How should I present proof that I have my child more than ‘primary custodian’?
What is the best way to present evidence to prove I have my child.
Long story short, I shot myself in the foot trying to speak with the other parent about a new order. The other parent agreed as long as I don’t ask for support, which I agreed to. We were writing up papers when I received a petition in the mail to limit my nights to 1 day a week when the child is here 5 or 6.
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I know you want to do this on your own, but I strongly urge you to get an experienced family law attorney to review the process with you and explain your options. Find/consult/hire a lawyer in your area using the Avvo feature "Find a Lawyer". Make a list of 4-5 having many 5 star reviews from satisfied clients. If you don't get a prompt call back from one, go on to the next on your list. Some offer a free consultation by phone or in person. Good luck and God bless.
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Moved your question over to those specializing in "Child Custody" matters where you are likely to receive additional pertinent replies. Good luck.
Well you don’t have an agreement yet. I guess that’s good news. What you should be arguing for is no change in the present arrangements. You can describe those arrangements and if you have friends or family that show your presence with the child and how you treat a child that’s even better than pictures
I strongly recommend that you consult with an experienced attorney and file a petition seeking a custody order that comports with your current schedule. You will be able to present evidence at trial to show what the schedule has been. Your child can also tell his/her attorney where they sleep most of the time.