Your wife can obtain a divorce, but you must be served with the petition and given approximately 20 days to answer, presenting your concerns . You will need representation in the county your wife files in.
Yes, a person has a right to call the police anytime he/she has a concern regarding themselves or someone else. Also, if “hanging out” included sexual conduct you may be charged with statutory sexual assault of a minor
The parents of the girl do not want to press charges. The 16 year old boy says she was with multiple friends of his at time of conception. 16 year old says he was with her almost a month after conception
I have a court order in Randall County TX and pay C/S to my kids mother. They have lived with me in Ector county since 3/2018. I want to file emergency custody, but don't know which county I would file in? I have requested a modification with AG, but they can't locate mother.
The easiest would be to file in Randall County since they have continuing jurisdiction. Depending on where mom lives however, you may request a transfer to the county the children have resided for at least 6 months. Since they have lived with you since March you have met that threshold.
My husband is living and working 800 miles away for a rapidly growing company. I was just informed the property I live on is being sold and the person buying it will not be renting it out. I can not afford deposits and first months rent and everything entailed with getting a new place. Is it... Read more »
Based on the information provided, you can modify the existing conservatorship, however, the children's father may contest this. Always best to consult a family law attorney one-on-one so they can look over the existing orders and assess your situation. Also be advised that in Texas, the parent who...Read more »
You may have rights based on the information you have given, however a face-to-face consultation with a family law attorney is always best in these situations. Parents usually have the right of access to the child in most situations, barring family violence or criminal history. However, more...Read more »
I used self defense when my wife attacked me, i explained the situation to both officers, they both seemed confused as she had called while i ran for safety. One went inside to talk to her, and the other stayed with me. I explained other instances where she had been violent towards me, one of... Read more »
No, it doesn’t sound like obstruction of justice took place: it sounds more like a decision had to be made to protect both parties. In Texas, an arrest is mandatory in a domestic abuse report. Unfortunately for you, you’re spouse made the call and you did not. Prior incidents are irrelevant as...Read more »
If your ex is the managing conservator, then you will need to file a motion to modify conservatorship (custody) appointing you as the managing conservator and the ex possessory with supervised visitation. If you are the managing conservator then you need a motion to enforce and writ of attachment...Read more »
There is an order thru the attorney general between the parents. The baby is currently in my care. The parents are not providing any assistance. I would like to gain full custody since she is in my care.
Yes, you can be arrested for possession of any illegal substance. However if police misidentify the substance you actually possessed the DA can drop the charge on the cocaine and then proceed on a charge for the crack.
I have two small children. My soon to be ex is indicted on two felony aggravated assault cases. He will represent himself pro se in this matter. I have a protective order against him. He has violated the order already and has a warrant. I live in Galveston.
My wife and I recently sold our FW house. Because of my credit, my name was not on house purchase. Tax’s, anything. When we sold realtor had me sign and initial all selling paperwork, knowing I wasn’t even list on home.
I agree with Ms. Thornton’s answer. Whether or not your name is on the mortgage is irrelevant. What matters is whether the house was purchased before marriage or during the marriage. If it was purchased during the marriage, the house is presumed community property. I recommend consultation with a...Read more »
If a person is convicted of a sexually-oriented crime then that person is required under Chapter 62 to register as a sex offender. However, without more information here I can’t make determination as to the length of time you were required to remain registered. Further, their are options...Read more »
I just found out i have a 5 year old daughter, her mother is married and has two older children with her husband. her husband is listed as father on the girls birth certificate and he has raised her since she was born. we have not taken a dna test yet but her mother claims she is 100% sure she is... Read more »
If her husband had his name placed on the child’s birth certificate and he resided with the child the first two years of child’s life, he is the presumed father, but this can be rebutted through a paternity suit. So if she files a paternity suit then the court is likely to order a dna test to...Read more »
Your obligation to pay child support is not contingent on whether or not you are allowed visitation with your child and vice-versa. You are entitled to see your child, so you want to see a lawyer who practices family law who can help you enforce your visitation rights.
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