My cousin has filed for guardianship of him and we do not want her to be his guardian nor does my brother. She did not put any of his sisters on the forms to be contacted and she has a court date on may 12th. Please help I want to be guardian of my brother. My name is and my sister's name is... Read more »
My ex husband filed a motion this week to modify medical decision making of our daughter. Our divorce decree states we must go to mediation prior to filing a motion but he and his attorney skipped this step. Could this be considered contempt?
I do not think contempt is the right response. You could file a response pointing out the failure to go to mediation. The court is likely to order mediation in any case. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
My older brother was diagnosed with bipolar 1 last year. He has not wanted to take medication or go to a mental hospital and he has just moved back in since then. He is verbally and mentally abusive and beyond delusional. He speaks a lot about things that are not real and has this idea in his head... Read more »
If the Parenting Agreement says we get 2 weeks vacation and just have to let the mother know 14 days in advance, where we are going, and contact numbers to get ahold of the child. The parenting agreement does not say there are certain times in which we can take vacation, or that we need approval... Read more »
Based on what you are saying you are entitled to two weeks of summer time, however it would be necessary to review the parenting plan to interpret it specifically. Many plans require coordination or provide a provision for conflicting choices of time.
my sons mother had majority custody during school i had every other weekend. all of a sudden she wanted to switch because she "couldnt handle him" during home schooling. I currently have him here and now after two weeks she is trying to get him back is there anything i can do to prevent... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about your situation. You can file for allocation of parental responsibilities or for a modification if there is already an order. You may have to establish your paternity if Mother disputes it. You should also report to the Department of Human Services if you feel that the cild...Read more »
Permanent order of 50/50 and he is now trying to go back to the permanent order without letting me know his progress with his mental health will the judge find me in contempt? He did file a contempt against me. I have filed to modify the order to 70/30 and he filed a contempt once he received the... Read more »
You are obligated to follow the existing order unless and until it is changed. There are not enough facts here to predict whether there are grounds for anyone to be found in contempt. As far as letting you know of progress with his mental health treatment, it depends on whether the current order...Read more »
I have full custody and there has been zero contact w/non custodial parent who gets exemption every other year due to divorce decree. He kept their stimulus (2 kids) and is going to keep the extra child tax in July - the tax to end child poverty that he has had no children in his care - at all. Can... Read more »
If you are unmarried and filing separate tax returns, the stimulus check is based on each person' prior income and is not specifically intended to go to children so each party would keep his or her own. As for the extra child tax credit, it depends on what your agreement says. However...Read more »
Is it legal for one parent, designated as the "primary parent", make appointments and decisions for how unsupervised parenting time is spent with the other parent? The "step up" program has been over and done for over a year now, and now the other parent is trying to control... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about your situation. It depends on what your court order says. Usually one parent should not schedule events that will occur on the other parent's time without the consent of the other parent. However there is no law that prevents that. If this is an issue, then you may...Read more »
I am purchasing my first home, after signing the purchase agreement we were told that HOA only allows a 4 ft fence. The fence is pretty climb-able and open so I was told we could add chicken wire. This still would not work for us because my 5 yr old special needs child is autistic/wanderer and can... Read more »
I know this gets complex on both sides of business and what it means for my marriage - anyways I need business dispute to be addressed first and foremost but in response he filed for divorce which I’m told stops the business part from continuing! I fear this is again a tactic for him to avoid the... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about your situation. The divorce court will address property division regarding the business. There is a mandatory injunction which stops business activities that were not conducted previously during the marriage in the normal course of business. If there is a separate contract...Read more »
It would be important to know what type of case it is. Courts have subject matter jurisdiction over certain subjects so it is not possible to determine what type of case it is based on whether there is a motion to modify some unspecified thing and there were no stipulations filed.
It depends on whether paternity has been established. However, extended family members have no right to contact with children generally. If they have cared for the children for six months, then they have standing to intervene in an allocation of parental responsibilities case.
I have a child that was 17 at the time of her dad went missing. I was receiving child support and alimony. D's body wasn't recovered and no death certificate was issued by FL (state of accident). Montrose County filed for support of evidence that he was deceased but bec it took place in... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about the situation. You could talk to a caseworker who could explain the reason. Often people will have life insurance to insure support or you might be able to make a claim against the estate if probate is a possibility.
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