Based on the facts you have described, my understanding is that you have been granted custody of the common child and you are seeking permission to move away from the area in which the non-custodial parent resides.
In order to relocate with your child outside of New York State, you would...Read more »
My son's father hasn't seen or talked to my son in 3months and 2weeks. He says he wants him but doesn't show, he tells me every visitation time that he doesn't want him either the day before or the day of. I'm sick of him doing this to him. My fiance wants to adopt my son... Read more »
In order for your Fiancé to adopt your child, the father must either agree to give up his parental rights in writing or a basis must be established that would justify terminating the father's parental rights. Under New York Statute, the court is authorized to terminate parental rights where...Read more »
You could likely complete the paperwork from New York pro se and the court may allow you to appear via telephone. However, an attorney in New York could most likely not complete the paperwork on your behalf and then submit it to Florida, unless the attorney is licensed to practice in the State of...Read more »
My son is 4 years old. His dad barely sees him and don't want to sign papers for my son to flight with me and I have a job opportunity in Georgia. Can he take me to court if I decide to drive over there?
In-laws approached me at a child soccer game onschool grounds. I asked them to,leave me alone. They kept telling me to call the police. I was forced to take my children and leave the game. Police say call family court for order of protection. Court says no. Now what? I asked these people 2 yrs ago... Read more »
In an Article 8 proceeding, an ex parte temporary order of protection may be granted “for good cause.” The petition must aver facts, not conclusions. Once granted, the order expires on the hearing date following service of the summons upon the respondent, unless it is continued.
I was caught shoplifting... I know stupid and no excuse. Item was under $25 and 1st time ever in trouble so no police, no arrest and no charges. Was told if caught again (which won’t happen) then Iit would be much worse and that id possible receive letter in mail for amount of item or up to 10... Read more »
You or your attorney, in court, could request an "adjournment." You could also request an adjournment for the purpose of securing representation. Whether the court grants the adjournment is within its discretion and the court can consider many factors in making that determination.One...Read more »
It sounds like you were arrested for petty theft ("an unlawful taking of property or services valued at no more than $1,000") which is a misdemeanor, as opposed to a felony. I am curious, what were you originally arrested for? If you were never even arrested for a felony, you can answer...Read more »
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