How can you get full custody if you cannot locate the other parent?

Answer Answer Yes.It is possible for joint custody to be awarded under such circumstances.Two of the biggest factors would be the age of the child or children and the viability of the parenting plan subm... Read More »

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Does the court ever change a ruling from joint custody to full custody for the custodial parent if the non-custodial parent gives up his visitation?

Answer Because it's almost always in a child's best interest to have a relationship with both parents, courts are generally reluctant to take away visitation rights. In some states, custody order... Read More »

What should a parent who is seeking full custody be prepared for in a custody hearing?

Answer When parents share joint custody major decisions concerning the child(ren) must be agreed on by both. This includes moving the child(ren) out of the state jurisdiction where custody was awar... Read More »

If granted full custody can a parent immediately take the child out of state to where that parent resides?

Answer This depends on the state. I know in CA, NV, TX, UT for a fact (and most other states are the same way). You can NOT take a child out of state regardless if you have full custody or not. I h... Read More »

Can the non custodial parent take full custody away from the other parent if he has demonstrated an 'on again- off again' style of parenting?

Parental custody To give a lawyer's answer...It depends. It depends on a large number of factors, the jurisdiction the court which has authority of the case, and the particulars of the "on again, ... Read More »