How do people get full custody of a child? What does it mean? What does it entail?
Ruby Norta Gumapac Assistant at Ascent Law LLC
When fighting for custody, men should try to remember that they should not escalate every small issue. I had one client who called the police or CPS whenever his child scuffed his knee. This was not a good image to create in the eyes of the court. It also did not help him win the custody battle.
Demonstrating involvement in all aspects of parenting
When fighting for child custody, it is vital to show your involvement in all aspects of parenting. Research shows that mothers tend to support fathers who are involved and show low conflict. If you can show that you have been involved with all aspects of parenting, you may be able to get the custody you want.
Refusing to pay child support
Refusing to pay child support is a common problem among many parents. Common reasons include inability to pay, lack of accountability, protesting visitation arrangements, and personal conviction that the award is unfair. In most countries, women are more likely to receive primary custody and therefore shoulder a large amount of the child support burden. However, men must also act responsibly. They must make a formal claim with the awarding court if they fail to pay.
Parents who refuse to pay child support may face opposition from court representatives, who believe that it is in the child’s best interests to continue receiving financial support. In this case, it is necessary to explain why you are unwilling to make payments and why your child does not need the money. In addition, returning child support payments is another option for parents who find themselves in financial difficulty.
Fighting for joint or sole legal decision-making custody
There are many factors to consider when fighting for joint or sole legal decision-making custody. The judge will consider what is in the best interest of the children. Typically, joint legal custody is in the best interests of the child, but in some cases sole legal decision-making may be the best option.
A parent’s ability to care for their child is a critical factor in determining the best custody arrangement for their child. If a parent is mentally unstable, for example, their child cannot be left with them. Additionally, a parent who does not spend time with his or her children can make joint legal decision-making more difficult.
Refusing to remove children from school or daycare if you are not primary custodian
If you are not the primary custodian of the children, you should never take them out of school or daycare. If you do, you could end up with emergency orders restricting your parenting time or terminating it completely. To avoid this, it’s best to notify the daycare or school at least two weeks before the planned absence. Additionally, this would avoid creating the appearance that you are kidnapping your children. In addition, it would be best to avoid the child’s school attendance, as it will likely cause distractions and result in a reduced level of parenting time.
If you need an Child Custody Lawyer, please call this law firm for a free consultation.
Ascent Law LLC
8833 S Redwood Road Suite C
West Jordan UT 84088
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West Jordan, Utah
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