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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Florida on
Q: My daughter is 3 years old and I have never been given viable time with her. The mother filed for Custody and child supp

but the custody case was dismissed because I did not have an attorney. Previously the mother had cut all contact and even threatened me if I came to her residence. I am now paying child support but the mother refuses visitation, wont tell me where she lives, and refuses to give me a phone number to... Read more »

Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Dec 15, 2017

You need to discuss this with your retained attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Juvenile Law and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: I was 16 and pregnant by a 15 yr old Well now im turning 18 hes 16 we are a year and a half apart When i turn 18

His family keeps telling me i will get charged with rape when i turn 18. They said getting married is the only way to stop me from getting charged. Is this true??..... Or are we protected by the Romeo and Juliet law...

Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Dec 15, 2017

You need to contact an experienced attorney ASAP and discuss this issue with them. Romeo and Juliet law does not "prevent" the charges.

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: Will I get in trouble by her mom for being her best friend since she 18 and I'm 25
Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Dec 15, 2017

Your question is if just being friends with someone will get you in trouble? Of course not. However, I suspect the relationship may be more than "friends" since you are asking this question here. If she's 18, she's an adult. 2 adults can consent to a relationship. If she is... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Florida on
Q: My boyfriend was out on bond and missed his court date. He was arrested on FTA. How do I get him a new bond. No lawyer
Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Dec 15, 2017

If he has no lawyer, he needs to hire a lawyer. If he cannot afford an attorney, then he needs to request the services of the Public Defender's office, and one of the attorneys in the office will help him with this issue.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for Florida on
Q: A friend of mine stole $2204.85 in gift cards from her own job. She is 17 years old. A minor. What will happen to Her?

She’s a minor. What are the consequences that she might get for her actions?

Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Dec 15, 2017

More information is needed to properly address your question. Your friend needs to contact an attorney to discuss her case. The answer depends on several factors that an attorney can discuss with her.

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody, Criminal Law and Family Law for Florida on
Q: I father of 2 The mom has been in prison 4 yrs She is in for child endanger and more do i have a good chance of full cu

I have two children with her. we were never married. i have taken care of the kids all this time with nothing from her. she is in for child endangerment, robbery with guns and many more. i want full custody of the children. the children also want nothing to do with her, i am married and the... Read more »

Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Dec 15, 2017

There is a lot in your question that you have posed. More than can be addressed in a forum like this. You need to have an appointment with a family law attorney to discuss the paternity and custody issues.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: How can have a summons for court and you haven't been charged

I have a court date coming up but I don't believe I was ever charged with the charge

Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Dec 15, 2017

Without knowing what you have actually received, this is difficult to answer.

You can call the local clerk's office and get more information. Or you can contact an attorney, provide them the information you have received, and they can properly advise you once they have reviewed what...
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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Florida on
Q: Do I have a right to an attorney when I'm stopped by an officer and asked to take a field sobriety test?
Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Dec 15, 2017

There is no right to an attorney prior to submitting to field sobriety tests.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Florida on
Q: My husband abandoned me and our son 21 years ago just walked away. now he is asking for a divorce what rights do i have?

I have no job no money no way to fight back and he knows this. It is abandonment what he did, and he is really forcing the issue that i need to sign papers that i do not understand and i'm just at a loss on what to do.

Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Nov 13, 2017

You need to seek out an attorney and get the help you need. If you cannot afford to hire an attorney, there are local legal aid offices that assist people in divorce matters.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Florida on
Q: Florida I want a divorce after 30 years but spouse will not agree or sign what are my options
Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Nov 13, 2017

You must file a petition for dissolution of marriage with the court, and go through the contested divorce proceedings.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Florida on
Q: My girlfriend of 13yrs fled with my son. He's attending the same Florida school. Can I pick him up from school

I recently politely confronted her about drinking. She left and has been silent since. Her father said I'm to have no contact, the Sherriff dept and child services said that's not true. She hasn't returned calls for several weeks. Due to her demeanor, I have restricted calls to the... Read more »

Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Nov 13, 2017

More information is needed to answer your question fully. You said this was your girlfriend, which leaves me to assume the 2 of you were never married. Therefore, paternity establishment comes into play. Has paternity already been established by a court, or by an administrative proceeding (such... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Florida on
Q: Fl divorce - unemployed recovering from cancer

Divorce states that is she contests the divorce she is responsible for the lawyer. Is this legal? She is unemployed and recovering from cancer. All the research I've done so far states the employed spouse would have to pay for her lawyer as well.

Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Nov 13, 2017

I am not sure what you mean by the "divorce" states if it is contested. More information is needed to be able to fully answer your question. (Was there an order by the court entered already, or was this a prenuptial agreement, or an agreement just between the parties involved? These... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Florida on
Q: I'm looking to modify child support

I divorced in FL and was granted child support. A few months later we all moved to NV. While living there my ex filed for modification due to him being unemployed. Judge granted him to pay only $100 per month. Since then I moved back to FL. My ex has been working for the past 2 years or more. He... Read more »

Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Nov 7, 2017

If the requirements for jurisdiction in Florida are met, the case can be filed in Florida. If that is met, then a modification for support may be able to be filed with the court, asking the court to change the amount based on the change in circumstances.

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Florida on
Q: juvenile charged with aggravated battery caused with bodily harm. second degree felony , what will happen to the juveni.
Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Nov 7, 2017

Much more information is needed. "what will happen" will be determined on whether the juvenile was charged as a juvenile in juvenile court, or whether he was charged as an adult.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Florida on
Q: My ex boyfriend wanted a baby so bad, when I was 2 months pregnant we fought and he left me, do I have any rights?

My ex boyfriend wanted a baby so bad, when I was 2 months pregnant we fought and he left me, do I have any rights?

Detail: "he has a very good job and makes approximately what a doctor makes a year"

I dnt think is fair for him not to help me financially since he wanted this so bad

Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Nov 7, 2017

If you are not married to the father of the child, you will need to start a paternity action in court. This will establish the man as the child's father, establish a timesharing (visitation) schedule, and child support.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on
Q: 50/50 custody in Florida but my ex wife is moving 45 minutes away. What recourse do I have?

We share custody 50/50 and have a parenting plan. Now my ex is moving 45 minutes away. It will be impossible for me to drive my daughter to her new school and pick her up everyday and go to work on time. In the divorce agreement, her mother's address was agreed to be the one that decided... Read more »

Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero answered on Nov 7, 2017

More information is needed in order to properly answer your question. Was there anything in the judgment stating how far the other party could move without court order? You said 45 minutes away, but how far (in miles) is she moving away? If mom's address was the address for school in the... Read more »

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