Regina Irene Edwards' answer Kim is correct. No one can give you a tutorial on how to file for custody. When your car breaks down, most people don't ask for advice on how to fix it, they take it to a mechanic. The law is the same way. You need to hire an attorney if you want to file for custody.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer My colleagues are correct. Even though you have a legal right to leave and take your child, it could backfire quickly and spectacularly. Talk to an attorney about your options before you do anything.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer The short answer, is yes, the adoption can be granted. 10 years of not paying any support could be considered abandonment. You need to hire an attorney in order to have an chance.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer You are asking for specific advice about an order that we haven't seen that you yourself say is vague. The only way to get advice about this issue is to go see a family law attorney, and have them review your order and give you advice.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer You need to consult with a family law attorney about your specific case. It is possible that you will receive spousal support, but every case is different and the attorney needs to hear all of the background before giving you advice.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer You probably should do nothing. The travel deviation probably isn't enough to spend thousands in attorneys fees arguing over a few dollars in child support. He got custody, which was the most important thing, so sometimes it's best to leave well enough alone.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer There is no such thing as a public defender for a family law case. If you want an attorney, you will have to fire one. If you had an issue with service, that should have been addressed formally with the court via a pleading. There may be some unfairness with what happened, but you will need an attorney to help clean up the filings, possible object to his attorney's conflict of interest if he represented you before and argue that you are allowed to make education decisions without the...
Regina Irene Edwards' answer If no divorce has been filed, there is nothing you can do. If the divorce has been filed and a standing order issued, neither is supposed to dispose of marital property, although it is possible a court may not care too much about your video game system.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer That is a complicated scenario and you should consult with an attorney. Two child support worksheets would have to be done. If 1 lives with the father and 2 with the mother, AND the father makes equal or more than the mother, then father would probably pay something, but it's best to have an attorney run the numbers.
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