What does a sealed document mean on child custody?
No. Custody means the child lives with you. Support means you are paying the parent who has custody. Read More
No. A notary is just a witness to someone singing a document. The document could pertain to custody or power-of-attorney issues, but not necessarily. The notarized paper could mean anything . . . you'll just have to read it to find out. Read More
When a child is born and the father is not there or never comes around does that mean you have full custody?
That does not mean you have full custody. Even though the father is not around you should still go for full custody. Theres always that chance the father could back around and that child is not with you he has just as much right to that child as you do. Read More
Shared legal custody means that both parents have equal rights to make decisions regarding the child. One parent may have physical custody with the non-physical-custody parent paying child support. Read More
A lot of Court terms can easily be googled. In plain language you have a custody case and either the date changed or its just a notice of hearing. Read the entire document for more details. Thank You. Read More
They mean the same thing . The parents share legal and physical custody of the child. See related question. They mean the same thing . The parents share legal and physical custody of the child. See related question. They mean the same thing . The parents share legal and physical custody of the child. See related question. They mean the same thing . The parents share legal and physical custody of the child. See related… Read More
Neither, just guardianship. Read More
The final judgment is called "adjudication." Read More
Primary custody is generally defined as belonging to the parent with whom the child or children reside with the majority of the time. It does not mean that it cannot be a joint custody arrangement as well. Read More
"Sole" or "primary" residential custody can mean something very different to a particular parent. "Residential custody", also referred to as "physical custody", refers to where a child sleeps overnight. A parent has "residential custody" when their child sleeps at his/her house overnight, even though the child may have spent the entire day with the other parent. Residential custody should be thought of as a parenting plan agreed to by both parents, or imposed by a… Read More
No. A child is entitled to be supported by both parents. Read More
A child born out of wedlock means only the mother has legal custody. Paternity must be established by a court order or stipulation. Read More
Terminating parents rights does not mean they don't have to pay for their child. If you as the grandmother is the legal guardian and have custody you have to go to court to petition for child support. If you don't have legal custody you have to get it first. Read More
Awarded of the state doesn't mean anything. A ward of the state is a child who is in the custody of the state, because he/she has no parents, or he/she has been removed from their custody. Read More
It means that the child is all your's and your responsibility. Read More
If the grandparents have had custody the parents of the child have to pay them child support. If you by child care mean daycare that is also the parents who pay for that. Read More
A single father, what does that mean? Are you divorced, ever married to the mother of your child, or is the child adopted by you, or is the mother dead or out of the picture? If your question is "How does a Father obtain residential custody after a divorce or in a paternity case", then I can answer this question. Let me know what your grounds for custody are. What is it about the mother… Read More
If the Grandparent has full custody (permanent guardianship) then yes they can move out of state with the child. By full custody I mean that neither of the child's biological parents have either signed away or have been stripped of they're parental rights. Read More
By petitioning the court to give joint custody to the parents. In most state, Joint Legal Custody is the standard. If you mean Joint Physical Custody, with 50/50 Custody, this is more complicated, requiring preparation similar to petitioning for full custody. Read More
the child is only yours until a further decision is made upon the child's circumstances and who should have full legal custody Read More
Does Connecticut have Joint Custody laws-I did not sign birt certifcate and we are not mairried-Does this mean I still have custody rights over my child?
No, see link Read More
Tug of love is a term that refers to a conflict of custody over a child. Read More
Also called sole custody, it means one parent makes all decisions as regards the child's life, including medical. The other parent can have visitation, but no decision making power. Read More
Understanding your use of constitute to mean what creates the right to have full custody of a child: Two people who are legally married are considered by law the parents of a child born or adopted within the marriage. An unmarried mother has full custody of her child until the father has established his paternity legally and obtained custody via a court order. Legal adoption creates the right to have full custody of a child… Read More
You have sole legal control over the child, the child lives with you and the non-custodial parent has visitations. Read More
You sue the person for child support. Just because you pay child support for one child does not mean you can not receive child support for the one you have custody of. Read More
She's willing to use false allegations of child sexual abuse, even to the point of creating injuries in the child, to stop losing her child. About 60% of custody cases unclude these allegations made by mothers. Read More
It means one parent has greater possession of the child. Read More
It is a term that has the same meaning as primary physical custody meaning the person so awarded has the child or children living with them the greater percentage of time. Read More
There are two types of custody recognized by law: physical and legal. Physical custody pertains to who the child lives with. Legal custody pertains to who is responsible for making decisions on the child's behalf. If you have sole physical custody the child lives with you all the time, although the other parent may be given specific visitation rights allowing them to have the child in their care at certain times and the other parent… Read More
Not sure what you mean but she has the right to go to court to try to get full custody. What she do not have the right to do is to break the custody order and not let the child go when itś your turn. Read More
If the child has lived with her grandmother in a different state from the custodial parent can the father who lives in the same county as the child get custody of the child after legitimization?
