Can custodial parent lose custody if they don't pay their bills?

Answer Before that happens, the State child welfare agency would work with the parent to make sure she's able to pay her bills. It could be used as a factor, but don't count on it. I wish it was so in my ... Read More »

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If a parent does not pay child support do they lose their custodial rights?

The custodial parent usually receives rather than pays child support. If one parent has been ordered to pay child support and neglects to do so, the other parent can petition the court to suspend ... Read More »

Does the court ever change a ruling from joint custody to full custody for the custodial parent if the non-custodial parent gives up his visitation?

Answer Because it's almost always in a child's best interest to have a relationship with both parents, courts are generally reluctant to take away visitation rights. In some states, custody order... Read More »

If both parents have 5050 custody of children what happens if one parent becomes incarcerated does that parent lose their custody?

Can a non-custodial parent lose visitation rights if they continually miss their court ordered visitation?

Merely because the non-custodial parent is unable to attend the court ordered visitation, it does not mean that he or she will automatically loose his or her visitation rights. If the non-custodial... Read More »