David Jonathon Steerman’s Answers

David Jonathon Steerman

Philadelphia Child Custody Lawyer.

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  1. I have primary custody of my daughter. I have a pfa on him can i go for full custody because he keeps violating and threathen me

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. David Jonathon Steerman
    1 lawyer answer

    I assume by "him" you are referring to your daughter's Father. Regardless of your PFA, custody is always modifiable in the best interests of a child or children. If the PFA violations are detrimentally impacting the health safety and welfare of your child/children you should certainly consider filing for modification. I highly recommend that you consult with a competent family law attorney who practices family law in your area before you expend a lot of time, energy and/or money pursuing a...

  2. How many times does a noncustodial parent have to miss visitation before it can be removed?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. David Jonathon Steerman
    1 lawyer answer

    Each state is different so it is always best to confer with a qualified family law attorney in your state and in the county which your case is pending to find out how they would handle the custody situation you have presented. In PA and NJ the states in which I practice family law, the courts always look at the best interest of each child. Generally speaking the courts I practice in find that it is detrimental to a child's health and well being to be made to go to a supervised visitation week...

  3. I live in California and I want to move my son with me to Texas. My husband is in the military and is stationed there

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Lisa Lynn Thiessen
    2. Annette L Goudy
    3. David Jonathon Steerman
    4 lawyer answers

    The current situation you are describing is what is commonly referred to as a custody relocation. This past week Pennsylvania's new custody statute was enacted and there are clearly defined rules and procedures that a parent needs to comply with before you can successfully move from Pennsylvania. The rules and procedures are in effect as of last week and it is very important that any parent in PA reads and follows them in order to insure that a move like the one you describe in CA can not be...

  4. I live in California and I want to move my son with me to Texas. My husband is in the military and is stationed there

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Lisa Lynn Thiessen
    2. Annette L Goudy
    3. David Jonathon Steerman
    4 lawyer answers

    The current situation you are describing is what is commonly referred to as a custody relocation. This past week Pennsylvania's new custody statute was enacted and there are clearly defined rules and procedures that you need to comply with before you can successfully move your son to California. The rules and procedures are in effect as of last week and it is very important that you read and follow them in order to insure that your move with your son can not be overturned/reversed. I would need...