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the noncustodial parent, or sometimes if there are other issues involved, you may be able to assign temporary custody to another relative. In either case, you should consult a family law attorney to avoid the kids being placed in foster care.

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Q: Who gets custody of kids when custodial parent goes to prison?
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If parents have shared custody and the custodial parent dies who gets the child?

In the United States when the custodial parent dies, the non-custodial parent automatically gains custody unless they've been deemed unfit.

Does a non custodial parent still have to pay child support when the custodial parent is in jail?

Yes, unless the non-custodial parent gets custody. In that case the non-custodial parent must file a motion to terminate the child support order. The child support should be paid to whoever has custody of the child. If it's not the non-custodial parent then the child support order should be modified to reflect the party that should receive the child support payments. You have to pay for your child so you have to pay to the one who has custody while the other parent is in prison. If the state has custody you will pay the state.

How does custody work in Pa?

Like most states there is a custodial parent and non custodial parent. Neither parent gets "Custody" unless there are major factors involved. "What is in the best interest of the Child" what type of relationship does the child have with each parent, etc. Joint custody is favored when parents can be civil and see that the child is the most important.

What happens when the non custodial parent who shares joint custody gets awarded temporary custody with supervised visitation Supervised visitation is not being allowed?

by whom?

When the custodial mother dies and the father does not have custody who gets custody of the child?

United States State laws vary widely in the United States but in almost every state the biological parent has sole rights to custody of the child. If a custodial parent dies the surviving natural parent will normally be granted custody of the child unless they have already been deemed an unfit parent, parental priviledges have been terminated by the Court or the natural parent has terminated parental rights through stipulation.

Can a Florida custodial parent receive child support from the non custodial parent even if the custodial parent owes child support for the same children from a previous case?

That's up to the judge, but generally is only applicable when a father gets custody while owing, as only 7 out of 1000 mothers pay support to custodial fathers.

Can a non-custodial parent seek payment from the custodial parent during the time when the child is living with the non-cusodial parent?

Only if the noncustodial parent becomes the custodial parent and gets a judgment to this effect.

If custodial parent gets married does non-custodial still have to pay in MD?


Does child support increase if the father gets married?

No. (The answer is the same whether the father is the obligor/non-custodial parent or obligee/custodial parent.)

Who gets legal custody when a parent is deceased?

the other parent and then the person specified in your parent's will

If custodial parent gets married does the noncustodial parent still have to pay child support Texas?

Yes. The marital status of the custodial parent change does not change the obligation of the noncustodial parent.

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.

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