At 17, you have the right to sit down with your parents and discuss where you want to live and why. A parent of guardian may not be happy with your decision but they are gong to be hard pressed to stop you..... but that does not mean that their feelings will not be hurt. Be respectful and...Read more »
Since you are 15 years old, it is important to know that in Georgia a child age 14 or older has the ability to request a change of custodial parent, and when the request is made, a custody re-evaluation typically happens. The judge will seriously consider your request, but will evaluate whether the...Read more »
My brother girlfriend died in March, he’s not on his kids birth certificates but he has the kids and I’m helping him. How do I go about legally adopting them or help him get full custody (either one would work for us)
I'm being emotionally abused by my grandpa and I've been abused and abandoned by my parents I'm 16 and I just want to leave, my sister said she'd adopt me because she has a stable home and she's making good money she's 21, I've been abused my whole life and I just... Read more »
i have been in the process of modifying the custody/parenting plan when i found out that we did not have a custody agreement on file. we filed for a civil divorce and custody at the same time. why would the custody be dismissed and is their a possibility the divorce was also dismissed?
Courts send copies of any orders issued in the case to the parties attorneys or the addresses provided to the court by the parties. You can also check with the court Clerck's office. In some locations you can sign up for electronic filing which will allow you see everything in your court case...Read more »
I recently filed for cash assistance which of course now they're taking him to court for child support rumor has it he's going to fight me and try to get custody of our son what is the likeliness of him gaining custody. I have record of several times he did not show up for his weekends to... Read more »
we have a court order custody agreement but I can not contact him or the kids. he has had me put in jail twice. I recently filed a motion to amend our custody agreement and we have court Aug 20th 2020. I was hoping I could get some assistance as I was a stay at home mom for 8 years and right now... Read more »
It is not clear if you were ordered to not contact the children as a result of the protective order. If so, the protective order would prevent visitation. However, if the protective order only involves no contact with him, you will need to arrange visitation exchange by third party. Since you have...Read more »
with me. there is a CS order from Utah for 1100. month for both children. and recent modifications say her part 331. and mine the 1100 they say I have to pay 12 months out of year. there is no decrease because one resided with me and she does not have to pay unless they are both with me. this makes... Read more »
You will need to file a request / petition / motion (depending on the jurisdiction, it can be called different things) to modify the child support in the court where the child support order was issued UNLESS that court is in a state where neither you, your ex, nor the children still reside. If the...Read more »
Once a custody order is entered, a parent generally needs a specific order from the Court to move the children out of state. If the move is within the State, the parent doesn't generally need court permission to move. That being said, if the move is such that it creates a material change in...Read more »
My ex husband has filed paperwork to try to take my child from me. Georgia has no jurisdiction over the matter as I live in Texas, the divorce happened in Colorado and I have never lived in Georgia. He has filed false accusations against me and I am trying to get this case dismissed in Douglas... Read more »
You need to hire an attorney who can review the prior orders, gather evidence and file the Motion to Dismiss. It may require a hearing, so it's not as simple as just asking the court for a dismissal and it happens.
He quit his job during divorce and has not had steady employment since, is supported by his mother, has been institutionalized for substance abuse but has sought treatment since, sends erratic, confusing, and occasionally abusive emails/texts.
Papers were drawn up in Texas, we are in Louisiana. It states child support would continue until 18 or upon graduation. He allowed us to move here from Texas and in return, he got to stop paying child support. He still has visitation rights but the children no longer wish to see him. She will b 18... Read more »
There are a number of scenarios that can play out, one is a runaway charge. Additionally, if there are accusations of abuse, there are other options available as well. It is best to contact an attorney who can assess the specifics of the circumstances and provide a more detailed response....Read more »
Hello, 19 is the age when a child becomes an adult and can make that decision. Alabama has no age before that time at which a child can pick a parent. That said, as a child matures, he/she becomes better able to articulate to the judge why it is in her/his best interest to live with one parent...Read more »
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