The bio dad's surrender would have to be filed in the adoption proceedings. You need to consult with an attorney who handles intrafamily adoptions, such as myself, to discuss the process and anticipated costs. Intrafamily adoptions are not nearly as complicated as a private adoption and are...Read more »
My husband and his daughter mom has a custody agreement but the mom has never really followed the agreement. The agreement states that neither parent should question the child about the other parent. Since the agreement she has caused tension between him and his daughter. My step-daughter refuses... Read more »
I know with the virus everything is crazy but my child is 18 and officially done with high school and has moved out of his mothers house. The mother claims that she is taking me back to court for more money and for me to have to pay for his college. How is this legal and how can I get my obligation... Read more »
If the child is 18 and has graduated high school (or if he is no longer attending), then you no longer owe support for that child. Child support is not legally owed for a child who is attending college (unless perhaps he is dually enrolled in both high school and college).
You need to file a rule for contempt. The judge can punish her for not complying with the judgment. Contact a custody lawyer to help you with this. She can be ordered to reimburse you for some or all of your attorney fees.
My daughters father has abandoned her, i'm remarried, but do not have the funds to pay adoption fees for my husband to legally adopt her. Non-custodial parent hasnt had any contact in almost 5 years, my husband has been her "dad" for the past 8 years.
His rights can only be terminated by action of the State (for example, in a OCS proceeding) or for purposes of an adoption. In this case, your husband can adopt the child, most likely without the father's consent. Intrafamily adoptions generally are not as expensive or complicated as a...Read more »
He can voluntarily surrender his rights for purposes of surrendering the child for adoption. For instance, if your husband wishes to adopt her, he can surrender. Technically, if he has failed to communicate with the child without just cause for the last 6 months, his consent isn't even required.
I think common sense will dictate the answer to this question. The pandemic alone doesn't justify denying visitation in my opinion. However, the individual circumstances of each case will probably dictate whether the child would be potentially exposed by allowing visitation. As an example,...Read more »
My mom has temp. Custody of my son. I have visitation rights through the court which consists of 2 days a week, 4 hours each visit. I beg her every single day to see him but she always comes up with an excuse. I'll be lucky if I get to see him once a week. I've applied for an attorney... Read more »
If she is not complying with a court order granting you visitation, she may be in contempt. Your remedy would be to file a Rule for Contempt. An attorney can help you do this, and you should consult one for this issue.
Unfortunately she connived my dad because he felt sorry for her and she took him and my mom her mother to get a will made up sneakily years ago and I just found this out but she won’t give me a copy. My dad raised her and 3 more kids my mother had by 3 different men while she was married to my... Read more »
My brother and niece didn't sign the succession, because they wanted to contest the will, however I'm the executor, my niece and brother took what they wanted, and has caused me financial hardship because of not signing the succession. I paid my attorney the full amount, but yet she fired... Read more »
You should consult with another attorney immediately. He or she can discuss your best option to finish the succession. Your siblings don't have to sign to conclude matters, although it helps. If your new lawyer feels your previous lawyer overcharged for the work performed, he/she can give...Read more »
Her father hasn't paid for insurance or any set amount of support since 2010. My job and income have fluctuated over the last 10 years. Her father's job has been the same, but with earnings increases, bonuses, etc.
He will have to provide the State with an Affidavit of Death & Heirship. He can't legally change the title without all of your siblings' signatures. You should speak with a succession attorney to help. An estate may need to be opened on your father, even if your father had no will.
Child support is based on your income and the other parent's income. Children you've had since the last child support order don't affect the guidelines, but the judge can take them and other factors into consideration in determining if he/she should deviate from the what the...Read more »
So they need to go back in. They had plan to do surgery today. But he needed blood he has bed sores. He has blood clots now. He is in a hospital in Grand Rapids Michigan I am in Louisiana. The doctor informed his care person what they have done. Is this medical malpractice?
Joint custody is presumed to be in the child's best interest, so yes. It simply means that both parents have equal parental rights and access to medical and school records. In a typical joint custody scenario, the child lives with one parent and the other has weekend visitation. The parent...Read more »
My stepmother informed my siblings and myself about our father's will. We have contacted her because we live in Texas and wanted to know more information about it. She refused to speak to us about the matter. Each one of us has recieved a letter from an attorney asking us to donate our share... Read more »
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