How does a father get custody of his child?

Answer The father must consult with an attorney who specializes in custody issues who can review the situation and explain the father's rights and options.If the mother presently has custody she must be d... Read More »

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If a father had custody of a child for 7 years mother took the child and was awarded custody father is now issued a warrent and back pay is that legal?

Answer Yes.Physical custody does not constitute sole legal custody, in which one parent has been given the legal authority to make all decisions concerning a minor child, including change of resid... Read More »

When the custodial mother dies and the father does not have custody who gets custody of the child?

United States State laws vary widely in the United States but in almost every state the biological parent has sole rights to custody of the child. If a custodial parent dies the surviving natural ... Read More »

Can a father of a child sue for child support if he does not have custody of that child?

Of course not. Child support payments are paid over to the parent with legal physical custody.

If a father has custody and the mother has visitation rights does the father have the right to deny all access to the child because he is angry?

Answer No, court ordered visitation can only be revoked by the judge issuing the order (sometimes by an appeal to a higher court). The mother should insist her legal representative petition for a c... Read More »