I requested a DNA test back in Jun 2018. Mother never took the child, that I am aware of. But I mysteriously received some DNA results in the mail in Feb of 2019, and received an order from the courts in April 2019 stating the case was dismissed LOP w/o prejudice. Does this mean she possibly never... Read more »
I have two boys ages 4 & soon to be 3 years old. I have been receiving some child support for a few months now. At the time we had our mediation I had no issues with visitations. We've had many differences since. I would like to fight for him to at least have supervised visitations or maybe even... Read more »
The only time you can get a jury trial in a divorce action is when the complaint is for adultery and it is only the grounds that allow for the jury trial the equitable distribution part of the trial is before a judge only.
My child godparents offered to help out with my child until I got on my feet end up expanding to a year I’m stable as possible but she filed emergency custody and she put lies on the petition that I’m unfit I never abandon my son I been in his life the whole time she had him in her care I take... Read more »
That is not what I said and if that is what you understood from my response then your odds have just dropped some more. Words have specific meaning. What I said was your odds are not good with an attorney and are dramatically reduced if you represent yourself. I did not say you have no chance....Read more »
My son is 2yr old been in his godparents care for 1yr 3 months I moved to Charlotte December of 2017 got a place end up losing it June 2018 Was going move back to Fayetteville but they offered to help me Until I got back on my feet I never wrote any agreement or rights to them now that I’m stable... Read more »
You need an attorney. Based on your own description - they don't need to lie. Even if everything they said in their Motion for Emergency Custody is lies and everything you have said here is true - even with an attorney, your odds of winning are likely not good but without an attorney, they are...Read more »
Purchased a house in October 2018 and mortgaged through Suntrust. In December 2018, they increased our tax escrow from $350 to over $700 a month. I challenged having to pay taxes of the prior owner for 2018 multiple times. In March 2019, I became disabled and lost my job. Tried to work with... Read more »
Unless you actually lost your home to a foreclosure caused by negligence of the lender you are barking up the wrong tree. You cannot sue anyone unless you can prove some actual injury that caused some cognizable damages. "Almost lost our home" is NOT a legal injury; why? Because you still have the...Read more »
Unless the husband and wife are on the same side of the issues and arguments with DCF it is improper for any lawyer to try to represent both spouses. There would be an obvious conflict of interest in doing so.
I’m going there a custody battle with my child father. We going to court in the next 2 weeks. I wanted to know can I ask for supervised visits. If I had to call the police to get my child put of his house, and he refuses. I only called once, but there’s another situation when I didn’t called... Read more »
This free legal advice forum is not the place where you should spend any more time looking for solutions to your serious problem. I suggest you spend the time preparing to present a winning argument as to how your visitation rights can be enforced-- without participating in the never-ending...Read more »
If the guardianship is here in Arkansas, and if you are a parent of the child, you would need to file a petition to terminate the guardianship. If you need assistance or have further questions, feel free to contact me.
You didn't ask a question, but I am guessing that your question is something along the lines of whether you or your father has any kind of remedy for what you consider to be a wrong perpetrated by the probate court or your sister or both. This forum is for questions of a general nature, not for...Read more »
You will have to prove to the court that you have rehabilitated yourself by the very least being drug free and obtaining a job . This will more likely be a long process for you. Hopefully, you will have supervised parenting time with your child during your recovery.
We do not share information on who we date with one another. I am ready to remarry. Since remarriage doesn't usually affect child support payments, am I required to submit some form of notification to the other parent or can I keep my life private. This is under the assumption that the new spouse... Read more »
If there's no finalized divorce after 2 yrs. Does interim spousal support continue or does it end.I filed for child support then after they tried to serve him. He went filed for a divorce child support and spousal support with his lawyer. Then we went to court where him and his wife showed up and... Read more »
Child's father went filed a 102 divorce in August of 17 judge signed in Sept 17 they had a hearing in Oct 17 so that he doesn't have to pay much child support to my child. Him and his wife never separated nor did they finalized their divorce yet its been two years since all of this has happened. He... Read more »
Baby is 7 months old. Has one mans last name he signed affidavit saying baby was his even knowing possibility it was not. Now bought a dna test sent off. Baby is another man. Other man wants baby to have his name and be on birth certificate and have his rights what does he need to do.
October of 2018 was when I took her to court and not a year later she’s been doing this for 6 months now what do I need to do to prove she is lying and it’s making it had because she misses a lot of or meetings. My daughter is almost 2 now and I can’t see her alone nor nor for 2 hours
Make sure that you understand the terms of your order. Once you do then send her requests in writing and then make sure that you are actually showing up at the specific time and place set out in the order. Get proof that you were there. If possible have a good witness with you. If she does not...Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.