so i need some quick input from you ladies...my ex filed for full custody today. the last 3 years of our sons life hes been nonexistant. the only reason he is filing now is because last month i got married and moved 250 miles from our home town. im still in the state. he claims i never notified him, but i did. he also claims that i am emotionally unstable. now heres a little background on my ex...he has two felonies, a history of drug use and selling drugs, which he is still doing. he has never taken our son by himself, the only time he sees him is if his parents take our son, then he goes an visit. my husband is in the military and is coming down on orders to move to south carolina, and were expecting our first child together. my husband has been more of a father to my son than his own father. ive been informed by a lawyer that when the time comes the if my sons father does not agree to us leaving the state that i would be forced to be 14 hours away from him, just to keep my son close to his dead beat father. anyone been in a similar situation?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 2:02 AM on Feb. 24, 2011 in General Parenting
Answer by gammiej at 2:32 AM on Feb. 24, 2011
Answer by Sweetandsasymom at 2:32 AM on Feb. 24, 2011
Answer by Inloveagain at 2:50 AM on Feb. 24, 2011
I don't know if u knew this, but there are 4 kinds of child custody. There is physical custody this refers to the right to live with one's child. Divorce would be good example and u share custody. The other 3 is .. Legal custody---this refers to the right that one parent can make decisions regarding ;their child's life Sole legal custody means that one parent has the right to make all such decisions but the other parent still has the right to visit.. Joint legal custody means that the parents share in the decision making.
There is some good news is there is an exception to this includes cases in which one of the parents is abusive, uncooperative or alcohol- or drug dependent. So if u can, go to the police station see if u can get his record on these charges. if u can't your atty can. Also, u can tell the judge that he hasn't paid a dime of child support. in all these yrs. He hasn't even visited his own kids.
Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 3:53 AM on Feb. 24, 2011
Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 4:19 AM on Feb. 24, 2011
Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 5:05 AM on Feb. 24, 2011
Answer by laird6372 at 10:46 AM on Mar. 19, 2011
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