"my dad got arrested by ice was charged with iligall reentry and sent to federal prison after he got done with federal prison immigration was suppost to pick him up but they never did so he came home ,he has one year of probation is there anyway he wont be sent back to immigration if he is... View More
Technically yes, he can voluntarily terminate his parental rights, however a court case would have to be initiated to request this relief. Normally the other party is the one that initiates such a case.
Did you attend the final hearing???? Usually at the final hearing you would testify that you supported your daughter until 6 months ago. If after separation you failed to provide monetary support for your daughter or any other type of support (i.e. buying clothes, food, diapers, etc) or failed to...View More
In short no, if it is specifically indicated that you are responsible for / of agreed activities and you did not agree (for whatever the reason) then you are not responsible for half. Just make sure to state so in your replay to her if she request / of the payment.
Anyone can get a divorce if they know what they need to file. However, there are many attorney s in Puerto Rico who I am certain would be willing to draft the paperwork needed for a minimal fee. On a side note, you need to be separate for 2 years in Puerto Rico in order to file a divorce alleging...View More
You would have to be an emancipated minor or 18 years old to request temporary custody of your baby sister. In the alternative custody will be given to another family member (preferable the mother) or a foster parent through the state.
They were taken for negligence, mom has not made enough effort to get them back. The state is petitioning for adotion/foster care. Currently they are staying at the Youth Ranch and I have visitation with them, will this continue if they go into foster care?
after chance to be in their lives he has continued to make reckless decisions. The last time was a year ago when I let him move in my income based apartment which I figured would help him get on his feet because the rent was so low, well instead of using the opportunity to get it together he moved... View More
If there is no paternity case, just a case through DOR (establishing child support only), then you have no obligation to allow him to see the children. Regardless he has the obligation to pay support for these children and failure to do so allows you to request the Court to find him in contempt,...View More
But he has been here since she was born. I just recently did a paternity test for her biological father but I have no clue if he went and did his part and her biological father also never signed the birth certificate
Agree with Mr. DeGroot. The proper way is to do a step parent adoption. Hopefully the biological parent will consent. However, if no one has signed the birth certificate and there is no case in court alleging or determining who is the Father, there is a chance that your new spouse may just adopt. I...View More
My family is abusive towards me and have threatened to send me to a mental institution, just because we have fights! I am so unhappy living with them, what can I do so that I can have my own place away from them. And what can I do to stay out of a mental hospital?
Unless you have been deemed incompetent by a Court of Law, you have the same rights as anyone else, meaning you can live on your own. If you have been deemed incompetent, you can fight it and request the court to find you competent and restore all of your rights.
Was unable to locate him due to us living in separate states. he was only found due to another woman putting him on child support and now he says he's getting a lawyer. Wants me to send the kids to him for the weekend but he won't send any money to help support them. Has money for a... View More
If you are using DOR for this, DOR will represent you with the child support portion. However, if he does get an attorney and requests visitation with the children and you have objections to him having contact with the children you should seek assistance from an attorney at that time. DOR will not...View More
Depending on how long ago they left the State you may be able to request the return of the child to the State of Florida, but along with that you have to request the Court to determine that you are the Father of this child and establish your rights. At this time, you have no rights.
You can ask for the child support payments be abated (put on hold). This is a much quicker way to stop the child support. After the child has resided with you for an extended period of time (30-181 uninterrupted days) you can seek a modification of the final order.
What was the previous arrangement? From where is the final Order? Depending on your responses to these questions, it is the course of action I would recommend. However, I do agree with my colleague, that based on the facts you presented you are in need of a modification and an attorney is...View More
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