The local DSS took her from her parents and placed her with me. I have had full legal custody of her from birth.
The rules are different if you are a close family member and the child has been with you for 3 years. In that case, you would not need a home study.See question
Five years ago, my wife and I were trying to file for full custody of my then 8 year old daughter. When her mother learned of this, I was hit with child molestation charges. For five years we fought, and I was found innocent. We have consulted wit...
Unless the mother has married and her new husband wants to adopt the child, there is no way for you to sign away your parental rights.See question
Will marrying him prevent me from having to testify against him
Marrying him will not prevent you from having to testify. If you want to drop the charges you should discuss this with the Commonwealth's Attorney who is prosecuting the case. Depending on the nature of the case and your boyfriend's past record, they may be willing to dismiss the case or consider having the court take a finding under advisement.See question
My husband has abandoned me and our child in the middle of the night about a year ago, he moved in with another woman. I found out he was stealing money from his employer to support his 'habits'. It took me a year to find him. He used to make si...
Unless you remarry at some later date and your new spouse wants to adopt, there is no process for him to terminate his parental rights.See question
The father is married to another woman.
You can name a child any name that you want.See question
the woman told the ppl @ the hospital she was separated when she is not. my husband doesnt want to be apart of any fraud. the woman is telling him that dcs cannot know that she is married and there is no legal paternity test on file.......what d...
Even if you are "separated" in Virginia, you are legally married, and any child born during the marriage is presumed to be the child of the husband,See question
My wife left me Jan 24 and i havent sean my kids in 54 days and i talk to them everynight and then last night her mom told me that my wife and kids went out of town is that right
There is no prohibition against removing the children from the area.See question
i cant see them she dont want me in there life has a man the call daddy i am done fighting
There is no process for giving up your rights unless the mother marries and her new husband wishes to adopt the children.See question
I am the petitioner. I have been mailed a set of interrogatories and request for production of documents. Child support has not been petitioned by either party, but yet I am being asked for W-2, bank accounts, phone numbers/address/etc of accounts...
The information still could be relevant, as the information could be used on the issue of the nature of your employment, place of employment, work hours or the like. You could object, but a court ultimately could order production.See question
Can my husband report me for kidnapping if I have taken our child and left the state with her for our safety? No reports have ever been made of his violent acts. We have joint custody since neither one of us has filed for sole custody yet. I plain...
If there is a custody order, you are required to give 30 days advance notice of a proposed relocation. Also if there is a custody order and you take the child away and interfere with that Oder you can be charged criminally for interfering with that Order. If there is no Order, you are free to move without prior notice.See question