How can an unmarried mother get her child returned to her after the biological father not a legal father refuses to return the child to her mother after a visit?

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Does an unmarried father have to pay child support if he is still helping the mother raise the child?

Yes, all parents are responsible for the financial support of theirchildren. The mother can and should petition the court at any timefor a child support order. "Helping" is not considered paying childsupport which is a weekly obligation that the parent with physicalcustody can depend upon and figure ( Full Answer )

If the legal guardian of a child let the child visit his mother and she does not return the child how do you get the child back?

Answer . \nContact the local police and request they accompany the guardian to the residence where the child is located. This is not an ideal solution, however a court appointed guardian is responsible for the child and legally responsible to abide by the court's guardian mandates. The police wil ( Full Answer )

Can a mother deny visitation if the father is paying child support?

Answer . \nWhether or not a parent is paying child support is irrelevant when the issue is visitation rights. If there is a court order for visitation the primary custodial parent must allow it or be found in contempt of court. If there is not a court order in place the custodial parent can make ( Full Answer )

How can you allow visitation by the biological father with his child who has been adopted by the spouse of the child's biological mother?

\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nThere are no laws that would prevent the child from vistation with her biological father as long as her custodial parents agree.\n. \nThe biological father has no legal grounds to seek vistation or custody if the adoption were done according to the laws of the state ( Full Answer )

What rights does a biological father have when the mother of the child remarries?

Answer . \nThe 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. \n. \nParental rights can only be terminated voluntarily or permanently by the court they are ( Full Answer )

If a father refuses to return child to mother after visitation time what can be done?

\n. \n Answer \n. \nIf you have a court ordered agreement, you can follow up from there.\n. \n. \n. \n More Input \n. \nWhat action can be taken to have the child returned depends totally upon the custodial arrangement. If the parents have joint custody with one parent holding primary ( Full Answer )

Can a mother take a child back from the father when they are unmarried?

Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states 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 bi ( Full Answer )

After summer visitation with father does the standard visitation return to the normal 1 3 5 weekends Or does mother have child for the rest of the summer with no father visits until school starts?

It should state in your parenting plan. In my case we split the summer time equally, but each parent gets 2 uninterupted weeks during the summer. But be the better person and let the father have as much time as possible, it's in the best interest of the children for everyone to get along.

Does the unmarried mother still have custody of a child if that child has the fathers last name?

If you live in the US... The child having the father's last name has NOTHING to do with custody. If Dad is listed on the birth certificate as the father, then both parents have equal custodial rights until a court declares otherwise--you need a custody order. If Dad is not listed on the birth certif ( Full Answer )

Can a mother get arrested for denying the father visitation if he abused the child?

no because what she doing is protecting the child andshe could warn him and tell him, if you hit my child again. I'll make sure you get arrested. that is the honest truth because my mom was in that situation that my dad hit me and she told him if he put a hand on me that she'll call the cops on him. ( Full Answer )

If the father and Mother never married but the father does pay child support and his name is on the birth certificate and she is refusing visitation what are his rights?

He can, and should, file a petition with the Court to grant him visitation. Regardless of paying child support, he has the right to see his child unless he is deemed to be a danger to the child (sex offender, drug charges, violent crimes etc). If he is low income - usually double the poverty rate, s ( Full Answer )

Can a child sue a mother for the name of his biological father?

Absolutely you can i can either be done in family court or it can be done through federal court for emotional damages as well as it goes against human rights as every child has the right to their identity, heritage, and medical data. I am going through it myself right now and it is complicated but t ( Full Answer )

What agency to go to when mother will not return child to father mother and father are not married but had an agreement that if filed at family court that the father would have child from Sunday's at?

Generally, if the parents are not married, the mother is in charge of the child. Court orders are fine, but people have to live them. It makes more sense for the parents to go to mediation so that this can be worked out--outside of their relationship. The child will need both parents to survive and ( Full Answer )

Does the father have to have visitation rights in order for the mother to get child support?

Child support and visitation rights are two separate issues and they are addressed separately. The father's paternity must be legally established in court if the parents are unmarried and the mother seeks child support. Once paternity has been established, the court will issue a child support order ( Full Answer )

Can a mother press charges for kidnapping if a man refuses to return her child and she has DNA results proving he is not the father?

You can't press criminal charges -- only the State can do that.. The question would be, who has legal custody? You can certainly petition the court to award custody based on DNA proving you're the parent, but I sense there's a lot of history here I'm not hearing, and I have to warn you that such a ( Full Answer )

Can a mother get in trouble if a child refuses to go to visitation with their father?

Yes. As parents there are many things we have to make our children do they don't want to and in this case there is a court order. Not making your child go is breaking that order and the mother may find herself in contempt of court if the order isn't followed. You need to find out exactly why your ( Full Answer )

Does a father have to return his child to the mother if there is no court order in Illinois?

If married, No. As for single fathers, they have no legal rights to the children until their paternity has been established, of course. Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states until the father can establish his paternity. Remember, a child's ( Full Answer )

Child is raised by man for 6 years and not biological fathere does he still pay child support after child is returned to mothers custody?

