My dad's abusive and I'm leaving for college in a few months. I can rough it at a women's and children's center until then, but my mother and sister won't be able to (require meds, need finanical support, etc). I want to report my father but not if my other family will be more unsafe.
The procedure would be to file a motion seeking that kind of relief. But any major life change like moving needs to be done by an appropriate court order. You would be wise to hire counsel to assist in this process.
My friend and her boyfriend had a child (born in SC - just over a year old) and they have since broken up due to some domestic violence issues. He was arrested for possession of drugs and a weapon and is in jail waiting a trial date. My friend has moved back home to New York but has not been able... Read more »
You might want to consider small claims court in light of the fact that most attorneys charge $300-$400 per hour. You cannot have an attorney in small claims court. If you obtain a judicial order for in junctive relief for the return of the cat, she would be in contempt of court if she does not...Read more »
I filed a petition in Tarrant County to have my case moved to Collin County (where the kids and I reside) and to modify the order. My ex husband filed his own petition 6/14 without actually answering mine. I was informed that I can not move forward until I am served or I should reach out to his... Read more »
You've mixed a lot of legal issues here. Your immigration status isn't really relevant to your divorce questions. If you want a divorce, you should file for divorce. You can request spousal support and anything else you believe you are entitled to. Note that the length of the marriage...Read more »
Even though my oldest children we very aware of his wish. It was later discovered that the new wife may not actually be his wife. We were unable to locate any marriage certificate on file and when we contacted the crematorium about how they verified the marriage making her next of kin. They... Read more »
Fortunately, a burial is reversible, whereas a cremation is not. Your oldest child could petition the probate court for an order to handle the affairs. But if it's shown that this other woman is in fact the wife, then she would have priority to make those decisions and there would then not be...Read more »
We have an agreement that states 3 non consecutive weeks. My ex-wife sees this as an opportunity to take 21 days as she sees fit. I have been instructed this is incorrect and am looking for further advice
Non-consecutive means not in a row. Normally that would mean 3 separate weeks, however, it can br intertpreted to allow 2 consecutive weeks, but not 3. You should consult a local attorney to go over your specific matter.
My mother has custody however my mother surrendered my daughter to me in 2018 and decided to cut ties with us. she came back into our lives in 2020 only to create more problems for me. Now in nasty custody battle and we have a hearing for next week to see if my daughter would be returned to her... Read more »
I really need more background on the case to get an understanding of the nature of the claims being made and the procedural history of that matter. Courts are almost always going to recognize the superiority of a parent over a non-parent. That being said, there are situations such as abuse ,...Read more »
My son has a smartphone that his mother gave to him without discussion with me. The phone has a lock code that his mother will not share with me and she has instructed the child to not share it with me. Our parenting agreement has no mention of cell phones to guide us. I have parental controls on... Read more »
This is a shared parenting issue and may possibly be addressed in your parenting plan under communications. If not it is still a shared parenting issue . You should consult with a qualified attorney to discuss the situation and give a good analysis as to how to proceed forward
Though I am getting my paralegal degree, I haven't reached family law and I'm scared I am going to lose my case and be placed on child support, and even lose my rights to my daughter. I am reaching out because I need help I'm just a full-time paralegal student mom and cashier who is... Read more »
My ex-husband and I share 50/50 custody of our 12 and 13 year old sons. The 13 year old has been living with his father during the school since 2021 and the 12 year old has lived with me full time, still maintaining the every other weekend agreement. While this agreement does not pose an immediate... Read more »
While you may not have an attorney, you can and should certainly try to hire one to assist you with responding and representing you. In the meantime, additional information is needed to respond to your post as there are multiple ex-parte motions which have different ways/requirements for...Read more »
I have been very careful to avoid having our living situation qualify as a common law marriage under Texas law. I did designate my live-in friend as my domestic partner for health insurance purposes when I was working, but there was never a formal agreement of any kind. I own 100% of the house we... Read more »
We've lived together 10 years. We are in our 60's and both own a lifetimes worth of assets. Additionally, our philosophies regarding finance handling are radically different. We laugh about our differences.
We love each other and want to make it official by marrying but neither... Read more »
The court ordered you to pay $2000 almost 2 years ago. According to the rules of civil procedure if you don’t pay within 10 days of when you were ordered the court can strike your pleadings. You have paid a total of $50 leaving an outstanding deposit balance of $1950. If that... Read more »
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