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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Connecticut on
Q: i have shared custody. Can I make him take the kids an extra day/l and change days? We do 2/2/5. Id need to do 4/3.

I need to make more money in order to take care of the kids - I am a single mom with shared custody. I’m taking a new job. The training will require 5mos where he would need to take them mon-Fri and I could take them Fri-sunday. Then after that I could go back to the 2/2/5 or adjust as needed.... Read more »

Linda Ann Subbloie
Linda Ann Subbloie
answered on Nov 12, 2022

In my opinion, you should think twice about giving him the children for 4.5 days a week with only 2.5 days left for you. Five months is a long time on this schedule and once you do it, if it happens, it may be difficult to get back what you had.

You should get an agreement together with a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Connecticut on
Q: Couple of questions

I have a couple of questions so I’ve been having a lot of issues with the babies father and his family . I plan on going to court soon but i am wondering what my chances would be in court . On his side of the family his mother has threatened for grandparent rights but has barely seen her... Read more »

Linda Ann Subbloie
Linda Ann Subbloie
answered on Sep 13, 2022

You didn't say what you are going to court for. Is there a custody order in place now and you are trying to modify it or there is no court orders yet and you are going to court for the first time.

Grandparents can not get custody in CT unless they meet very stringent requirements. If...
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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Connecticut on
Q: I have sole legal/physical custody of my child. Can I relocate to another country with her without modifying agreement?

I have sole custody of my 12 yo daughter. My ex has visitation on Sun. and 2 nights a week for dinner. Other visitation to be agreed upon. He has not followed the schedule once in 8 years. My daughter has not seen her father since Feb. nor had a phone call from him in several months. I am recently... Read more »

Linda Ann Subbloie
Linda Ann Subbloie
answered on Aug 8, 2022

You really should file a motion with the court and have him served. He may not even show up for the hearing and the court will probably grant your request based upon the facts as you have stated. Technically, you would be in violation of the order for visitation if you moved without a court order,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Child Custody for Connecticut on
Q: Can my ex-husband sue me if our daughter gets hurt on a trampoline at my house?
Bill Beckert
Bill Beckert
answered on May 3, 2021

The short answer is yes. But it depends on the condition of the trampoline. For example, if there was safety equipment that was not assembled or connected to it, whether there were problems with the trampoline that you knew of, but nevertheless let her use it.

Now it may be that he is only...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Connecticut on
Q: What do I need from my grandchildren's parents to legally take care of my grandchildren? Can it be signed by one parent?
Joseph Maya
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Joseph Maya
answered on Feb 26, 2021

You present an interesting legal question. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your situation with your grandchildren. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your issue.

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Q: My husband won full sole custodyin Connecticut Orange County cops told him he can pick up his child he went to florid

He went home alone I’m lost to why no one is helping has been 7 months the mom skipped town no communication with child but we need help how to get her back now from Florida we don’t know how laws work out there we from Connecticut

Joseph Maya
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Joseph Maya
answered on Feb 15, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to properly address your legal issue. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Family Law and Child Custody for Connecticut on
Q: So I was recently hospitalized for not being on my medicine and they said I was unsafe around my kids without it..

So, what happens if I want another kid and I have to go off my meds?? the probate court said I have to be seeking treatment and I live in CT and I want another kid someday and that's like them telling me I can't have another baby. I am schizophrenic and have a mental illness but... Read more »

Joseph Maya
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Joseph Maya
answered on Jul 1, 2020

Generally, a patient’s physician would advise as to what medications a patient may need, in addition to the appropriate dosage etc. To the extent a patient has a health condition, including pregnancy, that may be negatively impacted by the use of a medication, a physician may make a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Connecticut on
Q: Contempt and Visitation?

I agreed to allow my ex to keep our daughter during this coronovirus outbreak. I agreed to it before I knew the facts and how low risk children are to it. I told her that the risk was low to children and the children that do get it usually have mild symptoms. I also told her no one was sick around... Read more »

Linda Ann Subbloie
Linda Ann Subbloie
answered on Mar 25, 2020

Unfortunately, right now and for the near future, the courts are pretty much closed for most business. You can file your motion for contempt, however, it will not be heard any time soon. My suggestion is that you take her up on that offer and go there as often as possible. Maybe if you go too much,... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Connecticut on
Q: Just hired a lawyer for 3k for my custody case but the lawyer wants to take a long approach to an easy case. what do ido

i am the custodial parent to my son and his mother according to juvenile court is allowed no less than 2 days visitation, currently i allow 2 days a week plus every other weekend. She is originally from florida and i would like to move back to florida asap. you would think this would be an easy... Read more »

Joseph Maya
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Joseph Maya
answered on Jan 16, 2020

Your inquiry suggests you are not happy with your current lawyer. I suggest you speak with your present lawyer about strategy, realistic timing, goals and objectives, and the law related to custody, relocation, etc. Your lawyer and you should have an honest and open communication about your... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Family Law and Tax Law for Connecticut on
Q: If we have joint custody then who get to file for taxes we are not together and baby lives with me the whole year

He does owe child support 620 but tries to stay current on his child support payments he skips his visits some time a month then pops up to show up 2 or 3 time a month I support more income for our child and now he is filing for contempt because I didn't proved him our child's social... Read more »

Linda Simmons Campbell
Linda Simmons Campbell
answered on Mar 8, 2018

You need to look at your agreement. It is usually spelled out in the agreement who gets to claim the child and if he loses the right to claim the child if he is behind on child support payments.

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Q: I have joint custody with my ex. He lives in Georgia, I don't. Can I file for full custody??

He hasn't seen the kids in three years. All the sudden he is saying he has rights to see them, mind you my kids are 8 & 5 so don't even know who he is anymore. Can I file for full custody and be done with him for good?

Brian Lehman
Brian Lehman
answered on Feb 20, 2017

Yes, you can file for that. But getting a lawyer who specializes in this area of law and can help you put together the evidence in the right way is very helpful. Here is a list of lawyers that specialize in family law near you: https://www.justia.com/lawyers/family-law/connecticut/enfield

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Connecticut on
Q: Do grandparents and aunts/uncles have rights to the child if the parent signs away his rights?

My brother (adopted, not sure if it is relevant) may sign away his rights to his son. Will my parents and I still have a legal right to see the baby?

Sally A. Roberts
Sally A. Roberts
answered on Aug 22, 2016

Consult with a probate for family law attorney regarding your legal rights to see the baby.

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