My son’s dad took his phone while at his house and is withholding it from him. It is ordered he can take it with him while over there to use. However his dad will only allow 30 mins talk time with me. They give it to him for the 30 mins while monitoring the whole time.then they take it back as... View More
Unable to care for the infant without supervision. I’ve been awarded full custody but he is allowed frequent supervised visits. The baby resides with me in Shreveport,LA The father and maternal grandparent resides in Slidell LA. The suit should be amended to reflect me and not the father.... View More
My daughters birth father and I weren't married and didn't take me to court for rights to our daughter. Now my fiance and I are looking into adoption, the birth father hasn't made contact in over a year and hasn't seen the child in over a year. So I'm just wondering what do... View More
The birth father may have to be placed on notice of the intent to adopt; however, his consent may not be required if he failed to communicate or attempt to communicate with the child without just cause for over 6 months. Your fiance would likely need to marry you, however, to be considered for an...View More
I got out in December moved to Tampa for work have kept in. Contact and flew in from Florida twice to spend the weekend with him and have held a steady job running heavy equipment until last month I returned home to go to work in a chemical plant I’ve completed my parole perfectly I have a home... View More
A lot depends on what exactly you signed (and/or gave up). I recommend taking a copy of the paperwork you signed to a child custody or family lawyer so you can have a more specific conversation as to the best way for you to achieve what you desire. Good luck.
In Louisiana, courts may use various types of drug tests, including saliva-based tests, in legal proceedings where drug use is a relevant issue. This can include family law cases, particularly those involving child custody or welfare. Saliva drug tests, like other types, are utilized to assess...View More
If you filed the petition and you had an attorney file it on your behalf, then please speak to your attorney and discuss this. If you filed it without an attorney, then please use the Justia Find a lawyer tab and search for family law/cusody/support lawyers in the parish the petition was...View More
I am custodial with joint custody of our 16 year old daughter. Always been a stay at home mom. Remarried for 11 years. Ex husband CHOSE first four days of each month visitation only. He exercised this 3 x in 12 mons. Makes over $60,000 a year and pays $500 per month court ordered support. He has... View More
You need to review the order/judgment signed by the presiding Judge and see if it answers the questions you are asking. If it says that he is responsible for some of these costs, then yes, he is responsible. If the wording is vague then you should consult with a family law attorney in your...View More
To best protect your rights, you will need to have a lawyer in the legal proceedings. As such, you should really begin meeting and consulting with a family law attorney(s) in your area so you can hire the one with whom you are most comfortable. There are many issues involved, including but not...View More
Me & the father both signed this petition to his mom. We are trying to figure out what kind of custody she has if it was only a petition for temporary custody. Done by a notary republic. Monroe Louisiana
Without seeing the document in which you are referring, we are only guessing what it is and what's been done. I would contact a custody or family law attorney in your area and bring the paperwork to the attorney you see and discuss your options. Plus if you go to Court, you really should...View More
I am almost 17. My mother and my father have joint custody but I was never able to see my dad, along with my sisters and stepmom because of my mom. My dad lives in missouri i live in louisiana. If my dad came and got me and took me in to live with him would I be forced to go back home?
You didn't say whether there's a judgment determining custody, but your statement that your parents have "joint custody" makes me assume that there is one. Your father would need to file a Rule to Modify Custody in the custody case asking the court to give him domiciliary...View More
Child custody and divorce and there is domestic violence involved on my husband against me. He has a very good attorney and I can't afford one. He refuses to pay child support and I don't have a vehicle to get to a job so I'm struggling. Also, he is trying to get domestic charge... View More
I'm sorry to hear of the problems you're having. You may be able to find assistance through this website: https://www.lsba.org/public/findlegalhelp/. I would also suggest contacting your local battered women's shelter and/or your parish's District Attorney's Office to...View More
I do not want to answer to them, and my attorney is not deposing them, and telling me to go to this deposition. It feels to me I'm bringing the bullets to the gun owner. .. It is a custody case with many twist .
If you were not subpoenaed to appear, then you cannot be punished for refusing to appear, assuming you are not a party to the lawsuit. You mention that your attorney is telling you to go, which makes me think you are a party, however. If that's the case and you fail to appear, then the...View More
Any credible evidence can be used to prove income. It's important, however, to make sure that the evidence you have is admissible under the Louisiana Rules of Evidence. You should consult with an attorney familiar with custody and child support cases to make sure you have what you need.
Sure you can however it does not mean you will win----the overall circumstances and what's in the best interests of the children are the big points. Also, you do not mention the children's parents and what's the children's parents here. All said, if you are wanting to get...View More
I was served by her father who is a New Orleans domicile seeking joint custody and to establish paternity also he is not on the birth certificate. I moved my daughter her temporarily (4 months) and her home state is in New York (10 months). Can I have the case transferred or dismissed even though... View More
You really need to speak with a Louisiana attorney who handles custody matters. There's a lot of additional information the lawyer would need to know to answer the question, such as where the child was born and when the petition was filed.
Use the Find a Lawyer tab and search for either a criminal defense lawyer and/or possibly a family law lawyer (depending on the circumstances of the protective order) in the area where your son is located. Call a few lawyers and then hire the one with whom you are most comfortable. Good luck.
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