Can a mother transfer her parental rights to her mother before offering custody to the child's father?
No, if what is meant is, can a biological mother of a child give custodial rights to her mother without the necessity of court procedure and/or the agreement of the biological father.
Not if you are under 18. Just like your parents had custody of you the state now have custody of you. So when you needed parental consent you now need the state's consent for moving before 18 for instance. Read More
It depends on your legal status before and after the father left. If you are married then he still has full parental rights until a court renders a custody order. If you have been divorced custody should have been addressed in the divorce decree. If you were never married and he has no previously established custodial rights then you have full legal custody. Read More
Prior to a divorce married parents have equal parental rights. Prior to a divorce married parents have equal parental rights. Prior to a divorce married parents have equal parental rights. Prior to a divorce married parents have equal parental rights. Read More
How long does a man have to go without any contact with the child before you could file for sole custody and or terminate his parental rights?
in Louisiana if pne parent doesnt see a child for one year the other parent has full custody of the child. Read More
Who has legal custody rights until judges says different if the parents are not married he is on the birth certificate and is married to someone else?
If you were not married when the child arrived the legal custody lies with the mother. The father have to prove paternity in court before he can get his parental rights. Read More
How many years can your child be in another's custody before you lose all parental rights and the state allows them to be legally adopted?
That would depend on what the court thought of your relationship with the child. Read More
That completely depends on whether or not you voluntarily terminated your parental rights or the courts removed them before custody was re-assigned. If this happened, you have no rights. If it did not, you would need to refer to your court documents to see which rights, if any, were retained when you relinquished custody as this may be modified on a case-by-case basis. Read More
Can you sign over custody of an unborn child to a friend without your husband's consent in Missouri?
No. The child has to be born before released for adoption. The father must consent because he has parental rights that are equal to the mother's. Read More
If you and the mother were married and you are absent from the home but never gave up any parental rights, or custodial rights, and have never had them denied, then as her father you probably have the right to take your daughter. However, DON'T just presume to do this without checking. You could technically be kidnapping your child. Check with the child protective agency in your state, and/or with the people who are presently… Read More
Can father sign birth certificate allowing him to immediately enforce his paternal rights and full legal guardianship with physical custody of newborn before DHS interferes on behalf of unfit mother?
It depends on state law, but usually more than a name on a birth certificate is required for an illegitimate father to obtain custody or parental rights. He have to provide a DNA test to prove he is the father and then he can petition for custody. Read More
How can a parent get custody back of their child when someone else has permanent custody of that child in the state of Georgia through the court?
Can they? It's possible. Will they? No one can predict. A lot depends on the circumstances surrounding why the child's custody was given to someone else and whether or not the biological parent's parental rights were terminated when it occurred. If you attempt to regain custody, you would be best served by retaining an attorney or at least consulting with one before you proceed. He or she can best inform you of your chances based… Read More
What is the process in Tennessee of losing all parental rights after the final custody hearing in which the parent was not ready to take custody of the infant?
There must be extreme circumstances before a court will permanently revoke parental rights. For instance in cases of minor children having children the court will generally award temporary custody to qualified person(s) or to a state agency. The birth parent will still retain visitation privileges and may be responsible for child support depending on circumstances. State DFS will periodically reevaluate the case. However, the biological parent(s)if they so choose,may petition the court for reinstatement of… Read More
If a parent gives up a parental relationship with his child and withholds financial support then the child can be considered abandoned within six months to one year in Texas. Full parental rights can be given to the other parent if they are eligible. The child can be placed in temporary custody at another home as well. Read More
No, he can't give up rights to a child that may not be his. Paternity must be confirmed before the alledged father can be held responsible for the care of the child or can request custody or visitation rights. Read More
yes if guardianship was awarded by the court and someone other than the gaurdian still has parental rights. they may wish to revoke gaurdianship in the child's best interest. Read More
The father has not established his parental rights. An unmarried mother has legal custody of her child. Since the parents are not married the father needs to establish his paternity in court in order to gain his parental rights legally. Once established he should consult with an attorney who specializes in custody issues who can review his situation and explain his rights and options under the laws in the jurisdiction. According to the details the… Read More
Your girlfriend is 14 and lives in a house were she is being emotionally abused can she move in with you and your family in Maine?
In Maine, she must be 16 and be granted emancipation by the court before she can live anywhere without parental consent, unless she is removed from parental custody by the court. If such event, it is unlikely that she would be allowed to live with you. The Maine Department of Health and Human Services may be able to help with the abuse situation. Read More
Yes, he adopted he before him and Kim divorced. He has custody of Whitney, Laney, and Hailie. Read More
how do you transfer before 6 months Read More
If you are unmarried you would need to establish your "paternity" in court before you have parental rights. An unmarried mother has legal custody of her child. She could have you ruled out as the father by requesting a DNA test through the courts. When you knowingly commit perjury on a birth certificate you create a difficult and messy situation for everyone involved. You should consult with an attorney. If you are unmarried you would… Read More
If a grandparent has custody of grandchildren and the bio parent wants to regain custody will the bio parent owe back child support before custody is decided?
