Can both parents in a child custody case hire their own psychologist?

Answer Both parents can hire their own psychologist in a child custody case. However, a psychologist is usually appointed by the court, whether the parents hire one or not. "The best interest of the chil... Read More »

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Can more than one side hire a forensic psychologist in a child custody case?

If a judge determines a forensic psychologist is necessary in a child custody case, the court itself often hires the forensic psychologist. This serves to remove any degree of favoritism and helps ... Read More »

If the parents are giving a friend their child how can the adult accepting the child become legally bonded so the parents cannot take custody of the child at some future time?

Answer Parents cannot "give" a child to someone.All parties must follow the required adoption or guardianship procedures according to the laws of the state and through the appropriate state court.... Read More »

If parents die without arranging custody for their children who gains custody in this case?

Answer Normally the child/children would become wards of the state until a suitable relative could be found who was willing to take custody of the children

When parents share joint legal custody does the parent with physical custody need the other parent's permission to hire a weekend babysitter?

Answer yes, but if he says no take him to court and deal it with it there. it's the best for your child and because there has been custody set, this would be the legal thing to do.nicoleNot unless... Read More »