What is an unfit mother?

Answer Answer Any mother who cannot or will not adequately provide for her child emotionally and physically.Unfit mother (parent) is a societal term rather than legal.What some would define as unfit woul... Read More »

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If a mother is currently in a long-term homosexual relationship but is not in any way unfit can the father use that relationship against the mother in court for custody?

Answer Of course. Even though society has come a long way in terms of acceptance and equal rightsfor homosexuals, the debate still rages as to whether children can be adversely affected by witnessi... Read More »

How do you report an unfit mother?

Telephone your nearest child social services.

How do you take custody from an unfit mother?

You do not take custody of a child from a mother who you think is an unfit parent. You petition a court to make a determination that the parent is unfit and grant custody or a guardianship to you. ... Read More »

In SC how is a mother proven unfit and what happens to the children?

Being proven unfit is interpretive, and limited by state budget problems. Unless there's an immediate danger, they will not take the kids as there's no place to put them. They will not consider a... Read More »