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Only if there are grounds for concern for the safety of the child, or that the parent will run.
If it was planned the parent would not be home all day, no. But if we are talking about babysitting for a few hours until they come home from work this should not be an issue. You should discuss the situation with your attorney. If the parent is not present during their scheduled visitations with the child then perhaps the visitation schedule should be modified.
Not in and of itself, however is the parent has a disability that prevents them from being able to care for the child, than it becomes an issue of safety.
If their parent is not present to take advantage of their court ordered visitations the custodial parent should return to court to change the order, especially if there is a concern for the child's safety. The child has the right to be in the care and custody of the non-custodial parent during visitations and should not be forced to spend their visits with others in the absence of their parent.
If the parent thinks the home-schooling is not in the best interest of the child then they should request a court hearing on that issue. Home schooling in some cases may result in unacceptable isolation of the child and undue influence by the custodial parent. You should consult with an attorney if you have genuine concerns.
That parent would be in violation of a court order, so yes, they would be in trouble. The adult makes the decisions, not the child. The child should be put into a car and driven home.
well they should be in a foster home but if not then a homeless child I think the best term would be an Estranged child
cons:a parent can't control a child when they are away from home. pro:a parent should have shown a child right from wrong before they leave home.
they should go talk to someone. they shouldn't have to deal with it
Not on taxes no. The parent the child lives with has the main right to claim the child. But if that parent can't or doesn't want to then the other parent can
The remaining parent should consult with an attorney or an advocate at the family court immediately and file a petition for divorce and child supportThe remaining parent should consult with an attorney or an advocate at the family court immediately and file a petition for divorce and child supportThe remaining parent should consult with an attorney or an advocate at the family court immediately and file a petition for divorce and child supportThe remaining parent should consult with an attorney or an advocate at the family court immediately and file a petition for divorce and child support
The court should be aware, but I would not think so. The child is no longer at home.
Occasionally. The parent should be removed from the house or the child from the home. To start to heal the relationship the parent has to gain the child's trust, sometimes it cannot be gained thru a counselor
no is not you dumboos
I will assume this is not a small goat, but a child. The nature of the question does make one wonder though. Custody was established at some point, unless the child moved from home to home in which case, neither parent should have had custody. The child lived somewhere, and that established a default home for the child. You should inform the court of your parental status and your desire to have custody of the child.
Yes. If the child is acting out that way then the parents should have taught them better at home.
i think the parent has to let a child live at home until they are 18 unless they both agree the child can move out
when the parent isn't home, and the child is alone in the house. In some cases it's child neglect, if the child records or has some kind of documentation of he/she doing the act, the parent can go to jail, or the child.
Yes. Child support is for the "custodial parent". If you are not living at home with your custodial parent, then they are no longer eligible to receive child support. However, the non-custodial parent can request a modification if the child is no longer living with the custodial parent and that includes a change of custody. A 17 yr old is not emancipated in Texas, unless proper procedures through the courts have taken place. If that is the case, then the custodial parent and child are no longer eligible for child support.
There is actually no minimum legal age limit in the UK to leave a child alone if the parent deems the child to be safe. However, if another person questions the safety of the child, it can be seen as negligent behaviour.
Yes, if it's the home of the other parent.
yes you could
it is okay for one parent to work a job and for the other to stay at home and take care of a child as long as it makes the child and the parent happy! and if the child is getting the care that is needed and there is being enough money made to support the family.
Why is the child refusing to go home, is the other parent abusive? Perhaps there is a good reason why the child should not go home. Or perhaps the child is just being childish. You will have to find out and act accordingly.