Do you have a legal right to a child who is not yours?

Answer Generally, no. Most states give no legal rights to non-parents. However, some states have given custody to a step-parent if it is in the best interest of the child. You can read more on this topic ... Read More »

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What legal rights do you have if you found out a child is not yours?

That is a complicated issue and laws vary in different jurisdictions. There are also various perspective ranging from wanting to maintain parental rights to wanting to avoid child support for eight... Read More »

At what age does a child have a legal right to speak for themselves in a divorce case in Oklahoma?

According to Section 113 of Title 43 of Oklahoma Statutes, a child who is 12 years of age or older has a right to state his preference in matters involving that child's custody and visitation. If t... Read More »

Does the parent have the legal right to be in the examination room with their underage child?

Answeryes because some doctors may be crazy and try to strip them

When a child is born to a minor child age sixteen does that child have legal custody of the newborn baby?

ANSWER:Yes. Regardless of your age, you are still the mother. You will have legal custody unless those rights are terminated by the Court.