If no parent has custody who has the right to the child?

Answer The court must appoint a legal guardian.

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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 »

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?

Does non-payment of child support help the custodial parent retain custody if the non-paying parent tries to gain primary custody in court?

Answer This often happens when one ex is angry with the other and it's not about the children at all, but a control issue. Your ex wants to hurt you and the best way to do that is through the chil... 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 »