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Q: Is it legal to change a court order and have a different judge sign it for abuse and neglect case?

One order states non abusing parent and the other order signed by a different judge who was not there doesnt state non abusive parent.

0 Answers | Asked in Adoption and Child Custody for West Virginia on
Q: As a child I begged and pleaded the cps to leave me alone but they made me talk, is that even legal in west Virginia?

I literally bawled, said I didn't want to answer questions, then they called the school counselor in and the CPS worker and her both made it seem like I had no other choice I just didn't want to talk I wanted to be left alone.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Family Law and Child Custody for West Virginia on
Q: Can I appeal the courts decision to terminate my parental rights
Charles William Michaels
Charles William Michaels
answered on Nov 15, 2021

First, I am not a WVA lawyer. That being said, I would think you could appeal that decision, unless you have agreed in the termination case to waive your appeal rights.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for West Virginia on
Q: I'm 16 and was adopted about 2 years ago, everything has completely changed. How could I change my guardian???

Should I just get emancipated and move in with the person I have in mind? They were going to adopt me before, but I ended up at this place first.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Child Custody for West Virginia on
Q: My sister took my daughter for a week and now refuses to give her back or answer my calls. Help me please.

I live in WV, she lives in OK and doesn't even have custody of her own kids. I am the only one my daughter has had her whole life. She is almost 3yrs old.

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Q: If a parent obtains full custody of a child but spends little to no time with the child, can said custody be revoked?
Mr. David Thomas Pisarra
Mr. David Thomas Pisarra
answered on Jan 18, 2011

There are two types of custody, Legal and Physical. Legal custody is the right to know medical care and school decisions. Physical Custody is when the child is in your presence and home.

I assume you are speaking of Physical Custody and they are now sending the child to you or another adult...
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