Matthew Valley's answer Depending on how he is dodging the process server, it may be possible to either get alternative service (e.g. posting the citation, petition and orders to his residence/work door) or service by publication (i.e. running a notice/citation in the newspaper). Your local law library might be of some assistance moving forward.
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer Print every thing you can find about the girl friends record. Next hire a private investigator to document that he is taking your child to visit her or that she is visiting him while he has your child. Then hire a custody attorney.
Joseph Jaap's answer The court makes that determination. Your mother would have to file with the court to ask for a change. The court will take your desire into account, but might not agree to the change.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer You need to review your order and that controls as to who is responsible for child support. If there is a modification by the other party and you have been served with it then you should get an attorney to fight the modification. It is possible for either party to be ordered to pay child support.
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer Custody and child support are two separate issues. A parent is always obligated to provide financial support to the child, regardless of whether or not they have custody of the child or even visitation rights. Obtaining full custody does not terminate child support. Child support only ends when a parent's parental rights are terminated or the child is emancipated.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer Your answer can not be answered until the orders are reviewed to see what the details are as spelled out. In general the IRS rules govern tax exemptions but you may have agreed to follow other rules. Seek the counsel of an attorney and tax advisor on these issues.
Victoria Collins' answer Based on the information provided, you can modify the existing conservatorship, however, the children's father may contest this. Always best to consult a family law attorney one-on-one so they can look over the existing orders and assess your situation. Also be advised that in Texas, the parent who moves more than 100 miles from the other conservator must bear the cost of children's travel to visit in most cases.
Kelli Y Allen's answer Mediation can be very effective. I recommend trying mediation as early in the process as possible, as you can save a lot of time and money if it works. You don't indicate whether there has been a court filing yet, but if so, the judge will actually order mediation. If a court case has not been filed, mediation may prevent the need for attorneys and it keeps the decision-making between the parties rather than turning that over to a judge.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer The judge typically provides those deadlines via court orders well in advance of the trial, e.g., at the pre-trial conference. 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 appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AliEsq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, WA, and DC in the following...
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer Nobody can offer you predictions. Have you considered hiring a lawyer via limited scope representation? If that too is not affordable, then you may want to spend ample time at your local law library researching how to proceed with your action. The NY Courts website also has some forms and self help resources. 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...
Marilyn Johnson's answer You absolutely should present to the court any and all incidents of abuse even if they have been previously unreported and undocumented. The court will then weigh the presented evidence and rule accordingly.
Daniel P Leavitt's answer You are going to want to find a local family law lawyer in the jurisdiction where this is taking place and go with the best one. That may very well not be the lowest fee but it may not be the highest fee either. Any good family law lawyer will be able to guide him through the process.
Joseph Jaap's answer She should have filed a change of address with the OH court which handled the divorce, and it would retain jurisdiction. She could file something in MI, but the MI court would likely say it belongs in OH court.
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer Harassing phone calls can be a criminal offense. At the same time, your parenting plan requires you to make a good faith effort to work with the other parent to resolve minor disputes ( that is what is BEST for your CHILD). If the plan was changed on 1/17/2019- your ex still has time to appeal the court's decision if he disagrees with what the Judge decided.
Any further appeal would be expensive, so you probably need to try to avoid that. Keep your communications brief and businesslike....
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