We currently have a DHS case open but it does not seem like the court system is doing anything. Can I legally choose to live with my father? If so, how do I do it?
They are old enough to understand what court is, and that Mom and Dad are fighting ... Where a child wants to live can affect where the child is ordered to live. ... Many counties in my state utilize the M.A.R.C.H. mediation system, which offers ...
Jun 3, 2011 ... It could be that Susie might want to live with Dad because he is more ... as children, “got to choose” where to live when their parents divorced.
I'm 15 about to be 16 in August. I want to live with my mom but my dad keeps denying it and giving me a really hard time saying i can't.
Jul 30, 2013 ... All my life I have wanted to live with my dad, then the other day my dad said I ... If your mum and dad can't agree about where you should live, then it ... That's more likely to happen if you choose a time when you've got some ...
... my dad, what is the legal age to choosing which parent I want to live ... age when a minor can "choose which parent" they want to live with.
In my experience, most Judges will defer to the wishes of a 17 year old, ... and you will be 18 and deciding where you want to live by November.
But, I want to live with my dad and my mom says no! ... The law regarding a child's 'right'* to choose is a matter for each State and jurisdiction. ... At 12 you can talk with the Judge, but the standard is what is in your best interest, not what you want. Your father would have to file a lawsuit to start the process.
Have you told your dad how you feel about this? If not, I suggest you call him and explain to him that you would like to try living with him and ...