my dad had an financial advisor she was also dealing in family matters probate few different things. I tried reaching out to her with no response. my brother is not being honest with me I feel and not giving me any information really. wants me to sign over my dad's estate so he can be... View More
CPS came today to talk with children, Father was extremely rude and confrontational and wouldn't let Mother or children speak to agent at all. He then told agent to leave and come back with a court order to talk to children. What can we expect or what should we be worried about when they do... View More
In many jurisdictions, prolonged absence or lack of contact by parents can be grounds for termination of parental rights (TPR). However, each state has its specific criteria and timelines for what constitutes abandonment or neglect. Since you've already adopted your granddaughter, it may set a...View More
If your mother-in-law (MIL) holds a Power of Attorney (POA) for her own mother, she has a legal duty to act in the best interests of her mother and make decisions that align with her mother's wishes and well-being. If your MIL is trying to force decision-making onto you and your wife against...View More
She has not been in school for over a year and I want to go get her. Her father, I believe has been doing drugs and she’s been living in a truck for over a year. Can I go and get her then from there go to the police so I don’t have a kidnapping charge? I want her to come live up here with her... View More
Suggest that you contact the school authorities where she lives, first and they can advise you from there. You don't usually automatically obtain custody of a grandchild without a court proceeding for the protection of the child. This case arises under FAMILY/CHILD ABUSE law. You need to...View More
Assuming NH is the home state of you and the children, you don't need to wait! You would be filing a parenting petition seeking sole decision-making responsibility and residential responsibility for the children. Because the children are exclusively your responsibility, you may also want to...View More
Hearsay is generally not admissible although there are exceptions. It is a complicated area of the law. For example, an out of court statement by one of the parties to the case is not considered hearsay. So, if a criminal defendant makes a statement to the police after he is arrested, that...View More
Current custody agreement states parenting time at discretion of the mother and I have had my son overnights every other weekend for years. I have just found out she is packing up and moving out of state without notifying me. I called child services because I was worried for him 3 weeks ago and... View More
Are you sure there is nothing in the order about relocating? If you look at the court approved form parenting plan, section "F" addresses relocation: https://www.courts.state.nh.us/forms/nhjb-2064-f.pdf
It is possible your parenting plan doesn't include that section but...View More
He has not paid child support in NH since the baby was born and refuses to. My daughter filled out the forms for the state for support, however, they said that since his address is not listed with the post office with regards to him living there, that they can't serve him with papers. He... View More
If he can't be located your daughter could use the sheriff or professional service process firm to locate and serve him. Alternatively, in some cases a court will allow service by notice through a publication, like a newspaper or even social media. However, they will only. do so if you show...View More
Our old parenting plan is from 2013, however for the last 5 yrs or so we have followed an every other weekend schedule, to taking her during the week as well. My daughter has voiced she wants to spend more time on the weekend with us because her mom is now not letting me have her at all during the... View More
You posted this under Family Law and it remains open for two weeks. There's no guarantee that all questions are picked up, but you might have better chances of input in the Probate and Estate Planning categories. Or you could reach out to local attorneys who practice in those areas. Good luck...View More
Father thought he was making the best decision for his two children, the mother wasn't willing to work with him about anything and he didn't want to put his kids through that. She told him he could still see them and be in their lives but five years later and that is not the case. He... View More
If the case where this happened was in NH originally and the kids still live in NH, this would be a NH case and the laws may be slightly different. In general, unless there was something in the written agreement he probably doesn't have much of an argument, unfortunately. Obviously, every case...View More
The court is appointing a GAL and I can’t afford it, and I’m not sure I need one, we were never married/divorced..there is no issue with the bio dad he left and was never heard from until I contacted him regarding this, he has his life and I have mine we just want to terminate his rights and he... View More
It would be very difficult to prove that a beneficiary designation was changed due to mental capacity or undue influence. Basically, whichever beneficiary is on the policy is unlikely to be changed after death. A lawyer would need to investigate the facts and case law for a more specific answer.
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