Do both the mother and father have to pay child support if grandmother has custody?
It's quite possible.
If child support hearing is set and mother has left the child with the grandmother can the father file for full custody?
Yes; he can.
Can a grandmother who has legal custody of a child give custody to the mother without notifying the father?
No. The grandmother cannot legally transfer custody to the mother only the court can do that. The father can file a motion in court to have a hearing on the matter. No. The grandmother cannot legally transfer custody to the mother only the court can do that. The father can file a motion in court to have a hearing on the matter. No. The grandmother cannot legally transfer custody to the mother only the court… Read More
If the mother loses her parental rights and the grandmother has the child does the father still have to pay child support?
Yes, but it will go to her. See related link for filing for custody.
She needs to consult with an attorney. Both parents would need to consent to a guardianship with the grandmother as guardian. If the mother doesn't want custody then the father would be the one with legal standing for sole custody. She needs to consult with an attorney. Both parents would need to consent to a guardianship with the grandmother as guardian. If the mother doesn't want custody then the father would be the one with… Read More
It is unlikely that the court would order "shared custody". If the mother is unfit the grandmother can petition to be appointed the legal guardian of the child. However, the father must consent. It is unlikely that the court would order "shared custody". If the mother is unfit the grandmother can petition to be appointed the legal guardian of the child. However, the father must consent. It is unlikely that the court would order "shared… Read More
Can a grandmother take custody of her grandchild if the mother is unfit and the father lives is in jail going to get deported?
The court would have to award you custody.
If a mother and father have joint custody can the father leave the child with the grandmother when the father goes out of the country?
If it's his turn, and the court gave 1/2-and-1/2 custody. Maybe.
The parties must have the consent of the father and file a petition for guardianship in the probate court. If the father does not consent there will be a hearing and he may request custody.
The father must pay child support but not to the mother if she doesn't have custody. He should return to court and have the order modified so that the payments go to the legal guardian. He should obtain a copy of the decree that granted guardianship to the grandmother and submit it to the court to expedite the modification. The guardianship file should be at the same court as the child support order. If the… Read More
The father would have priority unless he has been deemed unfit or does not want custody. If the father consents the grandmother will likely be appointed legal guardian. If he objects there will be a hearing at which both sides present evidence to support their request for custody and the court will render a decision based on the best interest of the child. The grandmother should consult with an attorney who specializes in custody issues.
What if your children live with their maternal grandmother and the child support you pay is kept by the mother and used for her other child's needs different father in California?
File a motion to the modify support order, a motion that the mother also pay, or go for custody. see link
Can a married father win custody of a child The mother is deceased and child currently living with grandmother?
Custody issues are decided by the courts on the basis of the best interest of the child in question. If the child is likely to be cared for better by the father than by the grandmother, then yes, the father would have a good chance of winning custody.
Yes the father would still have to pay child support if he did not have custody of the child and the mother did not work.
If the father has custody but the mother raises the child can the mother get partial custody of the child?
If the mother is raising the child and the father has custody the mother should return to court and petition for custody and child support, especially if this is a matter of control. She should consult with an attorney or other legal advocate.
No. A child is no one's property. An unmarried mother has sole custody until the father establishes his paternity in court. Once paternity is established the father can petition for custody and/or visitation and the court can prepare a child support order as necessary if the mother retains sole physical custody. No. A child is no one's property. An unmarried mother has sole custody until the father establishes his paternity in court. Once paternity is… Read More
Yes, as long as you have custody of the child/children. Just as the mother can choose for the father to PAY child support.
If the child lives with father but the mother received custody in the divorce does father still pay the mother child support?
If the divorce ordered the father to pay support, he owes that support until/unless the order is modified.
Your maternal grandmother is the mother of your mother. Similarly your paternal grandmother is the mother of your father, paternal grandfather is father of your father and maternal grandfather is father of your mother.
Having no income is not a reason for making a change in custody. The father should be paying child support so the mother has some income coming into the home.
Your grandmother is the mother of your mother or the mother of your father.
In Texas if the mother has custody of the children and goes to prison does the father still have to pay child support?
Yes, if the father is not given custody he will be obligated to keep paying support to whomever the court awards custody or guardianship of the children.
If the father does not pay child support for more then a year can the mother get full custody or can she get the father's parental rights revoked?
