Rahlita D. Thornton's answer You should assert your position as you see fit for the best interest of your child. Hire a lawyer in the county where the case is pending. Good luck. If we service that particular county give us a call. Thanks.
There are various mechanisms for discovery request. Since you are on your own, you should consult with an attorney about what you will need to prove your case. Then you should inquiry about how to admit what you need into evidence.
Pete David Louden's answer There is no law against people having security cameras in their homes. Almost every place you go now has security cameras: homes, schools, parking lots, stores, government buildings, etc.
Joanne Reisman's answer If you were ordered to pay support while the child lived with the mother then you definitely want to modify the support so you don't continue to be liable for payments while your daughter lives with you. That would involve also recalculating the support so yes, the mother may end up having to pay support but that would be based on the new income circumstances for the mother. If mother had a stroke and can't work, she may have little or no income. If mother ends up collecting social security...
Amanda Bowden Houser's answer "Please help!" Hmmmm - really? With what exactly - not paying child support perhaps? Couldn't be you need help with visitation with your son. If so, seems the time to have asked for help with that was 9 years ago. Or 8 years ago. Or 7 years ago. It seems very much like what you are saying is you are happy your son is now in your life as long as you don't risk having to pay back or future child support. It further seems you want to play the victim here (when you absolutely are not) with...
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.'s answer At this point in time, your case is far more factual than legal. On this question and answer forum, we attempt to help individuals by providing simple explanations about the law. Your issue needs the attention of local counsel, who can ask you the appropriate questions to communicate with the judges and other officials involved to resolve the crisis in your favor. You have a constitutional right to counsel. If you cannot afford an attorney, one can be appointed for you.
James G. Ahlberg's answer You best bet is to file a paternity action to get an order declaring you to be the boy's father. Once you have that you're on much more solid footing when you go to claim your son. In this situation it's cheaper and easier to get things straightened up at the outset rather than trying to fix up a mess afterward.
Doak Willis' answer If the child resides in Oklahoma the law states that the mother of the child has custody until the father of the child is determined by paternity testing. The mother needs to hire an attorney now to possible get the child returned to her until parentage is determined through a paternity proceeding.
Angelica Lucinda Farinacci's answer I would start by being clear on what your Order says and if it begins and ends at 6:00 p.m. then I would count one period of 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. as one day and that may be why you are ending up at 32 days instead of 30. I hope this helps.
Cary B. Hall's answer Yes. And you'll need to do some investigation to find the father's location so that he can get a copy of everything you file. Last known address may be sufficient, but you'll need to convince the court that you've done your best to locate him. So get started, and best of luck to you.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer There isn't a simple answer to that question. A variety of things can happen after a Motion to Set Aside. Sometimes, the parties settle with or without mediation, sometimes they just to trial.
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer If you and your spouse have been married for over 6 months, your spouse can file to adopt the child at this time. This would terminate the father's rights. This is a relatively inexpensive process, compared to a private adoption. Give me a call and I'll be happy to discuss the process and costs involved.
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer The child's preferences do not matter. Unless you are the child's legal guardian there is little you could do if her mom decides to come get her. On the other hand, given the history of CPS involvement, you might be able to convince the state to help you gain legal control over your granddaughter. This will require some official legal action based upon some current compelling reason for the state to intervene. Custody decisions are under the control of a state court judge upon properly filing...
Bryan J. Jones' answer It's legal as long as it's public and there's no expectation of privacy. You should be careful because the situation could escalate. Most people don't like having cameras in their faces.
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