Can all legal rights to a child be taken from a parent without their side being heard by a judge?

Answer If you have a criminal record of any sort (this includes drugs or abandoning your child or having your child in an environment not suitable for small children) or you have had reports of not lookin... Read More »

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Minor child has a passport non-custodial parent with shared legal rights does not want child to leave the country Can non-custodial parent stop the child from leaving?

my sister has full custody of her daughter, however, the father has visitation rights. He calims that as the non custodial parent there's a law that states that he should be the parent to keep her ... Read More »

Is it legal for an adoptive parent to give child back to parent whose rights were terminated?

Not without the legal system involved.Not without the legal system involved.

If the legal age of a child to make their own decision on custody rights is twelve in the state of Mississippi why won't the judge honor their request?

Answer Because the law does not say the minor has the sole right to choose which parent they prefer to reside with. What the law directs is that the wishes of the child should be considered in maki... Read More »

What legal rights does a godfather have should the single parent of an adopted child die?

None. Unless the godfather is in the will as the person who will be given the child if the parent dies, there are no rights. If the will does not otherwise specify how to handle the child, and you... Read More »