Recent Posts in visitation rights Category

  • If you have a valid custody and visitation order and the other parent does not return a child immediately go to a lawyer or directly to the court to file a petition. These orders are enforceable under the law and judges often take a dim view of a parents attempt to utilize “self help” by refusing to abide by a custody and visitation order.
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  • Can An Incarcerated Parent Have Visitation?

    || 16-Nov-2015

    Incarcerated parents can apply to the courts for visitation with their children. The courts will make a decision based on the best interests of the children. Some of the best interests factors that may be looked at by the courts are: Where the parent is incarcerated (how far from the child)? Who is available to transport the children? Whether or not the children want to see the parent who is ...
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  • The Dangers of Parental Alienation

    || 23-Jan-2015

    Parental Alienation is a newer concept for the courts. While many people claim alienation is taking place by one parent against the other, many times this is not the case. When alienation is really occurring it is a traumatic event in both the lives of the parent who is being alienated as well as the children. Both Mothers and Fathers are equally responsible for the acts associated with ...
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  • Medical technology may change the face of child custody disputes

    || 20-May-2014

    One celebrity story may actually have relevance as far as family law cases are concerned. Jason Patric apparently fathered a child by being the sperm donor for another woman. After the child was born he had a continuing relationship with the boy. However, at some point the mother decided to withhold visits. Patric now would like to regain visitation rights with the son and establish a parental ...
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