My child's father has never met, contacted me or my child, and never sent any sort of support until I filed for benefits and he was court ordered to pay child support weekly. Does he have grounds to take me to court for custody?
It sounds like you and the child’s father were never married. He would have standing to file a legitimation action to establish visitation and custody. Depending on how old the child is and how long he has not made any contact you may have a strong argument for custody and supervised visits, or...View More
Generally you have 30 days from the date of conviction to file a notice of appeal. O.C.G.A. 40-6-350 deals with laws for people operating mopeds - hence you are likely in a city or state court. Depending on which you are will depend on if you have an appealable issue from a record court....View More
My son is 4. My ex is assumed to be the father. He lives in PA. He’s never met my son or attempted to really be a father. He asked me to send my son to PA to stay with him for a entire summer. I said no and was trying to discuss with him my now husband adopting my son since my son believes my... View More
I’m assuminf your child’s father filed a legitimation. That action will address custody, visitation, child support, and the child’s last name. I would recommend consulting with an attorney to protect your rights, and to make sure you know what you’re agreeing to!
Lately she hasn't been allowing me to see or speak to my daughter. I filed legitimation papers, which include visitation, custody, and child support. Will our verbal agreement be of any use and Where do I stand
Until you have an order legitimating you as the father of the child, you have no rights to your daughter (visitation, child support, etc.). With you filing for legitimation, that is the first step in getting an established visitation schedule. The current verbal agreement is less important than...View More
I am home alone all day with a 4 month old that I breastfeed. I want to leave my husband but he says I can’t take our son. He knows my friends and family are in Florida. The only car we have is a stick shift I can’t drive. We have no assets.
Do some research and reach out to a Legal Aid clinic. They may very well be able to help you. Also, depending on where you live there may be certain programs or facilities that can help individuals in similar situations.
Generally, yes. Each settlement agreement or final divorce decree is different but most spell out one spouse must give their former spouse 30 days notice. Most of the agreements are silent as to the non-relocating spouse having to AGREE to the relocation. Moving in with a new boyfriend may be...View More
No. Once a defendant receives their bond amount, and it is posted, the jail must release him or her. There may be a few things that would prevent someone from leaving even though they posted their bond (for example, they have a probation hold on them, or another county has a hold on them for other...View More
Part of the discovery should be to obtain any audio or video that may be connected. Consulting a lawyer may have a little bit easier time getting these things - along with police reports, recommendations, history, etc. If your husband has proof that he was legally allowed to dumb in that area (a...View More
Credit for time served is based on the affidavit of custody that the custodian at the jail fills out. To correct this, you would have to file a Motion to Modify a sentence. Definitely ask his previous attorney, or consult a local one. This inmate may have been on probation, and getting credit...View More
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