Are you still a step parent after divorce?
Conclusion. In most scenarios, a step-parent will not automatically be entitled to see their step-children if they become divorced from the biological parent. Step-parents also need to be aware that they may have certain financial obligations to their step-children after a divorce.
Can a 17 year old leave home in Arizona?
Question: In state of Arizona can a 17 year old move out without parents permission? If a person is under age 18 in Arizona, he or she cannot leave home without a parent’s permission unless he or she is fully emancipated, or the parents have lost their right to parental authority.
Can my 15 year old refuse visitation?
Most judges understand that once a child reaches their teens (14 /15 /16 /17), it certainly is difficult to force them to visit with a noncustodial parent when they are adamant about not seeing them, but it truly is not the child’s decision.
What happens if a child doesn’t want to live with either parent?
Talk with a Legal Representative In addition, your child may be able to tell the court that he/she doesn’t want to live with you, but that doesn’t mean the court will rule in his/her favor. Instead, your child’s wishes will simply be recorded, but no change will be done in a legal setting.
Can I live with my dad at 13?
Unless your mom agrees that you can live with your dad, your dad will have to file a Motion with the court asking the court to give him custody. The judge will probably ask you to speak to a specialist with the Family Mediation Center so you can let the court know why you want to live with your dad.