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Q: Can you press charges against someone who sends pictures/video of your child to another person without your consent?

My friend's babydaddy's girlfriend sent videos and pictures of my friend's child to another person that lives outside of Georgia. Is there anything that she can do legally against the girlfriend? The girlfriend says the babydaddy gave her permission to take and send the photos/video... Read more »

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Q: How to get copy of the records DCs has for ur case ? So we had a DCs case opened due to my teen age son refused to go

Story short the worker lied and said I failed for something I'm allergic to and then said the kids father failed for access I've amount of alcohol which is a lie he has lever failure and can't drink she never took time to find out I just need to know how do I get copy of the screen... Read more »

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Q: If i have full custody do i have to send our child with my ex for visitation if i think he is not of sound mind mentally

He has visitation rights every other weekend. He struggles with mental health and addiction problems and i feel as if sometimes he is not mentally where he needs to be to watch our daughter. Legally what are my rights as far as having to send her there if he is not acting sane ?

Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Dec 1, 2022

You can file a modification with the Court and the Court can decide if your ex is mentally fit

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Q: child father is locked up for violating probation and is on child support and in parenting plan is to get child every ot

child father is locked up for violating probation and is on child support and in parenting plan is to get child every other weekend but can’t now due to incarceration again can i go for full legal custody now and him to just have supervised visitation whenever he does get out ?

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Q: child legitimized&father is on child support and is to get him every other weekend but he is in jail can i get full cust

child father is locked up for violating probation and is on child support and in parenting plan is to get child every other weekend but can’t now due to incarceration.

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Q: what is the legal definition of every other weekend

I have custody of my child. her mother gets her every other weekend. my sister gets visitation the 2nd weekend of the month. my child's mother says when the second weekend of the month falls on the mother's weekend it doesn't count as her weekend but when the 2nd weekend of the month... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Nov 30, 2022

Every other weekend is exactly what it sounds like. Numbered weekends are different. In order for an attorney to correctly interpret what your parenting plan says, you should set up a consultation so they can review the plan and give you advice based on what it says.

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Q: If my x husband owned back child support for years. Just became disabled an drawer a check can my daughters draw one too

Mike Kendall has never payed an support to my two daughters how does the courts justify not preventing for two incident kids an not care if they have what they need the court system here is awful an one sided he’s in the drug court and they show favors toward him an protect him instead of his... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: How do I respond to a filed motion from my lawyer (to withdraw) which has incorrect information?

The motion to withdraw and the certificate of notice, already e-filed with the court, incorrectly refers to me as the plaintiff a couple of times. Says that she has sent the notice to the defendant's lawyer (WHICH IS HERSELF) Because I AM the defendant. List my ex husband as the plaintiff,... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Nov 20, 2022

You can and should reply with correct information. If the motion to withdraw is granted, the information on the notice to withdraw will be used to send you future notifications in the case, so you need to make sure that that is correct. Your attorney should not yell and curse at you. That is... Read more »

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Q: I am trying to get custody of my biological niece because she is now a ward of the state.

She is 15 years old and lives in Carroll County. I have the caseworkers name and number as well as she has been very unprofessional. I want to know the avenues to get her out of there custody.

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Q: Primary custodian (mom) is being arrested for cruelty to child 2nd and family violence battery. who gets child?

Will the the secondary custodian (dad) take custody, or can the primary direct who should keep the child?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for Georgia on
Q: Can a defendant in a divorce case request a rule nisi to settle temporary custody issues
Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Nov 10, 2022

Yes, a temporary hearing can always be requested.

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Q: what are the rules to paying child support order if fraud, & lies were given?

I am ordered to pay child support for my kids, I am currently in college and do not have a job at this present time. I cannot afford an attorney and the way that my kids dad was successful at even getting my kids was due to fraudulent and lies. I need to know if there is anything I can Do about... Read more »

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Q: Mother is unmarried, boyfriend signed birth certificate but not the father. Can I collect child support from biological

Child support from biological father who is not listed on birth certificate. I probably definitely need to set up a consultation if yes before I was quoted the $5000 retainer by two family law attorneys any ball park on total amount things like this usually cost

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: If I have just reunited with my kids but still have an open DFCS case, what will happen if I just move away?

I had my kids temporarily placed with family by DFCS (CPS), I completed rehab and have gotten them back, my case is still open, what will happen if I just move away and stop talking to them?

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Q: I have a son and the mother is married. Her and her husband refuse to put my name on birth certificate. They live in OK.

I live here in Georgia. The child was born in Oklahoma. A walmart DNA test showed I was the father. My son was 2 months old when it was done. The paperwork was started and they refuse to finish it.

My son is 7 months old. The mother and my son lived with me in Georgia for 2.5 months and... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Nov 5, 2022

You need to contact an attorney in Oklahoma as soon as possible. In most states, a child that is born during the marriage is legally the husband's child, so you probably do not have any rights.

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Q: Is there a time frame for the complainant to move forward once an answer is sent from the defendant?

Child custody - Complainant claiming defendant is in contempt of court. Complainant has not seen child in 6 years nor attempted to.

Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Nov 4, 2022

There isn't a set time frame. You can always request a hearing date from the judge to get the case resolved.

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