Can a man get sole custody of a child that is not his?

Answer It's complicated, if a man was the presumed father - in other words if the man met all criteria of a father and was viewed as the child's father, then yes it would be possible for him to retain sta... Read More »

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What exactly does sole legal custody mean in Virginia if in exchange for dropping child support you received sole custody of your daughter and the father can only visit if you approve?

Answer Sole custody means you have all the power. You can choose to keep the father out of their life until the children turn 18 if you want to or you can allow visits.

If a fater has sole physical and legal custody of a child what are the steps needed for his new wife to adopt that child?

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How can you get joint custody or physical custody when mother has sole custody of child?

There is a difference between physical and legal custody. The court can award joint legal custody to the parents and determine that one parent will have physical custody. It can also award joint ph... Read More »

Can your husband obtain sole custody of a child that he has by another woman?

Answer It would be highly unusual for a judge to grant sole custody in such a situation.The exception might be if the mother of the child was proven guilty of neglect and/or abuse of the child in ... Read More »