Questions Answered by P. Justin Thrailkill

Q: If the Custodial parent quits their job, am I responsible for 100% of the child's care?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2018

Your child support obligation is what you are required to pay. Beyond that is up to you. Talk to an attorney about a modification if she's moving somewhere where you have concerns about the school.
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Q: Can I get a divorce if husband is in prison

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2018

Yes you can. Talk to an attorney about assisting you with this matter.
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Q: I have joint custody of my girls. My girls are going to be signed to a record label. Do we need a signature from him?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts, Family Law and Entertainment / Sports for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2018

If you have primary physical custody, it should not be an issue if you are signing on their behalf. You papers should address the signing of contracts for them. You may want to look at entertainment attorneys if you are looking for representation in the negotiation of contracts.
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Q: Can a 30 yr old child or mom request support. No paternity or marriage or C/O.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2018
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Q: I am the custodial parent of my 17-year-old. She is angry at me and has refused to have contact with me for months.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2018

Call the cops and get her home. Get her in some counseling as well. Be prepared for a DFCS investigation as part of this situation.
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Q: Can i sign my rights over for a child ?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2018

Signing over your rights will not absolve you from your support obligation.
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Q: Is there a law like FERPA that applies to businesses which will not release information to a parent with joint custody?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2018

Concern yourself with the contempt. The business will answer a subpoena inside of the contempt action.
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Q: Is there a chance a father that has legitimation of the child winning custody if the father has a history of abandment?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2018

It's always possible. Talk to an attorney about your options.
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Q: Can a father be denied visitation if he wasnt been visiting the child due to disputes with the mother?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2018

Your question is confusing. Regardless of the circumstances, the court order will govern. Follow the order or file a contempt action if the opposing party is not following the order.
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Q: NCP in Fla. CP in GA. Terminated GA supp services on judicial order through online portal, but still receiving $. Why?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2018

Yes. Florida is the one collecting. They'll continue to collect pursuant to your order until they are provided a new one.
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Q: Can my step daughter make me move from my dwelling after her father dies?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2018

This is a probate question, but the answer is the same. See an attorney to discuss this. There is much more to the issue than can be answered in this forum.
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Q: Can I as a noncustodial father refuse to give my child back to his u got mother for violation of our joint custody?

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2018

Regina is right, you need to hire an attorney and do so quickly. You may want to file for a modification of custody if your child isn't going to school and you don't know where they live.
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Q: I have three kids. I have been separated from their father for almost 8 years never married him he has never paid me

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 21, 2018

Congrats, you have full custody! Talk to an attorney about a stepparent adoption.
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Q: AL div.trial set for 4/4 and spouse says she is having surgery in 6 weeks and wont make it. will they change trial date

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 20, 2018

Talk to an attorney in Alabama.
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Q: My nephew ended his life. He had a pension worth $204,000, which a past girl friend is beneficiary on. He has 2 kids.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 20, 2018

No. If she is the named beneficiary, she is the one that receives the benefits.
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Q: How do you get an reinstatement form in Georgia for parental rights?

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 20, 2018

You don't. If your rights have been terminated they cannot be reinstated.
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Q: GA (where child and child’s mother live) has jurisdiction over custody for shared child.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 20, 2018

See answer to same question in other forum.
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Q: If baby daddy disappeared for 7 years does he still have any rights?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 20, 2018

Talk to an attorney about a stepparent adoption. The biological father doesn't have any rights if you were not married and he has not filed to legitimize the child. A stepparent adoption could prevent the biological father from gaining rights and formalize your husband's relationship to your child.
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Q: Child in question isn't legitimatived and in dfac custody can the father still obtain rights and custody w/o mother

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 20, 2018

You should be able to file for legitimation in Juvenile Court inside of the dependency case if one is ongoing. You need to retain an attorney to represent you in this as well as the dependency case.
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Q: how long can it take before my son is legitimized if I put in the paperwork in January

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 20, 2018

Hire an attorney to help move the case along. It can take several months, sometimes a year, to complete a legitimation case.
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