You can request that the court appoint a new attorney for you but you need to have a good reason. That you feel that your current lawyer isn't really helping you probably won't be good enough for the judge. You might be better off sitting down with your lawyer and discussing your feelings and...Read more »
and her son J (not married). G had a child with J. The child S was legally adopted by G‘s brother as S was born with heroine in his system and removed from the parents. J died in 2012. the old lady died in 2018. There is no will and the coop is in the name of the old lady. There exists another... Read more »
What rights does a noncustodial father who has paternity of his child & wants to file for child support on himself to apply for joint custody, can he apply for joint custody without applying to give child support, how soon should he do this and how will it affect his income. He loves his child and... Read more »
Child support is ordered at the discretion of the court in compliance with the law and after reviewing the facts on both sides. A parent can file for child custody, visitation, and child support via pleadings submitted to the court and served on the other party. The NY courts website and local law...Read more »
I have two siblings that share the same father (different mother's). I was adopted by my brother's father. Our sister is selling a house, but can't until my brother signs off, effectively splitting it two ways. A family member spoke to the attorney handling the property, and made them aware that... Read more »
In the past 8 years my sister has maybe seen my nephew 9 times. She has been drug dependent for years, in and out of jail and is currently incarcerated however will be released in October. She will not relentquish her rights. However I dont believe it is in his best interest to be with her when he... Read more »
Well, she will have to file something called a petition to modify a permanent order of custody. Just to get into court she will have to show a “substantial change in circumstances”; you and your lawyer will have an opportunity to re-but this. If she does manage to get the case in the court is...Read more »
my mother has had custody for over a year. the oldest boy was in foster care and we got him out and the youngest my mom got custody as soon as he was born. my sister has not seen the oldest since he was nine months and he's now 2 and the youngest she has never seen. there is a no contact order... Read more »
The courts want to reunite children with parents, but the facts of your case may allow you to keep the children. These cases are very fact specific and it depends on what efforts the mom would make to rehabilitate herself as the mother of the children. The test the courts use is "the best...Read more »
I am single but this is something we both want. In NY do you really need somebody to step up and adopt? If so, can it be anybody? I am single but this is best for everybody. Could my mom adopt him? Or would it have to be an unrelated male? Also, is there any way around that so nobody has to adopt?... Read more »
He can file a motion to terminate his rights. Then after the order of termination, an adoption petition can be filed. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about...Read more »
I am a female married to another female. We decided to have a child together. We did insemination at home. We were married at the time of it. I am on the birth certificate and she has my last name. My wife gave birth to her. We are now seperated. Is she legally by law my child just as much as hers... Read more »
You will have to file for custody rights in court. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media...Read more »
You must first file in court to terminate the dad's parental rights, and he would have to be served and be given an opportunity to be heard. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself....Read more »
What can I do? Islam prohibts the severing of the bonds of kinship. My son is being intimidated by his foster parents. They are manipulating him into saying he doesn't want to come home. The city restored my daughters to my wife's custody but they are holding my son. How can I prove this is a... Read more »
Why are your parental rights being challenged? I don't see a 1st Amendment violation at all here. You may have recourse under family law. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You...Read more »
Brother-in-law just came to the U.S. legally with his family but now threatens to abandon his wife and 5 kids by moving to a different state, without us knowing his location. please, what can we do to make sure his wife and 5 kids are taken care off before the mother can work?? can we hold him... Read more »
She can file for divorce, custody, alimony, and child support in court. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors,...Read more »
To adopt a child, you need to either terminate the parental rights of the relevant parents with sufficient legal/ factual basis, or have the consent of the biological parents. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation...Read more »
My girlfriend's step-brother was dating a woman with a daughter who is now 14. The mother passed away so the daughter now lives with her father. She wants to live with us because she feels better being here. Her home life is not the best because her father is an alcoholic who is verbally and... Read more »
The answer is a YES; unless you receive something called a petition in the mail ( certified mail return receipt requested & someone has to personally attest to serve… I would recommend "nail anx mail (we can discuss that) --- Anyway, off the top of my overworked head ...
I did not know what an adoption was nor was I informed I needed legal representation until the custody trial. She stole all my student loan money , forged papers and essentially legally stole my child.
The most important issue is whether you were actually tricked or just regret the decision to adopt. As for the forgery and other issues, you should provide more facts when speaking with an attorney privately.
The birth father needs to have his parental rights terminated by a court, and before that happens he needs to be served in person. A judge may permit service via publication if you request that. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an...Read more »
Are the parental rights of both parents terminated, or do the parents agree with the adoption? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can...Read more »
i am a 42 yr old single male in Ny & live with my 52 year old girlfriend and her 2 adult kids in my new house which is in my name ,which i bought in may 2015.I did not switch my old mailing address,driver license however I do get utility bills in my name in my new home address. in 2008 after mate... Read more »
It's not clear whether you're asking advice on how to cheat the system, but if so that's a bad idea because you may be charged with a crime if you try to defraud the system. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation...Read more »
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