Generally, in Louisiana, a grandparent doesn't have automatic rights to visitation with his/her grandchild. There are some exceptions to the rule. You should speak with an attorney who handles custody matters to determine if your situation would give you the right to ask for visitation.
His dad has custodial and domiciled custody and his birth mom gets visitation and was ordered to pay child support, but she doesn’t do it on time or anything else for him and she forfeits her visitation periods often.
Yes, you have standing to adopt. Whether the birth mother has to consent or can object to the hearing is another issue. This depends on whether she has failed to pay a court order of support or failed to communicate with the child without just cause for over 6 months. Give me a call and I’ll be...Read more »
My husband was granted 50/50 custody and the documents were drawn up to reduce his child support obligation. However, it's been 4 months and she refuses to sign them. The full payments are still being deducted.
The judgment can be filed without her signature with proper certification that it was circulated and she stated no objection to the form or content. Your husband's lawyer should know the proper verbiage.
I’m extreme pain w back injury. CT showed 4 fractures in spine. Adjuster is taking a week between each step of scheduling md appts, MRI, etc. still no treatment plan. It’s been 3 weeks and no plan. Fractures will heal deformed and ability to return to work is decreasing. Was supposed to have a... Read more »
You should call and speak with an attorney that handles worker's compensation matters. Give me a call, and I'll be happy to discuss the matter with you further. By the way, Nurse Case Managers aren't there to help you; their job is to help the insurance company.
I would like to take my children on vacation for the summer out of state, my husband is controlling and does not want me to go; so he is threatening to call the police if I take the children. We are married and as we are "very religious" we have not considered divorce (and probably will never... Read more »
An attorney familiar with adoptions can help you. If you're under 18, an intrafamily adoption would be the most likely option. If you're over 18, a notarial adoption would probably be appropriate. I'd be happy to discuss this with you or your step-dad further, including the process and...Read more »
I sent a question early this morning & was asked where the hit & run took place. It was Rayne, LA. I can't get anyone in that parish to release any info to me. He is not listed as an inmate, yet I can't even get the name of his insurance or his toxicology report. I'm disabled & I feel he or his ins... Read more »
My sincerest condolences on your loss. An attorney experienced in personal injury matters can help you and answer any questions you have. Feel free to give me a call and I'll be happy to assist you further.
Wanting to move in with my Boyfriend who is great to me and my kids. We have been dating a year now. My kids may get mad at me for moving them away from there friends and I am scared they are going to say they want to move in with the grandparents or the father. I have sole custody and they may not... Read more »
One of the things a judge looks at is stability of the relationship. If you move in with a boyfriend, the question most judges ask is where will you go if he makes you move out. Perhaps a bigger question is, if you've been dating for a year, why would you not get married rather than simply move...Read more »
if the mother was released from mental hospital at the time the father filed Ex Parte Custody, and father cannot find mother and son to serve order, will the father be granted custody? Mother’s home was really dirty, could that be grounds to win Ex Parte Custody? Mother is stable now to take care... Read more »
The factors you mentioned can all be considered by the judge in favor of granting ex parte custody. There are legal steps that can be taken to locate and/or give the mother legal notice of the proceedings. An attorney can help you maneuver through the process.
Scenario.. If Dad can stay clean but mom can't, he works to get kids back for him and mom. Once the court give custody back to dad, he lets mom move in and they are back to where they started before dcfs was called. Is it illegal for the mom to move back in after her tpr?
Any contact would be discretionary on the part of the father, unless she has a judgment specifically giving her visitation privileges. If she hasn't completed her required work plan, any contact may not be in the child's best interest.
There are no traffic safety laws in effect in a parking lot collision. Most of the time insurance companies will attribute equal fault to both drivers, if both vehicles are moving. Of course, the individual circumstances of each occurrence may dictate a different result. I'd turn everything over...Read more »
Childrens father improperly retained our 3 children at the end of summer break 2018. at which time, i was served with a rule to show cause, and rule to modify custody, and an ORDER granting the father temporary custody until the hearing set for 09 13 2018. A request for a hair follicle screen for... Read more »
We have 3 kids. When support was ordered r years ago, I had no income or financial responsibility other than my kids. So child support was based off of NCP income alone. It has been a long road to get NCP to pay support on time. He finally started paying consistently for the past year. Is it... Read more »
He filed a divorce two years ago they granted child support and interim spousal support for his spouse. The divorce never finalized because they never separated. Can I go back for an increase for my child.
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