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Q: Is there a reason to go to court over child support or custody if amicable agreement is in place?

We were dating when our daughter was born. I am on the birth certificate. The mother is now married. We work out visitation and "child support" between ourselves. We may need to establish legitimate custody when my daughter is old enough to attend school to establish which school system... Read more »

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Q: unwed couple has a child and they breakup. What rights does the Father have regarding him Paying support & custody.

Rights if Father signed the birth certificate or rights if no Father signed the birth certificate.

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Q: If you are divorced and there has never been a court order on custody can I move to another state with my kids

If you are divorced and there has never been a court order on custody can I move to another state with my kids?, I am the bilogical mother, my ex wife(same sex) is only on one birth certificate. Also if I know there has been abuse to them can I take them to another state where my family lives?

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Q: I believe my birth information may be incorrect based on missing personal data; I'm not sure how to address this

About a year ago, I contacted my elementary school, requesting my school transcript. When I received it, I noticed there was no certified birth certificate number. I thought this was odd, because I don't know how I was registered to attend school without one, since this number legitimizes the... Read more »

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Q: When my girlfriend turns 18 In a few more months will she be able to leave alabama & come to upstate NY without problem

I know age of majority Is 19 In Alabama & 18 In Upstate NY will she be able to leave without parental consent? I am stable and can support her & I also want to help her become independently stable so we wanna work together.

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Q: If you go through dhr with your childs father and..

both parents are together and in process of turninh their life around . could they get married in order to make it to where the judge cant no longer say yall cant be around each other ?

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Q: I am a mother in desperate need of some legal advice I don't have much money and I'm in a very devastating situation.

There is so much to say but to sum this up I need legal advice on what to do I am a mother desperately looking for help. Me my 10 month old daughter and her father have always lived in fl. Her father has family in Alabama so he suggested we move there so we did but within 24 hours of arriving he... Read more »

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Q: Who has custody of the parents weren't married?

The child is 2yo boy. The parents were never married. The mother has filed for child support through DHR (pending) and no custody has be arranged or started. The mother tried to press charges for DV but they were dropped. The mother was given 7 days to leave with their child and her other 2... Read more »

Kristine Jones
Kristine Jones answered on Jan 13, 2022

Thank you for the question. Neither party has legal custody of the child until a court order is issued. The mother has filed a case in a certain state, if she leaves, there are jurisdictional issues that may be raised by the court or the father if she moves or fails to pursue the case. Of course... Read more »

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Q: Can you go to jail for breaking a custody agreement when your lawyer tells you to for the best interest of your child

The mother of my child had bed bugs or took my daughter somewhere that had bed bugs and she was all ate up head to toe got pictures and everything and my lawyer told me to keep my daughter until we knew that her mother was bed bug free and give my daughter back which I did. It took about three... Read more »

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Q: Can my child’s father deny me phone calls during their 48hr visitation?

My child’s father gets visitation with them for 48hrs. Am I granted a phone call during this time with my child? It is not stated in the custody paperwork anything about me having contact with my child during their visitation.

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Q: My son has been paying child support for his two children. Dhr gave temp custody to my son . Does he still pay support.

What steps does my son take, to keep and protect his children. Dhr's investigation is about possible sexual assault from step father. My son works, but needs proper housing for a boy and girl. He is also in need of a reliable vehicle to transport his children to and from school. We need... Read more »

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Q: WHAT DO I NEED TO DO WHEN MY SONS WHO ARE 16 DECIDED THEY DONT WANT TO DO CHORES OR ANYTHING SO THERY HAVE GOT DHR invol

so i have a dispakcment hwearing come ing up and my kids are making up lies .

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Q: Can a dad who lives out of state have split custody? I am ok with visitation but don’t want my baby to be out of state

I moved to Alabama recently and the father of my unborn child wanted nothing to do with us , which is why I moved here. Now that he is dating a woman with children he suddenly wants to be a part of her life , he wants visitation and everything , if he remains living out of state would he be allowed... Read more »

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Q: What can I do to get full custody of my child with the father being in prison?

Father of child has been in and out of jail all my child’s life, we were never married. How can I get full custody without having to pay so much for a lawyer? We reside in Alabama.

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Q: i am 18. i want to move out and live with my grandmother by law. is there anyway i can do it legally

my nana and i bicker a lot and shes to controlling. i have no freedom and she doesn't have a job.

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Q: I just found out that my childs mother was arrested in Alabama for chemical endangerment of a child × 4.

My son is 6 years old and his mother and I weren't married but I am on his birth certificate as his father. She moved him to Alabama and ceased all contact with me almost a year ago. I just found out my son was taken by the state of Alabama and put into foster care when she was arrested. I was... Read more »

Shane Michael Oncale
Shane Michael Oncale answered on Dec 24, 2021

Obviously, you need to hire an Alabama lawyer to get your child back. You have stumbled upon something I spend a lot to time explaining to fathers in Alabama. Your name on the birth certificate and signing the affidavit of paternity at the hospital only creates a presumption of paternity and does... Read more »

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Q: Married in washington state, recently moved to alabama, (ex) husband included. He moved back to Washington. Need advice.

I have been seperated from my (ex) for 3 years, we all moved to alabama 4 months ago, so my kids and i have not established residency yet. He moved back to Washington State after having problems here. I would like a divorce and a parenting plan in place because he is already asking to have the kids... Read more »

Shane Michael Oncale
Shane Michael Oncale answered on Nov 1, 2021

There is a whole lot to unbundle in your scenario and you really need to set up and have a consultation with an attorney with experience in the particular venue where your case will be filed. It is going to take some finesse to work your situation to your advantage.

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