My friend has a mentally abusive father. He screams at her for really small things for a long time now. He cusses and screams and it has taken a toll on my friends mental health. She has considered going to court with her mom to get out of custody from him but they’re scared to lose, or if they... Read more »
There is a procedure called the emancipation of a minor that would exclude her father from further duties/privileges in raising her. Sounds like she really needs to contact a Family Law Attorney that handles Child custody matters for a full consultation.
My babies dad has been arrested and sentenced about 4 times for breaking a no contact restraining order, which then was modified to peaceful contact for visitations after our dcf case was open. A week ago my mom made an incident report because she saw him outside my bedroom window. He did it again... Read more »
My job is relocating me out of California and my ex wants to move to the same state so the kids don't have to travel for visitation. We have joint custody. Is the child custody and support order issued originally in California still in effect if both parents no longer live there? Would an... Read more »
Yes, the child custody agreement is still in effect even if you both move out of California. You can and probably should register the California child custody agreement in the new state's court system. I recommend that you consult with an attorney in the state where you have relocated to get...Read more »
I am bipolar and have cried in front of my son a couple times and diagnosed epilepsy last year. Can he take. My son away ? He stated he will not bring my son back if my current bf is there. He is slated to go to rehab next week - bf Dow's not live w me nor is he violent. Is this legal?
I am sorry this is happening to you. If you have a court order for child custody, then the father must give your child back to you during your court-ordered custodial time. He cannot just keep your child during your time unless you agreed to it. You should consult with a local family law attorney...Read more »
have two children and also we purchased a house only in his name due to credit scores before marriage but while cohabitation, it was purchased 8 months before marriage. Will I be granted anything from that property, he has a attorney but I don't, I have been a homemaker since my first son was... Read more »
Good family law question, happens all the time. If he has an attorney, you need to have one, also, or you are going to a gunfight with a slingshot. Contact a local family law attorney, or find one here on Justia. Contact your local bar association for some possible recommendations. You probably...Read more »
Yes, allegations should be capable of proof. But people can allege a lot of things that end up being unproven. Some politicians allege that they are the smartest people in the world, but that has yet to be proven.
1) she does not need your consent to move to GA; 2) not enough information here to predict for you what you will be required to pay in support. The calculation takes into account both parties' income and the percentage of time each party has custody of the child. You can proceed with filing...Read more »
Married 18 years, with three girls age 17, 15 and 10. I net $8000 per month, have worked as a civil servant in the U.S. defense industry for almost 40 years. My wife works part time but started that years ago when our girls were small. No need anymore since they are older. She still refuses to go... Read more »
It sounds like the initial ask is for temporary spousal support, which is often calculated by inputting the couple's income into one of two computer programs called "Dissomater" or "Xspouse." Most attorney's pay for a license to use this program and can give you a...Read more »
I recently filed a restraining order against my now ex for domestic violence and our court date is coming quickly. I've been scouring for what feels like ages looking for representation and coming up short. I have footage from our security cameras of the recent abuse (cops took a clip of the... Read more »
Try Riverside county too, there are a lot of good practitioners there. It is better if you have an attorney to speak for you, because you will be emotionally invested in the proceeding and may not make the best impression on the judge. The attorney will help you to organize the presentation so...Read more »
So I’m getting kicked out from my moms house and I have the choice to go with my dad but there isn’t no rooms available but my friend did offer me a place to stay until my dad fixes the room since he rents them but my moms is saying I can’t do that and she will call me as a run away and I’m... Read more »
While you didn't mention your age but it sounds like you might be a minor. Parents have a legal obligation to provide for their children until 18. You may want to go to or to call your school tomorrow and speak them about what is happening. They see these types of situations regularly and...Read more »
Kids this was happening during covid and I had advocates that was informing me they would step in due to a restraining order never did..I live in arizona and missed court dates I was not informed of now my ex who is a 15 year violent career criminal has 2 strikes and has 4 page felony rap sheet... Read more »
I previously had a dcfs case and I didn't get physical custody, and I was only given joint custody, and supervised visits once a week for 4 hours. I wanted to modify that since I didn't have anyone truly fight my case. I want to modify my child custody and also issue a spousal support... Read more »
You will need to file a Request for Order(whichis a motion) for modification of child custody, visitation and support since dcsf had an open case you csn try to file there but they may send you to family court to file a separate notion or new action in fanily court (counties vary on this issue)...Read more »
I divorced my ex-wife and we came to a custody agreement which we followed until we got back together. We never got remarried and were only living together and dating. I also had another child with her after the old custody agreement so I know he's not covered by it.
What kind of an agreement are you talking about? Was this a stipulated court order, or just an informal agreement between the two of you. If it was not made into a court order or judgment it was never enforceable to begin with and is not enforceable now. If you want something enforceable, you...Read more »
You could try asking your local Legal Aid office if they can assist you or if they have a list. Possibly, the local county Bar Association could help point you in the right direction. If you have to represent yourself, the court should have a help desk that offers assistance with completing forms.
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