My son is a single dad. No court papers exist. His support (monetary) and keeping him every week are by their agreement. I understand from reading - http://askville.amazon.com/mother-children-state-lines-fathers-permission/AnswerViewer , that she can take their son and move 3 states over. Is there anything my son can do when they supposedly leave at the end of the month, or just hire a lawyer? PS: DNA test was not done because we all knew that he was the father. Thank you for any help you can give me. Sincerely, XXXXX XXXXX
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Illinois
He has told her if she leaves the state with his son, he will go to the police station and file kidnapping charges and have her arrested. She has made threats before. She uses her son and these threats to get what she wants. We have 4 adults in an 840 sq.ft. house and are full to the rafters. We squeeze Mikey in with his dad in his room. He pays child support and has him 5-6 days one week and then 2-4 days the next. He has been paying since Mikey was born. Back then things were more amicable.
That is correct, without an order from a court in place preventing her from moving then she can move anywhere she want to move.The only thing he can do is hire a lawyer, which he needs to do to get residence, visitation, and child support set.The police aren't going to do anything if he tries to file on her for moving because it isn't against the law. Technically, until a court makes a finding that he is the father then he has no legal rights.If you would like any additional information or have more questions please don’t hesitate to ask! Please DO NOT use the rating system to ask for more information as it gives a NEGATIVE rating if you answer either “Helped a Little” or “I Expected More”.Thank you for allowing me to assist you. As you know, we work on the honor system here and cannot always provide you answers that you like but I believe I have answered all of the questions you asked and would ask that you issue a positive rating on what has been done so far of either of “Got the Job Done”, “Informative and Helpful” or “Great Job”. Even after you issue the rating you can still ask for additional information, but the rating system allows us to judge how we are doing and a rating of "Helped a little" or "I expected more" is considered to be a negative rating on my ability, so I’d ask you to issue a rating of “Got the Job Done”, “Informative and Helpful” or “Great Job”, even if you have additional questions.I believe in giving information that is to the point, but please remember that I can only base our answers on the information you provide and sometimes a misunderstanding as to what you are looking for or already know occurs so feel free to ask additional questions or for clarifications. Be very careful about looking at other internet sites that just post generic information without any inquiry into your facts because often those answers are dated, wrong, or wrong as applied to your facts. Please be aware that my answer is not legal advice, it is merely information. You should always contact a local attorney for legal advice.Several customers have asked how they direct a question to me in particular. If you specifically want me to provide information for you just put “FOR JD 1992” in the subject line and I will pick up the next time I am online.
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