We are separated, divorce not final. She was served and the kids were with her at the time. Austin is in the middle of a protest. I have lawyers but they are not available to talk to. I have standing orders to not change the children’s residences...but I have no clue what that means. It says... Read more »
If there is a standing order in place then you are required to follow it. My interpretation of don’t change the children’s residence is don’t change where they live by moving unless the specified conditions have been met. It doesn’t mean that you are prohibited from following a possession...Read more »
With my blessing, my ex claimed our 2 children on our 2019 tax return. Since filing, one of those children has lived exclusively with me. My ex received $2,200 as a COVID stimulus, $500 of that intended for the son who now lives with me, but he has not offered to give us the money. Do I have a... Read more »
hello I have a court-ordered Standard Possession with my ex for my son a while back my wife passed so I tried to arrange a different pick up time with my ex because my new job which ended in a different time and location of pick up that I wasn't too sure about she eventually backs out wanting... Read more »
If there has been a material and substantial change in circumstances then you can ask the court to modify the terms of the order. Until the order is modified by the court, you must follow it. Most orders allow for parents to agree on times of possession instead of going by the spo schedule, this...Read more »
It depends on what orders a court has made. I understand a grandparent's concern, but If a court has not limited the rights of the mother then she has more right to the kids than you do. The existence of a CPS case in and of itself does not limit a mother's rights to her children.
The dad is a drug dealer with 5 other kids. He’s sold drugs in front of them before, he’s told me this himself & Ive actually seen him have 2 of his youngest with him in a junkies car while he went to go get the drugs while on face time. He smokes weed/cigarettes around his kids. I'm... Read more »
In general, you will be required to continue the payment of child support until the child graduates or turns 18 whichever is later. That child will have to meet certain attendance requirements after the age of 18. You should not just stop paying. You should verify in your order that you are...Read more »
A judge could decide to revoke your probation for one failed drug test, you are not entitled to a free pass. It is important that you adhere strictly to the terms of your probation, make the satisfaction of the terms of probation as your top priority.
I had a court order 4 years ago laying out phases I needed to go through. With 4 phases of restrict and supervised visitation. As well a random hair folicile test every 90 days. Petitioner can call me to take a random within 3 hours. Petitioner will pay for random unless I fail then I have to... Read more »
It sounds like you may be able to have the order modified if neither party has followed the order thus far. In order to get a modification you will need to show a material and substantial change in circumstances. It would be wise to discuss your particular situation with a qualified family law...Read more »
You should talk to a lawyer about the specific circumstances that you are in. There are questions that must be answered such as, how long has it been since she left and has she expressed an intent to return? Also, is there a court order in place regarding the child? If no order is in place then...Read more »
I see that you are asking the question from Bremerton WA, but your question is under the Texas category. I can't and don't advise on law in Washington, but in Texas both documents are of utmost importance. The petition is the document that asks the court for specific relief and the...Read more »
If a court has put an order in place giving the other parent the right to visitation then it is your duty to make sure she goes. I realize that this may be difficult. A possible solution to your problem would be do find out why your daughter doesn't want to go. Once you find out what...Read more »
If he hasn't actually filed yet then you can file a petition for divorce first. If you don't file first then your husband must have you personally served with the paperwork initiating the divorce lawsuit. He may ask you to sign a waiver of service, and it is wise not to do that. Once...Read more »
He has put his hands around my neck and mentioned strangulation, kicked me out the car at night on the highway, damaged my car by keying it, damaged his own property and tried to accuse me of doing it, stalks and harasses me even after cease and desist, caught him stealing my trash and going... Read more »
I agree with the other answer regarding a protective order by Hon. Richard W.B. Davis, however, you can also file a suit affecting the parent child relationship to get an order in place regarding the child. You will have to prove what you are saying regarding the domestic violence, and it may be...Read more »
I am going through a probono divorce. Baby daddy cane to visit for the weekend and has went left twice now to visit his friend instead of staying with his son. And tomorrow he’s saying he is going to pick him up. He does not have a car seat, my baby is 3 months old is breastfed only. Does not... Read more »
I agree with the answer provided by Hon. Richard W.B. Davis, however, if your county does not have a standing order that governs visitation then an option you may have is to get temporary orders that outline exactly what visitation is going to look like while the case goes on. A temporary order...Read more »
Depending on the specific facts of your case, and you should speak with a lawyer, it sounds like you have standing to bring a suit affecting the parent child relationship. A court can make orders regarding the child, and potentially give you the exclusive right to designate the child's...Read more »
Text messages can be a valuable piece of evidence in proving your case in front of a court. However, it is important to know that there are very specific rules regarding when evidence is admissible and when it isn't. In addition, there is a specific procedure related to introducing evidence....Read more »
A party to a divorce is not allowed to serve their spouse with the divorce papers themselves. You should be aware that their are specific rules regarding the drafting, filing, and serving of petitions for divorce, and mistakes can be costly. I do not suggest that you do it yourself because of the...Read more »
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