I’m sorry it wouldn’t let me write more above. He was arrested for DV back in July in Las Vegas. 1st count misdemeanor, but hasn’t been convicted yet. His attorney seems to think he can dismiss it since the situation was minor. We are wondering if we should continue the adoption case until... Read more »
That's not likely going to help things. Because more information is needed, he'll need to speak with an attorney. Find one in your area. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should...Read more »
I married my wife and we have been together for 5 years. We have a child together, and I want to adopt her daughter. She is 7 years old and I have been there everyday for the past 5 years. What is the process. I live out in San Bernardino County. In the city Hesperia.
Certain requirements must be met for so-called "step-parent" adoption [more information is needed [don't share it here]]. Speak with a local attorney. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client...Read more »
There is a whole lot of information missing. You need to start at the beginning and tell your whole story if you want to get any reasonable response. It must be a long and complicated story, but if you want help you'll need to tell it.
It is a fairly simple process. Custodial parent and stepparent will fill out court forms, there will adoption investigation, consents must be obtained. The court will schedule a hearing. You will get a copy of the adoption order from the court, and the amended birth certificate will be mailed to...Read more »
She treats him like a slave. He doesn't want to live there anymore but she legally adopted him. Can he leave and come stay with me. Can I be charged for harbor ing a runaway? I am no longer his adopted mother but I am his maternal grandmother although my parental rights were terminated in... Read more »
You could be charged with a misdemeanor if you help him remain "missing" from his legal guardian. (272 P.C.) However, he could apply to the court for a declaration of Emancipation and be able to make his own decisions about where to live. He should have a work permit, and legal...Read more »
My case is all over the place. The son I thought was mine isn't but I've been trying to get full custody of him because his mom is in prison ive had him since a baby she's never really been in his life and his biological father signed his rights over while incarcerated now his out... Read more »
We live together for almost 10 yrs. We had 5 dogs 1 of them he will pay for all the vet ect expenses but i use to feed and pay for everything on 3 of them now they have 9 yrs 8 yrs and 6 yrs i was always taking care of them . They were my emocional support dogs i need them ... he put a... Read more »
Still in foster care not being adopted my son in a group home suicidal my daughter attempted suicide its in my my greatest concern but belief that they have sustained more damage and trauma in foster care unstability and now seperation than ever with me my kids want to come home they have been in... Read more »
You should reach out to a lawyer who is a certified specialist in family law in or near Orange County to get the help you need to be reunited with your children. Four years, however, is a long time for you to have waited to do this, so be prepared to explain why, if you have not tried getting your...Read more »
We signed a contract when I adopted the dog. The contract only mentioned that I cannot transfer ownership of the dog. The dog was pregnant before I adopted her and then she gave birth to the babies one month after I signed the contract. I have taken care of them. Now the rescuer insists that the... Read more »
Will I be fined? Also, do vets care if pets are not registered? Do they offer pet registration services? I couldn't find anything on these in my city (Fremont)'s ordinances or regulations, so please let me know what the city law would say about this.
Yes, there are many Family Law codes regarding domestic violence. When making a child custody decision, the judge must look at the "best interests of the child." Family Code 3011 requires that a history of family violence be taken into consideration by the judge. In addition, the court...Read more »
Abracadabra aka Abby is my whole world, my furbaby, my Service Dog! I left her with a friend (sitter) for a few hours and in that time she got out and was part of a hit and run. I took her to the vet, told them she is my world, gave them 2 email addresses since I had just lost my phone and said I... Read more »
I had a child with a man who wanted to kill me and the child while I was pregnant. The child is 8yrs old and the man has never seen him due to restraining order from me and my child. The restraining order ended in 2017 and I never bothered to renew it because I moved and thought I won’t deal with... Read more »
Couple of things, first, do not send anyone to court for you other than a lawyer. A layman cannot represent your interests. Second, you need to sit down with a professional that handles family law cases in the court where the case is filed. Third, if you have not already done so you need to get...Read more »
Normally only someone with a relationship to the child can object to the guardianship. However, your friend can file a declaration on your behalf as a witness. Anything filed in the action has to be served on all parties, especially the petitioner.
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