Can you represent yourself in court in a custody case?

Answer some have done it, but it's not recommended. see links belowADDED: The questioner does not make clear if they are the parent, or the minor, that is asking the question. If you are the parent - see... Read More »

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If a father is seeking joint custody and the mother has been served court papers what rights does the father have until the case goes to court?

It depends if you've made an effort to support your child. If you ran away from your responsibilities and didn't pay that child support then those are marks against you in the court system. If the ... Read More »

How would you serve someone court papers who lives out of state in a child custody case?

I have to do the same thing.. what you need to do is look up on the internet and find out what county they live in... then look up the phone number for the county sheriff... they will be more than ... Read More »

If the father doesnt show to court for custody does the mother get custody automatically defaulted that day?

Answer Yes. Its the same as not showing up for other court dates.

If no court order for custody has been granted and the parents are unmarried who has the custody of a child in Maryland?

Answer When the issue pertains to unmarried couples the law presumes the mother to have full legal custody of the child(ren). The father must establish paternity before custody, child support or v... Read More »