What if the mother attempts suicide and is not mentally stable to care for the child there is no court ordered custody documents and the parents have never been married to each other?
Most states restrict marriage to those who are old enough and mentally competent enough to not need to be in someone else's "custody", so no. Read More
No, the documents have to be filed to be married. Read More
Married parents have equal parental rights. They share legal custody. Read More
Iam married to a pysically and mentally abusive man we have 2 kids together can he get me for kidnapping if I take the kids out of state?
no because his mentally ill. if you took him to court then the judge wont believe him. get a divorce love, then you'll get custody as he is ill. sexy jim want my number then just ask x Read More
If you are not married the custody automatically falls on the mother and the father have to go to court to get visitation or custody. If you are married you have equal rights. Read More
Your fiance and you are not married you raise his two little girls in which he has primary custody of His ex wife is getting married in October What are her chances of regaining custody once married?
It would be better if you were married, but there are other, less pleasant ways she can get custody. See related link. Read More
In the United States both parents have equal rights of custody of the child if they are legally married. Read More
And you are? If the parents were not married the mother has custody until the father can petition for it after he has proved paternity in court. If married you have equal custody. Just living with you does not give you custody. it has to go through court. Read More
No. If your mother has sole legal custody she can consent to your getting married. Read More
What custody rights does a father and a husband have to his children after a year of no contact with the children?
Generally, if married he has custody rights equal to the mother unless she has brought a petition for sole custody in his absence. If he is not married his custody rights must be established by a court order. Read More
Marriage when a mother has custody of adult but then adult get married who has custody wife or mother?
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If you're not married you need to establish your paternity legally and petition the family court for custody. If you're not married you need to establish your paternity legally and petition the family court for custody. If you're not married you need to establish your paternity legally and petition the family court for custody. If you're not married you need to establish your paternity legally and petition the family court for custody. Read More
Unless they are married or he has custody he has to return the child or it will be kidnapping. If you are not married and you have not established paternity yet or have not petitioned for visitation or custody she does not have to let you see the child. When not married she automatically get custody since there is proof she is the parent. Read More
How do you get legal full custody of your children while their father is in prison they are living with me not but I want something in writing before their father is released?
You haven't included important details such as your marital status and whether there is an existing custody order. If you are divorced, or never married and there is a custody order, you need to return to court and request sole custody. If you are married then you need to consult with an attorney or a legal advocate at the court. You haven't included important details such as your marital status and whether there is an… Read More
No. Married is still married. Read More
If the parents are married they have equal rights. If not married, the mother in general have sole custody in most states until the father have established his paternity. When he has done that by DNA test he can petition for custody and visitation in court. Read More
The mother assumes automatic custody, unless she is unfit. Read More
The mother. The father have to apply for visitation and custody in court. Read More
No, although most courts favor custody to the mother. Read More
The biological mother has presumptive custody, at least until a custody order is hammered out in court. Read More
No, if they are married they have equal custody. Read More
You are a father who has custody of your two small girls you are not married to your fiance yet but your ex wife is getting married is trying to regain custody of your children What are her chances on?
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Most states lean toward Joint Legal Custody with primary residential custody Read More
What is the fathers rights if he is on the birth certificate and he and the mother were never married?
I have this same issue. My parents never got married. My dad's right was to see me, so he did not have legal custody of me. It varies with different families, but the father has legal custody to see you and it varies if he can have custody to have you. Read More
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The mother. The father have to petition the court for shared custody. Read More
When married you have equal rights to the child. Read More
Who gets custody of a child born in prison in AZ mother is in prison father is not they are married.?
If they are legally married, the father gets rights until mother gets out of prison, after that it is up to the state. If not legally married, they go into state custody. Read More
Married or not. If not married, No. If married, father is assumed by law to be the father of the baby. Read More
I assume you are asking if custody changes when a parent gets married to someone else? Custody does not change because of a marriage. If there is any type of court document (divorce decree, child support agreement, etc.) that outlines a custody arrangement nothing changes because one of the parties gets married. Whatever the arrangement was before the marriage, it still stands. Read More
Mother has sole custody. I'm in KCMO. see link Read More
Can a mother get her children if the father has had them and refuses to let her see them but the parents were never married and there is no court matters dealing with custody?
Since there is no court order and you were never married it is the mother that have custody. He can be charged with kidnapping. Read More
That depends on the judge. Normally in the US the mother is given custody. Although there is a trend of joint custody. It's no different than being married to a US citizen. My sister was married to Canadian and she was given full custody. It is always best to work out the arraingment with the ex. Read More
Temporary, based on possession. Read More
Who has legal custody rights until judges says different if the parents are not married he is on the birth certificate and is married to someone else?
If you were not married when the child arrived the legal custody lies with the mother. The father have to prove paternity in court before he can get his parental rights. Read More
When married you are emancipated so no. Read More
You're married now and both parents have equal parental rights. Read More
It depends on your legal status before and after the father left. If you are married then he still has full parental rights until a court renders a custody order. If you have been divorced custody should have been addressed in the divorce decree. If you were never married and he has no previously established custodial rights then you have full legal custody. Read More
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The mother. The father have to petition the court for custody or visitation right. Read More
Only if the parents are found unfit does the grandparents as well as other relatives have a chance for custody. Read More
You need to add more details such as whether you are married, divorced or never married and whether the father has any custody rights or visitation rights. You need to add more details such as whether you are married, divorced or never married and whether the father has any custody rights or visitation rights. You need to add more details such as whether you are married, divorced or never married and whether the father has… Read More
It is not a grant. A married couple has legal custody of their child by virtue of being legally married. An unmarried mother has sole custody of her child, since there is proof that she gave birth to the child, until the father establishes his paternity legally. Once he has established his paternity the father can request custody and visitations. Read More
Is there a difference in a parent who has custody of the children but not married vs the parent that does not have custody and is getting married and is fighting for custody of the children?
Being married or unmarried is not much of a determining factor when it comes to custody nowadays. In order to have custody changed you would need to prove that either your household and parenting abilities are substantially better than the other parent, or that their situation is detrimental to the children. Having a spouse does not necessarily mean that you are better able to care for the children, especially if the other parent has had… Read More
If you're in the US, in every state I'm aware of, once you're (legally!) married you're automatically emancipated, so no, your parents don't and can't have custody of you. Read More
No. At 19 you are legally an adult whether married or not. Read More
If the child is a minor in the state of Utah and the parents of the child have never been married then both parents are awarded equal custody. However, if there's a reason why one parent cannot care for the child, then the parent who is capable of caring for the child is awarded custody. Read More