Do you have to go in front of a judge to get custody?

Answer Answer yes, unless you are the natural mother and have not adopted the child, or the court has not removed the child from you. Also, if you have not assigned a guardian for the child and even the... Read More »

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If the parents live in two different cities do they still have the right to joint custody or will the judge order one of them sole custody?

Answer Best Interests of the children. Are you talking about physical custody or legal custody? Visitation schedule?Hopefully the parents can work it out in concilation court.for more details see... Read More »

If the father is in jail for domestic violence at the time of a custody case does the judge usually give the mother sole custody?

Answer Yes, the safe environment of a child always comes first, so your chances of gaining full custody are high.

Can you write to the judge to have your child custody case modified if you live in Miami Florida?

Answer No, judges do not correspond with petitioners. The proper procedure would be to file a motion to modify or amend in the court where the original order was issued. Such issues are best handl... Read More »

Why do people watch judge judy and judge mathis these 'judges' have more personal problems than the litigants.very degrading and mean spirited..the opposite character of what a judge should possess?

Judge Judy expects a direct answer to a direct question & does not tolerate word-games. This would be fine if she was polite and not abusive herself. But she does not respect anyone herself so shou... Read More »