Can a 15 year old have full custody of their own child?

Answer Yes they can. No one can take their parental rights away unless they are found to be unfit parents.

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If i have shared custody and my ex's husband is hitting my child and i have made a child abuse complaint should i assume full custody and not let my child return there since the social services knows?

If your ex husband it hitting your child just tell the police they will talk care of all the confusing stuff and they might bring your ex husband to jail cause you broke up and he isn't in your fam... Read More »

Do you need to get full custody if no paternity is established and you have no child support and have not had any contact for almost a year with him?

Answer As long as you have not named this young man on the birth certificate of your child, then you have every right to continue to look after your daughter as a single parent. If you have named ... Read More »

If your ex was granted custody and you pay child support how do you proceed when your 16-year-old desires to live with you full-time instead and how do you reverse the child support?

Answer Change of custody and/or child support can only be done through the appropriate court procedures. The person must file a petition to modify/amend the original orders in the court of jurisdic... Read More »

Can a parent that is behind in child support get joint custody of a child whos mother already has full legal custody?

AnswerCertainly some evidence of responsibility (ie paying child support, job, time spent with the child) would help your case. Joint custody, however, is not just for the purpose of reducing chil... Read More »