How does father get custody of children when mom is unstable?

Answer If the courts see it as in the best interests of the child, then the father can gain custody. It is so much better (and cheaper) for the health of the family if parents can work together on parenti... Read More »

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Who will gain custody if the mother is deemed unstable and the father is an illegal residen and the child has been with relatives for quite some time?

Answer The relatives can get custody if both the mother and father are rejected by the judge as fit parents. I have seen it happen, the best thing to do for your case is to document everything. If ... Read More »

In Texas when the child's mother dies does the joint custody father get custody?

Properly, yes, however there can be complications. If the mother names some other person guardianship, the father could be facing an expensive custody challenge. This issue should be clarified in t... 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 »

Does a father have legal options available when the mother has promoted her boyfriend to the role of father while keeping the birth father with a custody agreement from being able to perform that role?

Answer No, that is not a legal issue.The modification of a custodial order will not change the situation at hand. A judge will not issue an order of how a child should or should not refer to anoth... Read More »