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0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: I have been looking everywhere online but can’t seem to find a court form where a child can be allowed to talk to a judg

It’s called the watermiere form but cannot find it anywhere . The child wants to talk to the judge . The child does not feel safe by the father & the judge is making her go .

0 Answers | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: How do you file a petition for child abandonment toward biological father of child ?

Father has been absent and hasn’t provided care pretty much none of my sons life ( excluding the time , which we were still together that I was working as a cna to care for my children and him the first 3 months after he was born and when I would get home he would leave so I’m not sure that... Read more »

Q: have power of attorney and proxy over my dad personl relationship affairs the bank won't let me on account what

What I look up they should section 5-1503 is there

Jack Mevorach
Jack Mevorach
answered on Jan 31, 2023

Often, banks reject valid Powers of Attorney. Have a free telephone consultation with counsel.

Jack

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Florida on
Q: 16yo son lives w/his dad in Florida, is failing 10th grade for 2nd time and is truant. Can I request to terminate cs?

My ex-husband and I have equal rights but I haven't seen or spoken to my son in 3 years. He misses more school than he attends, had an ISS last week and is failing the majority of his classes, for the 2nd year in a row. Dropping out appears eminent. Can I request to terminate child support... Read more »

Rand Scott Lieber
Rand Scott Lieber
answered on Jan 31, 2023

Assuming that the child support order was issued in Florida, a child's poor academic performance is not a reason to terminate child support. If the child drops out and gets a job the income that they earn could be a reason to modify the child support down. Speak with a local family lawyer for... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Adoption for California on
Q: How can I go against a citation of termination of parental rights

I received a citation to terminate my parental rights and a hearing was set for feb 1st and now rescheduled. How can I respond to this request in another person adopting my children. I do not want this to happen

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for New Jersey on
Q: Can a 16 year old male from New Jersey leave their family and move in with another family from Florida?

Hello, I'm a 16 year old from New Jersey, and I'm looking to move into a new family thats out of state. I do not have my parent's consent to move out, but I have the consent of the other family to move in with them. I do truly believe they can take care of me better than my current family.

Richard Diamond
Richard Diamond
answered on Jan 31, 2023

The short answer is no. The longer answer is that I am concerned that another family is willing to tell you that it's okay to move out of your house and move in with them without addressing the legality of your actions / their actions.

If you are so unhappy in your home setting and...
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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Child Custody for Tennessee on
Q: My girlfriend has a baby daddy that showed up at my apt last night and took pictures of my front door and then videoed

Me and her and her kids while we were waiting on someone to come with a spare key because I had accidentally locked mine in the apt before work. What should I do if anything about this?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on
Q: Can I make my own hearing in judges chambers ? And if I can provide witnesses and or proof that case worker has lied

Will the judge listen or is there anyone else I need to go to .. Pasco county Florida

Rand Scott Lieber
Rand Scott Lieber
answered on Jan 31, 2023

To be heard in court on any issue you need to file a motion and request a hearing. If a hearing is already scheduled you need to be sure that your issue is noticed to be heard at the hearing. Seeing the judge in chambers as opposed to in the courtroom is at the discretion of the judge. Once you... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Mississippi on
Q: In the state of MS, am I legally allowed to move with my son to another state?

We live in the state of Mississippi currently, this is where my son was born. His father has only met him twice, both only for a couple of hours when he was below the age of 6 months. He is now almost 6 years old. The father and I were never married, however he is on the birth certificate. He does... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Kansas on
Q: looking for a register a foreign judgement form to register my divorce/child case with the state of kansas

before I can register my prior divorce case with kansas the court wants a register a foreign judgement form that IM unable to locate

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Tennessee on
Q: can a appeal be filed even after a agreement been signed

I was builled by a mediator during mediation for my divorce I felt everything I tried to bring up I was shot down. the most important thing was the family home I need help filing a appeal my lawyer is no longer resp me please help

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Q: How does pre marital house division work in the event of a divorce in MI?

I have a house with a significant equity stake held pre marraige. It's over 50%. However, it will not be paid off before marraige and therefore I will continue to make payments on this.

We were not married when I bought this and my name is the only one on the deed and mortgage. Am I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Colorado on
Q: I need to know about how to help a minor get emancipated

The minor has a job and intends to move in with 2 other people over 18 in a few months

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Collections for North Carolina on
Q: My brother died and his girlfriend want let us get his belongings. He has a 16 year old daughter. Who is entitled to it?

All he has is clothes tools and golf cart trailer

Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
answered on Jan 31, 2023

I am sorry for your loss.

The disposition of his assets are covered under North Carolina probate law. Someone will need to at least consult an attorney to see how his assets can be distributed. His girlfriend has no legal relationship to him, and therefore has no legal right at all, to do...
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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma on
Q: I'm the victim in a dv case. I have not been subpoenaed. If I do not go to court can I be charged with something?

2nd case. 1st was dropped because I didn't show up to court due to fear of retaliation.

0 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence, Family Law and Child Custody for California on
Q: What can I do if my Ex girlfriend made false allegations of domestic violence against me?

my ex girlfriend made false allegations of domestic violence so she can try to make me loose my rights for my daughter I was arrested and spent 6 days on county jail. I posted bail and fought my case taking it to trial and was found not guilty she even admitted during the trial it was all a lie... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for California on
Q: What do I do if my daughters mom won't let me see her even tho there is a court order?

I'm supposed to see My daughter 3 days a week for 5 hours. My baby momma thinks she can do what she wants and says I can see her when it's convenient for her I barely see my daughter now .. she has gone to the extent of making false domestic violence allegations resulting in me being... Read more »

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