If there is not a court order for sole custody of a child and the mother is behind in child support can the father take the child out of the US without permission from the mother or the court?

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Obtaining a passport for a minor in the US requires both parents. You'd would have to get a court order giving you custody. More Conributor Opinions
  • Being granted sole legal custody does not necessarily mean the custodial parent can remove a minor child from the US.
If the court grants sole custody to one parent and visitation rights to the non custodial parent permission to take the child out of US would need to be granted by the court. The matter might be the jurisdiction of a state or federal court depending upon the resident or citizenship status of the parents.
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If there is not a court order for custody and your wife who is a illegal immmigrant left with the child can the father take the child from the babysitter's while the mother is at work?

well we are mot married i guess it would be common law,but we never got a paper signed from the county clercks office.i am concerned for my daughter,she is 15 months old,born

Can an unwed mother who has joint but not physical custody be ordered by a court to pay child support?

Answer . \nUnwed, married and separated or divorced - ANY mother can be liable for child support depending on her financial situation and who has primary physical.\n. \nC

If there is no court order for custody and the father has physical custody how can the mother get physical custody of the child?

In the United States both parents have equal rights to thechild if they are married and not divorced and there is nocourt order. Generally, if the parents are unmarried th

Can a mother who has joint custody take a child out of the country without written permission from the father?

If you and your husband have a good understanding of what is best for your child and you are only going out of the country for a short time, then a letter of approval would be

The father has sole custody but wants to give custody back to the mother of a very unruly child who wants to live with his mother anyway How can he do this without her come after him for child support?

The only way would be to do a personal agreement between the mother & father, ideally having it filed with the court. However, at any time, either parent can utilize Child Sup

Does a father have to return his child to the mother if there is no court order in Illinois?

If married, No. As for single fathers, they have no legal rights to the children until their paternity has been established, of course. Generally, if the parents are unmar
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Can the mother go to the father and get her child if there isnt a court order saying who has custody?

Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states until the father can establish his paternity. Remember, a child's mother can alw