i have 2 grandbabies that were my daughters and she went to heaven june 27,2020. she had a 1 1/2 yr. old lil boy Kaiden and had just given birth on june 25,2020 to Kayleigh and dss stepped in and has acted as if I dont even exist, they put themin foster care with people that turned out to have... View More
My father is mentally and emotionally abusive to both me and my mom, even after the divorce. He is trying to pressure me into having some form of contact, but he will only be more harmful to me, because he is not mentally stable and he is an alcoholic. At the end of my most recent contact with him,... View More
My kids father sees the kids once a month for about an hr if that much . He texts them every once in a while . I was wondering if I could petition for soul custody or for him to sign his rights over to me so my husband can adopt them . It’s more detrimental to their emotional health to have a... View More
My mom has legal custody of me, yet I've lived with my (non biological) dad for a while now. I just turned 17, and I want to move in with her, but I'm worried that he might try and pull something legal, or lable me as a runaway, and if i try and talk to him about leaving hes just going to... View More
My girlfriend and I both have a son together. Right now due to living circumstances she is living at her mothers and I’m living at my mother’s temporarily. With that said her mother won’t let me come see my son at her house on her property. Im not even able to come pick him up on her property... View More
I have been separated from my son’s father for over a year. Never married. No court order for parenting time or child support. He always claimed our son on income tax returns. This year I claimed our son. My son’s father had his W4 setup to claim 1 and is telling me he’s going to charge me... View More
In situations involving tax claims on dependents, the right to claim a child on a tax return typically depends on IRS rules concerning custodial and non-custodial parents. If you have provided the majority of the support for your son and he has lived with you for more than half of the year, you...View More
What constitutes as a temporary absence from the state for a child? Child is only staying to finish spring semester of grade school but we have already officially moved outside of state 3 months ago (no geo restriction/ sole custody) and established residency within new state.... View More
In California family law, filing a motion for contempt may be necessary when a party willfully disobeys a court order. Common reasons include failure to pay child or spousal support, not adhering to custody or visitation schedules, or not completing court-ordered programs or actions. This legal...View More
He has been absent since my twins’ birth in 2020 with documented substance abuse issues. Paternity was never established, he is not on their birth certificates and we were never married. There have not been any custody, visitation, or child support cases filed in the past. He is arguing for... View More
We are going to court for a modification, we both want primary and the other to be every other weekend. She is making false allegations that I am abusing and neglecting our two boys 5&9 and not emotionally supporting them. She also made claims that I vape and she doesn’t want it around them... View More
I am representing myself (in pro per) in a child custody case. My ex-wife has a free attorney from legal aid. I requested RFO Mod custody and we recently had a custody modification hearing where the judge's rulings were more favorable than my requests.
Under California law, particularly referencing Rule 5.125, you as a pro per litigant (representing yourself) have the right to prepare and file a Findings and Order After Hearing (FOAH) following a custody modification hearing. This rule applies to all parties involved in a case, regardless of...View More
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