Is it abandonment if a mother leaves her children with the father?

Answer More than 30 days, outside a normal extended visitation period, yes. see link

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Is it child abandonment if mother moves to a different state and children are with their father?

If there is joint custody and the mother of the children has moved to a different state regarding better employment then no, it is not child abandonment even though she should have discussed this w... Read More »

How does a father file abandonment charges against the mother who has not seen her daughter in over a month?

Although the law varies from state to state, a month is not long enough. Most states will require at least a year.

If the custodial parent two children give one of the children back to the father does the father still have to pay child support for the one child that stayed with the mother or are they even?

No, the father has to pay child support for both children. Of course the child that decides to live with him will be treated as he/she were when you were both married, but the child you have will s... Read More »

If a mother has legal and physical custody of a child and if she dies and leaves her child to her mother in her will can the child's father obtain custody of the baby or will her mother?

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 p... Read More »