If you were never married to the father of your child and there is not a court order for visitation would a judge remove the child from your custody if you move out of state?

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No. If there is not a custodial order in place the law presumes that an unmarried mother has full custodial rights to her child and does not need permission from the biological father or the court in matters concerning the child. In addition, when a child is born out-of-wedlock the biological father must establish paternity before custodial, visitation and child support can be addressed.
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If there is no court order for custody and you weren't married can you move with your new husband who is military and your child to another country?

Answer . The answer really depends on the state in which you reside. In some states, the mother is considered the natural parent regardless of marriage (in the absence of custody orders). In other states, custody is a joint issue. However, because you weren't married, you probably retain cust (MORE)

If you have custody of a child and the father has visitation rights are you able to move to another state to better yours and your child's life?

You cannot make any move that affects the father's access to yourchild. If you want to move, you must return to the court and seek amodification of the visitation order. Upon receiving thatmodification, you can then move. Generally, family courts look atthe "best interests of the child" in making th (MORE)

Can a father who has joint custody with the mother stop her from moving to another state with child Before they go to court?

Moving . In most situations, a custodial parent must notify the court of an intended out of state move, as it affects the non custodial parent's visitation rights. At that time, the non custodial parent can present evidence as to why they feel that moving the child is not in the child's best inte (MORE)

Does a single father who was never married to the child's mother need to establish custody before he can petition the court for child support?

Parental custody rights must usually be established before child support can be addressed.. Generally the parent with whom the child resides is the one that the court presumes is the custodial parent unless the parent who the child does not live with wishes to contest the matter.. However, since n (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)

Can a woman who was never married have custody of her child?

Does she not have custody and seeks to gain it? Or does she want to ensure ongoing custody of a child in her care?. Generally speaking, a birth mother has the better chance of achieving or retaining custody than the father, but various factors will be taken into consideration if the courts are invo (MORE)

In Alabama can a father be denied custody and visitation modification by the court if he is behind on child support?

Though a Judge does not favor you, they are separate issues, though he might issue an arrest warrant for you on the spot. Why are you behind? If you want to learn how to do all this go to Dads House in Yahoo Groups. Upon joining, you will receive a link for downloading a 200 page educational manu (MORE)

If one is not married to a child's mother and would like partial custody visitation rights to the child how would they go about this process in the state of TN Currently paying child support?

As a single man, you have NO ASSUMED RIGHTS to the child. Watch the movie trailer about a single father. If you are paying without a court order, it can be considered a gift, with you ordered to repay for the same time period, especially if she's on Welfare. Take a certified parenting course (MORE)

How old does a child have to be to have a judge listen to them in a court for custody in the state of Colorado?

A Child's Choice: What Is The Right Age For A Child To Choose Which Parent To Live With? Check Link Below The child can demand Joint Custody of them, and not the other way around. They can be told that the children need to remain in the home and each parent can live there for three weeks, tha (MORE)

The non custodial parent and you were never married and he owe over 7000 in child support and it is not court ordered for visitation Do you have to tell him if you are leaving town or the state?

You are never required to notify the other parent directly, however if custody was ever addressed in court you may be required to notify the family court if you intend to move out of state with the child. This is to ensure that the court can protect the rights of the child and the non custodial par (MORE)

Does the father have custody of he child even though the child lives with him but both the parents were never married. Can the father come after the mother for full custody.?

With no courts orders in place, the father has no legal right to have the child living with him. The mother has sole custody and control in all states, and he can still be obligated to pay support for this time period. He needs to immediately file a motion with the court to establish his rights and (MORE)

What happens if you let a father see his child and there is a court order stating he has no visitation rights?

You have left out an obvious detail: Why would there be a court order that denies visitations. That implies that visits are not in the best interest of the child. You need to do the right thing and not violate a court order that was issued for the benefit of the child. If that is the case, some othe (MORE)

Does father have to prove paternity of a child if going for custody and never married to mother?

Of course. 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 tim (MORE)

Can the mother go to the father and get her child if there isnt a court order saying who has custody?

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 bi (MORE)

How does a father file for joint custody of his child when parents where never married and mother won't let him have visitations?

An unmarried father must establish his paternity and arrange for a custody hearing if he wants custody, joint custody or a court ordered visitation schedule. You should be represented by an attorney because this is an important issue and you should have the opportunity to be a part of your child's l (MORE)

Can a 15 year child choose not to go to her fathers if the mother has custody and there is a visitation order?

No. The mother must obey the visitation order or she will be in contempt of a court order. If the daughter has legitimate reasons why she doesn't want to go then the mother must return to court and request a modification of the visitation order. She should be prepared to provide compelling evidence (MORE)

What if the child is kept from returning to her father who has in place a court order for custody?

If the father has legal custody he should act immediately. Whoever is detaining the child is in contempt of a court order and has no right to keep the child. He should visit the court that issued the order immediately and ask to speak with an advocate or someone from child services. If necessary the (MORE)

Can father get custody if he does not pay court ordered child support?

Support and custody are two different issues. While it doesn't bode favorably as far as custody is concerned if the parent is a deadbeat, it doesn't automatically preclude them from obtaining custody if they can prove that in doing so, it would be in the best interests of the child.

In Florida can an unwed mother move out of state with her child if there is no custodial court order regarding the biological father?

An unwed mother is, in all U.S. states legally presumed to hold sole physical and legal custody of a minor child until such time a court rules otherwise. That being the case, she can relocate if there is not a custodial order in place that prevents such action. It would be wise, however on the par (MORE)

Can the father of a child stop the mother from moving out of state if they were never married in the state of indiana?

Yes it could happen. If the father's name is on the birth certificate or parentage has been established after the fact in a court of law, the father does have rights including preventing the mother from moving away if such a move would cause an undue hardship to the father's rights of visitation or (MORE)

You were never married never been to court and have shared custody of your child. Can the mother of your child move to another state without your permission?

Yes. An unmarried mother has sole custody of her child until the father establishes his paternity legally and then petitions for custodial rights. Once the father has established his parental rights legally, the mother cannot move to another state without his consent and/or the court's permission (MORE)