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Unless the father has his parental rights terminated, of course he needs to support his child -

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Q: Does a father still have to pay child support if the mother is granted sole custody of a child?
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Does the father of a child have to pay support if the mother does not work?

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.


Can a father who has joint physical custody of his son be granted sole physical custody if the mother is in jail?

Either parent can have physical custody in a joint custody arrangement. If there is a court order granting the mother physical custody the father should notify the court of the mother's incarceration and have that order modified unless he wants the mother to resume physical custody when she is released.


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.


Can a mother chose for the father not to pay child support?

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 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 the father is granted physical custody can the mother get custody back?

If the decision was recently made, the mother can file an appeal. Otherwise, the mother will have to prove there has been a significant/material change in circumstances - to the judge.


What are the chances of mother losing custody to father if she has possession convictions theft convictions and DUI of substance convictions?

The chances are good that she will lose custody. Whether custody is granted to the father depends on whether he is capable of providing a safe stable environment.The chances are good that she will lose custody. Whether custody is granted to the father depends on whether he is capable of providing a safe stable environment.The chances are good that she will lose custody. Whether custody is granted to the father depends on whether he is capable of providing a safe stable environment.The chances are good that she will lose custody. Whether custody is granted to the father depends on whether he is capable of providing a safe stable environment.


What happens if in the court documentation it does not stipulate what type of custody is granted it just states mother is granted custody?

it means she has sole custody.


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.


Does mother have to pay child support if father has custody?

Yes, if the courts say so.


If the mother has no income can the father get custody?

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.


If no court order for custody has been granted and the parents are unmarried who has the custody of a child in Minnesota?

An unmarried mother has custody of her child until the father has established his paternity in court and requested joint custody.


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.


Does unwed mother have sole custody of her child in Texas?

Yes. The boilogical father has not rights unless granted by the courts.


If legal and physical custody was granted to the mother is that the same as full physical and full legal custody?

Yes. Legal and physical custody granted to the mother means full, sole legal and physical custody.


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.


Im the father and you live in IL The mother lives in TX your son lives with you If you have joint custody but you have residential custody can you the father still get child support?

yes


Do both the mother and father have to pay child support if grandmother has custody?

It's quite possible.


Does the father get custody if the mother dies?

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.


Does the father in a custody case have a better chance if he is married and the mother is not?

No, he has the same rights as single fathers, none until granted them.


Does the mother have to pay child support?

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.


If no court order for custody has been granted and the parents are unmarried who has the custody of a child in Maryland?

When the issue pertains to unmarried couples the law presumes the mother to have full legal custody of the child(ren). The father must establish paternity before custody, child support or visitation rights can be addressed by the court.


Can a father refuse custody of his kids?

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.


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


If the mother who has legal custody of her son cannot be contacted can the father who has physiclal custody emancipate him and send him to live with his girlfriend's family?

Emancipation must be granted through a court