The universal principle in effect is that absent a family/matrimonial court order of custody, the parents are free to go anywhere they want at any time they want. The owe an accounting to no one. However, once parents appear in a court to obtain an order of custody and visitation, then all the...Read more »
The key to adjusting and modifying any child dependency matter is to convince the child protective apparatus to go along with an idea to keep the child under the government's supervision while the biological father raises the child the best he can. Without further information, we cannot opine:...Read more »
Toddler does not know grandparent and has never had relationship with said person . They are forcing it via court . If toddler is screaming , crying , throwing up not to go due to fear , do I still have to send toddler ? To avoid them claiming im keeping toddler away
Both parties lived out of Ohio state as US citizens at the time of application but spouse listed a false former Lake County address on the application. Marriage ceremony took place in Lake County, OH. Provide Next Steps Please.
We cannot provide legal advice and guidance here. Ohio does not require residency to marry. Outsiders simply file for a marriage license in the county where the ceremony will take place. Using an old address means nothing. Also, there are no easy outs. An error in providing pedigree information...Read more »
Certainly every state had residency requirements in 1936 as did New York. The law distributing marital property upon divorce was different than it is today, but residency was a factor in being able to marry.
Another factor of circumstance is that without an internet and computer record...Read more »
In a world where everyone follows the law and court orders, the ex is supposed to leave so as to avoid triggering an arrest. However, more realistically, if the holder of the PFA sees the ex, she should think about avoiding the scene and leaving. This will protect the holder of the PFA from...Read more »
My lawyer filed my Counterclaim but he left out alimony as a claim. Can I type a new document to add “Count V - Alimony” to be joined to my original Counterclaim that was already filed or do I have to write the entire counterclaim word for word with Amended Counterclaim as the heading and then... Read more »
I’ll be having my Son on the 21st of December, my mother is staying in an assisted living place for homeless people. She is a current addict. My father passed away 6 months ago. He only had temporary custody of me when he passed away. Since he’s passed I’ve been passed from sibling to sibling... Read more »
There is no such process as "emancipation" in any state. Perhaps the real question here is whether there is a process to advance a child's age to eighteen years of age by operation of law: a process to make a child into an adult. That does not exist, and the asker remains a child...Read more »
This question is eye-catching because of what could be a discovery ruse that government defendants always pull and always get away with before sympathetic judges. There is not enough information here to opine exactly as to what is happening, but reading between the lines is possible.
The next day the truck was gone and we thought the lender took it. Several days later the lender said they did not have the truck and it must be stolen and to report it to the police which we did. The truck has not been located. Now the lender is contacting us. What are our options?
There is no law granting the public the right to record ACS as it violates citizens' rights just as there is no law granting people a right to attend a particular church. There is the First Amendment that empowers citizens in both acts, and there is no need to seek permission from government...Read more »
Playing with government is playing with fire. Once the woman gets a protection from abuse order, the targeted man can be arrested at any time whether he behaves well or not with the woman. Either the woman can dial 911, or someone else who knows of the PFA can dial 911. The charge is contempt of...Read more »
I have a multi family child support case. I was ordered to pay 20% of my income for my youngest child. I asked for consideration of my other kids hearing master said I had to show proof of child support payments. How am I supposed to show proof if they are in my custody? I asked to show me proof... Read more »
In this question, the asker is arguing with himself, and as such cannot get a cogent response from us.
In general terms, multiple orders of child support are not enough to offset one another. Typically, an order of support must be actually paid to count as a deduction against another order...Read more »
He was diagnosed bipolar and he's a compulsive liar. He refuses to go to counseling and take his prescribed medicine. I don't want to co parent because he is unstable and I want a better life for my child. My child is not happy around him and interferes with her progress.
We here on Justia cannot guide and advise parents to abscond with their children to the detriment of the other parent. Moreover, no court could care less whether a parent is mentally debilitated because the court can order treatment as a component of reunification.
A cage is the premier method of punishment in the United States. The idea is as novel as fire. Put a person into a cage and let him age a while. The cage is also a very frequent remedy of the government. Getting into a cage is extremely easy, and for silly, non-violent reasons. The more politically...Read more »
I want to proceed with a lawsuit against the fostercare agency which represented me during my youth for civil rights violations, financial fraud, as well as theft of services,& emotional psychological distress.
A tort statute is typically three years, but that is not the issue. The issue is whether the asker has standing to sue as a plaintiff against a foster care apparatus that included a family court. The answer will be no.
America's government creates problems for which they enact...Read more »
We really cannot tackle this question as we do not know whether the asker has a court order for custody or not. If the asker does, then we do not know what the order says: are modifications subject to reduction to a signed writing or not. If the order does not require signed writings, then possibly...Read more »
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