What does it take to be a good parent?

Answer Balance of friendly and strict.Having a caring environment for children to grow in. (No smoking, have a clean home, etc.)Even with jobs, take time into your children.Grow with your children.Help ch... Read More »

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Can a parent whos not married take a child away from the other parent?

Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states until the father can establish his paternity. Remember, a child's mother can always be identified by m... Read More »

In the state of Ohio does a child have to live with a parent 50 percent of the time in order for that parent to be considered a Residential Parent?

Answer I live in Ohio and I do believe the child in question must live with the parent MORE than 50% of the year for that particular parent to be "the Residential Parent". In my case, it was descr... Read More »

Can a parent take a child out of NJ with out consent of other parent?

That depends on whether the parents are married, never married or divorced and whether a court has jurisdiction over the child by virtue of a child support and/or custody order.

If granted full custody can a parent immediately take the child out of state to where that parent resides?

Answer This depends on the state. I know in CA, NV, TX, UT for a fact (and most other states are the same way). You can NOT take a child out of state regardless if you have full custody or not. I h... Read More »