How do you get custody papers drawn up on your 21-month-old son when his father lives in Washington and you live in Pennsylvania and the child is in your custody but it is not court appointed?
The person with whom the child currently lives may file a petition for custody in the state where reside. Contact the clerk of the family or domestic court of jurisdiction to obtain information concerning the issue. Or if possible obtain the assistance of a qualified attorney.
Lives in Reading, Pennsylvania. Visits his kids in Pennsylvania when he has custody. Read More
The person who files for child support must have legal custody. If not the parent they must be a court appointed guardian. The person who files for child support must have legal custody. If not the parent they must be a court appointed guardian. The person who files for child support must have legal custody. If not the parent they must be a court appointed guardian. The person who files for child support must have… Read More
Of course not. The temporary guardian had to be appointed by the court and only the court can appoint another guardian. Only courts can appoint guardians or award custody. Of course not. The temporary guardian had to be appointed by the court and only the court can appoint another guardian. Only courts can appoint guardians or award custody. Of course not. The temporary guardian had to be appointed by the court and only the court… Read More
A guardian ad-litem is appointed by the courts Read More
Can you share joint custody with a family member besides the children's biological father without his consent?
No. Only parents are granted custody of their children by a court order. You cannot assign custody to a non-parent nor will the court. When a party other than the parent gets "custody" of a child it is done via a guardianship and must be obtained through a court. The person who requests the guardianship is appointed the child's legal guardian, the child is deemed the guardian's ward, and the case will remain under the… Read More
He could if he has sole legal custody and you have no parental rights. Otherwise he would need your consent and she would need to be approved and appointed by the court as a guardian. Read More
How can you get an emergency custody granted when there is a court order involve and the primary custody parent is abusive in Pennsylvania?
Through a preponderance of the evidence presented to the judge Read More
Can my dead spouses mother who does not have guardianship or custody of my children take me back to court for an increase?
No. Nor does she have the right to accept any court ordered child support payments. She must petition the court to be appointed the child's legal guardian. If the deceased mother had full legal custody a guardian must be appointed or you must obtain legal custody through the court. Read More
If your ex lives in Washington and your son and you reside in Pennsylvania how do get custody papers drawn up so you know he will be returned to you after visitations?
The rules of visitation rights are included in the original custody agreement. If the exact wording is not present, the law presumes the noncustodial parent will adhere to the wishes of the primary custodial parent in such matters, or be in violation of a court order. If there is a joint custody order in place it should stipulate which parent is the managing conservator. Read More
YOu need to be over 18 years of age, and petition the probate court for custody in the county the child lives in. Read More
How would a stepmother get custody of husbands child if he was incarcerated but has joint custody of him?
She would have to petition the court to be appointed the temporary guardian. If the biological mother has joint custody or is available to take the children the custody will automatically go to her unless she has already been deemed unfit or consents to the guardianship. Read More
What is it called when a mother and grandmother has legal right of a minor child or can that be done?
Either the biological parents have custody of a child or another adult is appointed by the court as guardian. Generally, a court must remove legal custody from the parents in order to appoint a guardian. If the grandmother has custody she would be the legal guardian. Generally, parental custody and legal guardianship cannot run together. Either the biological parents have custody of a child or another adult is appointed by the court as guardian. Generally… 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
Bail is the property or money given as surety that a person released from custody will return at an appointed time. Read More
Can the woman who has physical but not legal custody of you report you as a runaway at the age of 17 in Pennsylvania if you live with her?
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Joint custody is two parents sharing physical and or legal custody of minor children. Guardianship is when a person who is not the legal parent has physical and legal custody of the minor. However, a guardian can be appointed for a person of any age who cannot manage their own affairs. Read More
When it pertains to custodial issues related to minor children all US states have laws that allow for sole and joint custody by the biological parents. Read More
Can a 16 year old choose to live with her mother's ex-husband even if he is not her biological or adopted father in Pennsylvania?
Not choose, but in Pennsylvania, a stepfather can file for custody. Read More
i think the age limit is twelve if the have court appointed counsel Read More
Of course not. Mom and Dad (assuming they have custody) get to decide where you live. Read More
Joint custody is a court order whereby custody of a child is awarded to both parties. In joint custody both parents are "custodial parents" and neither parent is a non-custodial parents, or in other words the child has two custodial parents. Read More
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Can a father take a child out of state if the parents are not married and there is no custody appointed?
Not without the permission of the child's biological mother. When a couple are not married and there is not a custodial order from the court, the law presumes that the mother has sole custody of the child in question. Read More
Both parents must consent. The god parent must petition the probate court to be appointed the permanent guardian of the child in order to obtain legal custody. Read More
What is the intent and does it involve married or single parents? Read More
The court must appoint a legal guardian. However, if custody has been taken from the parents by the court there would be some other guardian appointed. An unmarried mother automatically has sole custody of her child unless and until the father establishes his paternity in court. Read More
Can a divorced father get custody of his kids if the custodial parent dies even if she appointed a guardian for them?
