Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I home school my child for whom I have sole custody. Can my…

Customer Question
I home school my child...
I home school my child for whom I have sole custody. Can my ex take me to court and demand our child go to a public school?
Submitted: 3 years ago.Category: Family Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Answered in 2 minutes by:
5/29/2015
Family Lawyer: Law Educator, Esq., Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Law Educator, Esq.
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 126,857
Experience: Experienced attorney: Family law, Estate Law, SS Law etc.
Verified
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.
Is your ex paying for the private school tuition?
What does the custody decree say besides you have sole custody?
Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a family lawyerLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Ely Your Own Question
Ely
Ely
Ely, Counselor at Law
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 11,971
11,971 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

Ely is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

11,971 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney and Counselor at Law

9,034 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience. I remain current in Family Law through regular continuing education.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

7,856 satisfied customers

I provide family and divorce law advice to my clients in my firm.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,624 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

3,607 satisfied customers

Attorney with 17 years experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

3,019 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

2,828 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

Related Family Law Questions
I am a divorced mom of a single child. My ex husband and I
I am a divorced mom of a single child. My ex husband and I have joint custody of our son who is four years old. There are several issues that my ex husband has been threatening me with legal action ab… read more
Gerald, Esq
Gerald, Esq
Juris Doctor
4,029 satisfied customers
I'm recently divorced and have a toddler son. He's
I'm recently divorced and have a toddler son. He's currently able to attend a private elementary school that allows him to begin kindergarten in the 2016-2017 school year despite having a birthday tha… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,624 satisfied customers
I home school my child I have sole custody. Can my
I home school my child for whom I have sole custody. Can my ex take me to court and demand our child go to a public school?… read more
TexLawyer
TexLawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
24 satisfied customers
I was completely naive and overwhelmed with my divorce back
I was completely naive and overwhelmed with my divorce back in 2004. Because I was moving out of the State of Arizona, I agreed to give my ex sole legal custody of our son. I didn't even know what tha… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
12,814 satisfied customers
I first got divorced in 2001, in 2008 courts gave me sole
I first got divorced in 2001, we agreed to joint custody of our two sons. In 2008 courts gave me sole custody of my youngest son who was 8 at the time and oldest son was 15. The reason was due to the … read more
Family Law Answers
Family Law Answers
Juris Doctorate
1,261 satisfied customers
My ex husband and I have 50/50 joint custody--no set days/times
My ex husband and I have 50/50 joint custody--no set days/times other than that. My husband recently removed my children from their private school where he had agreed to pay the $917/monthly for both … read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
I am catholic and want my child to attend catholic school.
I am catholic and want my child to attend catholic school. My ex husband wants her to attend public school. Money is not the issue. I have agreed to pay all costs. Religion is not the issue either. He… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,856 satisfied customers
I have full physical custody of my children and sole
Hi, I have full physical custody of my children and sole religious legal custody because my ex husband was using his church to be abusive and to interfere with the mother/child relationships. However,… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,856 satisfied customers
In the state of Louisiana. Is it within my rights as the domicile
In the state of Louisiana. Is it within my rights as the domicile parent to keep my ex husband and his family off of my son's school/afterschool care pick-up list? I'm being yelled at that I'm breakin… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
256 satisfied customers
When my ex-husband and I separated in 2005, we both signed
When my ex-husband and I separated in 2005, we both signed a notarized separation agreement stating that we would share legal custody of our 2 1/2 year old daughter and that I would have physical cust… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,828 satisfied customers
I have Sole Legal and Physical custody of my 3 year old son.
I have Sole Legal and Physical custody of my 3 year old son. My ex-husband has refused to pay his court ordered child support, and has not kept in contact with him since our divorce almost two years a… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,508 satisfied customers
I am unhappy with my current shared parenting agreement with
I am unhappy with my current shared parenting agreement with my ex-husband. I have two six-year old daughters. We currently have shared custody, but my ex-husband does not share important health infor… read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,245 satisfied customers
I am in the process of seeking visitation of my daughter. I
I am in the process of seeking visitation of my daughter. I am trying to work things out with my ex-girlfriend. She is screaming at me saying that i am being greedy/selfish/controlling and demanding. … read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
256 satisfied customers
Three months ago, my ex entered a DVI against my husband for
Three months ago, my ex entered a DVI against my husband for alleged abuse towards my and my ex' son. At the time he also asked for emergency custody which was not granted, but he kept my son for the … read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,939 satisfied customers
A policeman just came to my house to inform me that he has
A policeman just came to my house to inform me that he has a restraining order against my husband, Daniel (for my 10 year old son Sebastian) issued by my son's dad, James. James and I have 50/50 custo… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
256 satisfied customers
My daughter just turned 14. Today, she and my ex husband informed
My daughter just turned 14. Today, she and my ex husband informed me that they will be taking me to court so he can get sole custody of her because she doesn't like having to split her time between tw… read more
Lady Themis
Lady Themis
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
65 satisfied customers
My ex-husband wants to pull my 9-yr. old out of the school
My ex-husband wants to pull my 9-yr. old out of the school she has attended for 6 years. We have joint legal & physical custody (50/50, in CA). What rights does he have based on a standard divorce and… read more
Kaye Agento
Kaye Agento
J.D.
8 satisfied customers
I am the non-custodial parent paying child support
I am the non-custodial parent paying child support payments in accordance to my divorce decree, however, the custodial parent has evicted the child from her home for whom I support. What are the legal… read more
dkennedy
dkennedy
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
27 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x