How can the father get joint custody of his child?
By petitioning the court to give joint custody to the parents. In most state, Joint Legal Custody is the standard.
If you mean Joint Physical Custody, with 50/50 Custody, this is more complicated, requiring preparation similar to petitioning for full custody.
As the father has joint legal custody of the child he can not say he does not want the child at the paramour.
Yes, if the court feels it would be in the best interests of the child to award joint custody.
Yes if the father has joint custody he may leave the state with the child for a short period for purposes of a vacation.
Can a father who has joint custody with the mother stop her from visiting another state with the child
What happens when a father wants joint custody of his son but child does not want to be in the joint custody of his father?
The court will decide what's best for the child according to the laws of the jurisdiction and the facts of the situation. The courts does not allow a child to make such decisions.
By filing for custody modification in the court with jurisdiction, then prove to the court why it would be in the best interests of your child to award joint custody.
Immigration status generally has no bearing when deciding custody.
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.
No. If she tries then the father should immediately seek full legal and physical custody of his child. No. If she tries then the father should immediately seek full legal and physical custody of his child. No. If she tries then the father should immediately seek full legal and physical custody of his child. No. If she tries then the father should immediately seek full legal and physical custody of his child.
Married or not. If not married, No. If married, father is assumed by law to be the father of the baby.
If they have joint custody.. Yes he can
Can a mother who is remarried move her child out of state when the father has joint custody without permission?
No she can not.
Joint custody is between two parents, which are usually a mother and a father.
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.
No, you cannot move a child out of state if you have joint custody.
Can a mother who has joint physical custody of her son pierce his ears without the consent of the father?
If the father has legal custody, no. Not without his consent. If she has joint legal custody, no. Not without his consent. If she has sole legal custody, yes. If the father has legal custody, no. Not without his consent. If she has joint legal custody, no. Not without his consent. If she has sole legal custody, yes. If the father has legal custody, no. Not without his consent. If she has joint legal custody… Read More
After physical custody of a child was awarded to the father by the court and joint custody to mother can the mother get physical custody.?
Yes if she can prove that it would be the the child's best interest to be with her physically. Custody orders can change at any time. If there is a sign of danger from the child being with the father, the mother can gain physical custody.
If a mother with phsical custody is incarcerated will the father with joint legal custody be automatically awarded custody of the child?
I think it depends on how long the mother will be incarcerated for. There might be a hearing giving the father temporary custody. But if the father ever tries to get full physical custody of the child in the future, it might not be good for the mother. However, she can never be refused visitation.
Your child is 9 and her father was to see her after 4 year but your child dose not what to see him what rights have you got?
If the father has joint-custody of the child, not many. You are also at risk of an accusation of child alienation if you refuse.
May the father of the child waive child support arrears if they both have joint custody but father has physical custody and mother has child for summer and holidays?
No. If there's a court order against the father, which resulted in any kind of arrears, the father is still responsible for it. Arrears are paid and there's no statute of limitations on it, as well as, any support and/or custody modifications.
Only if both of you agree to it
Not without the approval of the courts.
That would be called joint custody and can be a good arrangement if it can be accomplished.
The parents have joint custody with mother having physical custody then can the seventeen year old child decide to live with her father?
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A father with joint legal custody has the right to be included in all important decisions regarding his child. He also has a right to a visitation schedule that must be followed by the custodial parent.
That depends on income difference and time with child. Some sole custody fathers still have to pay. see link
A judge decides questions of custody on the basis of what is best for the child. If joint custody is awarded, it is because the judge thinks (rightly or wrongly) that the child will benefit by having contact with both parents. It is never about what the parents want, it is about what is good for the child. So a judge would not grant joint custody just because the father wants it, but if the… Read More
Does a father have to pay child support if he has joint legal custody and the child is on medicaid provided by the mother in the state of Indiana?
Yes see link
What happens to the child support payments when the mother of the child dies and the father has legal joint custody?
Presumably the father will take full custody of the child and he should notify the court of the death so the child support order can be terminated. Presumably the father will take full custody of the child and he should notify the court of the death so the child support order can be terminated. Presumably the father will take full custody of the child and he should notify the court of the death so the… Read More
Assuming this father is unmarried, he has the right to establish his paternity legally through the family court. Once his paternity has been established he can request joint custody and/or a visitation schedule and pay child support if the child is to remain in the physical custody of the mother. Assuming this father is unmarried, he has the right to establish his paternity legally through the family court. Once his paternity has been established he… Read More
No. Its the father's choice if he wants to exercise his visitation or not.
As long as she has Power of Attorney.
That non-custodial parent has no right to "keep" the child. A parent who refuses to bring the child back to the parent who has physical custody or joint custody is in contempt of court and risks losing custody. That non-custodial parent has no right to "keep" the child. A parent who refuses to bring the child back to the parent who has physical custody or joint custody is in contempt of court and risks losing… Read More
The parents have assumed joint custody.
If I have temporary joint custody, can I get sole custody?
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If there is joint custody of the child then the father should be told by the mother where she is going with the child and for how long. If the mother wants to live in another State the courts will have to decide visitation rights. Example: The father has may have the child one or two weeks during the summer; possibly Christmas or alternative Christmas', etc. If the father does not have joint custody then… Read More
It depends on what type of custody agreement you have with the child's father. If there is visitation set in place and you have joint custody, you cannot move out of state without his permission.
In California if father has primary physical custody and both parents have joint legal custody can the child choose which parent he wants to live with?
No, legally a minor has no choice in the matter.
u must go to the court and request a modification on the divorce terms to allow the child to live with the father. If the mother agrees it is easy. if the mother objects then it gets a little harder because father will have to demostrate not only that the child wants it but that it will be in the best interest of the child that the father get the residency custody.
How does a father enforce visitation in joint custody when the mother won't allow him to see the child in the state of Florida?
Take it to court.
It can if there's a concern for safety or health. Why not grant the child joint physical custody of you? see related link
Only with permission of both parents. Your marriage to the father with joint custody does not automatically confer parental rights including access to medical records without written permission from both parents in cases of joint custody and may not even apply if the father had full legal and physical custody. This is federal law (HIPAA). If you were to legally adopt the child, those rights were be conferred by virtue of the adoption.
Joint custody the mother told the father in court that he does not have to pay child support because she has moved a long distance from the father the is this legal?
Only if approved by the judge.
Yes, but there are steps you must take to get to that point. First, you will need to file a petition to legitimate child and modification of child custody (unless you are legally married to the mother). Normally, in most Georgia cases, you will automatically be granted joint legal custody, but not necessarily joint physical. Determination of physical custody will depend on MANY different factors. You may have to prove the mother unfit... more than… Read More
If you have joint custody of your child can the father who has primary custody give power of attorney to his parents?
The father could execute a POA for emergency medical treatment purposes while the child is visiting with grandparents but he cannot grant any permanent powers that would equal or trump the parental rights of the mother. The temporary medical POA should be discussed with the mother since she has joint legal custody.
If the father has sole custody of a child, and agrees to let a step-mother spank his child then yes, she can. However, if there is joint custody it has to be an agreement between all parents, otherwise there can be legal repercussions.
WHY, were you denied joint custody? There must be some reason that a custodial parent would then be denied joint custody.
If the mother has sole custody of the child, then yes -- the father doesn't need notification. With joint custody, the answer may vary, but in most cases the father must be at least notified. The permission would be from a judge, not the father.
Does the father have to pay child support if there is joint legal custody with mother having primary placement?
yes the father should pay for child support. It is his child and wouldn't you want the best for him/her so yeah fathers do have to pay child support!