How does one parent relinquish full custody of a child to the other parent?

Answer AnswerContact the office of the clerk of the probate court in the county in which you reside for the forms and procedures for filing a voluntary relinquishment of parental rights.Most states will n... Read More »

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When each parent has custody of one child but they both have joint legal custody is the other parent able to enroll the child in school if they end up coming to live with that parent?

joint custody is just given to make the other person who doesnt have all legal rights feel better, they don't have any real rights of the child, but theyt do get visitation rights. and if you went ... Read More »

Can a court issue custody to a parent without the other parent knowing when the other parent is paying child support?

Answer No, both biological parents must be notified of a custody hearing. However, if the parent who the child does not reside with does not appear in court on the date of the hearing they may lose... Read More »

If one parent has full custody does that mean that the other parent gives up all rights and visitation to that child?

Answer No. Courts are very concerned that children have the opportunity to spend time with both parents. Unless there are mitigating circumstances, such as proven previous abuse. Even in this scen... Read More »

If a same sex couple have a child together in Tn and the other one adopts the child if the biological parent dies does the adopted parent keep custody Can the biological parents family get custody?