How long does it take to get a custody hearing?
Get a custody hearing from a court and see where they can take it from there. You must prove you are capable of looking after the child long term in a safe and nurturing environment. Get a good lawyer.
My husband is going through a custody battle in Florida right now and we filed seven months ago and there is no hearing as yet... Still working through the preliminary "stuff" and custody has not been even heard as yet with no scheduled date for a hearing. I know some states there is a law that states custody hearings are given the utmost importance... Florida apparently is not one of them.
Usually about 1-2 weeks but it can be a long as 30 days. Ast the other side has to be notified and allowed to anser the custody filing
How many times will it take for a parent not to show up in court for an abandonment custody hearing for the parent to lose custody?
That is up to the judge.
How can I get my babys back from there father that is illegal in the US He filed for emergency temporary custody?
There will be a hearing. Show up. The judge will take it from there.
As long as the Grandmother is willing and able to take custody of the child.
Can the fAther take your son if you have primary physical and legal custody and no order for visitation?
If he does not have a court order for visitation or custody he can't take him anywhere. If he has partial custody he can take him out as long as it's in agreement with the custody order. He can't take him as in moving away. You should ask your lawyer who knows more about your case.
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.
Can a grandmother who has legal custody of a child give custody to the mother without notifying the father?
No. The grandmother cannot legally transfer custody to the mother only the court can do that. The father can file a motion in court to have a hearing on the matter. No. The grandmother cannot legally transfer custody to the mother only the court can do that. The father can file a motion in court to have a hearing on the matter. No. The grandmother cannot legally transfer custody to the mother only the court… Read More
The father should request a visitation schedule from the court immediately. That should have been done at the hearing for temporary custody. The father should request a visitation schedule from the court immediately. That should have been done at the hearing for temporary custody. The father should request a visitation schedule from the court immediately. That should have been done at the hearing for temporary custody. The father should request a visitation schedule from the… Read More
The process can take four to eight weeks for a scheduled hearing.
Can a 17 yr old take her mother to court so that she can continue living with her dad.. even though her mother has full custody?
This has been done, however custody hearings tend to take time. If you are 17, you will proably be a legal adult before the custody hearing process has been completed rendering the whole process moot.
Depends on how long and why they went to jail... You can go to family court and say that he/she is unfit... They can get TEMPORARY full custody , pending a hearing in Family Court.
How long does it usually take to get a bond hearing for a technical violation probation for dirty drug screen?
It doesn't take that long to get a bond hearing depending on where you live. If you are in a busy area, it could be a couple weeks.
Can a parent take their child out of state without the other parent's permission if a divorce has not been filed?
As long as there is no injunction against such a move. note that moving a child out of state may be seen as very unfavorable in the courts eyes if a custody hearing is in process.
Not the children under consideration, judges will not allow this.
You should be contacting the court for that information.
Reports, affidavits, evaluations and testimony from school officials are helpful evidence in a custody hearing. You should consult with an attorney who specializes in custody issues.
depends on extent of evidence and related factors
not automatically, it requires a hearing.
Only as a witness
The standard is thirty days.
Can a noncustodial parent take a child for a visit and not return them if there is no visitation order and the parents have never been married?
This is called parental kidnapping; unfortunately without a custody order the parent who had custody has nothing to back this claim. First you need to get a custody order, then you need to have the custody order served. If the child is in eminent danger you can have an emergency hearing, otherwise it will take some time to have the situation rectified. Try your best to keep in contact with the child and parent.
You attend the hearing and file your objections. The court will hear your testimony and then render s decision. You should be prepared to counter the reasons someone is requesting temporary custody. You should consult with an attorney who specializes in custody issues. You attend the hearing and file your objections. The court will hear your testimony and then render s decision. You should be prepared to counter the reasons someone is requesting temporary custody… Read More
As soon as the motion is signed by the judge, as little as an hour
Can you request a new custody hearing if you found proof the father lied about still having a job to the judge at your custody hearing?
You could file an appeal of the order, I suppose; however, in general false testimony must be rebutted at the time it was offered.
You need to return to the court and file a petition for modification of the custody order. The court will schedule a hearing and render a decision.
The other parent has filed a petition for joint custody. They want to have the right to be included in decisions regarding the child and perhaps want equal physical custody also. There will be a hearing. If you presently have sole custody and object to the other parent being awarded joint custody then you should consult with a attorney who specializes in custody issues who can represent you in the action. The other parent has… Read More
Yes, as long as you have not established your paternity legally and obtained a visitation schedule or custody rights.
Just a few days after its born but it does not have very good hearing and then in a couple more days their hearing will be clear.
The person who desires to take custody from the person who presently has custody.
Traffic court does not take very long. The actual court hearing will only take about 15 minutes. The longest part is waiting on your name to be called.
Not take but they can petition for custody in court. Unless the parent is unfit the most they will get is probably shared custody though.
As long as your court-ordered custody, not a day more. Not a day less.
An unmarried father must establish his paternity and arrange for a custody hearing if he wants custody. Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states until the father can establish his paternity. A paternity test can be arranged through the court. Once paternity has been established the father can request visitations, joint custody, full custody or the court will set up a schedule of regular child support… Read More
The parties must have the consent of the father and file a petition for guardianship in the probate court. If the father does not consent there will be a hearing and he may request custody.
Not full custody. Temporary can be obtained pending a full hearing, but it's just that. You cannot circumvent the propriety of the system.
You must file a motion with the court requesting a custody hearing.
YES, the child must be involved
Possession and control pending an evidentiary hearing.
No you can not.
Either way, the other parent can file an injunction to stop it pending a hearing, so permission should be sought.
What if you had full physical custody of your child and then the father files for custody due to child being overweight?
If at the custody hearing, the judge believes that you are the cause of the child's overweight problem, the father could very well win full custody. If you can afford it, hire a lawyer to argue for your side.
Is an ex-wife allowed to see her children if she failed to appear in court for the custody hearring?
If she was awarded visitation rights in the custody hearing (and that can happen whether she was physically present at the hearing or not) or files a motion for visitation at any time and it is so ordered by the court, yes she may.
Generally, temporary orders are valid until a permanent order is issued by the court. The parties need to arrive at an agreement or they need to move to schedule a hearing so the issue of custody can be resolved by a permanent order. See related link.
The ones asking for custody and their lawyers. The child can be there too depending on their age. At a certain age the judge would like to hear what they want.