If married, and not living in Kansas. If the mother had a custody order, and first right of refusal is not declared in the orders, he will need to file a custody challenge against her parents. Kansas has an old law that does not allow widowers to have custody of young children. The maternal grandparents can take them.
How can you best gain custody of your children who are currently living with their mother and the mother is a drug dealer
Normally child custody sides with the Mother not the Father.
who can help a unmarried mother in California get legal and physical custody for free
Michael Jackson's mother has custody of all his 3 children and they are all living with her most probably at the family house in Encino, California.
not if she's married, or a single mother living in Arizona
No she cant be the mother or have custody for a child she dont even own
mother has sole custody even if living with father
Mother has sole custody in every state except Arizona. see link below
And you are? If the parents were not married the mother has custody until the father can petition for it after he has proved paternity in court. If married you have equal custody. Just living with you does not give you custody. it has to go through court.
That would be called joint custody and can be a good arrangement if it can be accomplished.
No, he can't. It can, and if mother objects strongly enough, it probably will be considered kidnapping.
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.
the father gets the custody of the child if the mother dies
The courts will determine who gets custody of the child. The courts will consider what is in the best interest of the child.
They are in temporary custody with Michael Jackson's mother. Michael Jacksons kids are living with their grandmother
In most circumstances the mother gets primary custody.
It is not a grant. A married couple has legal custody of their child by virtue of being legally married. An unmarried mother has sole custody of her child, since there is proof that she gave birth to the child, until the father establishes his paternity legally. Once he has established his paternity the father can request custody and visitations.
She has it be default at the time of the birth. see link
YES, a woman can file for child support and not address custody in the courts, but a man can not request visitation time without the subject of child support being addressed. All single mother have sole custody by default, in 49 states.
Since a sinlge mother has sole custody by default, this question makes no sense.
Yes, unless there is a custody agreement in order. Neither mother or father has custody legally.