I ask the public defender and she said no I haven't seen no paper work since my children haven been in dhs i ask no reply my child have been injured I ask for reports no reply ask judge she look over me
Mother was incarcerated at time of birth. Issued temporary guardianship to individual. Released two months later to parole at said individuals home. Stayed approx. two weeks then left to be with friends has not inquired about child since. Has not provided anything accept 5 cans of formula provided... Read more »
His face was drooping on both sides. I took him to the local hospital. They waited over 2 hours to test his urine and inform me that my sons urine screen tested positive for methamphetamines and benzodiazepines. They told me I wasn't allowed to leave the hospital and I was do ride with my son... Read more »
For example, it is now May but I would like the trial set for sometime in the Fall to allow adequate discovery. Is it acceptable to ask for a particular number of weeks/months in advance? If so, how do I phrase the request? I am appearing pro SE in a family law case that is bound for trial (failed... Read more »
My soon to be ex-husband keeps stalling the divorce, he burns and destroys my belongings that I use to make a living with, ( I train horses), he constantly harasses me. I have a job offer in another state that would allow me to make a good living for me and my minor child. He hasn't seen the... Read more »
She has kept my kids from me for 3 years now it stats in our decree that she cannot have my kids around any male she is involved with unless she has hand written permission from me which she does not it stats that even if I'm behind on child support that she can't keep my kids for me plz help me
Wife and I are still married for now but a biological father was just established, he was given joint custody. If we divorce where does that leave me? We were married 2-15-19, daughter was born 6-14-19.
Will was created with a trust to be established and a bank named as trustee due to possible mental capabilities of only child. However full financial POA was given to only child 12 years after said will was created but never introduced to the courts. POA was registered with circuit court clerk... Read more »
It is not possible to give you definitive answers without reviewing the actual instruments to which you refer. Sometimes people mischaracterize documents because they do not understand what they actually are.
As a general rule, however, POAs expire at the death of the principal, and...Read more »
I asked him why he was not answering any of my calls/text regarding our child. He decided to flip the switch and play victim. “I don’t have to speak to you.” Okay but we have a child together. There is no reason for us to be bitter and fight. The conversation turned bitter and he finally... Read more »
Yes. At the end of the day, it's up to the prosecutor whether charges against you proceed. A victim's wishes are only part of the equation. You're also admitting to assaulting the victim on a public website. Not recommended. I do suggest you speak with an attorney in your area who...Read more »
i wrecked while involved in a police chase well the officer didn’t bother to help my wife and kids that was in the truck was he supposed to detain me and then tend to them cause he didn’t and was he supposed to have my daughter turn the truck off… was the officer in the right to continue to... Read more »
It would depend on the facts of your case. Was the custody order out of a juvenile case? Were the parents awarded any visitation? Have they been visiting with your granddaughter? Have they been paying you child support? If the parents haven't had any relationship with your granddaughter...Read more »
Generally speaking, visitation and child punishment are entirely separate issues (though they may seem related). One public policy consideration is that, as a society, we don't want parents effectively penalized due to a child's bad behavior and we don't want child punishment...Read more »
As is so often the case in legal matters, it depends. Arkansas law, like that of many states, takes the obligation to serve a responding party quite seriously, and failure to serve can be a basis for reversal on appeal. However, Arkansas’ appellate courts are also strict about the circumstances...Read more »
Possibly. Outside of the parents being married when the child is born or going to court, paternity can also be established by signing an Affidavit Acknowledging Paternity, which is generally made available at the hospital when the child is born. If paternity has not been established by any other...Read more »
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