Can a married man ask for joint legal custody of a child that he had as a result of an affair?
First, he is considered the same as a single father under these circumstances, so he has not parental rights to begin with, so he must first petition the courts for a right to see the child. see links below
No, a man does not always get custody. If one of the people in a marriage has an affair, it is usually the person not having an affair that gets custody of the child or children. For example, if the husband is having an affair, and the wife wants a divorce, the woman (wife) would get the custody of the child or children, and not the man (husband). This is the same vice versa, too.
Unless they are married or he has custody he has to return the child or it will be kidnapping. If you are not married and you have not established paternity yet or have not petitioned for visitation or custody she does not have to let you see the child. When not married she automatically get custody since there is proof she is the parent.
The court care about what is in the best interest of the children and just because one parents had an affair does not mean they are unfit to parent. It can be shared custody or one get it. The court wants the children to have access to both parents. The affair will not be the thing that decides custody.
It is not a grant. A married couple has legal custody of their child by virtue of being legally married. An unmarried mother has sole custody of her child, since there is proof that she gave birth to the child, until the father establishes his paternity legally. Once he has established his paternity the father can request custody and visitations.
If the mother and father were not married when they had a child does the mother get full custody of the child?
Baby daddy is in the army hes divorced and we have a child together why is he still giving her support and why hasn't our child recived any benefits is it cause he is still married to her?
Missouri law Who has legal custody of minor child when parents have never married but dad is on birth records get sole custody They have never been married but the mom and dad live with their parents?
When the parents aren't married the mother has sole custody of her child. Once paternity has been established the father can petition for joint custody or visitation rights. A child support order will also be issued at that time. See the link provided below for a sample booklet on never married parents questions and rights in Massachusetts and a link for child custody laws in the US.
Can a father take a child out of state if the parents are not married and there is no custody appointed?
Can a parent be charged with kidnapping if they take the child out of state with no custody arrangements through court?
If an adult takes a child without LEGAL custody, it is kidnapping-- in the USA, for sure. Depends. if you are still married and none of you have gotten temporary custody yet until the divorce is finalized, both have equal rights to the child and it would not be kidnapping. If you have never been married and the father have never applied for custody or visitation the mother have custody. So she can leave the…
Does a father have the same legal rights to a child if neither has custody in Louisiana and the mother took the child to another state?
No. If you are not married the mother have custody automatically since birth. The only way for the father to get it is by proving paternity in court and he can then petition for custody, visitation and pay child support. Until then he can not stop her and the child form leaving. If you are married she can also leave with the child and so could you since you both have equal right to the…
If your husband made one mistake in having an affair and has not cheated before that or after the affair then the child is part of him and also the biological mother. You have two options: #1 You can accept the child when and if he has custody of the child and make that child part of the whole family or #2 let him see his child if he wants too (he at least should…