I have been paying child support as directed by the latest support order (from 5 yrs ago) and have been consistent about it whenever I've had a job. The new order had an arrears amount added to it of $3,474. There was even a time when I was living in AZ I was paying extra in hopes of paying... Read more »
Policy taken out before divorce from former spouse. Former spouse received insurance payout although deceased remarried to me. Divorced 2012, deceased and I began relationship 2013, he passed 2020. He and I share 3 young children ages 7 and under. Previous marriage occurred one child who is in 20s.... Read more »
If you are the listed beneficiary of an insurance policy, you would contact the insurance company to determine the payout decision. It is entirely possible that you were removed as the beneficiary of the policies.
I have been paying child support as directed by the latest support order (from 5 years ago) and have been consistent about it whenever I've had a job. The new order had an arrears amount added to it of over $3,400. There was a time where I was even paying extra (in hopes of paying down the... Read more »
If I do the assessment, do I need the parent's consent (in a release of information) to share the results with the courts? The 14yo is on probation and the results would be helpful to show data in a recommendation for mental health services.
Claims against the estate generally have to be filed within 6 months of when the Letters of Administration were issued or the estate published for heirs claims. It is suggested you hire a probate attorney to determine when the estate was opened for probate.
I have some proof that a relative did abuse an elderly relative before her death and is currently committing fraud with her bank account after her decease. This relative is pretending my dead relative is still alive to collect money. This person is also committing fraud with another living... Read more »
You can report financial fraud to the police, the district attorney's office and, in some cases the US Attorney's office. Most states also have an "elder abuse" hotline to report crimes against the elderly.
My parents permission? Ive wanted to move out for years due to the way my mother has treated me. My siblings all got out as quick as they could because of the way she treats us. She is unfit to raise any child and the only reason i never moved out sooner is because the legal process would be long... Read more »
You can contact Legal Services or the volunteer program they likely would be able to offer you legal assistance at no charge. As for school, children generally are required to attend the school in which they are zoned. If your sister lives outside of the school zone, a possible issue could be...Read more »
I have a pending petition for visitation of my 9 year old son in Jefferson Co. We first served his mother at a known address. After she responded once, the letters are now being returned to the post office. His mother has refused to disclose her new address to family court and the Honorable judge... Read more »
This is a great situation to seek the services of a paid attorney or an attorney with a charitable organization. The complexity of the situation will preclude most attorneys from being able to offer specific advise online. In addition, a public posting of strategy may be seen by the person alleged...Read more »
She gained temporary custody in 2010, but they have never lived with her. They were with their father and kept away from me. He passed away in July and now they live with me. She’s used them for benefits for child support, welfare assistance and food stamps be because of the custody order and... Read more »
I'm divorced and my decree states we both agreed no child support we have joint custody of said child. I get my child 50% of the time every week. I pay for health insurance, I pay rent etc. where I live, I put food on the table, my child has their own room and bathroom, I buy my child's... Read more »
A request, publicly, for how to resolve a legal issue is a request that your case strategy be made public and said strategy could then be discovered by whoever is on the other side of your case. It is recommended that you contact a family law attorney for a paid or free consultation to get legal...Read more »
So, my boyfriend is 16 and i’m 17. we are currently expecting a baby. his parents are not supportive. they’ve took away all his belongings and made him sleep on the floor in their room. we aren’t aloud to talk unless it’s at a doctors visit. his grandparents have full custody of him but he... Read more »
Does your boyfriend have the ability to return to his grandparents' home since they officially have custody of him? If so, that would resolve some of the issues you mentioned. Your boyfriend likely can contact DHR if he believes he needs assistance. If he decides to file an emancipation...Read more »
It is recommended that you seek the assistance of a lawyer. You can contact the Alabama State Bar. If your life is in danger or in harm's way, it is not advised to use a public message board to seek assistance. YWCA helps abused individuals. The state bar can recommend atttorneys. The...Read more »
It is advised that you contact a lawyer regarding this particular matter. If there is a current pending case, you as the parent can request that an attorney be appointed to you to maintain your constitutional right to parent your child. Courts only terminate parental rights in extreme situations....Read more »
Mental status could impact a custody situation if the person with the mental health issue has custody of the child and his or her mental health condition is negatively affecting their ability to care for the child. Because your health status is protected by federal privacy laws, it is recommended...Read more »
My husband's is on our daughter's birth certificate. We were married before she was born. An "alleged" father has baby sat our daughter and now assumes he is the father. He has sent me a legal civil summons. I do not understand how he has any legal claim.
Interesting situation. Without reviewing the pleadings or what you were served with, it would be difficult to answer your question. If you and your husband were married when the child was born, your husband is presumed to be the legal father. The man babysitting the child may be asserting other...Read more »
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