This seems extremely unlikely. Read More
I asked the Department of Human Resources to assist me with my child and before DHR would help me I had to voluntarily terminate my parental rights. Do I still have any parental rights?
If your rights have been terminated, then you do not have any parental rights. If your children are temporarily in foster care then you may be able to regain custody if there has been a substantial change in your circumstances to enable you to provide a stable, safe home. The factors that led you to seek assistance must be resolved. You should consult with an attorney who specializes in family law. Read More
No. Before a court will address any change of custody both biological parents must voluntarily relinquish their parental rights or have those rights terminated by the court for reasons of abuse and/or neglect. If that is the case, the court then accepts voluntary petitions of custody/guardianship from adults that the law designates as qualified (usually family members). It is highly unlikely (read that not going to happen!) that a judge would grant a person who… Read More
Sure the father can move. However, if there are children involved, he cannot remove them from the state without a modification of the custody and visitation orders if the mother has parental rights. It would go easier with the mother's consent. If the mother has custody and he is not planning to take the children but is considering moving himself, he should consult with an attorney ahead of time about modifying his custody and visitation… Read More
The father can legally request custody and/or visitation rights and assert all other parental rights that applied before the dissolution of the marriage until/unless a court rules otherwise. Parental rights can only be terminated voluntarily or permanently by the court they are not affected by either parent remarrying. A new spouse has no legal rights to a child born of a previous marriage or relationship. Read More
I'll answer your question with another one... Does the mother have legal custody of the child? If so, the answer is YES. Its required by most states (you'd have to check your state laws to get a definite answer) for the parent without legal custody to get permission to leave state for any time period that is beyond their parental visitation rights. During the time period they have visitation rights, they have full parental rights… Read More
Losing your child via court ordered custody order or modification? Yes by filing a motion pertaining to the same in the court of jurisdiction. However, you should be aware that such a motion may not be granted unless another person is legally adopting the child (full custody to the mother doesn't apply) and in almost all cases, terminating your parental rights does not terminate your obligation to pay child support. All it accomplishes is terminating… Read More
A showing before the court of a need for custody due to a child in need of care. Read More
Custody is decided in court based on what is best for the child, not for how long the child has lived with you. Read More
Before contacting a child cutody attorney you want to make sure you have all sufficient evidence collected. If you are petitioning for custody against your spouse or partner you will need to be able to prove why they should not have custody. Read More
Yes, the law presumes that an unmarried female who has reached the age of majority has full and legal custody to her child/children. Before the father of the child can establish any parental rights he must prove paternity. Read More
No Because when you give up custody you cant get it back Trust me my moms a lawyer and she gone through a custody battle before So i know what im talkin about Read More
Possibly. He must establish the parentage with the court before he can petition for any custodial rights. This means he must prove to the court that he is the biological father. In most instances a simple acknowledgement and/or his being named on the birth certificate will suffice. However, if the birth mother denies that the male is the biological father he will need to claim parental rights via paternity testing. Read More
: No she does not. : Until you go to court the parent who is in possession of the child has custody. Read More
No, but the father can get the custody if he proves that the mother has bad habits like alcoholic or consume drugs. Read More
Most likely not. You would have to go before the courts to have such an arrangement. If the child is in the custody of the mother, that would make your request that much harder. Again your best bet is to go before the court with your request. You should also strongly consider retaining an attorney Read More
Usually about 1-2 weeks but it can be a long as 30 days. Ast the other side has to be notified and allowed to anser the custody filing Read More
When sharing custody with a parent, it is important to prepare for challenges. A person needs to have back up babysitters, and a workplace that is understanding of the challenges set before them. Read More
It is my understanding that Ohio does not allow a minor to petition for emancipation. A minor is considered emancipated if they get married or join the military, both of which require parental consent. However, in Ohio, if the minor gets divorced or is discharged from the military before turning 18, custody reverts back to their parents. Read More
Parental Controlls are enabled by going into your aplications and chooseing "Parental Cotrolls" ;Then you are required to enter the masters password into the parental controlls before modifiying it. If you don't have access to parental controlls that means you have to log in as the master (or parent) and then open parental controlls. The master user on the computer who set up the controlls should be able to access parental controlls and access or… Read More
With parental consent or emancipation by the court, yes. Read More
A paraplegic parent will be able to get custody of a child. Before it will be awarded, there must be proof that someone else will be there to help with the child. Read More
If you have joint custody and are in the middle of a court battle to move out of state what happens if you move before there is a ruling or consent?
The other parent could get sole custody. Read More
If no court order is in place stating otherwise, the biological mother has presumptive custody of her children. Read More
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you can be 16 years old if you are not in states custody.If you are in states custody than 18 years old. Before you leave think if you are ready to be out on your own. It is really hard to live out on your own. So think about it before you do it. * The legal age of majority (when a minor can leave w/o parental permission) in Nebraska is 19; in all other… Read More