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If a mother is currently in a long-term same-sex relationship but is not in any way unfit can the father use that relationship against the mother in court for custody?
Of course. Even though society has come a long way in terms of acceptance and equal rightsfor homosexuals, the debate still rages as to whether children can be adversely affected by witnessing such a lifestyle. Fact is, there's no conclusive evidence that same-sex couples do any worse as parents than opposite-sex couples. But whether the argument holds water or not, it could feasibly be used as an effective tool in court. The outcome will depend on how liberal the judge is, and on the laws in your state. Of course, if your child is old enough to testify -- especially about how they feel about your partner -- that will carry a lot of weight. One warning: DO NOT attempt to hide the relationship from the court. That would definitely work against you!
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If a mother is in a relationship with a convicted felon of kidnapping is the mother considered unfit?
In most cases the father can get custody of the child if the mother is unfit. The courts want the child to be in the custody of the parent who can provide a safe and nurtu…ring life for the child. It is best to seek the legal assistance of a lawyer for custody issues.
Can a father take the child when a relationship is ending if the mother is unfit What steps would the father take to remove the child from the home and into the safe environment?
Yes, either parent can take a child if there is no custody agreement set into place yet. The father will need to hire an attorney and fight the mother for custody in court… if he thinks she is unfit.
Not necessarily. Your question assumes that the father was the abusive one, which is not always the case. In fact, abuse by women is becoming increasingly common. A cour…t will try and decide the safest place for the children, when there has been police intervention over the relationship.
If a father has full custody of a child and the court says that they can't find the mother is there any way he can get child support from her?
The court can do nothing until they are able to contact her.
What can a father do who is willing to fight for custody for his children and the mother is not following the custody court order?
Talking to his lawyer would be the best idea. You can then return to the judge and appeal that the order is not being followed, so perhaps custody should be changed (pro…vided you can prove that you are responsible enough).
Yes, a mother can fight for custody. Unfortunately, the courts are going to tell you no, if you can't prove the change in custody is beneficial to the child's well being. The…re were reasons why the father was granted custody in the first place. Generally, there must be a change in circumstances in order to take the case back to court. If nothing has changed there is no reason for the court to spend time going over the same case again. Perhaps the mother can prove to the court that the factors leading the court to award custody to the father have been addressed. Perhaps the child is better off with the father. The mother needs to convince the court that a change in custody is in the best interest of the child and not the mother's interest.
Is it possible in Louisiana for you to gain custody of the two children you raised with your ex if the mother has moved on to a lesbian relationship and the father is deceased?
Her being in a Lesbian relation would not be a considered factor. Stepparent custody challenges can be difficult and expensive, so you must have clear grounds and evidence… before even considering it, starting with a detailed Chronological Statement showing you have a solid parent child relationship with the children. see links below
Yuor motehr-in-law is not related to you father. They would be introduced as "This is xxxx, my son's mother in law."
Your mother is not related to your wife's mother.
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You do not take custody of a child from a mother who you think is an unfit parent. You petition a court to make a determination that the parent is unfit and grant custody or a… guardianship to you. See related link regarding the factors a court considers in determining a parent to be unfit.
No he can not.
Uh, they're your mother and father. Their relationship to each other does not change their relationship to you. Your parents are your parents regardless.
Is it kidnapping if a mother with primary fled the state against court order the father took the matter to court and was awarded full custody and the mother still refuses to disclose to location of or?
No! Kidnapping involves other elements that make it a crime. The events described above mean a contempt of court, violation of custody agreement etc.