While it is possible to include language that prohibits contact with your spouse’s parents, you should strongly consider whether your spouse will agree to that. There are instances where barring an abusive or otherwise damaging person from your child’s life makes sense, but without your spouse’s … [Read more...] about Can Our Custody Agreement In Queens Stipulate That The Child Can’t Have Contact With My Spouse’s Parents?
Yes, while the financial health of both parents is considered in every custody matter in Queens, there are many factors that play into a parent’s bond with and ability to provide a stable and loving home for their children. A parent who left the workforce to raise the children is unlikely to … [Read more...] about If I’m Unemployed, Can I Still Get Custody Of My Kids In Our Divorce In Queens?
Appeals in any area of law are relatively uncommon, and that’s true of child custody as well. Appeals are allowed only in very narrow legal circumstances, such as when there has been an error in fact or in the interpretation of relevant law, and judges have strong incentives not to make these … [Read more...] about How Common Is It To Appeal A Child Custody Decision In Queens?
Grandparents are sometimes able to obtain custody of their grandchildren in Queens. While the rights of parents are given much greater consideration by judges than the rights of grandparents, ultimately a judge has to make a determination that’s in the best interest of the children. In cases … [Read more...] about Can I Get Custody Of My Grandchild In Queens?
Both family court and supreme court can hear child custody modification cases, so where you file may depend on whether your existing order was created as part of a divorce settlement. Some divorce decrees will stipulate that jurisdiction for subsequent matters remains in the supreme court, in … [Read more...] about Do I File In Family Court Or The Supreme Court To Modify Child Custody In Queens?
Don’t panic. Your situation is extremely common. Even after a new court order is issued, Queens will continue withdrawing child support from your paychecks and providing the money to your child’s other parent. This will often continue even when you’ve contacted them or visited them in person … [Read more...] about Why Is Child Support Still Being Withdrawn From My Checks If I Won Custody In Queens?