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Q: I'm the single father in OK with a daughter in FL. She came and visited for the holidays, but now is back home in FL.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on
Answered on Jan 16, 2017

If you want to go for custody then file the case in FL.
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Q: What will happen if 1 year old & I leave abusive father?

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence and Child Custody for Florida on
Answered on Jan 16, 2017

File for a restraining order and for full custody asap. Retain a lawyer.
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Q: What kind of tax do I have to pay on a divorce settlement?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Florida on
Answered on Jan 16, 2017

If you are paying alimony then there is a tax, if just transferring property then generally there is no tax. You should hire a lawyer to represent you in the case.
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Q: My child was adopted by my ex-wife's husb and cs has been stopped, im paid up but florida says i owe more when i dont

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Florida on
Answered on Jan 16, 2017

Get a certified copy of the child support statement in PA, then file a motion in FL to sort it out.
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Q: Do i have to send my daughter for visitation if he is breaking the law?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Florida on
Answered on Jan 11, 2017

If he is openly violating the law, then no visitation.
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Q: I filed for my husbands kids, we are getting a divorce what are my rights and responsibilities with the kids?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Immigration Law for Florida on
Answered on Jan 11, 2017

You are not a party to the case and you are not the legal parent.
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Q: I'm 16 can I marry my 20 year old baby's father?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Criminal Law for Florida on
Answered on Jan 2, 2017

You need parental consent.
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Q: How can I go about removing my husband from our house legally

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Divorce and Family Law for Florida on
Answered on Dec 27, 2016

Get a restraining order if he is making threats. Hire a lawyer.
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Q: Can I have my son's dad to be be refused visitation for allowing our 16 year son to sleep over his 16 yr old girls house

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Florida on
Answered on Dec 27, 2016

You have to file a motion, do not engage in self help. Hire a lawyer.
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Q: I had got incarcerated and my daughter's father came from South Carolina and took her up there how do I get her back

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Florida on
Answered on Dec 27, 2016

Hire a lawyer asap.
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Q: THE FATHER OF MY SON WANTS TO CHAGE THE SHARING CUSTORY TO SOLE FOR NO REASON WANT CAN I DO?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Florida on
Answered on Dec 27, 2016

hire a lawyer asap
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Q: My mom recently,just kicked me out the house.Im 17 years old.Its been 4 days since.If she says come home, do I have to?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Constitutional Law and Juvenile Law for Florida on
Answered on Dec 21, 2016

When you are 18 you can do what you want, you are legally an adult.
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Q: Physical/mentally DBL Dependent on husband Physical/mental abuse He lft home

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Divorce and Family Law for Florida on
Answered on Dec 21, 2016

File a case for child support and custody. You should hire a lawyer to represent you in the case.
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Q: I put an injunction on my daughter's father for laying his hands on me our two year old. They servedinjunction he came

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Domestic Violence for Florida on
Answered on Dec 12, 2016

You should file a case in family court for 100% custody. You should hire a lawyer to represent you in the case.
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Q: How do I get temporary custody switched back to my name if the temporary custodian agrees?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Florida on
Answered on Dec 12, 2016

You can prepare a stipulation and order for the judge to sign. You should hire a lawyer to represent you in the case.
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Q: How do I get rid of a live-in girlfriend of 5 months? I own condo, no written agreement, no money changes hands either.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Dec 12, 2016

You have to file eviction papers with the court. You should hire a lawyer to represent you in the case.
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Q: Ex showed up to default, claims didn't receive petition, now has 10 days to respond to amended petition. What now?

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Florida on
Answered on Dec 12, 2016

You should hire a lawyer to represent you in the case. ...............
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Q: Can an inmate charged with sexual charges be denied visitation of their children?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Family Law for Florida on
Answered on Dec 12, 2016
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Q: I was in a custody battle with my daughter's father.I have custody of our daughter and the judge ordered child support

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Florida on
Answered on Dec 4, 2016

File a petition to establish support. You should hire a lawyer to represent you in the case.
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Q: My exhusband has visitation every other weekend but has A warrant out for his arrest due to nonpayment of child support.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on
Answered on Dec 4, 2016

Technically yes, you still have to comply.
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