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If a father gave full custody of the children to the mother on their divorce papers what right does the father still have to see his children or share custody?

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2008-09-08 21:42:37
2008-09-08 21:42:37

You have the visitation rights that were established in the divorce, and you have no custody rights.

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YES, IF YOU ARE GOING THROUGH A DIVORCE, YOU NEED TO ASK FOR CUSTODY AS PART OF THE DIVORCE SETTLEMENT. THIS WOULD BE THE BEST TIME TO DO IT BECAUSE IF SOCIAL SERVICES ALREADY TOOK THE CHILDREN FROM THE MOTHER , THE JUDGE WOULD EASILY GRANT YOU CUSTODY THE CHILDREN.

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The mother, unless proven to be unfit or incpable of caring for the children, and regardless of her marital status, invariably gets custody after a divorce.

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It depends on the custody order already in place. If the mother is violating the custody order, the father can sue her for contempt, and ask that she be appropriately sanctioned. If there is no custody order in place, the father will need to sue the mother for legitimation or divorce, depending on whether they are married, and ask that custody be determined.

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A father can get custody of the children if it can be demonstrated that that is in the best interest of the child. The father being the primary caregiver would help.

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Most often the mother. JK Rowlin got custody there than took the children to England to keep the father from getting access rights.

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If she has custody of the kids. Legal custody.

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If the mother has interrupted her career more than the father for her children, surely she has the better argument for custody? Custody should depend on how the children are treated, not on how hard the mother found it/finds it to get a job. The father would probably have to work less when they have custody of the children anyway.

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If they are going through a divorce

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yes you can when you divorce you can do anything you want with your children as long as you have custody of them.

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If the divorce ordered the father to pay support, he owes that support until/unless the order is modified.

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file for divorce and ask for custody of the children, but be prepared to hear in court whatever reason he has for wanting to get himself and the children away from you, and be ready to defend yourself.

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The father will have to take the mother of the child back to court if the divorce is already finalized. Custody should have been determined during the divorce so if 1 party wants to change that, they will have to take the other person back to court again.

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An unmarried mother has full custody of her child unlessthe father has established his paternity through the court. He can then request custody and visitation rights. A divorced mother must review her divorce decree and all related court orders if she is unsure about the status of the custody of her child.An unmarried mother has full custody of her child unless the father has established his paternity through the court. He can then request custody and visitation rights. A divorced mother must review her divorce decree and all related court orders if she is unsure about the status of the custody of her child.An unmarried mother has full custody of her child unless the father has established his paternity through the court. He can then request custody and visitation rights. A divorced mother must review her divorce decree and all related court orders if she is unsure about the status of the custody of her child.An unmarried mother has full custody of her child unless the father has established his paternity through the court. He can then request custody and visitation rights. A divorced mother must review her divorce decree and all related court orders if she is unsure about the status of the custody of her child.

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Yes, but only under extraordinary circumstances. For example, if the mother is deemed unfit, the biological father is not in the picture and the man gets custody of other children of the marriage with whom the child has a bond.

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If you have custody awarded or appointed by the court, the father will have to go through the court to get custody. Usually, to reverse such an order, he would have to prove that being in your custody is detrimental to the children. There is shared custody. They have lived with the mother since the divorce four years ago. He has not paid any money for support. Mother has had children more than the 50% of time. Mothers attorney said that father has rights to custody since the mother works nights and they are with her new husband. Since he is blood father he can take custody of children! I find this hard to believe but have to face the fact that it maybe true. I find it a great disruption in their schedule and hard to see a judge changing it but could it happen?

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If the children live with their mother in Florida and the father never established his paternity legally, a Georgia court would have no jurisdiction over the children. Their mother has sole legal custody. If the father wants to establish his "parental rights" he will need to establish his paternity where the children are domiciled. Once he has established that he is their father he can request joint custody or a visitation order and the mother can request a child support order if the children are to remain in her physical custody.If the parties want to make the change in custody by consent of the parties he should consult with an attorney to determine how that can be accomplished.If the children live with their mother in Florida and the father never established his paternity legally, a Georgia court would have no jurisdiction over the children. Their mother has sole legal custody. If the father wants to establish his "parental rights" he will need to establish his paternity where the children are domiciled. Once he has established that he is their father he can request joint custody or a visitation order and the mother can request a child support order if the children are to remain in her physical custody.If the parties want to make the change in custody by consent of the parties he should consult with an attorney to determine how that can be accomplished.If the children live with their mother in Florida and the father never established his paternity legally, a Georgia court would have no jurisdiction over the children. Their mother has sole legal custody. If the father wants to establish his "parental rights" he will need to establish his paternity where the children are domiciled. Once he has established that he is their father he can request joint custody or a visitation order and the mother can request a child support order if the children are to remain in her physical custody.If the parties want to make the change in custody by consent of the parties he should consult with an attorney to determine how that can be accomplished.If the children live with their mother in Florida and the father never established his paternity legally, a Georgia court would have no jurisdiction over the children. Their mother has sole legal custody. If the father wants to establish his "parental rights" he will need to establish his paternity where the children are domiciled. Once he has established that he is their father he can request joint custody or a visitation order and the mother can request a child support order if the children are to remain in her physical custody.If the parties want to make the change in custody by consent of the parties he should consult with an attorney to determine how that can be accomplished.

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Generally, they would go take the father to court and claim for custody (protection/safeguarding) over the children.

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The father will find it easier to get the custody of the children , as the wife has left both the husband and as well as the children and is least interested in them.

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Yes, if the father is not given custody he will be obligated to keep paying support to whomever the court awards custody or guardianship of the children.

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* If the father has full custody of the children, yes. * If he has partial or shared custody with the mother, it may be a violation of parental rights; that area is quite dicey, so talk to a lawyer. * If the father has no custody but does have visiting rights, then again, talk to your lawyer. * If the father has no rights to the children, then there is no crime committed.

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If no court order is in place stating otherwise, the biological mother has presumptive custody of her children.

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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.

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Although divorces are not at all easy , mainly for the children as they are torn between love for the father and love for the mothewr, the advantage for children mainly come when an abusive father has lost custody of the child to the mother, and the child has no fear any more.

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The mother, if married, should file for divorce and request to be awarded sole legal custody of the children. She should also request a child support order.If the parties are not married the mother has sole custody. She should file for child support and an order for DNA testing as soon as possible. The father must help to support the children.In either case the father will be entitled to a visitation order. He can also request joint custody but the court is unlikely to award that unless the parents have a good relationship.The mother, if married, should file for divorce and request to be awarded sole legal custody of the children. She should also request a child support order.If the parties are not married the mother has sole custody. She should file for child support and an order for DNA testing as soon as possible. The father must help to support the children.In either case the father will be entitled to a visitation order. He can also request joint custody but the court is unlikely to award that unless the parents have a good relationship.The mother, if married, should file for divorce and request to be awarded sole legal custody of the children. She should also request a child support order.If the parties are not married the mother has sole custody. She should file for child support and an order for DNA testing as soon as possible. The father must help to support the children.In either case the father will be entitled to a visitation order. He can also request joint custody but the court is unlikely to award that unless the parents have a good relationship.The mother, if married, should file for divorce and request to be awarded sole legal custody of the children. She should also request a child support order.If the parties are not married the mother has sole custody. She should file for child support and an order for DNA testing as soon as possible. The father must help to support the children.In either case the father will be entitled to a visitation order. He can also request joint custody but the court is unlikely to award that unless the parents have a good relationship.


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