Questions Answered by Kelly Lambert

Q: Can he get full custody?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 1, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
You need an experienced family law attorney today. Since you are not married - if the father is listed on the birth certificate, you both must have signed an Affidavit of Parentage. This says you have custody of the child. Consult an attorney today so they can advise you the best course of action.

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Q: I pay child support how do I go about getting patenting time in michigan?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 1, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
You need to file a Motion for court ordered parenting time. If parenting time is court order and she does not allow it, she can be found in contempt of court.

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Q: Can I get a life insurance policy on my child's father without his consent even if he isn't on child support?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 1, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
No. Probably not.

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Q: Consent Judgment over 6 years ago. Ex now asking for child support because making less money now. Can this be awarded?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 1, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
If it is a case eligible for child support, this can be requested at any time.

It is possible to fight and have income imputed to your ex - she is not allowed to voluntarily reduce her income. Schedule a free consultation with an attorney - they will be able to review the details of the case and advise you how to proceed.

Kelly G Lambert III

Q: I lost my rights to my kids an im pregnant for a new one can they take it

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 1, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
If you lost the rights due to CPS/DHS involvement - yes, most likely CPS/DHS will be notified and take the child from you when it is born.

You need an attorney - today. They need to review why you lost the rights to your other children. This information will determine what is necessary to do in order to try and keep or get custody of the newborn returned to you.

Kelly G Lambert III

Q: My daughter lost custody of her son (4 )to his father as she slapped a phone out of the fathers hand..will she ever be

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 1, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
It is possible, but she needs to make sure she has an experienced, aggressive attorney representing her in this matter. Most offer free consultations - contact one today to review all of the details about the case so they can direct her how to proceed.

Kelly G Lambert III

Q: What split of uninsured medial should be followed after support ends?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 1, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
After the child reaches the age of 18 or graduates from high school (whichever is later), the court no longer had jurisdiction over the child or things pertaining to the child, such as medical expenses or college expenses.

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Q: If a mother has 6 kids and doesn't have custody of any of them and looses custody of the youngest to the state

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Aug 7, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
There are too many details unknown here. Whatever was used to terminate the rights the younger child can be used in cases concerning your older kids as well.

Kelly G Lambert III

Q: what is a bono lawyer?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Michigan on
Answered on Aug 1, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
A pro bono lawyer is one that will handle a case for no charge.

Kelly G Lambert III

Q: Does Michigan law say the noncustodial parent gets three weeks visitation a year no matter how old the child is?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 31, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
No. This can vary greatly depending on what county you live in and the age of the child.

Kelly G Lambert III

Q: What happens if i dont show in court for driving on suspended license and no proof of insurance?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 31, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
If you did not show up for Court, most likely a bench warrant has been issued for your arrest. You should consult with an attorney as soon as possible to try and get this cleared up.

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Q: My daughter father wants to turn over complete custody rights to me. We are not married and our daughter is 4 months old

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 31, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
If you were not married, you most likely have sole custody of the child at this time. If the father is in agreement to change the child's name, you can file a petition to change it (he signs that he is in agreement). Here is a link to the form: http://courts.mi.gov/Administration/SCAO/Forms/courtforms/namechange/pc51.pdf

Since you have a PPO in place, it is very important that you not communicate with him directly regarding any of these issues. Make sure communications are done...

Q: Can the court force the noncustodial parent to purchase clothing

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 31, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
Typically, the purchase of clothing is not addressed in Orders. Generally, each parent provides clothing for the child to use during their parenting time.

Kelly G Lambert III

Q: If someone pays for my dogs vet bill does that mean the dog is now theres?

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 31, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
No, it does not.

Kelly G Lambert III

Q: Can a woman sign off on receiving child support off of a second job

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 24, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
It is possible to stipulate to an amount for child support if both parties agree, which could mean not including income from a second job.

Kelly G Lambert III

Q: Me and my fiancee what's to get custody of her daughter but she was adopted by someone else is there anything we can do?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 24, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
If the child has been adopted, this can be very difficult to change. Much will depend on the age of the child and the circumstances surrounding the adoption.

You should schedule a consultation with an attorney where you can discuss all the details of your case, then they will be prepared to give you more accurate advice.

Kelly G Lambert III

Q: My ex didnt go after me for child support and now two years and 3 months later wants it even though i pay half of stuff

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 24, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
Child support is the right of the child. It can be requested at any time. Most likely, it cannot be back-dated 3 1/2 years. Support will be calculated and put in place from the date the Motion requesting it was filed. Make sure you keep documentation of any money given during this process - it may be able to be deducted. You should schedule a consultation with an attorney to discuss the details.

Kelly G Lambert III

Q: Am i able to leave state with my daughter..her mother has no rights to her...

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 24, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
If the child is subject to a court order of any kind, you most likely would have to get approval of the court in order to leave the state.

Kelly G Lambert III

Q: If my child's fathers signs off on her does he still have to pay child support?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 24, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
In most instances, a father cannot simply sign off on a child. If the child is adopted by another party (through step parent adoption, for example) then the father's rights will be terminated. If the father's rights are terminated then support will be terminated.

Kelly G Lambert III

Q: My wife took my son to iowa ..went we marry on michigan its something i can do to get my son back ..can i go n get him

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 18, 2014
Kelly Lambert's answer
It is possible you could file for Divorce in Michigan and request the child be returned to the state. You should schedule a consultation with an experienced family law attorney to discuss the details. Most will offer free initial consultations.

Kelly G Lambert III

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