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Q: How long before I receive payment after suffering work injury? Can my emp'er make me use my personal days while injured?

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Pennsylvania on Oct 28, 2014

Answered on Oct 29, 2014

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Timothy Belt's answer
If your employer is going to accept your claim and make payment, this should happen within 21 days of the injury. If the injury has not been accepted within 21 days, you should talk to a lawyer about filing a Claim Petition.

Your employer may force you to use your personal days, but if you are out of work for more than 14 days for your injury you are entitled to workers' compensation wage loss in addition to the personal time. If you are out less that 14 days but more than 7, you are...

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Q: My sister lives in Illinois & is having trouble supporting her children. Shes asking me to take temp custody Im in fl

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Jul 11, 2014

Answered on Oct 29, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Yes, it is possible to file a petition for temporary custody by extended family and get a court order entered, with the consent of the parents of the children. Get counsel for this.

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Q: Can one parent sign over full custody to another

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Jul 12, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
No. There is no full custody in FL anymore. There is shared parental responsibility and sole parental responsibility. But sole is not granted often, and only in cases of extreme circumstances. One parent cannot just give up all their rights to the other parent.

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Q: My gf has ran with my 3 month old son he was born in mississippi I'm in fl can I get her for kidnapping

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Jul 16, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Probably not. You do need to get it determined by a court of law that you are the father first.

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Q: My husband decided to leave to new York with no discussion what are his rights

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Jul 17, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Florida is the home state of the child. Any custody determination has to be made in FL. You have not given enough facts, and from what you have written, I have to assume that you are still married as well as all sorts of things. So, it is best to go see an attorney so that the attorney can ask questions and get answers.

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