How old does a child have to be before they can decide in Court whom they want to live with in California?
When they are 18. Before that it's the parents or the court that decides. Read More
18 but the court will listen to the child what he/she wishes but is in no way obligated to follow the child's wish. Read More
Age 18. Allowing the child to ignore the authority of the court sets a poor example. see link Read More
The child himself can not decide whether he should be adopted or not, only his guardians or the court decide this. Read More
How long can a parent go without seeing their child before losing their rights to the child in California?
They have to go into court to forfeit their rights as a parent. Read More
There is currently no law that dictates how old a child has to be before they can be left home alone all night. It is basically up to the parents to decide if their child is ready for that. Read More
It's an urban myth that a child gets to decide who to live with at a certain age. The child will need to go back to court for the judge to decide who they live with. Read More
No. A child must be 18 before they can make that decision without a court order. Read More
You must obey the child support order until it is modified by the court. A child support order is a court order. You can't decide to stop paying on your own. You must notify the court of the situation. The court will investigate and modify the order if necessary. You must obey the child support order until it is modified by the court. A child support order is a court order. You can't decide to… Read More
Do women have to pay child support back when it comes out she lied about the father and he paid child support for a lot of years?
It is possible and it is up to a court to decide depending on the circumstances. It is possible and it is up to a court to decide depending on the circumstances. It is possible and it is up to a court to decide depending on the circumstances. It is possible and it is up to a court to decide depending on the circumstances. Read More
How old does the child have to be to decide to whom she lives with when its neither parent In the state Of Kentucky?
When the child is 18 they can decide. Until then it's the parents or the court who decides. Read More
If there's a court order a minor child is not allowed to decide for herself so not until she is 18. For the order to be changed it has to be done in the court where it was issued. Read More
No. The court will decide. Read More
How old does a child have to be in Texas to decide which parent they want to live with when CPS was involved?
You are not allowed to decide that as long as you are a minor. If the parents can't or is not allowed to decide, the court will. Read More
Child support and visitation are two separate issues. The child is a minor and is not allowed to decide. Any changes to the court order has to be done at the court that issued it. Read More
The child support must be paid over as ordered in the child support order. The obligor cannot decide to pay it into a trust without a court order. The child support must be paid over as ordered in the child support order. The obligor cannot decide to pay it into a trust without a court order. The child support must be paid over as ordered in the child support order. The obligor cannot decide to… Read More
18. But if it goes to court the court might ask the child who he wants to live with if he is around 15yo and the court might follow his wish but is not obligated to. Read More
The parents decide where a minor lives. If the parents don't agree, a court will decide. Read More
Only if the court allows you to. As a minor you are not allowed to decide for yourself. Read More
When he is 18. Until then the parents or court decides. Read More
What is the legal age in California for a child to decide that they don't want to visit their father?
When they can say it. Read More
Here the child at 16 years can not decide where she or he wants to live. As they are minors the court will decide it for them. Read More
There are currently no laws in California that dictates what age a child has to be to be left home alone all night. It is up to the parents to decide that. Read More
18 before the child can decide for themselves. The courts decide custody issues, and they do so on the basis of what they believe to be in the best interest of the child. If the child has an opinion about what is in his or her own best interest, he or she can certainly say so to the court or write a letter to the judge indicating the same. However, that doesn't automatically mean the… Read More
If not married/divorced, he can decide when the child is with him. If the child is with the other parent he would have to prove in court that the person is bad for the child to be around so he can get a restraining order or he has no right to decide who the child sees when the child is with the other parent. Read More
The court of jurisdiction is one there the child legally resides. If the child has been kidnapped or otherwise removed from their legal state of residence without permission from the court and legal residency had been established in California, then yes. Otherwise, no. Read More
File a motion/petition with the court; the court will decide if this is in the child's best interest. Read More
You can't be sure. You must have a good attorney and the court will decide what's in the best interest of the child. Read More
No, provided you are not removing the child from the jurisdiction of the court, and there are no limitation in the custody order, such as a morality clause. Read More
She is still a minor and you decide over her just like before but you do NOT decide over her child. Only she is allowed to decide over her child before and after birth. Being pregnant is not emancipating her. Read More
To get a child support release in California, you have to contact the child support agency and fill out a form. You will need to do this to start the process to petition the court for the release. Read More
California Custody Decisions If both parents are equally acceptable in the opinion of the court, the request of a teenager would be given serious consideration. Check out Family Law Code 3042. (a) If a child is of sufficient age and capacity to reason so as to form an intelligent preference as to custody, the court shall consider and give due weight to the wishes of the child in making an order granting or modifying custody… Read More
That's up to the court to decide. Unless there is a conviction the court is likely to issue a visitation order unless the mother can provide evidence the father is unfit and the child would be endangered in his custody. That's up to the court to decide. Unless there is a conviction the court is likely to issue a visitation order unless the mother can provide evidence the father is unfit and the child would… Read More
She can't decide that but she can petition the court to do so. Read More
Age 18 see links Read More
How does the court decide on a relitave that a child can live with if the child doesnt want to live with either of their parents?
A child is not allowed to choose who to live with, that is up to the parents or the court to decide. In some states the child can say what they wish but the judge is in no way obligated to follow that wish. And the relative have to let the parents know they are interested so the parents can go to court and have custody changed and decide on how much child support is… Read More
Yes, the court can decide anything. If he is on SSI for instance he might not have to pay. Read More
WE must first remember that the couple when filing for divorce and child support agreement , must have children . The state of Michigan court will then decide. Read More
You petition the court for shared custody. The details on how it will work has to be made by both parents and their lawyers. If they can not agree, the court will decide so it better you agree on who will have the child what day etc. Read More
If you're not married to the father of your baby and decide end the relationship who gets custody of the child and can you move the child to another state?
The court decides and no. Read More
The mother lives in Washington and the father lives in California the child is soon to be 13 can the child decide who he wants to live with?
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What is the age a child can decide who they want to live with when the parents are divorced in Louisiana?
There is no point at which the child can make that decision. The court may hear a request from a child but the court always makes the final decision. There is no point at which the child can make that decision. The court may hear a request from a child but the court always makes the final decision. There is no point at which the child can make that decision. The court may hear a… Read More
If the parents can't agree the court will decide for you. Read More
How old does a child have to be to decide they don't want to visit other parent despite court order?
When you are 18. Read More
Minors are not allowed to choose so you have to be 18. Read More
My mom pressed charges on my boyfriend but then dropped it but still has another charge pending of endangerment to a child. what will happen to him when he goes to court?
He will get another court date before anything happens to him. The judge will decide if it was child endangerment of the 1st 2nd or 3rd degree. Based upon that he could serve up to 4 years in prison. Read More
Does your child mom have the right to move in your home with child if they where evicted an you are not married in lew of child support?
She doesn't have the "right" to move in. If you decide to do this in lieu of child support, get a court order that recognizes this arrangement. Read More
In the state of Illinois, the court decides which parent that a child will live with. There is no particular age that the court will allow a child to choose, but will take into consideration the reasons the child wants to live with a certain parent, and the ability to articulate their choices. Read More