It’s been 20 days since ticket was issued the Canton Municipal Court still has no record. Court date is June 14 all I want is to pay the fine and move on i’m not contagious but they can’t tell me how much so How can I go about paying the fine? Can the police tear up a ticket and throw it away... View More
If the Court has no record of the ticket, the officer hasn’t turned it in. You can’t pay the ticket until it is turned in and sworn to by the officer before the clerk or some other designated person. Continue to check back periodically to see if it has been turned in. If the officer doesn’t...View More
Visitation and child support are separate issues. The lack of visitation does not mean no child support is owed. Conversely, withholding of visitation does not relieve the parent of the obligation to pay support. If the parental rights of the parent are terminated by court order, the obligation to...View More
You will have to speak to the Prosecutor about dropping the charges. You are not bringing the charges against your husband; the State is. Several factors will come into play, e.g., the severity of the injuries, if any, the circumstances of the assault, the history between you and your husband, your...View More
Mississippi is an equitable distribution state. The name on the title does not determine who will ultimately end up with the property. The Court will look at the Ferguson factors to make the determination.
Name was changed and all. DHS keeps taking money out of my brothers paycheck. If he was adopted after my brother signed over his rights, would DHS get a copy sent over once he was adopted to stop taking money out of his checks? And if not, how could they change the child’s last name without being... View More
DHS would not automatically receive a copy of the adoption Order. If your brother has a copy, he should take them a copy or contact the caseworker and them that one was entered. However, if your brother was behind on his child support at the time of entry of the Order, he is still responsible for...View More
Our child committed a possession of controlled substance; a marijuana vape on school campus and was arrested in the state of Mississippi. He was fined $250 to pay for drug screening and the custodial parent is stating that I'm responsible as well for the fine. This happened while in the... View More
You don’t say which court found him guilty or give his age. If he was found guilty in Municipal, Justice, County, or Circuit, that tells me that he is not a juvenile. The Court will look to your son to pay the fine, not either of the parents, custodial or not. He committed the crime, so he pays...View More
If the Judge finds that you are not taking the medication as prescribed, he/she can deny custody or restrict visitation. If you are monitored by a physician, take the medication as prescribed, have had no relapses in your original addiction, and have not had any adverse incidents, you will probably...View More
Your question answers itself. One reason that a child support case would go to court IS because the mother requested support. It has nothing to do with the age of either parent. The second reason that a child support case would go to court is because the mother received benefits from the State,...View More
You don’t say how long your mother has had temporary custody, if you have had visitation, if you were ordered to do certain things, or which Court granted temporary custody to your mother. If you are in Youth Court, you will have to follow the instructions and directives of the social workers...View More
Mother killed while child was 6wks old BEFORE paternity established BUT father petitioned paternity after mother’s death IMMEDIATELY in NOV (2021). Grandmother ran off with baby & was not in communication with alleged father UNTIL paternity established 2months ago (2022). Paternity has now... View More
You don’t say how old the child is; however, the grandmother will have to overcome the natural parent presumption which says that the biological parents are the natural guardians of their children. The presumption may be overcome if the father has 1. consented to a third party having custody...View More
They said my son was hustle towards her. He was not, something happened for DHS to take her away from the grandfather on a Saturday, when we seen her a week later, something was wrong with her, she walked in the room and stood in a corner and wouldn't take. That scraped my son and I and we... View More
It is hard to tell from the facts given what exactly is going on. If the SW and/or DHS are talking about adoption, the best advice I can give is that you immediately hire an attorney who has been experience working in Youth Court and Chancery Court matters.
A lawyer will draft a petition for the guardianship, which will need to be signed by you and your husband. Additionally, the child’s parents will either sign the Petition or a waiver. An Agreed Judgnent allowing the guardianship will be signed and then presented to the Judge for his/her...View More
The title of the house and property is exchanged several times between him and his sister and eventually his ex-wife(25 yrs younger) is add. They've been divorced for 8 to 10 years now and she's suing him for community property. His attorney said it was a mortgage on the house that she... View More
For a bit of background my son is now six years old, and the father has had no contact since he was approximately three months old. We were also never married, and there is no custody order in place given he chose to have no involvement. Does he need to be notified and/or give permission if I... View More
My ex husb just left for deployed and has sense accused me of parent alienation because I havent sent the kids to his very recently married wife. They married 3 days prior to him mobbing. I know in MS step parents don't have rights and I'm ok with them going over if the want too. My... View More
The stepmother has no visitation rights. To send or not send the children to the stepmother for a visit is solely within your discretion. Your ex’s claim of parental alienation is without merit and meaningless.
So my ex wife who me and my boyfriend were living with for about two months around this time last year along with my son she was pretty cruel to us she kicked us out so she could have my son and ever since then I have been begging her she slanders me I am also the birth mother I didn't abandon... View More
Your case is far too complicate to adequately answer your question in this forum. Additionally, I don't believe you have provided all information necessary. For example: if there is no court order giving your ex custody, and you are the birth mother, you could possibly gain assistance from...View More
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