I want 50/50 legal and physical custody of my 13 month old daughter. My only child. Her mom has 3 subsequent children all by different men that dont pay support. Ive been in my daughters life since she was born despite her moms efforts to keep me out of her life. I hired a lawyer and took her to... Read more »
This is something you should definitely be discussing with your attorney, that's what you are paying them for. In general true 50/50 physical custody is fairly tough to get, particularly if the other party objects and considering the age of the child. There is nothing wrong with you trying, as long...Read more »
Our divorce decree does not state whose address is her legal address. My address is used for health insurance as I carry it and her dad's address is used for school. She will be getting her license soon and we are not sure what address should be used.
This has been going on for over a month. They say it's fixed and critters still up there scratching. My daughter is scared to be here at night from the noise. I'm about to move out and pay the fee for a buy out but dont feel I should have to due to reason for moving.
There really is no fixed time, it depends on the situation. Generally, 14-30 days will be given as the benchmark. You need to make sure that you document all of your efforts to communicate the issue to the landlord, as well as their efforts to correct the problem. You should also seriously consider...Read more »
Son is 18 has joined the national guards. He has done his basic training over the summer and now goes once a month over the weekend and gets paid from them, do I still have to pay on him till he is 19....
You can petition the court and ask them to find that your child is emancipated (and therefore have your support obligation terminated). However, given the facts you've put forward, you may have an uphill battle on this one.
My son's mother was charged with neglect after the police kicked her door in and arrested her boyfriend for drugs. She was arrested the same night for neglect. She has failed 2 drug tests for Meth since then and the last resulted in the loss of her kids for 90 days. I now have my son and her mother... Read more »
Your question leaves out several important details that make it difficult to give a comprehensive answer (for instance, was there already a custody order in place? If so, what did it say? Is DCS involved?). In general, however, merely having the children placed with you due to the mother's neglect...Read more »
You can file just about any motion or form that an attorney can. However, that does not mean it is in your best interest to do so. You should seriously consider sitting down with an experienced attorney to help you with this matter.
He is currently serving for a driving on suspended and missed his first hearing. He helps care for my sons and works with me and I would accept full responsibility for any future court dates/fines he may face.
Generally such communications with a judge are prohibited, you are not this person's attorney and those types of communications should either be coming from his public defender, private attorney, or from the defendant himself, in the form of a motion. That being said, some courts are more lenient...Read more »
It is possible, but whether a judge would grant you custody (or a guardianship) would be based on the "best interests of the child," and would depend on a whole range of factors which are too difficult to go over in a question-and-answer format such as this. You should definitely consider sitting...Read more »
Your questions leaves out a lot of important details regarding your situation, but yes, in general, you should certainly seek the assistance of an experienced family law attorney to help you with this situation.
Yes, this is called a "damages hearing" and you are required to appear. You will have the opportunity to dispute any charges the landlord is claiming. In many courts, the parties are allowed to speak in advance of the hearing to sort out any disputes. If you do not appear, the judge may award the...Read more »
My husband of 9 years wants to adopts my daughter. Her biological dad hasn’t been involved since day 1. she’s 14 , he’s never paid child support and no order in place for it. They’ve never even met, except once when she was first born. He’s not listed on the birth certificate. Do I need... Read more »
Even in a situation like this, where it appears you have a lot of points going in your favor, the adoption process can still be quite complex. You would be well served to at least speak with an experienced attorney to get a thorough review of your case.
I think you meant that every time it's "unsubstantiated," meaning no basis was found for the charges. This is, unfortunately, something that happens from time to time. What DCS told you is generally correct, that they have a duty to investigate the charges that are lodged with them.
My soon to be ex-wife wife was ordered by the Judge over the PO Hearing to return my personal property that she was refusing to return. Her parents were to drop it off at the end of my parents driveway and they did not do it. I wrote a letter to the Judge requesting that he hold them in Contempt of... Read more »
There's not enough information in your question to say for sure what the document pertains to, but in general, a Motion for Rule to Show Cause is what is filed when one party is requesting that the court find another party in contempt for violation of an order. So, it could be that the court...Read more »
We have a custody agreement settled in court, it does not limit moving but 8 different times since our child has been born, and I found out recently is about to move again, took her out of her school to now homeschool. Something seems very off about all of this. It's my understanding I have 14 days... Read more »
A moving parent is required to file a notice of any relocation with the court, and also notify the other parent (I.C. 31-17-2.2). The non-moving parent then has the right to challenge the move or request a change of custody. If you believe that this pending move is not in the child's best interest,...Read more »
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