Jason Perkins' answer They may be mistaking the difference between not illegal and not enforcing the law. They may not know about the law. There are many different laws that make it quite difficult if not impossible to know them all.
Jason Perkins' answer Ideally you would have asked for a name change in the custody proceedings. You should hire an attorney to do a name change for you or see if the previous judge would be willing to amend their order to allow for it.
Jason Perkins' answer Without knowing more of the reason why he no longer wishes to stay with his dad that can be tricky to answer. Has he tried to speak with his father about the reasons why? A modification could likely be filed with the courts depending on different factors, and since the minor is over the age of 12 heavy preference is likely to be given. Even with that being the case though you should consult with an attorney as to what your options are.
Jason Perkins' answer Something as complex as termination of parental rights should be handled by an attorney. There are always situations where a persons parental rights can be terminated but it is not usually an easy process unless the other party agrees. There are numerous intricacies that I am sure your statement does not cover that would need to be known.
Jason Perkins' answer This situation is not uncommon and is not fraud. If your fiance wishes to he can sign the birth certificate and even formally adopt the child. You should consult with a lawyer and discuss options from this point forward.
Jason Perkins' answer I agree with Mr. Louden, Florida laws need to be answered by a Florida attorney. I would add though how certain are you that you are married in Oklahoma? With the age obviously being an issue there has to be a very precise set of events that occur for the marriage to be valid.
Jason Perkins' answer There are a few questions here that are left unanswered. You really should sit down with an attorney and discuss. However, it really depends on your uncle and what he gives her access to. If he gives her the credit card to the account then theoretically yes she has access. If he does not however then she would not have access. This question is more dependent on what your uncle does and not just because they got married.
Jason Perkins' answer There are quite a few unanswered questions here. I would recommend siting down with an attorney to answer a lot of the intricacies that this question could entail. Essentially though the new wife would only be entitled to an equitable division of the assets that the uncle owns. If the uncle owns 1/2 of an asset the new wife could be entitled to an equitable division of that half. This is all dependent though on numerous factors. It would really be in your best interest to consult with an...
Jason Perkins' answer I think you are asking how a step father can become the child's father if the biological father is not in the picture. I would recommend that you hire an attorney and look into seeing if the biological father would be open to the step father adopting the child.
Jason Perkins' answer In the state of Oklahoma the judge is required to take into account the best interest of the child. I would recommend that you hire a lawyer to help you show to the courts how it is in the best interest of the child to be with you. It will be a heavy burden to overcome the presumption that the child is better off with the parents but if it is as you say it might be possible to overcome.
Jason Perkins' answer You are allowed to have a boyfriend during a divorce. With the facts you presented I would certainly recommend that you hire an attorney. It would not be the best idea to live together during this time and sometimes the judge will even issue a court order saying you cannot.
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