It is in your best interest to consult with an experienced guardianship attorney who practices in the courthouse wherein your matter will be heard. The attorney can review you matter with you and outline the costs for services. Terminating a guardianship can be very difficult and costly. Your...Read more »
This is a difficult issue. When you are 18 you will be able to make any decision that you would like. However, the court has found that it is in your best interest to be with your father at this time. Therefore, you may want to discuss the issue of communicating with your mother with your father...Read more »
This is an adoption question (which is in the probate court) rather than a family law question. However, if you want to object to the home study you will want to discuss your options with an experienced adoption attorney. The court's utilize home studies in each adoption and they rely heavily on...Read more »
Trying to serve the other parent with child custody hearing papers but he is avoiding the Sheriff here in CA. What will happen at the hearing since he can't get served? Will the judge grant me temp sole custody? I cant afford an atty and I don't know how to find a pro bono atty. Thank you for your... Read more »
It is unlikely you will find a pro bono attorney for a family law matter. However, most courts offer an assistance center and have an attorney on staff to assist parties who are representing themselves. You can also request that service by allowed by a substitution method (most commonly by...Read more »
Im trying to get the other parent served with child custody hearing papers but his family is hiding him. What can happen if he doesnt get served in time for the hearing? The Sheriff Dept has tried serving him with no success. I cant afford an atty and dont know how to find a pro bono atty.
You may request that the other party be served by a substitute manner of service (most commonly serving another individual or publishing in the newspaper).
It is in your best interest to consult with an experienced family law attorney who practices in the courthouse wherein your matter will...Read more »
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