Can a parent whos not married take a child away from the other parent?

Answer Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states until the father can establish his paternity. Remember, a child's mother can always be identified by m... Read More »

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Can the non custodial parent take full custody away from the other parent if he has demonstrated an 'on again- off again' style of parenting?

Parental custody To give a lawyer's answer...It depends. It depends on a large number of factors, the jurisdiction the court which has authority of the case, and the particulars of the "on again, ... Read More »

Can a court issue custody to a parent without the other parent knowing when the other parent is paying child support?

Answer No, both biological parents must be notified of a custody hearing. However, if the parent who the child does not reside with does not appear in court on the date of the hearing they may lose... Read More »

What happens if the child protective services takes kids away from a parent Can they get them back What if the single parent is on drugs Will the kids be safe from the parent?

child services would not let the parent have their kid back because that kid could die because of their parents

Can a parent take a child out of NJ with out consent of other parent?

That depends on whether the parents are married, never married or divorced and whether a court has jurisdiction over the child by virtue of a child support and/or custody order.