Voluntary Child Custody Agreement Form
Overview of custody paternity child support.
Voluntary child custody agreement form. If you fail to follow the local rules you may not be able to finish your case. If the parents sign at the hospital both parents names will go. Circuit court forms family below are the forms that match your search criteria. Who may file a petition for an order of custody.
For best results we recommend using our pdf forms with the internet explorer browser. If there is any question in your mind concerning these forms the use of these forms or your legal rights it is strongly recommended that the services of an attorney be obtained. When both unmarried parents sign a declaration of paternity it means they are the legal parents of the child. This bill would delete the name of the uniform act on blood tests to determine paternity and would revise and recast provisions relating to establishing a parent and child relationship to among other things refer instead to genetic testing and parentage.
Click the underlined summary link to view andor save the form summary. A parent grandparent or a person with a substantial connection or relationship with the child may file a petition in family court requesting that the court place the child in his or her custody. Signing a declaration of paternity is voluntary. Any adult caregiver can be authorized to make decisions for a child using the authorization agreement for nonparent relative or voluntary caregiver form.
Child custody issues are involved in many cases at family court. The parents can sign a declaration at the hospital when the child is born. Domestic relations law drl 240 custody and child support orders of protection. Check with the clerk of the district court in your county.