Question: Our divorced child just passed away without a will dividing his assets among his two minor children. Does his ex-wife have a right to his inheritance if there is no will in place? Should we as grandparents get involved to protect our grandkids?CONTINUE READING
Dad’s Story: Collateral Damage of Unwed Fathers Rights
By William E. Brooks Author, “My Life In Exile“ Recently, in what should have been a joyous occasion, I became a grandfather. However, I have yet to see my new grandson. And what is worse, my son, the father, has only seen his son a handful of times because he …CONTINUE READING
Can You Control Who Watches Your Kids During Your Ex’s Parenting Time?
Question: My ex-wife and I share child custody, though she has the majority of parenting time during the day. When our child stays with my ex during her parenting time, she often has her mom over. I know she is our child’s grandma, but this woman has mental issues and …CONTINUE READING
Child Support Laws: How To Stop Garnishment Of Wages
Question: My ex-wife’s parents have child custody of my 21-year-old daughter, who now has a child of her own and no longer lives with her grandparents. Seemingly out of nowhere, my paychecks started being garnished for child support even though it was determined my ex-wife should be the one paying …CONTINUE READING
Child Custody Laws: Who Claims The Children For Taxes?
Question: My question is in regard to child custody laws and who gets to claim a child on taxes. My ex-wife has primary child custody, though the child spends the majority of her time with the grandmother – my ex-wife’s mother. It has come to my attention that the child’s …CONTINUE READING
Can grandparents be granted visitation rights?
Question: We are grandparents who helped raise our granddaughter for many years before it was revealed that our son was not her biological father. We have now been shut out of our granddaughter’s life because her family says since we are not the biological grandparents we can no longer see …CONTINUE READING
Will a judge grant custody to a parent whose intention is to raise them in another country?
Question: My wife and I are getting divorced. She wants to move the children out of country to South America where she is originally from. We both are U.S. citizens along with our children. Will a judge grant custody of a child to a parent whose intention is to raise …CONTINUE READING
If the mother is not there for her scheduled parenting time, can I modify custody?
Question: My husband currently has visitation rights and his ex has sole legal custody. For 6 weeks now, my husband has not been able to talk to or communicate with his ex because she is always avoiding him. Relatives are the ones who always coordinate the drop offs and pick …CONTINUE READING
By Molly Murphy Attorney, Cordell & Cordell In recent years, the issue of whether a grandparent has the right to visitation with a grandchild has become more prevalent. Sadly, when parents decide to get divorced the parents of the non-custodial parent often end up cut off from their grandchildren.CONTINUE READING
How can I regain custody from grandparents?
Question: Until recently, my daughter has lived with her grandparents. She was sent back to live with us and we would like to transfer her to a school closer to our home than have her travel across town to keep going to her current school. What do I need to …CONTINUE READING