Can the father receive joint custody of a newborn in Ohio?

Answer Yes but how common it is seems to differ between counties and when the overnight sessions start depends on the judges. Some wont allow it until after 12 months. The standard in some counties look l... Read More »

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If the mother has sole physical custody and shares joint legal custody with the father the two never married if the mother dies can her husband who is not the baby's biological father assume custody?

Biological Father Gets Custody No, unless the baby's biological father relenquishes his parental rights, he would get custody of the child if the mother dies, not her husband. The biological father... Read More »

In Texas when the child's mother dies does the joint custody father get custody?

Properly, yes, however there can be complications. If the mother names some other person guardianship, the father could be facing an expensive custody challenge. This issue should be clarified in t... Read More »

If you haven't established custody and the father has moved out of state and is now asking for joint legal and physical custody can he win?

Answer It will be very dificult for the father to have joint legal and physical custody on the gounds that he is not avalible. The courts want the two parents to live in the same area to co-parent.... Read More »

Can a father who has joint physical custody of his sons be granted full custody if the mother is convicted and serves jail time for a DUI?

Answer Possibly. It doesn't help her case at all to have a DUI. It doesn't hurt to take her to court over this. Also, you should mention that being away from the kids for 6 months has hurt their r... Read More »