Neville Bedford's answer This seems like a complex matter that is best addressed in a private consultation with a practicing attorney with all of the relevant documents. http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/title34/index.htm
Neville Bedford's answer File a motion to modify with the court. Of course, this is most expeditious when done with the assistance of a family court attorney familiar with child support modification motions,,.
Neville Bedford's answer Meet with a family law attorney to review the particulars in private. If he is not on the birth certificate, he shall first have to file with the court to establish custody and visitation. This will benefit you in that if he is adjudicated to be the natural father, he will have an obligation to provide child support. It is difficult to predict what the outcome of the case will be at this point.
Neville Bedford's answer Yes, the state may levy funds in a bank account for satisfaction of a debt owed. You should consider enlisting the services of an attorney to release the funds that are yours, and not your sons.
Neville Bedford's answer Speak to your lawyer on this procedural question. They may have agreed to exchange discovery documents. Your lawyer will not be able to speak with the represented landlord except through his attorney unless some other arrangements are made.
Neville Bedford's answer The department has discretion to remove children if they determine that they are in imminent danger. Speak tot he investigator to learn whether the case will be opening or whether it was determined to be "unfounded." They usually leave their business cards when they come to do an investigation.
Neville Bedford's answer Speak to the attorney you retained to assist you with the child support modification hearing. Double check the worksheet with him or her to be certain you were given all appropriate credits for your contributions. Also, discuss with them your desire to modify placement and parenting time.
Neville Bedford's answer Meet with an attorney to review your lease and discuss who the "they" is that you are concerned about filing an eviction against you. If you have received notice of eviction, bring those along as well.
If your child's mother is not willing to be forthcoming and you discover that the parties are inappropriate, due to criminal convictions, or otherwise, retain an attorney to file a motion with the court to modify the arrangements as appropriate. It seems that if you have contact information for the mother, I don't see why you would need their contact information.
Neville Bedford's answer I might suggest you bring the letter to a local attorney, or Legal Services if you qualify for their services. Retain counsel to review the letter and its particulars for compliance with the statute.
Neville Bedford's answer The focus should be the child's best interests. For example: If your child is an Olympic equestrian and you do not wish to support her endeavors, the judge may choose to curtail your visitation during those riding events.
50/50 parenting is an illusion . Your child deserves 100% of her parents love, affection, support and resources. This is impossible to measure in minutes and days. Co-parenting is most difficult when parents are separated. Your child deserves your cooperation and best...
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