Yes, dependent on two factors. . In 30 states, where the child has developed a father/child relationship; or. In 20 states where once the man has begun taking financial responsibility for a child, he is obligated to continue that responsibility, regardless of Paternity.. In Missouri, you have tw ( Full Answer )

Can an unmarried father keep the child from the mother?

Unites States: No. An unmarried father has no right to keep the child from her mother unless there is a court order to that effect. He has no personal legal authority to keep the child. In the absence of any order, if he takes the child and fails to return the child to the mother she should cal ( Full Answer )

What can you do if the mother does not return the child from visitation?

That type of behavior should not be taken lightly. It is stressful for the child and custodial parent and she is in contempt of the court order regarding visitations. The custodial parent should file a police report if the child isn't returned within a reasonable time, 2-3 hours. The police should b ( Full Answer )

Can an unmarried mother keep child from father?

It would depend on the circumstances. If the father signed the birth certificate then he automatically has rights and can take you to court for those rights. If he's not on the birth certificate, he will have to ask the court to order a paternity test, he will probably have to pay for it, depending ( Full Answer )

Can an unmarried mother refuse to allow biological father rights to child?

Since the father has no assumed rights, this is not an issue. Though the father have financial responsibility, from the time of the birth, his only right is that of petitioning the court for a right to see his child. This is the case in all states. see links below.

Can a father baptize their child without the biological mother present but with the step mother present if they were never legally married?

Never without the real mother present. Answer: Anyone can "baptize" anyone with or without their permission or the permission of any relative (some churches baptize everyone not in their faith to their faith) - the question becomes so what: . Without the permission of a legal guardian it is ( Full Answer )

How can an unmarried mother get her child back from the father who is keeping the child to spite the mother?

She should contact the court immediately and seek advice from a legal advocate at the family court. Children should not be used as weapons by adults who cannot get along. If there are no existing court orders she should petition for child support order and a visitation schedule and get those cour ( Full Answer )

Can unmarried father sue mother for child support?

Yes, if he has court ordered physical custody. Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states 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 an ( Full Answer )

Is it legal for father to refuse to return child to mother who has custody and insist that mother collects child today Father has moved from local area and has collected and returned child for past ye?

If it has been the father's typical and predictable pattern to return the child home, to refuse to do so could cause legal ramifications. It would be much better for ther father to speak to the mother to attempt to get a written agreement to make a change. Failing this method, it would be best to pe ( Full Answer )

Can a mother and child change fathers visitation rights?

With good cause (allowable reasons vary from state to state), a visitation order may be modified in the court with jurisdiction and/or if both parents agree. If the other parent is in disagreement, your only option is to do this through the courts and even if the other parent agrees, you should stil ( Full Answer )

Does a biological father have to pay child support to the biological mother if she doesn't have legal custody?

The answer to this question is very delicate, for two reasons. First, a lot of people use the terms "support" and "custody" without fully understanding that the legal meanings of those words are not necessarily the same as their meaning in ordinary use. Second, each state has its own laws, so we can ( Full Answer )

What is the legal position of a 13year old child who refuses to return to the USA after visiting her mother in the UK?

The child has no legal position as in both countries, a 13 year old is considered a minor and not of legal age to make such a decision. The custodial parent has the right to petition the courts in the UK to compel the non-custodial parent to return the child (extradition) and things could get ugly ( ( Full Answer )

Can a British father decide not to return the child to it's birth mother living outside the UK after what was an agreed upon short visit?

No. The father's actions may constitute a parental abduction. Governments are becoming increasingly alert to parental abductions, especially international parental abductions, and most countries have reciprocal agreements to enforce child custody orders from other jurisdictions. Interpol, with 187 m ( Full Answer )

What can you do when a mother refuses to give the children to the father for visitations and the child does want to come?

If the visitation order is violated the father should visit the court and file a motion for contempt of the court order. If the visitation order is violated the father should visit the court and file a motion for contempt of the court order. If the visitation order is violated the father should vi ( Full Answer )

What are the legal rights of a biological child if the biological mother and biological father are married to others and engaging in an illicit relationship?

The child of a woman who is married is generally assumed under the law to be the child of her husband. That type of situation complicates a child's legal rights and compromises the child's genealogy unless the matter is addressed by a court order that identifies the child's biological father. If the ( Full Answer )

Can a mother deny a father visitation with a child?

If there is a visitation order the mother must obey it or she will be in contempt of a court order. If she wants to change the court order she has to petition the court for a modification and provide a good reasons why the child should not be allowed to see his father.

Can a abused mother refuse the fathers rights to his child?

If not married she can unless he goes to court and get his parental rights and get court ordered visitation etc. She can stop it if she has proof. Before he goes to court he has no rights. If married they have equal rights to the child so she would have to petition the court for terminating his r ( Full Answer )

When there is no custody agreement what can be done when a father refuses to return the child to her mother unless she pays him money?

Unfortunately, the mother will have to get this legally sorted out. If he has been granted custody, the payment of support should have no effect on visitation. Another Perspective This is a legal problem . In the United States there are laws and guidelines that govern domestic issues a ( Full Answer )