Can a father lose custody if he is accused of using drugs in the past by mother of child?
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If she is found to be unfit or addicted to drugs she could losecustody. Additionally, if she refuses to give the father visitationthe judge could find her in contempt and chan…ge custody to thefather.
A mother can lose custody by being deemed an unfit parent by the court. The factors used to determine that a parent is unfit are generally governed by state laws with child en…dangerment being the determining factor. These are some reasons a mother may be deemed unfit: . Abusing the child, but beating them . Leaving the child alone while she goes out . Leaving the child with someone unfit . The mother does drugs . The mother is an alcoholic . Not feeding the child properly . Not addressing health issues with a doctor, clinic or hospital . Allowing the child to be outside for hours at a time alone and not cared for . The mother brings too many different men around and neighbors complain . The mother is always tossing the child from one relative to the other so she can go out and have fun. . Not providing a good or safe environment for their child . If the child is old enough to go to school, not giving them the opportunity for a decent education. (the father should give child support for this.) These are reasons you can't be called an unfit mother: . Getting a better education and leaving your child for those hours with a grandparent or responsible friend (this includes working) . Not having enough money to live in the best of neighborhoods, but your home is clean, tidy and you do the best you can . Cooperating with the child's father regarding visitation rights . Making sure your child receives decent medical care . Giving all the love and support you can to your child and you don't have to be wealthy to do this. There are other ways a mother can lose custody to the father which have nothing to do with her being a 'bad' mother. For example: if the child is old enough and expresses a desire to live with his or her father, the judge will often take the child's wishes into consideration when making his or her determination. If the parents live in different towns, the judge may also take into consideration which parent has more family living near by, which can provide stronger family support. Also, if the father lives in an area which can provide better schooling, the judge may take that into consideration, as well. None of these guarantee that a parent will win custody, it largely depends on the judge, and all of the circumstances.
Can the mother request a drug test for the father who has failed one in the past before alowing the child to go for visitation and she suspects he is using again?
The law is different, state to state. Generally no, not without a judge's order. If you think your ex is using drugs, see an attorney in your county to check out your options.…. You could also call the police and file a report, or the department of human resources in your county.
Yes. The court can order it. Or child services can take the child from the abusive parent (by court order) and the other parent can file for custody. But it won't happen "out …of the blue" without evidence. If there is gross abuse and it can be seen by any "casual observer" here, then social services can remove the child immediately. Someone will have to "prove" abuse, though. It is not enough for the "other parent" to make claims. Even if they are true, in cases of dispute, the claims will be looked on with some suspicion. And you can see why. (You'll have to accept that, so do so, and then move on to the real issue.). Consult a professional. They are free or relatively inexpensive, at least upon an initial visit. If the issue is important (and it sounds like it is), it is worth it. But it is critical above all that the claims be accurate and be substantiated by someone. Unless the child comes forward with a claim (and injuries or the like), someone "outside" will have to come up with the things that can be used in evidence to show abuse. Be clear about what kind of "abuse" is taking place and look into how to prove it. Oh, and yelling at your kid is not abuse; it is parenting, and parents sometimes yell. Make an honest review of the facts and also what is going on inside you, and then proceed from there. And above all, look at things from the child's perspective. Honestly. The best interests of the child should always be put first, and they too often are set aside by an angry or bitter parent or parents as they struggle to "make the other party pay" for real or imagined grievances.. Take that hard and honest look at the situation and be clear about what is going on from the child's point of view before you fly into righteous indignation. It's a bit of an uphill battle, and you need to line all your ducks up to fight this. Best of luck sorting this one out.
If a mother and father have joint custody and the mother gets arrested for drug use and the kids are put into his care does he still have to pay her child support?
If you have joint custody I don't understand why you are paying child support. I have joint custody with my oldest daughter and we share her in her support. When she is with m…e I pay her bills when she is with her father he handles the bills. As far as medical we both have insurance and split the difference down the middle. Yet we are best friends and have a wonderful relationship between our families. I gather this is not the situation you find yourself in. I would first make contact with your local Department of Children Services. This day and age times are hard for everyone. You should sign the children up for the Food Stamp or Snap Program. Based on the ages if any are under 5 you should sign them up for WIC as well. A father has the right to do this when the mother is avail. Next I would visit your local Family Support Council for parenting classes. It is harder to be an active parent than most think. It also shows great will to be a good father. Also they have resources that can be unmeasurable to one in you situation. My next stop would be the local Child Support Office. Their should be someone assigned to your ex's case. You need to have a copy of the arrest order and some proof that you have the children in you care now. Such as Food Stamp approval or Snap Approval; WIC if app.; Schedule of parenting classes with the Support Council. Any other information you can think of. Be strong and make a stand for your children. If you don't no one else will. You brought your kids into this world and they have a right to be raised by humans that will love and care for their every need. If you want to raise your children file for court order custody. hell naw
Yes. This has happened to my cousin.
Unfortunately, if family services has become involved, he may have to fight for custody. Either way, he has to petition the court. see related link
When a mother loses custody of her 3 minor children due to drug use and custody is given to the sister who receives the child support?
If the custody order is done through a court of law, the sister will receive (and needs) child support.
he cant have contact with the child until they are over 18, they become an adult and responsible for their actions.
Generally speaking, a parent needs to be shown to be an unsuitable or incapable parent to keep custody of their child or children if legally challenged. Just having a relatio…nship with another person won't do it in Western countries. Nobody would ever remarry or establish new family units if this were the case. There would have to be evidence of other behavior which might lead to neglect, ill-treatment, endangerment, and so on, of the offspring in their custody; this behavior might or might not be related to a new relationship; each case is different. The law applies equally to both parents in matters of custody, though factors must be taken into account in the legal process when custodial rights are in question which might necessarily favour one parent or the other.
There are lots of factors involved. What does the court order say? If there is back child support owed, it is still to be paid. The child still needs to be supported, in this …case the state may take the money and give it to the foster care or new guardian for the benefit of the child.
Than a review needs to be made by the courts as to whether continued custody is in the child's best interest.
Hell yes! I had a record when I was 18 - I'm now 74 and have been raising children ever since. Having a record doesn't make you unqualified to raise children.
Yes and rightly so
The past is just that, the past. What the courts look at are present conditions. There are cases of felons receiving custody of their children if the court finds that person w…ould provide a more stable and loving environment for the child. For an informed opinion, you should consult with an attorney in your area with a specialization in family law, outline all of the details and you will receive an informed opinion on whether or not the father's criminal past would impact the judge's ruling in your custody case.
Can he? Yes. Will he? No one can predict. The courts always try to make an objective decision regarding custody based on the best interests of the child if a petition for m…odifications to custody is heard before them. If the court finds that the child's interests would be better served with you, the child will remain with you. If not, an alternate placement will be arranged.
Custodial issues are a matter for the court to decide if the parents cannot come to an equitable agreement. A parent who does not have custodial rights or wants their current …status amended should file suit in the appropriate court in the state of residence. The issue of a mother being uneducated is not relevant.