Can a 14-year-old decide physical custody in California?
There may be some variation in different jurisdictions but generally, a child cannot make that decision. The child can express a desire to live with a particular parent but it will be up to the judge to decide if the other parent, presumably the one with physical custody, doesn't consent. A judge is under no obligation to approve of the child's choice. The judge will decide what placement is in thebest interest of the child.
There may be some variation in different jurisdictions but generally, a child cannot make that decision. The child can express a desire to live with a particular parent but it will be up to the judge to decide if the other parent, presumably the one with physical custody, doesn't consent. A judge is under no obligation to approve of the child's choice. The judge will decide what placement is in the best interest of the…
"One common arrangement is joint legal custody, and one parent to have sole physical custody, while the other has visitation rights. North Carolina family courts decide child custody issues based on what it believes to be in the best interest of the child. " http://statelaws.findlaw.com/north-carolina-law/north-carolina-child-custody-laws.html
Can you legally leave your house and live with who you want with your grandparents only having temporary custody?
Can a twelve year old child decide to live with one parent if both parents share fifty fifty legal and physical custody?
If divorced parents have joint custody and one of them dies can custody of a minor child be willed to someone else?
If no custody has been establish can you get your child on visitation and decide to not bring them back wjile you file for custody?
Technically in cases where there is no order of custody possesion is 9/10ths of the law IF both parents are legally recognized to be parents (i.e. have signed the birth certificate). However if one parent has had primary physical custody of the child following a separation and has been responsible for the majority of the care for the child the court may not look kindly on the other parent hijacking custody. The best thing to…
You need a good attorney to represent you in your divorce. It will be up to the court to decide but the parent who has provided the most day-to-day care for the child will be most likely to be awarded physical custody. Who accompanied the child to the doctor and dentist; who went to teacher conferences and sports; who cared for them when they were sick? Being a really good parent helps to set the…
What is required for change in child custody in Georgia divorce and custody was in state of North Carolina?
Can a 12 yr old decide to live with a parent after his grandparents have had custody of him for seven years?
In Georgia how old do you have to be to decide which parent to live with and do you have to go in front of a judge if you are less than a month from 17?
If the parent who wants to move is the parent with physical custody the move will be easier with the consent of the non-custodial parent. The court will seek their consent. If they do not consent then there will be a hearing. There are circumstances when the court will allow the move, however, there must be a very good reason. If allowed, the court will modify the visitation schedule to make certain the non-custodial parent…
You have joint custody with your ex when your daughter turns 18 can she decide to live with you exclusively?
Would not take place as both signatures are required. It depends on whether the parents share legal custody (separate from physical custody) and if the state where you live requires one or both parents signatures. Some states will allow the judge to decide if the marriage should take place in the event of pregnancy and/or birth of a child to the couple.