answered on Mar 14, 2023
You should hire an attorney and file a contempt action against him for failing to comply with the court order. You would ask for payment of the arrears, incarceration of the other parent, and reimbursement of attorney’s fees, court costs, and other expenses.
answered on Mar 10, 2023
The father should hire an attorney and file an action for visitation rights. If he already has court ordered visitation rights he should file a contempt action and ask the court to incarcerate the mother, reimburse attorney’s fees and costs, and enforce the previous order. Short of that, he is at... Read more »
answered on Feb 7, 2023
You will have to speak to the Prosecutor about dropping the charges. You are not bringing the charges against your husband; the State is. Several factors will come into play, e.g., the severity of the injuries, if any, the circumstances of the assault, the history between you and your husband, your... Read more »
answered on Jan 31, 2023
You will need to redirect your question to an attorney licensed in Florida.
Whether it is Real Estate, an Automobile, etc. Does the spouse who holds title retain the property in divorce?
answered on Jan 29, 2023
Mississippi is an equitable distribution state. The name on the title does not determine who will ultimately end up with the property. The Court will look at the Ferguson factors to make the determination.
I am 16 living in MS. My parents are non-abusive but I can not stand living with them anymore. Is there a way I can put myself up for adoption without parental consent?
answered on Jan 17, 2023
No. You cannot put yourself up for adoption, and you cannot be adopted without the consent of both of your parents, unless a Court has terminated their parental rights.
She get a check on the first of every month
answered on Jan 9, 2023
The quick answer is that the money taken from your disability money in the name of your child is child support. You do not say if there is a court order in place and, if so, what it says. That information is necessary to say whether the apportionment satisfies any directive from the Court.
answered on Jan 8, 2023
Your question is confusing. Whose social security number are you referring to…the child or the parent?
Once a person is determined to be the biological parent of a child, that person can be ordered to pay child support.
Name was changed and all. DHS keeps taking money out of my brothers paycheck. If he was adopted after my brother signed over his rights, would DHS get a copy sent over once he was adopted to stop taking money out of his checks? And if not, how could they change the child’s last name without being... Read more »
answered on Dec 22, 2022
DHS would not automatically receive a copy of the adoption Order. If your brother has a copy, he should take them a copy or contact the caseworker and them that one was entered. However, if your brother was behind on his child support at the time of entry of the Order, he is still responsible for... Read more »
My grandmother has gone to live with one of my uncles in another state, leaving her property here vacant. Another one of my uncles decided he wanted to move into the property and is starting to do so. I have had power of attorney for my grandmother for over a year now and want to know if there is... Read more »
answered on Dec 8, 2022
Depending on what the POA allows you to do, you may be able to file an action against him to prevent the move or an eviction if he has already moved in.
Our child committed a possession of controlled substance; a marijuana vape on school campus and was arrested in the state of Mississippi. He was fined $250 to pay for drug screening and the custodial parent is stating that I'm responsible as well for the fine. This happened while in the... Read more »
answered on Dec 8, 2022
You don’t say which court found him guilty or give his age. If he was found guilty in Municipal, Justice, County, or Circuit, that tells me that he is not a juvenile. The Court will look to your son to pay the fine, not either of the parents, custodial or not. He committed the crime, so he pays... Read more »
I took a drug test and that was the only thing in my system and I go to a doctor who legally prescribes the suboxone to me
answered on Dec 5, 2022
If the Judge finds that you are not taking the medication as prescribed, he/she can deny custody or restrict visitation. If you are monitored by a physician, take the medication as prescribed, have had no relapses in your original addiction, and have not had any adverse incidents, you will probably... Read more »
Would it be because the mother is 20 years younger then the father?
answered on Nov 20, 2022
Your question answers itself. One reason that a child support case would go to court IS because the mother requested support. It has nothing to do with the age of either parent. The second reason that a child support case would go to court is because the mother received benefits from the State,... Read more »
She was granted temporary custody due to my daughter being born with methamphetamine in her system. I am now sober and can pass a drug test. Will I be able to get her back?
answered on Nov 12, 2022
You don’t say how long your mother has had temporary custody, if you have had visitation, if you were ordered to do certain things, or which Court granted temporary custody to your mother. If you are in Youth Court, you will have to follow the instructions and directives of the social workers... Read more »
Mother killed while child was 6wks old BEFORE paternity established BUT father petitioned paternity after mother’s death IMMEDIATELY in NOV (2021). Grandmother ran off with baby & was not in communication with alleged father UNTIL paternity established 2months ago (2022). Paternity has now... Read more »
answered on Nov 9, 2022
You don’t say how old the child is; however, the grandmother will have to overcome the natural parent presumption which says that the biological parents are the natural guardians of their children. The presumption may be overcome if the father has 1. consented to a third party having custody... Read more »
They said my son was hustle towards her. He was not, something happened for DHS to take her away from the grandfather on a Saturday, when we seen her a week later, something was wrong with her, she walked in the room and stood in a corner and wouldn't take. That scraped my son and I and we... Read more »
answered on Nov 7, 2022
It is hard to tell from the facts given what exactly is going on. If the SW and/or DHS are talking about adoption, the best advice I can give is that you immediately hire an attorney who has been experience working in Youth Court and Chancery Court matters.
Will cps stop the reunification plan and child will be adopted? Will they give mother another chance to prove that she can stay clean?
answered on Oct 28, 2022
Normally, it takes more than one failed drug screen. However, the mother must follow and complete her service plan, remain sober, and meet all of the requirements.
answered on Oct 26, 2022
A lawyer will draft a petition for the guardianship, which will need to be signed by you and your husband. Additionally, the child’s parents will either sign the Petition or a waiver. An Agreed Judgnent allowing the guardianship will be signed and then presented to the Judge for his/her... Read more »
His original payment was based on unemployment income years ago. He makes significantly more money the last few years and DHS said o
It was supposed to increase three years ago when I asked for a review and they sent him letters but never followed through. He has three storage buildings... Read more »
answered on Oct 21, 2022
A couple of things is going on here.
1. If your son is 18, what is he doing as far as school, employment, living arrangements, etc. he may or may not be emancipated.
2. If he is not emancipated, you should hire a private attorney and file for an increase in support. DHS usually... Read more »
answered on Oct 14, 2022
If your in-laws are in agreement, you and they will sign a joint petition and an agreed judgment. If not, you will have to serve them with a petition seeking custody. You will have to show a material change in circumstances adversely affecting your child that has occurred in their home…not that... Read more »
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