I assume you to mean after the child has resided there for six month, and jurisdiction has been transferred? It would require a custody challenge like any other. see related links Read More
If your husband dies will his young child who he has full custody of be sent back to his mother or be allowed to stay with you the stepmother?
Having full legal or physical custody. If it is full legal custody the mother has given up any legal claim to the child. If it is full physical custody with joint legal custody the child will be in the legal custody parents home. She may elect to give the child up to be adopted by the stepmother. In many states (and maybe in all states) if the custodial parent dies, then the non-custodial parent gains… Read More
If stepparent is in the navy and mother has sole custody can the mother and child move with the stepparent?
That would probably require the permission of the court. Sole custody does not always mean freedom to leave the state. Read More
In the case of divorce if one parent has custody does that mean the other is unable to make decisions for the child?
Unless the divorce decree states that they do, no, not unless the person having full custody permits it. Read More
It depends on what you call threats. And, it is unclear what you mean by your question. If he threatens to inform the court about an environment that is not healthy for the child, that is his right. If he threatens to harm her or her property due to the adversarial situation, that's is illegal and he could be sanctioned. The court would not view that kind of behavior to be in the best interest… Read More
a child who, as determined by the State where the child resides, is a foster child, is a ward of the State or is the custody of a public child welfare agency. The term does not include a foster child who has a foster parent who otherwise meets the definition of parent. Read More
Can the noncustodial parent receive child support from the custodial parent if it is in court papers that there is joint custody of children?
It is assumed you mean the parents have joint legal custody and one parent has physical custody. Generally, the parent with physical custody is awarded the child support since child support is intended to help pay for the child needs, living expenses and all the associated costs of raising the child. The custodial parent has much more in living expenses that are associated with raising the child. See related question link. Read More
No, they are two separate items, though they can be specified on the same court order. Read More
Can you get full custody if your sons father does drugs wants to be a narc dealer and is an illegal alien Can he petiton for custody if he is illegal?
He can not petition for custody or anything if he is here illegally. The situation would mean he could get kicked out at any time. That would not be a safe situation for a child to be in. Read More
If he was responsible for over 50% of the cost of the child, he can claim the child as a dependent. That would mean that no one else was entitled to claim the child, including the father and mother. Read More
If your child custody paper state that the father of your child has to have written permission from you to take the child out of the state of Georgia what does mean if I deny him the permission to go?
That simply means that he is NOT able to take your child out of state. By law he cannot take him out of state. Read More
Sole physical custody designates the parent with whom the child has a permanent residence. Joint legal custody is when both parents share equal rights and obligations to the child in regards to education, health care, financial suppport, etc. regardless of where the child resides. Read More
Where do you live ? In Michigan the" Friend of the Court "handles child custody stuff ,each countyhas a branch, most of them have a handout that covers such questions . I would start with who ever it is that makes you pay the child support . Child support, and child custody have many different meanings , just because you don't havecustody doesn't mean you lose the right to make decisions about what happens with… Read More
No, sole custody fathers can also be ordered to pay child support if their income is significantly higher. This is common in California. Read More
What chance do you have at getting sole custody of your son if his very violent father is incarcerated?
Sounds like the odds are pretty good at gaining sole custody. However that does not mean that you will be able to keep the child away from his father forever, or mean that the father will never get a chance to see or interact with his child. The court will probably allow the father "visitation" rights. Read More
It means one parent is granted physical custody of the child the majority of time (in other words, your primary residence is with that parent). However one parent may have primary physical custody but joint legal custody where the other parent has equal decision making power in the child's life. Read More
That means that you have temporary custody of a child until something permanent is in place. You probably would be heading back to court when this takes place. You can fight for permanent custody if you like though. see link Read More
Can you sue the state of NJ for not awarding shared custody of your child when you have no criminal background or past history of child abuse?
You can sue for many things in the US but that does not mean you will win. In this case they must have had other reasons weighing in why you did not get awarded shared custody so if I were you I would read the papers carefully. They decide based on what is considered best for the child. Read More
It means that the claim was dismissed because the person who filed the claim did not pursue it. Read More