Ive had my son in my custody since may of 2018 while also having him enrolled in a private school where I pay 100% of full tuition (for 8 yrs) and also any other personal expenses. His mother decided she can't financially take care of him and I can have him for the school year. She didn't contribute nothing to me or my son while he's in my care and home. The mother of my son signed him out of school without my permission on January 25, 2018 and refuse to tell me where he is. She called and said " she is sending him to public school and he's not returning to the school and she's now putting me on child support. My son has always been in private school with me paying full tuition and any other expenses dealing with school about $1000 a month since he was 2 years old. What are my rights as a father. We've dont have any court orders just verbal agreements that tuition can take the place of child support.
You need a custody lawyer to establish paternity custody & child support.
You have some things to untangle; you need a judgment of custody and child support, and it sounds like the arrangement you had all this time is no longer a workable option for Mom. That doesn't mean she can just drop in and make changes unilaterally. But, not having a court order does make that easier in the meantime. I would suggest an emergency order to put the child back in school, on the argument that he will miss valuable time waiting for this matter to be ironed out and there is no reason to upset his world just because Mom has changed her mind. You need an experienced family lawyer, and quickly. Good luck to you.
I would recommend that you file for emergency custody. You can ask the court to prohibit mom from bringing the child to another school and that she be required to bring him to the school where he is enrolled. Do not delay in taking care of this as time is of the essence.
Without any court order or judgment, you can't legally prevent the other parent from doing what you are describing. Even a verbal agreement would not be sufficient. You do have the right to hire an attorney, though, and obtain a custody judgment addressing these issues.
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