While you are under supervision by the department the individuals you live with may impact your reunification or continued placement of your children. I suggest you discuss with your case worker how this relationship may impact your case plan and your goal of restoring your family. Also you are...Read more »
I don't want to get in trouble with the law. I tried to get him to move in but he just kept making excuses. I finally get gave up,due to I was taking care of my Grandfather until he passed. I got married in 2012. I went to the first interview at immigration with him. I don't remember much because I... Read more »
This appears to be a sham marriage. I would suggest you contact and discuss the implications with an immigration attorney regarding how this may impact your situation. Regardless you should initiate a petition for dissolution of marriage or given the circumstances perhaps a petition for annulment...Read more »
Son signed birth certificate to a woman who has multiple children. She is very hostile. No one did a DNA test. Would like to be involved if it is our grandchild. Do we have any rights to find out? Is there a way to get visitation a day or two a month?
Grandparents have very limited rights. The parents have constitutionally recognized rights too choose whom they may wish their children to associate with including grandparents. So it is very unlikely a grandparent could get weekend visitation rights.
My boyfriends bio daughter lives with us and goes to school (1st grade). Her mother picks her up early some Fridays from school and keeps her from school Monday because she feels she needs more time with her. Without our consent. They never went to court for custody. The bio mom has the other 2... Read more »
Unfortunately, the biological father of a child born out of wedlock does not have any significant rights until they are established by a court order. The father should seek to have the mother sign an acknowledgement regarding his paternity and an agreement regarding the timesharing of the child to...Read more »
They verbally agreed that she would stay with father. Mother sees child every weekend and lives in a different county. No court orders were ever in place since it was verbally agreed. Child has been living with father for 8 months now, while attending school (vpk- child is 5 yo), without mother.... Read more »
The quick answer is yes. The mother is the presumptive custodian of a child born out of wedlock. If the parents are married when the child is born then both parents have the legal right to pick up the child from school. Verbal agreements are not typically enforceable and do not give third...Read more »
Failure to substantially comply with a case plan may be a ground to terminate parental rights particularly if the parent has not addressed the issues which caused the child to be determined to be dependent and the child cannot be reunified with the parent within one year of removal.
Certain governmental employees have different sovereign immunities which may be applicable depending upon the jurisdiction and the scope of the potential defendants duties. The general answer is a qualified yes to your question. Please give us a call to provide a more detailed analysis of your...Read more »
My gf is pregnant by another man. We live in Florida if that matters. If we both decide to say it is my baby and we get married before baby is born do I have to adopt child? I feel it would be easier to just go on with life saying it is mine. Thanks!
My fiancé's ex-wife moved their daughter to a new daycare (without discussing with my fiancé first), and is now refusing to add my name to the list as a designated pick-up person, although it's never been a problem before. She is telling us that she is the only one authorized to add someone to... Read more »
Most Parenting Agreements specify in the agreement how subsequent day care providers may be selected and how other individuals may be added for pick up and therefore I would suggest you review your agreement. If it is silent on these issues then I suggest each parent may select the daycare of...Read more »
My child support was established during my divorce in 2011 and during that time visitation we my ex husband is $12000 behind and doesn't follow through with it at all so I'm wanting to know what I can do
I would need to know what your judgment specified regarding the current legal custody of your child. If your order contains the requirements for the Florida Relocation Statute then she must provide you the written notice and you can object. Give us a call we offer a free consult.
I live in Florida, my child lives in Hendry county with his mother. I pay child support. I have never been arrested. The mother is currently threatening to take my son out of state to TN without my permission for and extended amount of time. This time is extremely important to me as well as my son.... Read more »
She is not married to children's father and he has a rap sheet 3-4 pages long. He is in and out of jail and also drinks a lot. She is struggling to pay her bills, which I have been paying half of them. I live in Florida and she and kids can live with me and she can get another job here. I am... Read more »
The biological father of my son (not on the birth certificate) is threatening to take me to court for visitation and over night visitation. My son is only a month old and the father only now wants to be a part of his life now that he is born. I do not feel comfortable with my son going anywhwere... Read more »
Parents have constitutionally protected rights regarding their relationship with their children. Unless there is some legitimate reason to restrict the father's contact it is likely the father will be entitled to and should receive visitation including overnight visitation. However, when the...Read more »
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