How can a father take a child from its mother?

Answer United States A father cannot take a child from its mother. He needs to try to get custody through the family court. Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control... Read More »

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If there is not a court order for sole custody of a child and the mother is behind in child support can the father take the child out of the US without permission from the mother or the court?

Answer Obtaining a passport for a minor in the US requires both parents. You'd would have to get a court order giving you custody. More Conributor Opinions Being granted sole legal custody does n... Read More »

Can a teenage mother take her child away from the father?

He has the right to sign the birth certificate and go to court and prove paternity and then petition for visitation, child support and custody. If he gets the court orders she can not go against them.

Can a father take a child from her mother without legal notice?

AnswerNo, there must be a court order that gives sole custody to the father. If the mother has full custody, it is called kidnapping.

Can a father take their child away from its teen mother?

If not married the custody belong to the mother automatically and the father have to go to court to get visitation rights or custody. If the mother can not take care fo the child and neglects it, ... Read More »