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Suzanne Michelle Hovastak

Atlanta Child Custody Lawyer.

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  1. What legal actions can I take if the custodial parent is not allowing scheduled routine visitation? Can I file for contempt?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Suzanne Michelle Hovastak
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    It is important for you to have the legal mediated parenting plan agreement submitted to the Judge, signed and filed with Superior Court. Only then can you ask the Courts to help you enforce the terms of the agreement.

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  2. How do I file for a motion for the court to grant me permission to travel with my kids on vacation as their father is refusing

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Suzanne Michelle Hovastak
    1 lawyer answer

    If your divorce/custody documents outline obtaining a written consent prior to leaving for vacation then you will need to petition the court. This can be done by filing a motion with the superior court clerk where the original divorce/custody case was heard. Remember a motion is just asking the Judge to do something that he has the authority to do. So, basically you will just write down what you want to do, explain why it is in the best interest of the children to go on vacation and then...

  3. My child graduated hs and is 18 years old , do i have to go back to court to make it final to terminate child support .

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Suzanne Michelle Hovastak
    1 lawyer answer

    The answer to your first question, "my child is 18, do I have to go back to court to terminate support", can only be answered by reading the terms of your order. And, I am a bit confused by your second question, "can my ex take me to court for college support" because it appears your child is 18 and no longer minor - that typically means that court-ordered support is over..

  4. Will I lose custody? do I have a chance?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Suzanne Michelle Hovastak
    1 lawyer answer

    The fact that you are going to move to another town will certainly play a role in the Judge's decision. The Judge will make a decision based on the "best-interest" of the child. You would be expected to show why moving to another town would be in the children's best interest. Be prepared to discuss the new school district, plans for the children to visit their father/family members, etc. Not all change is harmful, but is this move what is best of the children? You lawyer is providing...