Can a grandparent bring a child to the doctor?
You can designate any trusted adult to take your child to the doctor on your behalf. However, you will need to fill out paperwork and speak to your child’s doctor in advance to grant permission. Check with your doctor, because their specific requirements can vary from office to office.
Can a stepparent take a child to the doctor?
In order for a minor child to have a medical procedure, a parent or guardian must give informed consent; however, stepparents generally cannot give this. If the stepparent does not have the authority to give consent, however, they are still obligated to obtain medical treatment for a child if it is necessary.
Can I take my kid out of state before divorce?
Moving out of state before filing for divorce could hinder your child’s relationship with their other parent. Thus, the general rule is that you can’t move to another state prior to filing for divorce or while your case still pending.
Can a father not return a child?
Court Orders If you can’t speak to the other parent or they refuse to discuss returning the children you can apply to the Court for a Recovery Order. A Recovery Order is an order from the Court which allows Federal and State Police to return the children to you.
Can I leave the state of Indiana with my child?
In some situations, a custodial parent has the right to relocate with the child. Both parents have custody and visitation rights in Indiana. Indiana law doesn’t allow custodial interference with visitation. This means a custodial parent can’t deprive the noncustodial parent of regular visits by moving out of state.
Can a suspected father request a paternity test?
The father can petition in court for a paternity DNA test. If the father wishes to have the court issue a court ordered paternity test he will need provide evidence that can make the court believe that he might be father of the child which would mean proving some kind of relationship with the mother.