Yes because the father is the rightful guardian of the children. Read More
Yes, with the consent of the father. The grandparents would need to petition to be appointed the child's legal guardians. Read More
Review your documents that grant sole custody. if you don't have court documents stating sole custody. than more than likely yeah... likely you have joint custody. both parents have joint custody until the court grants sole custody. some people assume because the child lives in there house 95% of the time they have sole custody... un true sole custody is appointed by court. Now assumeing you have sole custody granted by court you may beable… Read More
The Miranda rights are guaranteed by the 5th and 6th amendments. They give anybody in custody the right to remain silent, to an attorney, and to have a court appointed attorney if they don't have one. These rights must be read to a person who is taken into custody. Read More
You are in Mexico and your wife and son are in the US What can you do to get Washington Child Protective Services to give you custody of your son who was removed from your wife's custody?
You need to appear in the court that has jurisdiction and petition for custody. You need to appear in the court that has jurisdiction and petition for custody. You need to appear in the court that has jurisdiction and petition for custody. You need to appear in the court that has jurisdiction and petition for custody. Read More
Can you go live with your dad without your moms consent at 17 and your parents are separated but not legally divorced Living in Pennsylvania?
Not without the court's permission if your mother has legal custody. And if custody has not been hammered out in court yet or she otherwise does not have presumptive legal custody, if she is awarded custody of you, you can be compelled to return home until you reach the age of majority in your state (18 in PA). Read More
It means that another person is appointed to receive decision making powers as far as the child is concerned. Depending on the jurisdiction, it may also include physical custody (where the child lives) but may not. One parent may have physical custody (the child lives with them) but another parent, legal custody. It can get pretty complicated and mind boggling. You'd have to look at the custody document to get a good idea of what… Read More
if they have you in custody, yes they can Read More
Adultery is not usually considered in determining who gets custody of the children because being faithful or unfaithful doesn't typically affect the quality or ability of one's parenting. Read More
A guardian must be appointed by the court pursuant to a petition for guardianship and has the legal authority to care for another individual's person and/or property. In the case of minors, a guardian is someone other than a parent. In the case of an adult, a parent can be appointed as their guardian. Custody, in this sense, refers to the care and control of a child awarded by the court usually to one or… Read More
The person who wants to be appointed the guardian needs to petition the court. If there is already a guardian they should join in the petition, requesting a termination of their own appointment. If the child is under the custody of parents they should consent. Read More
If neither parent has custody can the father take the child to live with him and it's not a crime in Pennsylvania?
Get the court's blessing for this, beginning with establishment of paternity. Read More
The grandparents can request custody but unless there is a very good reason the court will award custody to the biological parent(s). The grandparents can request custody but unless there is a very good reason the court will award custody to the biological parent(s). The grandparents can request custody but unless there is a very good reason the court will award custody to the biological parent(s). The grandparents can request custody but unless there is… Read More
NO, a will is kept in the custody of the person or the appointed executor. Once the person is deceased the executor would file it and start the probate process. Read More
until a final order is entered Read More
Can a mother in Washington DC file for custody and support if a stay away order was placed against her?
Not if she was abusive Read More
You live in Pennsylvania you have primary and legal custody of your six year old and you have an issue with her fathers purchase of a pitbull is there any legal action you can take?
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No. They have no automatic "right" to custody. However, if the parents are deemed to be unfit the grandparents can petition to be appointed the legal guardians. The court will review the situation and render a decision based on the best interest of the child. Read More
You must petition the court that has jurisdiction and present argument and evidence to demonstrate to the court that your gaining custody of the child is in the child's best interest. In the state of Washington, if the parents are unmarried the 'tender age' doctrine suggests that the mother will usually have an advantage in a custody dispute ceteris paribus. If the parents have been married they begin on a even playing field in the… Read More
Do you have to have both parents' consent for an underage marriage in Pennsylvania and can one parent sign if they don't have custody over that child?
If you are under the age of 18, then the consent of the CUSTODIAL parent or Guardian is necessary. So, if this parent does not have custody, then they cannot sign for you to get married. Read More
How can you file a custody petition if you don't have an address for the father in the state of Pennsylvania?
You list the city where you think he lives. The court will publish a notice in that local newspaper. Read More
How do you get custody for an adult who has special needs in the state of Pennsylvania Would there be a way for me to get a free lawyer?
It's up to the lawyer if he wants to take your case for free. Read More