Have your attorney send a letter to your ex. Guardianship is an arrangement by which a court or a parent appoints someone to make decisions for a minor child. Am I being unreasonable? It's up to HIM to decide to return the child or not, and with his own mother hanging over his head, apparantly HE has decided to retain the child to make his own mother happy. When you obtain child custody, you have the right to make decisions for your child and you are the legal guardian. There are mothers who take it, there are mothers who cry, and there are mothers who will stomp you into next week if you come at them sideways. Ex won't give me address! Not only was this refused, but father now refuses to give back child at all. Cancelling Passport: Unknown grandparents details on child's 1st passport app: I hate my child's father Ex won't give me my half of the rent deposit! They can't take your child if they are 16 or 17 years old unless your child agrees to leave your home. Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0 … She is 3years old and i really dont know what to do.. im waiting now for the solicitors to open, the police have been involved but cant/wont do anything. If a Children's Aid Society (CAS) thinks that there is a serious or immediate risk of harm to your child, they may take them from your home. Jan 17, 2009 #1. ncfather Law Topic Starter New Member. [1] X Research source Today, courts strive to settle on a custody arrangement that is in the best interests of the child, without bias in favor of the mother or father. The term "unfit mother" arises out of the now-outdated child custody doctrine that custody of children should be awarded to the mother unless the mother was "unfit." Mother got upset and went over to ask to have child back. States have different laws on the specific powers and duties of a guardian.. Parents can give guardianship to another person for a number of reasons. A mother might be upset by this, particularly if the father didn’t do a lot of hands-on care. But they can take your child if they are younger than 16, even if they don't agree. She might feel as though she is “losing custody” when, in fact, a judge awards joint custody. Grandparents Refuse To Give Child Back to To Mother And Father Discussion in 'Child Custody & Visitation' started by ncfather, Jan 17, 2009. Should the mother leave with the children, a father still has a right to equal parenting time or full custody of their children. A court may also assign guardianship rights to another person if it finds it is within the best interests of the child. Since fathers day, Mother has been allowed to see child three times. He takes child with permission to state far away for the summer. This also gives you certain rights that you can take advantage of if your ex won’t obey the orders. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. If she steps on property, they will call the cops. The father's mother has no more legal tie to the child than you do as the mother of the mother. He deserves visitation and to be consulted when issues with the kids arise, such as illness or school struggles. It’s important for her to realize that although she doesn’t have sole custody of the child, that’s usually not what’s in the child… Mother provides full-time home and care for minor child. Generally, adoption requires the consent of both parents, provided they meet certain requirements.To gain parental rights, including the right to object to adoption, biological fathers unmarried to the mother must not only establish paternity, but also demonstrate a commitment to … Contrary to this belief, a mother does not have more legal rights over children than a father. I stupidly asked the father of my daughter if he would take her for a couple of hours yesterday evening as i needed a break, now he is refusing to give her back. 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