How is child custody determined?

Answer Divorce can be a nasty battle, but when children are involved, the aim is to make the breakup as painless as possible. Therefore, states have come up with rules to help decide child custody when p... Read More »

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How is child support determined for joint physical custody?

Answer The father usually pays a portion of his salary for the child support and that is gauged on how much he earns. If you feel your ex mate is not spending that money wisely on your child, you ... Read More »

If i have shared custody and my ex's husband is hitting my child and i have made a child abuse complaint should i assume full custody and not let my child return there since the social services knows?

If your ex husband it hitting your child just tell the police they will talk care of all the confusing stuff and they might bring your ex husband to jail cause you broke up and he isn't in your fam... Read More »

Can a parent that is behind in child support get joint custody of a child whos mother already has full legal custody?

AnswerCertainly some evidence of responsibility (ie paying child support, job, time spent with the child) would help your case. Joint custody, however, is not just for the purpose of reducing chil... Read More »

If a biological father is not determined and the child is adopted by another man through the court can paternity be determined at 6 years of age and would the biological father have any rights left?

Answer By Canadian Law if the mother of the child purposely did not contact the biological father and she married and her husband adopted the child and the biological father found out then yes, he... Read More »