If a loved one has passed away due to neglect or abuse in a nursing home, their appointed representative or next of kin may have the right to file a Nursing Home Wrongful Death Lawsuit. If the deceased appointed a representative in their will, that person can take legal action on their behalf....Read more »
Have been married 4 years, separated for 1 year and half. No kids. No property. If I purchase a home now,will she be entitled to anything with my new home? She is avoid service of divorce papers since last October. She is awaiting immigration status approval. The reason why she avoiding the service.
In Florida, property acquired during a marriage is considered marital property, and is subject to equitable distribution during a divorce. This means that the court will divide the property in a fair and reasonable manner, taking into account factors such as the length of the marriage, each...Read more »
I had to call the police and they took him to a hotel until he was sober. He will not come back home and will not talk with me about anything. All our bills including his own come out of my accounts. He even has one of the cars which my name is on and comes out of my account. He is not sending... Read more »
You may file for divorce, where you can ask the court to order your husband to pay certain bills as well as alimony and child support, or you may file a motion for temporary relief, which can include temporary alimony and child support and an order for your husband to pay certain bills while the...Read more »
My son and me have not lived with his father or in the same state as him since my son was 7 months old, he is currently in prison and due to be released in a matter of weeks. He speaks to him daily, as many times as he would like but i know when he gets released he will threaten to take my son away... Read more »
She is entitled to your father's estate if she is named in the will. Otherwise, Florida's intestacy rules will favor biological children or immediate blood relatives. Speak with a local attorney to learn how to protect your rights and come to an agreement with your stepsister on the matter.
My son is severely allergic to cats and dogs. Their father, who has not seen him physically for three years or had communication with him for two years, was granted visitation on 10/25 by a general magistrate even though my ex-husband refused to carry out what was issued in the report and... Read more »
It is most practical to you sit with your parents and obtain their permission. You can still be legally emancipated by a court even without their permission as long as you can support yourself. You need to show proof of sufficient income to cover your living expenses and daily necessities.
If there is clear and convincing evidence that it is in the best interests of the child, the court may reinstate your parental rights. You must present the best case possible and commit to doing everything in your part to restore your rights.
Sexual predators and offenders are not permitted to live within 1,000 feet of a school, child care facility, park, or playground. If you live outside of the 1,000-foot radius, you should notify the Sheriff's Department. Refer to your local county ordinances regarding restrictions on sex...Read more »
Florida law doesn't allow emancipation without the permission of a parent or guardian. You have the option to get a court-ordered emancipation as long as you can provide proof that you can provide for yourself.
You do not need to do anything formal to revoke Temporary Custody granted under Chapter 751 of the Florida Code if it was "concurrent". You can simply make a request in writing. If it was "not concurrent", you must file a Motion to Reopen the Case in order for the court to...Read more »
Yes. When adding father's name to the child's birth certificate, both parents must consent. If the mother does not consent, you can file a petition to establish paternity. It will be granted after providing genetic samples proving you are the biological father of the child. The court will...Read more »
When DCF came to me out of nowhere and asked if I can take him cause the family that has him cant handle him. I have the adoption papers as well. I haven't seen my son since he was 1yrs old. I could've had my son this entire time.
Living in Florida. I have a child that is not my ex husband's, but the child has his name by default ( as he did not physically sign the birth certificate) been divorced since the child's birth...and we've been out of communication ever since. Fast foward 10yrs, my now husband wants... Read more »
We were never married and she just moved out last month. She wont set a mediation or court date and its been over a year and im stuck in limbo. They say I can't do anything because she was the petitioner. Can I just have her plan thrown out and started over with a new petition by me or what... Read more »
Still sending monthly support even tho there is no court order. Mother has history of Prison time, drug charges and drug abuse. Lives with her mother and other son, who I supported as my own until recently.
Will not let their Maternal grandmother have contact, even though myself and my... Read more »
Assuming you have established paternity of the child, you have the option to file custody. If not, then you have until child turns 18 to establish paternity and assume parental rights to your child. Act immediately and seek help from a family attorney to know how best to proceed with your case.
If there has been no court ordered custody or guardianship arrangement, Can a grandparent, who has been caring for a child for an extended period of time, deny the mother the ability to take the child back? And can they make rules denying the parent from having the child stay with said parent... Read more »
If there is no court ordered custody arrangement, there is no reason the grandparents keep the child from you, unless there are proofs you are unfit to care for the child and they appeal for custody for the child. Speak to lawyer to know how best to proceed with your case.
You can divorce regardless of where your spouse lives as long as one of you is currently residing in Florida. The process is difficult, and you don't know whether your spouse will cooperate or not. It is critical that you consult with an attorney to determine the best course of action for...Read more »
If I’m unable to work because I’m disabled. Can the mother of my child sue me for money even if I have medical evidence? I just gave the court my documents files for proof but the mother of my child is still pursuing a lawsuit to give her money when I can not work at all.
File a modification on child support to adjust your payment while you are in that situation. Do your best to get a job when you can so you can still support your child. It is every parent's responsibility to provide for their children.
Talk to your attorney to know how best to proceed.
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