I have a young child, his father has never met him and does not want to. DSS just closed my investigation as unfounded (accused of street drug abuse, prescription drug abuse, and neglecting my child) and the report was certainly false and I believe my child’s father reported these heinous, untrue... Read more »
The mother of my oldest two children decided to deny access to my children when my youngest child was born from another female. We lived together for roughly ten years and were separated for two years before my youngest child’s birth. During the two years of separation I had the children for 4... Read more »
Driver said passanger tried to kill them, statement was made out of anger towards passanger. Passanger is now being charged with 4 attempt murders and 3 child indangerent with body harm. Passanger been in jail for a year now and driver done told passanger lawyers that it was not intentional ect why... Read more »
DHEC in SC will not amend the birth certificate without a court order. She has never had a birth certificate, but does not qualify for a delayed birth certificate. Would she be able to represent herself and get the court order, or is there a new for a lawyer?
If you get a court appointment lawyer for your appeal but never speak to your lawyer about why you feel an appeal should be granted or at least have your case reheard then isn't their something else the defendant can do to refile the appeal or something? Speaking in reference to a family court... Read more »
In January, I found that my elderly mother had been physically and psychologically abusing my father with Alzheimer's who was diagnosed in 2012. She pushed him down into furniture, impaled him with a mop and had hit him with an open fist. When I found this out, I watched her over the nanny cam... Read more »
And not get charged with filing a false police report. The solicitor has decided not to drop the charges. I honestly thought he attacked me but as my head cleared my memories of that night have changed.
Dss forced me to sign temporary rights to my daughter's over to the grandparents, afterwards I backed away from the case because I was not in a position where I could care for them. After two years I haven't heard anything from dss, my daughter's still live with the grandparents and... Read more »
I’m the father. When my son was 10 I filed for visitation pro se(Spartanburg County). I was awarded visitation and some rights. Since my son was 13 he has lived with me. He is now 16 and I want/need child support. I filed for child support thru DSS because it says you don’t need custody to... Read more »
I was in jail for 4 q/2 months for arrears. She insisted on me signing over my parental rights and she signed a paper that released me from jail. Nowhere in the paperwork did it specify anything about arrears but in order for me to get out of jail I assumed she forfeited all the arrears. Now... Read more »
Ongoing case my name has remained off paper told I was not involved took old case slapped my name on it took my kids from hate hateful intentions to remove my wife from my life and it’s not stopped my wife left traumatized along with 7,6 yr olds in foster care now over famiky who won’t stop at... Read more »
i was served a motion for temporary relief and given 30 days to respond. An agreement was reached which i signed and returned to his lawyer. Does the agreement constitute my answer or do I still need to file an answer and financial declaration to the courts?
He left home due to a altercation and ended up at my house. He refuses to go back. Do I have to hire a lawyer to have child support stopped. I'm not going to ask her for child support. I just want to stop paying her being He is no longer living there.
My car was totaled a couple months ago. so I've been renting cars to meet him (he lives 2hrs away), but I can't afford to keep renting and pay for gas. So I'm saving to get another vehicle. He's now threatening to take me back to court although he knows my situation, what should I do?
answered on Feb 7, 2023
Get a consultation with a lawyer to review your court order and advise you on how to proceed. The lawyer may be able to help you work out an agreement or modification of your court order.
with no existing family court case, how does relocation law apply in SC? are there additional actions which would be required to make this move legally?
answered on Feb 7, 2023
A child born out of wedlock is presumed to be the child of the mother, but the father is required to prove his paternity to have any parental rights to the child or any financial obligation to the child.
I had my son when his father and I were split up. His father is not on the birth certificate. Our son is 3 months old and we are now back together. We’ve been back together in a relationship since our son was 2 weeks old. His father and I do not live together. I work and his father helps... Read more »
answered on Jan 30, 2023
Medicaid is funded by the federal government. For any South Carolina resident to receive those funds, federal law requires the person to seek child support from the other parent. However, the process for establishing child support through DSS is very cooperative, and you may be able to agree to him... Read more »
If you lost primary custody temporarily before the final hearing, but a third party had come forward and filed for emergency custody against the other parent, are you able to regain custody instead of the third party before the final hearing?
answered on Jan 30, 2023
You have not provided very many facts of your specific situation so it's impossible to suggest what might be appropriate for your case. That being said, custody determinations (either temporary or final) are always modifiable by the Family Court.
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