Yes as the father has become a defaulter then the mother can get full custody and have the parental rights of the father revoked.
If a child moves into his grandmother's house and the father is still paying all the bills does the mother still have to pay child support to the father?
Depends how your child custody/support is laid out legally and the local laws in your area however, the monies that are paid for child support are to go to the person with custody or living with - hence the grandmother. Child support is to pay for the support of the child and if the child lives with the grandmother but the father is still paying for this it is a gray area. Either talk rationally… Read More
If the court order states that the mother has permanent sole care custody and control custody of the child and the child lives with his grandmother does the father still have to pay child support?
Yes, but he could file for custody. Not tomorrow, nor next week. Take a month and prepare. see links below.
It depends on the circumstances. If the father wants custody the court will consider his request once he has established his paternity. If he does not the court may approve permanent guardianship in the grandmother.
No. An unmarried mother has legal custody of her child in the United States. An unmarried father must establish his paternity in court via a DNA test. Once established he can petition for custody and/or visitation. He will also be subject to a child support order if he mother is to retain physical custody. No. An unmarried mother has legal custody of her child in the United States. An unmarried father must establish his paternity… Read More
No, if the mother voluntarily gives cutody to someone else, she can no longer be paid child support because she no longer has custody of the child. What happens now is the father can obtain custody because he does have rights or the person who has custody and have legal guardianship can file for assistance in which child support can be included or filed.
As long as the Grandmother is willing and able to take custody of the child.
Yes. If the father has sole custody or physical custody the mother will be required to pay child support under normal circumstances. Both parents are responsible for supporting their children.
Yes, if the courts say so.
If the mother doesnt work but has less custody then the father does the father have to pay child support?
Do what the court says, but fight for it.
A father has no right to "take the child from the mother" under any circumstances. Custody is determined by a court order. Obviously, in this case, the court has established a child support order and a custody order. Generally, the father must provide evidence that the mother is unfit in order to obtain custody through the court. Paying child support doesn't give any right to take the child from its mother.
Biological mother signs her rights away to the grandmother does biological mother still have to pay support?
No,the same rules apply wether you are the father or the mother you are not obligated to pay support.
Yes he can. The court will award full custody to the mother or to a legal guardian if necessary. However, the father will be required to pay child support.
Any mother can go to court in the US to claim child support form the father for a child she is caring for. Babies are not born by spontaneous combustion. The father is as responsible for the child's welfare as is the mother. If the child is living with the father and custody given to the father, the mother is liable for child support, too.
In the United States, a fit mother will almost always win custody over a grandmother. There would need to be some other considerations for a grandmother to win.
Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states until the father can establish his paternity. Once paternity is established in court, the father can request visitations or custody through the court. If the mother retains physical custody she can request that the court issue a child support order. If the father gets physical custody he can request a child support order.
What should be the fathers first move if Mother and father are not married but baby has fathers last name mother left baby with her mother grandmother is willing to help father gain full custody?
Get a good family law lawyer.
Single mothers have sole custody by default. Married mother must address it with the court. Non-custodial mothers can still get a child support award from the father.
Child support when father has one mother has one in addition to expecting and grandmother has one temporarily and father makes good wages mother expectant and unemployed.?
was there a question?
No, child support and child visitation are two different matters. Neither a father nor a mother can be denied visitation based on the fact that they are not paying child support.
i call my mother mommy and for my father is daddy i call my grandmother lola
The father would be the favored person to get legal custody if the mother had custody and died unless he was found to be unfit to have custody.
Unless the father has his parental rights terminated, of course he needs to support his child -
Father has full custody of children. Mother pays child support for them. Who is responsible for child care expenses?
The father does, since the mother is paying her share towards the children in the form of child support.
Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control 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 birth he can establish his paternity through a DNA test. A paternity test can be arranged through the court. Once paternity is established in court, the father… Read More
The agreement between 2 parents is custody to mother but weekends for father if the mother dies who would get custody?
the father gets the custody of the child if the mother dies
Can a 16 year old father file for legal custody of his child in Ohio- The mother is also a minor or would the grandmother have to apply for custody of her grandchild?
The father can file for it himself. It's every parents right even if they are minors.
Sole custody and control. Father has nothing except a child support obligation.