If no court order for custody has been granted and the parents are unmarried who has the custody of a child in Minnesota?

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An unmarried mother has custody of her child until the father has established his paternity in court and requested joint custody.
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What do you do if the other parent is not sharing custody according to the court order?

Document incidents miticulouly on paper and preferrably have credible witnesses present at the time the exchange is supposed to occur. Unless you are certain the child is in immediate physical danger, do not involve law enforcement in the presence of the child/children. After compiling documentati (MORE)

Who has custody of a minor when a custodial order has not been issued by the court?

If there is no court order and the parents are married, then bothparents share custody 50/50. They should come up with a parentingplan while legal custody is being determined. If one parent feelsthey should have custody for whatever reason, then go to thecourthouse and file for temporary custody. Th (MORE)

Who has custody when no court order has been established?

From Macky in Discussion: If no custody order has been issued when it pertains to a married couple the law presumes both biological parents to have equal custodial rights. . If the couple is unmarried the mother has full legal rights to the child until the father establishes paternity and is gr (MORE)

If no court order for custody has been granted and the parents are unmarried who has the custody of a child in Tennessee?

I am currently trying to find a similar answer, so far, in my experience (in which one parent is in Tennessee and one is NOT in Tennessee), I was told NO ONE has custody. That you have to go to court to get it established.That both parents have equal claim to the child. Further more, I was told that (MORE)

Can a custodial parent in Minnesota move to another state with the child without advising the other parent and a court date has been scheduled to review custody?

In Minnesota the custodial parent must receive permission from the court to move out of the state with the children. You must show why you want to move (employment for instance). The non-custodial parent can argue his/her side and the judge will then make a final decision as to whether you can move (MORE)

If there is no court order for custody and the father has physical custody how can the mother get physical custody of the child?

In the United States both parents have equal rights to thechild if they are married and not divorced and there is nocourt order. Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custodyand control in most states until the father can establish hispaternity. Remember, a child's mother c (MORE)

If you were an unmarried single parent and later got married. Does this affect the child support order with the non custodial parent?

It will probably depend on the court order or agreement that sets up the rules for child support in your case. If there is not a court order, then there really is not any enforcement of non-payment available to you. Most states have a formula per child that the non-custodial parent pays toward child (MORE)

The non-custodial parent had child support court order stop and can the custodail parent stop the non-cusoial parent from seeing the child?

NO! Call they child support agency and find out why he stopped it and actually I don't think he can. Unless you have joint custody and placement he has to pay that is every states law. But do not use him not paying child support to withold your child you can be held in contempt of court. Those are t (MORE)

What happens when the custodial parent takes the child out of the county over night without the non-custodial parent's agreement if it states in the court order that both parents have to agree?

Does the order say TAKE or MOVED out of the County? Simply taking a child out of the county, for a trip or visit, would not be an addressable issue, but moving would be. If the child was moved out of the county, in violation of a court order, than you file an Injunction ordering the child be returne (MORE)

Can you get contempt of court when the custodial parent refuses to return the child when there is a court order?

If the custodial parent refuses to obey the visitation order the non-custodial parent can file a motion for contempt. No argument intended, but only the presiding judge can issue a contempt order and that generally does not happen. If the non-custodial parent refuses to return the child, t (MORE)

What are child custody laws for unmarried parents in Georgia?

The mother has assumed sole physical custody and control until otherwise ruled on by the courts. This is not affected by whether the parents are cohabiting. This factor needs to be considered by all men producing children outside wedlock. see link

If a parent has a court order to pay child support is it legal for the custodial parent to keep the child from them?

Depending on the state laws, no, it's not legal. If the parent has acknowledged their parental rights on a birth certificate, they have paternal or maternal rights to visit or see the child regardless of monetary trade. If a parent has NOT been placed on a birth certificate/acknowledged parent (MORE)

Is the custodial parent jeopardizing custody if he or she doesn't abide by the court ordered visitation schedule?

I would say it depends on the circumstances as to why custodianship was granted. I would say there's no harm, in for instance, a parent dropping off something for a child, or just briefly attending one's residence for something. As long as it doesn't jeopardize the child in any way. . ANSWER Yes (MORE)

What are child custody laws for unmarried parents in Mississippi?

You need to speak with an advocate at the court or consult with an attorney who specializes in family law in Mississippi. The custody laws are too broad to reprint here. The mother has sole custody and control in 49 states until the father can establish his paternity. Remember, a child's mother can (MORE)

What are the child custody laws in NC for unmarried parents?

Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states until the father can establish his paternity. Remember, a child's mother can always be identified by medical records. Since the father didn't give birth and he was not legally married at the time of the (MORE)

You are not married and there is no court order of custody. What can you do if the other parent takes your child?

An unmarried father has no right to keep the child from her mother unless there is a court order to that effect. He has no personal legal authority to keep the child. In the absence of any order, if he takes the child and fails to return the child to the mother she should call the police. Gener (MORE)

Can parents be granted on order through the courts to keep their child in their custody until the child turns 18?

No. As parents you already have custody but a judge can not give you a guarantee that no matter what will you keep that. The best of the child comes first and if you for some reason is found unfit down the road the child would need a new guardian. . If you are divorced and granted custody that co (MORE)

Can a parent have the court order the child to remain in parents custody until 18yr of age?

If you are divorced and granted custody that court order is valid unless the other parent (or the state) get custody for whatever reason (if both parents become unfit etc). And custody lasts until the child is 18. You can not get a guarantee from the judge that you as a parent will have custody unti (MORE)

Who gets to claim a minor child on their taxes if the mother has custody and no court order has been set for parenting time for the father?

Generally the custodial parent has the right to claim the child.You need to check any documents in your case file, inquire aboutstate laws that govern this issue, visit the court and ask to speakwith an advocate if you cannot afford to consult with an attorney.Some states provide that the custodial (MORE)

What happens when a non custodial parent violates a court order?

The custodial parent must take the matter before the court by filing a motion for contempt of a court order. The court may impose sanctions but the custodial parent must stay on top of the situation. The custodial parent must take the matter before the court by filing a motion for contempt of a cou (MORE)