Does prison count as abandonment of children?

Answer Well it depends on how the person got to prison. If the person is imprisoned because of a crime they committed willingly then it was their choice to leave their child. They are a selfish person for... Read More »

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Is it abandonment if a mother leaves her children with the father?

More than 30 days, outside a normal extended visitation period, yes. see link

Would you say that adopted children feels an inner sense of abandonment even if they had great APs?

For me I never felt any sense of abandonment or loss. I had questions when I was younger and they were all answered. I know exactly why I was adopted and the circumstances leading up to the adoptio... Read More »

Is it child abandonment if mother moves to a different state and children are with their father?

If there is joint custody and the mother of the children has moved to a different state regarding better employment then no, it is not child abandonment even though she should have discussed this w... Read More »

Child abandonment laws in west virginia. if a parent has not had any contanct verbal or physical for more than 6 months. is that child abandonment?