Courtney Edwards' answer Short answer to your question: yes, that is true. Your ex's failure to support and maintain a relationship with his daughter can serve as the grounds to terminate his parental rights and clear the way for your husband to adopt your daughter. If your ex consents to the termination and adoption, it will make the process easier. If he does not consent, you may run into issues with serving him with the necessary documents as he is in Canada. I strongly suggest you meet with an attorney to fully...
Ashley Dean Powell's answer The answer somewhat depends on a variety of factors, such as whether the will intended a class gift (for example, "to all my kids") or was a list of specific devisees (recipients) of the gift. The specific provisions of the will (did it clarify alternative recipient or how to deal with the death of one of the recipients?) and the intent of the person who created the will are the key factors in determining who gets what whenever possible.
However, you may want to review Colorado Revised...
John Hyland Barrett III's answer 14-6-101 is a criminal statute. charges can only be brought by the District Attorney, not you. It is rarely, if ever, actually used. you could file for a divorce and have the court enter orders for support. You should hire a lawyer to do this.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer The supervisor usually has discretion regarding exactly how to conduct the supervision. Although the supervisor's contract may have some guidelines, the real controlling document is the court order. You may want to raise these issues at a review hearing. You should consult with your attorney about these matters.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer She needs court permission to have your daughter move out of state. You can file an for an abduction prevention order if she tries to do so w/o court permission. You should hire a lawyer for this.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer Until there is a court order, either parent is entitled to possession of the child. If you and the father can not agree on a parenting time schedule, one of you should file a court case to get appropriate orders. The court is likely to give him some parenting time unless there is a good reason not to. You should retain an attorney for this.
Ashley Dean Powell's answer Depending on the context and the person who may need an agent, you may be talking about two different things.
A Power of Attorney need not be approved by a court. You can complete a Power of Attorney that immediately authorizes your agent to act on your behalf (for limited purposes or for fairly broad purposes). When you create an agent with a Power of Attorney, you are giving your agent rights, but you are also retaining the right to continue to act on your own behalf. Powers of...
John Hyland Barrett III's answer It seems that maintenance in this case is modifiable. Maintenance is modifiable unless the parties have agreed to make it non-modifible. He can request a reduction or termination of the maintenance if there has been a change of circumstances which render the previous order unfair. Her increase in income may justify that. He should retain an attorney to review the case and advise him.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer Since there is no court order, you and the father are free to make whatever agreement you want. It is common for the parents to share the travel responsibility for parenting time. If a court were to have to decide the parenting time, it will try to come up with a schedule that is in the child's best interests. It may not involve every weekend, but is not likely to be just every-other weekend. Also, the child support could be reviewed to see if it comports with the child support guidelines.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer This depends on the terms of the order appointing the PCDM. She should not contradict the explicit terms of the Parenting plan unless she was given that authority. You can request the court review her orders. There are short time periods for doing that. You should retain an attorney to review the Parenting Plan and advise you.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer I am not aware of any procedure for her to pursue her own. However, her mother could file a motion for modification of the parenting plan to have the daughter live with her.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer It means the child support enforcement office is becoming involved regarding child support. They will want to make sure the correct amount of child support is being ordered and paid.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer The court is probably still going to have a hearing. At the hearing, you will have to present evidence supporting your requests. There is not really such a thing as "giving up his rights" except in an adoption or in a dependency and neglect hearing to terminate parental rights.
Daniel B. Kelley's answer Not proper or appropriate. You need to contact an attorney to help you navigate this complicated and confusing process. There are many of my colleagues that will give you a free consultation. Give one of us a call today.
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