The question certainly may present a conflict if that prior case involved family law in a family court. If that was the case, then the conflict is that the attorney can use information gained from the father and use it either for or against the father. However, if the case was something else in a...Read more »
There is a difference between "proof" and legally admissible evidence. The asker does not tell us what kind of case she is involved in, but from its placement in the "family" category, we can narrow down the matter to either a custody proceeding or a child protective proceeding....Read more »
Children and Youth services of Pennsylvania showed up to my house because my daughter missed the forst week of school because her father tested positive of covid 19, and we didnt want to spread the virus. Whoeever called CYS also stated that they think possible drug use is involved because of the... Read more »
The government is legally allowed to do anything it wants. The government has agents, it has courts, and it writes the rules. The CPS can offer drug testing several times and then clamp down by removing the kids. A failure to take a test and pass it is evidence of drug use, and drug use is...Read more »
Pennsylvania codifies a "continuing conflict" as such:
1.9 Duties to Former Clients
A lawyer who has formerly represented a client in a matter shall not thereafter represent another person in the same or a substantially related matter in which that person’s interests are...Read more »
She was not home to receive the judgement so it was brought to the post office for pickup. I sent my ex the tracking number so it could be picked up, reminded her a few times to go get it, but she never followed through. Now it’s being “returned to sender”. Do I need to make another attempt... Read more »
We really don't know. A defendant's address is a crucial component of any divorce. If the address is incorrect, the defendant can return to court to move to vacate the judgment for non-service of the pleadings. If mail is being "returned" now, the asker better see a lawyer with...Read more »
Court order states any overpayments made to other party I am to be credited. The support unit is refusing to comply. Courts state this is a support issue only. Support says go to small claims, small claims says no this is a support issue. Support still refuses to comply. spoke to two supervisors... Read more »
What the asker should refrain from doing is calling cops for help. Government does not help, and a defenseless mother and her children is raw meat for the government meat grinder. Perhaps the asker should reason with the father and point out the last-chance possibility of police action in a...Read more »
I have no clue what I am doing so any help would be appreciated. Subpoenas for medical records. as if i were an idiot. Subpoenas for humans. Please explain is if I were an idiot. And also top to bottom on how to file an appropriate petition for abandonment. Please and Thank You!
The form says I must file a personal information form with this petition. – (attached) What is a personal information form? Is it a specific form that I can find online or do I just write the information on this current form? Or on a separate blank piece of paper? If so, what personal information... Read more »
The asker seeks the filing of a §651(b) petition for grandparent access in family court in New York. She specifically asks for help in completing a form and that we cannot do. Such an act would create an attorney-client relationship with the asker, and that is not the purpose of this website which...Read more »
Either state is fine as long as both parents consent to the name change. For continuity's sake, a New York filing in the county where the child resided would make it easier for the child to locate important court papers that concerned the child.
There is no particular form or ceremony required except that the parties must state in the presence of an authorized public official or authorized member of the clergy and at least one other witness that each takes the other as his or her spouse. There is no minimum age for a witness. However, in...Read more »
Citizens bank, where I have an account, will not allow me to cash it or deposit the check even with the Durable Power of Attorney. My son marked on it for banking transactions, retirement benefit transactions and tax matters. I also have his state issued ID. I've been searching for other... Read more »
Go to his bank, endorse the check by signing the back of the check "his name by your name, his agent" or "his attorney in fact" and bring the power of attorney with you. The bank should have no problem cashing it unless it is for a large amount, in which case you may need to...Read more »
The dad must file a writ of habeas corpus for the emergent return of the child. Retain counsel to write and serve the absent mother. If dad allows too much time to pass (typically six months), he will not get the write granted and will not restore the child to its home location with dad.
I was assigned a counsel for an article 10 case who represented my kids' father back in 2011 in a criminal case. I feel this could be grounds for a conflict of interest because he may have personal feelings in this case. I wouldn't feel this way if the attorney replied to any of my emails... Read more »
A classic government ruse is to provide the accused public with free attorneys. The government accuses, and the government provides the defense. The government sits on both sides of the transaction. This asker inquires about a lawyer who represented an ex who may be impaired representing the asker....Read more »
Our personal way of life ,religious beliefs and the way we raise our children is being targeted and scrutinized by cps and a private citizen .We feel like we are under attack and that we have no way to protect ourselves or our children
No. We in this nation have taken a stand against domestic violence such that we have to watch our every step to avoid being falsely accused and arrested/prosecuted. We cannot beat our kids or else we lose them. The only way to harass and annoy someone in American today is to use the legal system...Read more »
Very many people engage in divorce planning which includes having places to escape to when cops are called, separate bank accounts, accommodations for children when the balloon goes up and so on. In your case, you have apparently done nothing to divorce-proof yourself. So you'll enter into an...Read more »
In most states, a sixteen year old decides where he will park himself. When that happens, run to your family court and file a petition to terminate support and to impose support on the other parent (F Docket). That other parent will now feel the benefits of government intervention in her life.
Go to your family court's clerk's window and ask whether an order was entered. Have your docket and file numbers with you and picture identification. It may be that the clerk did not know where to send your order. However, it may have been a dismissal because nothing has changed in all this time.
I am the noncustodial parent. I am up to date on child support and college payments. My child was caught on campus with marijuana. He was 18 years old when this happened. My ex got him a lawyer to have the matter dismissed and sealed. I was not informed nor consulted about this, just given a bill.... Read more »
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