Some Ohio parents have been in the situation where their child has been taken from them for some reason or another. Many of these parents vow to do whatever they can to regain child custody. The father of a 5-year-old boy who was recently removed from his care has stated he will focus on upcoming child custody court appearances to get his son back.
In a bitter custody battle between Ohio parents, it is most often the children who lose. Some parents will choose any tactic as a way of retaliation in a child custody situation. A mother took her two daughters from their fathers and ran to family members living on an Indian reservation in an effort to avoid an awarding of child custody to the men.
Most news stories pertaining to child custody focus on the court giving primary or sole custody to the mother, leaving the father with a few days of visitation and providing financial support. That is changing, however, as more fathers are seeking full custody of their children for any number of reasons. Ohio parents might be interested in the child custody journey of one single father.
Some men who become fathers as a result of a spontaneous, brief liaison will often deny the possibility of their parental status. Thus, child custody and support are issues they attempt to avoid. Professional football fans in Ohio might be interested to know that cornerback for the Washington Redskins, Josh Norman, is all for a shared child custody agreement for his daughter, born earlier this year.
Animosity between two Ohio parents may sometimes affect a child custody case to the point that one parent will move out of state or even out of the country as a tactic to keep the other parent from seeing the child. Because child custody laws in each state vary, the attempt to enforce some terms of an existing agreement can be tricky when more than one state is involved. That is the case of a woman whose boyfriend has left the state with their son.
There are numerous reasons an Ohio parent may seek sole child custody over the other parent. There may be cases of physical or emotional abuse, lifestyle choices of one parent that may cause harm to the child or even revenge. Kathryn Dennis, cast member of Bravo's "Southern Charm," is seeking sole child custody of the two children she has with ex-boyfriend Thomas Ravenel.
Ohio child custody battles usually involve parents who are no longer together. Less common, although still numerous, are situations where the state takes custody of a child for one reason or another. One couple is fighting for child custody after they say they were just trying to help their son.
Some Ohio parents who have gone through a custody battle know how emotionally, financially and even physically draining it can be. However, all the frustration is worth the gift that can be received at the final ruling. One man is fighting a child custody battle for a child that, as it turns out, is not even his.
Finalized child custody arrangements often take a lot of back-and-forth negotiations as well as compromises by both parties, as many Ohio parents know. Even when the relationship between the parents has become filled with contention, putting the needs of the child first will benefit all involved. Stevie J, best known for starring in Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, and Puerto Rican rapper Joseline Hernandez have seemed to settle on an acceptable child custody and support agreement.
Settling on a child custody agreement may prove to be difficult among some Ohio parents. There are many factors to consider, but in every case the best situation for the child should be the motivating aspect of any arrangement. Bryn Forbes, NBA player for the Spurs and his ex-girlfriend, Raelynn Taylor, have agreed on a child custody plan for their two boys.