Gary D. Godman's answer If a father finds out he is not, in fact, the father, in Virginia he can file a motion to disestablish paternity, which can allow for a DNA test. Unfortunately, there is not much to be done about the money that is already paid. That is why if you believe you aren't the father, you should file something quickly. You would be well served to speak with a family law attorney local to the area where the child lives.
Gary D. Godman's answer I can't say what type of documents you might need as each case is different and depends on the facts surrounding the children. You can review the broad factors the judge considers in any Virginia custody hearing here: https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title20/chapter6.1/section20-124.3/
You would be best served to speak with a family law attorney local to Richmond, as it is always difficult to fight a case from out-of-state.
Gary D. Godman's answer You can probably still take the class, but one of the requirements to having the court reduce/dismiss the charge is that you obtain no new tickets for a certain amount of time after you are sent to driving school. Call or meet with a traffic attorney, if you don't already have one, to review the paperwork from ticket #2, and plan to go to driving school anyway.
Gary D. Godman's answer Unfortunately, it's impossible to give a general online answer to what is clearly a complicated issue that has already been heard in court. You need to take as much paperwork as possible to a local family law attorney to see what, if anything, can be salvaged at this point.
Gary D. Godman's answer I think it depends on the size of the break, and what type of intersection - major crossing street, or simple turnoff into a neighborhood. If you've been charged under these circumstances, it would be worth consulting with a traffic attorney in your area to look a little closer at the law as applied to your specific facts. There are many good traffic attorneys in the Midlothian/Richmond area.
Gary D. Godman's answer Without knowing all the details, it appears there is not much you can do. It is unfortunately up to him to decide to get treatment. If you don't want to drop the protective order, you shouldn't. Perhaps you or your children should research mental health options in your area to see if there is a program that may be helpful.
Gary D. Godman's answer The rule of thumb is that the court starts to consider the child's opinion around age 12. However, the child's preference is only one of many factors the court takes into consideration. In other words, just because the child wants something doesn't mean the court is going to do that.
Gary D. Godman's answer It is possible, though perhaps a bit more complicated than some other situations. You would need to qualify or be eligible for some other type of visa or a green card, such as by marriage to a US citizen. Consider consulting with an immigration attorney to review your situation and options. Good luck to you!
Gary D. Godman's answer The short answer is yes, a green card allows you to continue living and working in the US. The warning, however, is that a green card obtained by marriage could be "conditional" and require you to renew and submit certain documents after two years. Review your documents to see if you are a conditional permanent resident, and consult with an attorney about what steps to take next if you are.
Gary D. Godman's answer Best to contact the court and find out if there is indeed a hearing. Wouldn't want to risk finding out you were served in a permissible, substitute manner (i.e. not by personal service) and then be stuck with trying to overturn an order that was entered without you present.
Gary D. Godman's answer The best advice is to listen to the attorney you already have. That person is going to know the specifics of the case better than any attorney online answering questions. It's possible that you may have a case for an unlawful detainer, but your attorney is in the best place to answer that. If you are unsatisfied, get a second opinion in person from another local attorney. Good luck to you.
Gary D. Godman's answer It depends on your situation. It will require filing a couple applications, and it could require to you to briefly return to your country in some cases. Consult with an immigration attorney. May can work with you remotely, or there are several qualified immigration attorneys in the Newport News area.
"A highway may include two or more roadways if divided by a physical barrier or barriers or an unpaved area."
The division for the school bus stops includes a physical barrier (i.e. short concrete wall) or an unpaved area (i.e. grass/dirt). As a practical matter, stop for the bus if you have any doubt - better safe for the kids' sake.
Gary D. Godman's answer A parent can file for a protective order on behalf of their minor child. An eyewitness to a recent crime, such as an assault and battery, can contact the police or sheriff's department. Consult with a local family law attorney or with the local domestic violence advocates (for Fredericksburg, it's "Empowerhouse").
Gary D. Godman's answer While you have filed the I-130, it doesn't sound like you've received an approval. You will have to wait for the approval, then match it to the dates in the second chart of the visa bulletin to see when she is eligible to file the forms to adjust status to that of a permanent resident.
Please consider consulting with an immigration attorney to prepare the adjustment packet, as you want to be certain that it is done correctly.
Gary D. Godman's answer It depends on the facts of the case, such as whether both parents agree to the placement. It may be as simple as executing a special power of attorney, or the relative may need to file a custody petition in an appropriate court. You may want to consult with a family law attorney in your area.
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