered on Jul 19, 2022
Children are not to be told about Court proceedings. You should address this with the Court and Guardian ad Litem, if one is appointed.
My ex and I have 50/50. He's barely exercised his placement the last 2 years (less than 30 days out of his 365). Our 15yo does not want to go to his dad's anymore because hes never there or spends any time with him. Ex recently filed contempt on me because I didn't allow our son to... Read more »
answered on Mar 9, 2022
There is a provision in the Wisconsin State Statutes that provides that a person can lose their court ordered placement if they do not exercise it. You can file a Motion to modify the current Order to incorporate the status quo.
Mom still gets foodshare and received child tax credits, but when I filed him on my taxes this year she started threatening me but he still is here and goes to school from here.
answered on Feb 15, 2022
You can file a petition for guardianship since she has left the child in your care for such a long time. She would have a right to visit with the child, but she would also have an obligation for payment of support.
I have a record and he is saying I can't be around the child. But I've been out of trouble.
answered on Dec 10, 2021
Whether you can be around the child would depend on the nature of your record of convictions and whether the Court and Guardian ad Litem believe that it would not be in the best interests of the children for you to have contact with them. More information would be needed to respond to this... Read more »
My Ex has 3 kids under age 18; 1 from previous ex-wife, and 2 with me.
1st kid-he pays child support, order is through Walworth Co. Court.
We then had our child together; [we are unmarried] order was placed for him to pay support to me -also through Walworth Co. We then moved into... Read more »
answered on Oct 7, 2021
If you are a aware that father is living with a convicted felon, you are certainly justified to be concerned about your kids being in that environment. Revisiting placement could be an option for you depending on what the current orders are set at. For child support, I would need some additional... Read more »
And then her father called her in as a runaway
answered on Aug 2, 2021
You have a right to file a Motion for Modification of Placement because of a substantial change of circumstances.
My ex and I have a placement modification hearing coming up. He will be bringing people with him. I know it can be done, but how do I ask that all non parties please be excused from the courtroom?
answered on Jul 23, 2021
Unless it is a paternity hearing, many of these hearings are public hearings. You can object to the people being in the courtroom, but it is within the discretion of the Commissioner to ban them. You could raise the issue that these people are likely to be called as witnesses at a trial and... Read more »
Can custody be established outside of court or without a court ordered agreement? If so, how is that upheld/adhered to and what as a mother can I do if it is not? Is the agreement done between two parties without being court sanctioned legally binding?
answered on Jul 15, 2021
Both parents can sign a Stipulation and Order as to custody and placement, but it will need to be filed with the Court and the Order signed by the Commissioner or Judge before it is enforceable.
Father has been secluded through out the process
answered on Jul 5, 2021
Has the father been adjudicated the father or signed an acknowledgement of paternity if not married to the mother? If not, he needs to make CPS aware so he can be adjudicated and have legal standing in the proceedings.
I have 50/50 legal custody and 100% physical custody. I got divorced September of 2020. Their mom does not take them overnight and rarely ever sees them. She now says she is moving to Arizona and wants the kids for the summer months. Is there a way she will be able to change the order and move away... Read more »
answered on Jun 10, 2021
No. She would need to file a Motion for Modification of Placement or you both would need to sign a Stipulation and Order for modification of the Order to allow her summer placement. She needs an Order of the Court. If she does not have the Court Order, she can not remove them without your... Read more »
I had a custody order filed over two years ago in Mille lacs county. Unfortunately I couldn't afford an attorney, and he could. Now my ex is claiming he doesn't have to let our daughter leave MN. I would've never agreed to that because my mother lives here (I live in Wisconsin since... Read more »
answered on Jun 7, 2021
There is no County in Wisconsin by that name. You will need to consult with an attorney licensed in the State in which the Order was entered.
My husband and I have been caring for our 6 yr old granddaughter (living with us) 5 days a week for most of her life. Mother has sole custody. She has signed a medical consent form so that we take care of all her doctor appointments. We are her paternal grandparents.
answered on May 13, 2021
The Family Court Code does not provide for shared physical placement of non parents. If the parents would be found to be unfit, you could petition for guardianship. However, for a third party such as a grandparent to be awarded placement, not visitation, there would need to be a referral to the... Read more »
Father had been in jail, no visitation rights. Father is out of jail for 2 years now and the mother is taking him to court on May 21st to continue no visitation and try to terminate rights. Father has little money for a lawyer and does not want to give up rights and wants to resume sharing... Read more »
answered on May 13, 2021
The only way a Court will terminate a parent's parental rights is if there is someone who will be adopting the child in the shoes of that parent. Family Court can enter an Order to hold open placement, but that can be modified based upon a substantial change of circumstances.
I have had primary placement (70/30) for over 2 years and perform all the primary caregiver functions. I moved and ended up closer to my ex to make shorter commutes for kid. For last 3 months I let him take them for 2 extra nights, because he asked and I did it out of the kindness of my heart. It... Read more »
answered on May 10, 2021
To modify a child placement Order after two years have expired since entry of the initial order, your ex would need to prove that there has been a substantial change of circumstances since entry of the last order and that the modification is in the best interests. What will hurt you will be that... Read more »
Depression, PTSD, ADHD
answered on Apr 4, 2021
If your mental illness is preventing you from safely parenting your child, this is a possibility. If you are functioning well and taking prescribed medications to control your mental illness, it is unlikely that you would lose custody or placement. Without knowing the nature of your diagnosis, it... Read more »
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