What are the rights of Godparents if the state takes custody of children?

Answer Answer The courts prefer the child be placed with a member of the family if they are fit to look after this child. However, as Godparents you do have rights to fight this and if you have spent a g... Read More »

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If your wife moves to another state while you are trying to establish custody of the children during a divorce will she give up custody rights?

Answer Both parents need to be mature about this and realize the children have feelings as well. To the children you two are just "mom and dad." Many couples are angry, frustrated and sometimes ... Read More »

If a father with partial custody wants to move out of state what kind of visitation rights can the he expect to have with the children?

Answer How often can he come back to visit? Does he have an apartment in town? What is the best interests of the children? What does he propose? Is the x-wife agreeable? Have they been to conc... Read More »

Would godparents be able to get visitation rights?

Answer No.Godparents are not recognized as having the legal status to petition the court for visitation rights to minor children.That being the case, visitation of minor children would only be pos... Read More »

In the state of Virginia Can a parent move children out of state when joint custody is involved?

Not without written permission of the other custodial parent or by Order of the Court.