Can an unmarried father win sole custody from the unmarried mother?

Answer Answer Yes, but the circumstances would have to be extreme. Courts are very reluctant torevoke custody rights from a parent(s) unless there is substantial evidence that neglect or abuse has occurre... Read More »

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If an unmarried father wants nothing to do with his child does the unmarried mother automatically get full custody of the child?

Answer If the father's name is on the birth certificate, the mother must petition the court for full custody rights. If the petition is granted, it still will not relieve the father of his financia... Read More »

Does an unmarried mother have sole custody in Florida?

How can an unmarried mother obtain authorization to take her young son overseas if she and the child's father have never been married or established custody and the father will not sign the forms?

Answer If the father is named on the birth certificate then the mother will have to file a writ of habeas corpus to request sole custody of the child.The father will be notified of the action and ... Read More »

Can an unmarried father get primary physical custody of the child if the mother hid the child from her family and said he was put up for adoption and also took him to a hotel to meet with a guy?

Answer You will have to see a lawyer on this one and get the proof that everything you stated is true or it's classified as "heresay evidence" (her word against yours.) If she can be declared an u... Read More »