The father and I share joint custody, 50/50 of a 3 yr old child. We were never married but paternity was established, he signed the birth certificate and 3 yrs after she was born we attended Mediation in family court which officially declared us joint custody. The problem is I had to file contempt... View More
When child support was established, we also signed an agreement with the prosecutor saying that we take turns every year claiming the kids on taxes as long as I am a certain percentage caught up on my child support, and if I’m not, then I’m not able to claim them that year. So earlier in the... View More
My best friend has a shared custody with her daughters farther and her daughters in the hospital currently and he brought his girlfriend with and they are both putting her down and being mean to her does she have the authority to have the girlfriend removed from her daughter hospital room ? Does... View More
During my divorce, my husband took my name off of all our accounts including investment accounts. My attorney was aware we verbally agreed that I could make payments along the way and then pay the final bill at the end when property settlement was enforced.
Which are her kids is slow n the foster mom knows this n manipulated and bullied my daughter and I'm trying to get the kids back they didn't even ask me to get the kids one's already been adopted out and I need to and then there's another one in DCS that's just born that... View More
Any form of contact in more than one year and has not paid any support or even made an effort. The courts have already restricted her parental rights about 6 or 7 years ago. Is there a way to just get the rights terminated or would someone have to take the responsibility of the parental rights? And... View More
He owes me lots of back support,we both agreed we split financial responsibilitys for both kids,so the court ordered no support to be paid by either party.And since it shows he is current on his past support,but now he got mad and has went and filed against me to get support on both kids? I raised... View More
The biological mother could not care for her children in 2018. My niece was 3 and my nephew was 3 weeks old at the time I took them into my care. My sister, the biological mother since then had had no communication or contact with the children. She abandoned them and has not supported them in any... View More
Paternity affidavit was signed at the hospital the day the child was born. After 5 years, another man claims to have done a DNA test and filed a motion to establish paternity of said child against the legal father. Will the legal father lose rights? The legal father currently has 50/50 custody and... View More
In Indiana, if a parent in police custody agrees to sign over their parental rights, the appropriate legal action would be to file a petition for involuntary termination of parental rights in the appropriate family court. This petition is typically filed in the county where the child resides....View More
For a single person on disability, the ability to claim a child on taxes and potentially receive more in tax benefits than what they put in depends on several factors. These include their income level, the amount of Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) they...View More
her after an incident of her showing up at our house for the second time, so she can not come onto our property. In return she filed a restraining order on bio dad who has full custody and she filed it against the daughter to try to make it where he cannot be around her legally, even though he has... View More
No reason or notice, just told to get out. He had just gotten home from a short stay at the hospital due to mental health aggravated by his grandmother passing a few days before. Now he is not allowed to go get his things or his meds. Is this legal in Indiana?
In Indiana, abruptly kicking a 25-year-old out of his adoptive parents' home without notice or reason may not be inherently illegal, as he is of legal age. However, denying access to his belongings and medications raises concerns. It's essential to consider the specific circumstances and...View More
At the time they plan to move, one of the young ladies will be 17 and the second will be 1 month away from turning 17. They want to live by themselves with no adults. I need to know what Indiana's law is in this regard please.
My son school stated he should not participate in sports because he was talking in launch. Than when I asked to speak with the instructor due to no previous issues with my son the principal became defense and won't allow it . After going back and forth and coming to school I finally met with... View More
In your situation, there are several concerns that might warrant further legal exploration. If your son has an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and his removal from sports is related to his disability, this could potentially be a violation of his rights under the Individuals with Disabilities...View More
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