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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Q: Can he get full custody?

My fiancé and I have a 7 month old baby boy. The situation is complicated because he lives in his house one week and my House another week. We are both with our parents, so it makes it hard and I wanted our son to live with me since I am his mother and his family controlled and stepped in and said... Read more »

Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Oct 1, 2014

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.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Q: I pay child support how do I go about getting patenting time in michigan?

I cheated on my current girlfriend also my sons mother and the mother of my daughter has acted on this as if she does not want my son(my daughters brother) or my girlfriend around my daughter when I see her on her conditions and seems to be only what she wants or no way. What can I do to make it... Read more »

Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Oct 1, 2014

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.

Kelly G Lambert III

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Q: Can I get a life insurance policy on my child's father without his consent even if he isn't on child support?
Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Oct 1, 2014

No. Probably not.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Q: Consent Judgment over 6 years ago. Ex now asking for child support because making less money now. Can this be awarded?

No child support at time of consent judgment and we opted out of FOC because salaries and overnights were equal. Since then, ex has taken a job at a significant lower salary and wants back into FOC and is requesting child support. Do they have a strong case?

Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Oct 1, 2014

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...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Q: I lost my rights to my kids an im pregnant for a new one can they take it
Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Oct 1, 2014

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...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
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

Able to get him back. .she has unsupervised visits and another son (6) who she still has custody of..

Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Oct 1, 2014

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

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Michigan on
Q: What split of uninsured medial should be followed after support ends?

My minor child will graduate June of 2015 which will end my child support order which includes medical split and uninsured amounts. Orthodontics were recently started under a payment plan which was started by the other party in my case, which will end much later than his graduation date. Current... Read more »

Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Oct 1, 2014

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.

Kelly G Lambert III

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
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

Does the mother loose all rights to all the kids?

Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Aug 7, 2014

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

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Michigan on
Q: what is a bono lawyer?
Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Aug 1, 2014

A pro bono lawyer is one that will handle a case for no charge.

Kelly G Lambert III

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Q: Does Michigan law say the noncustodial parent gets three weeks visitation a year no matter how old the child is?
Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Jul 31, 2014

No. This can vary greatly depending on what county you live in and the age of the child.

Kelly G Lambert III

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Michigan on
Q: What happens if i dont show in court for driving on suspended license and no proof of insurance?

I was picking up my car I had just purchased because he was doing some work on it. When I was leaving his neighbor was also backing out his driveway directly across from me. I blew my horn she still backed into my vehicle. She called the police they came my license was suspended and I had no... Read more »

Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Jul 31, 2014

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.

Kelly G Lambert III

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Q: My daughter father wants to turn over complete custody rights to me. We are not married and our daughter is 4 months old

What is the process that you have to go through for him to terminate all my ec's legal right? He no longer wants her to have his last name. I am more than happy to change it to my last name. I currently have a PPO order against him for abuse.

Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Jul 31, 2014

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:... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Q: Can the court force the noncustodial parent to purchase clothing
Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Jul 31, 2014

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

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Michigan on
Q: If someone pays for my dogs vet bill does that mean the dog is now theres?
Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Jul 31, 2014

No, it does not.

Kelly G Lambert III

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Q: Can a woman sign off on receiving child support off of a second job
Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Jul 24, 2014

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

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
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?

We want our family together we have a baby boy together and we want to get custody of her daughter so we can be a family can you please help me!

Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Jul 24, 2014

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...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
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

Will he get it?

Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Jul 24, 2014

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... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Q: Am i able to leave state with my daughter..her mother has no rights to her...
Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Jul 24, 2014

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

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Q: If my child's fathers signs off on her does he still have to pay child support?
Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Jul 24, 2014

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

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
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
Kelly Lambert
Kelly Lambert answered on Jul 18, 2014

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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