my babymama and i have made plans for me to see my son but when they day comes she always come up with the excuse that hes sick. i send her whatever money i have to her for him and constently make plans on seeing him which she cancels day of. in the last two years ive only gotten to see him 5 times.
If you haven't established paternity (assuming you are not married to your child's mother), you will need to file a petition to establish paternity, custody, timesharing and child support. After finding you to be the legal father, the Court will determine what is in the best interest of...View More
Yes, it is possible. However, this would be a non-family adoption because it is outside of 3 bloodlines to the child that is to be adopted. Please consult with an adoption attorney experienced in non-family adoptions.
A divorce may still be obtained in Florida without the consent of your spouse. It will be a contested dissolution without an agreement. There are two requirements for the party who is the initial petitioner: 1. You must have been a resident of the state of Florida for 6 months prior to filing...View More
We lived in Texas for one year prior to relocating to Florida. My ex husband had 5 visits for 24 hour periods during the year ( his choice). After relocating, he has FaceTimed twice in the past year- once for 10 minutes thanksgiving and for 10 minutes three days ago. The child in question is now... View More
Thank you for your inquiry. The first issue I see is that you may have a jurisdictional issue that will have to be addressed before any adoption proceedings could move forward. If there were any court orders in Texas involving this child, it is likely that jurisdiction was retained in Texas....View More
Adult adoptions are quite common. A petition for adult adoption is filed by your husband along with your consent as the spouse and the consent of your adult daughter. Since she is married, her spouse will also have to sign a consent or a case made to the court that he is unreasonably withholding...View More
Us and the donor have agreed to sign a “contract” stating that he does want anything to do with the child and giving us full consent. My wife and I both want to be on the birth certificate and I know I’ll have parental right since I’ll be the birth mother, but we want her to have full... View More
It is important to have a legally sufficient donor contract executed before the procedure. Once the baby has been born, you will need to complete the parentage process for the spouse who is not the birth parent by filing for adoption.
You may qualify for temporary alimony if you can show you have a need for it and he has the ability to pay. For other forms of alimony such as durational or permanent, it will depend on many other factors including the length of your marriage and your need for alimony and his ability to pay also...View More
It is encouraged to keep siblings together, especially twins. However, there isn't a statue that says it is prohibited. If you would like more information regarding community resources and/or adoption, please give me a call.
has emphasized that the child support payment should go to my daughters, one is in college and gets disability and the other lives with me ,refuses to pay anything. every now and then she might pay a bill (the water bill). What is the back support payment of child support for. The father has put a... View More
The back child support is owed to you, not your daughters. You supported your daughters during the time this support was ordered and not paid. This money is reimbursing you for the financial burden you carried when you were the only parent supporting your children.
If not married, the father will have to file a Petition to Establish Paternity to legalize his parental rights. So custody will automatically fall to the natural mother until paternity is established by a court of law. The standard for custody in the state of Florida is shared parental...View More
Ex wife refuses to allow her to visit him or him to see her when he visit Atlanta. She doesn’t allow her to call or FaceTime or anything . He can’t even get a valid phone number to speak with his daughter. Is it possible he can file for visitation or joint custody ?
Have your boyfriend contact an attorney in the county in Georgia where his daughter lives. Most states have laws similar to Florida that establishes time sharing for the non custodial parent. Jurisdiction will be in Georgia though since that is where his daughter lives.
You can file a motion to establish paternity, custody, time sharing and child support. In that petition, you will need to request that the child resides primarily with you the majority of the time. Some police officers will not return a child without a court order. Once you get an order from the...View More
If ýour children are receiving assistance from the State in the form of food stamps, Medicaid, cash assistance, the Department of Revenue can file for child support on behalf of the children. Their mother isn't required to do it.
If your sister in law is the mother of the children, her rights as a natural guardian are superior to anyone else who is not also a natural guardian. The exception to that rule is if there is evidence of actual detriment and harm to the children by being with that natural parent.
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