I would also suggest you visit or consult with an experienced family law attorney in your area to get some additional information regarding your personal situation. A face to face with an attorney allows for the attorney to get more information regarding your situation and advise you accordingly. As for the comment regarding the ability for you to remain a stay at home mom. There are certain circumstances where attorneys are more than willing to fight to remain circumstances that are as...
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Unless a connected order or other connected issues have been filed inside of the Maryland court system, they will not usually have record of an out of state divorce. There may be record in the online database for the previous civil court the divorce was filed in, which would be her previous county.
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My first advice is to get a journal and document every visit where he is late and every time he doesn't show up at all, during custody proceedings these dates come in handy. Then I would consult with a family law and custody attorney. Often times where the second parent is not cooperative or engages in faulty behavior there is an open door to draw up an agreement where you are the sole physical custodian. An attorney would definitely be a good asset to have to ensure that you don't end up in a...
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I am confused because your question sounds like more of a real estate question than a prenuptial issue. In addition your additional information sounds like you are looking to file for divorce. If this is the case, or if you are seeking to file a separation agreement, then I think it is best for you to consult with a family law attorney in your area.
I would contact the Legal Aide Bureau. They are able to give more detailed advice on what to do inside of your cases circumstances. Their phone number is 1-888-215-5316. A certificate of discovery is normally sent regarding different document production and/or notices of filings done by the attorney. I would carefully read the certificate and see what they are saying they have sent you a copy of.
I think that your best interest would be to see if the mother would agree to sign over either temporary custody or custody to you as the grandparent. The paperwork for this is relatively painless in the case that she is accommodating with your and his request to stay. It would be in your best interest thought to hire a family law attorney who can help draw up and file the paperwork with the court to make the process as painless as possible.
I would suggest contacting an attorney who specializes in Divorce and Marital Cases immediately. Drafting prenuptial agreements is relatively inexpensive and protects your assets in the long-run. Feel free to take a peek at our website and contact us for some additional help and information related to your case.
There is not really much that the police can do because there is no filed custody order as of yet. I agree that she should contact her attorney to see what they can do for her. The attorney and the client should be in constant communication with each other for the case to be as effective as possible.
My recommendation would be to filed for modification of custody and related relief. He should not be paying the same amount for child support if the child is permanently living with you as he would if the child was living with the mother full-time. I would suggest to hire an attorney immediately to draft and file a modification order for you and get the amount lowered. Feel free to visit our website for additional information on similar cases.
Anytime it is your own flesh and blood you can of course fight for not only custody but what will keep them the safest. In cases such as yours, a number of considerations can be seen. The State of Maryland often looks at everything from employment to the housing situation and beyond in cases of custody. So the short answer to your general question is yes you can fight for custody. Feel free to check out our website for some answers to other questions regarding filing and feel free to contact us...