No modification can be effective before a motion is filed with the court. Generally, a wage earner is expected to continue to earn at the same level as they have historically, even if they lose their job. If you are the payor and her income decreases it could actually mean that you pay less, not...Read more »
I have answered several of your questions this morning, but I can't give you a reliable answer to this one. I don't know if the instructions tell you to attach paystubs and receipts or not. I suggest you consult with an attorney practicing family law in the Florida county where this...Read more »
Yes, you are right: the standing order seems to contradict itself. I think what it means is that you don't attach THE ORIGINALS, but you should attach copies (to the one you file, as well as to the copy of the pretrial statement you give to the other party).
... If one Party requests the deposition of a witness listed in the Pretrial Statement and the other party does not cooperate in scheduling the same, the Court shall consider any sanctions, including excluding the witness. ...
No, that's not what it means. A deposition is the taking of testimony of a potential witness OUT OF COURT. If they were to want to do that, the quoted language means that you should cooperate. In your case, apparently the other party intends to call witness to the IN COURT hearing. If your...Read more »
My son has decided to not take his Meds. We are up against a system (HEPA law) that protects him but not his care taker (me) I need some control over his decision-making or lack there of! This is a long story and it is a 10 yr fight to help keep my son off the street! I need help to get me in front... Read more »
You sound like you need a guardianship for your son. In court, the judge will review a letter from a doctor explaining the situation. You will have an attorney, and your son will have an attorney. Often the attorney for the son will tell the judge after meeting with the son that they feel the...Read more »
My wife's little sister came to see us. After staying a little over a week, my wife flew out Saturday to take her back. This time she took our kids too so that they can see their grandma. She said they have tickets to come back Monday so my daughter only misses one day of school and rhwy can... Read more »
The courts here in Florida have exclusive jurisdiction over the children's' custody for the next six months. So if you wife were to sue for divorce including custody she couldn't sue in whichever state she took the kids to.
If your Temporary Custody Order states that it is in effect until further Order of the Court than the Mother cannot take the child without violating the Order. If she does take her then you can file an Emergency Motion with the Court requesting that she return the child to you. Depending on the...Read more »
The unwed farther n mother had a agreements on farther get weekends and every other hoilday. But now mother got new boyfriend the farther cant see the childern. All farther wants is to see childern now n file for full custody when get better living ground. The boyfriend has multiple 3degree felony... Read more »
Generally, an unwed father must file a Petition to Determine Paternity and Establish Time-sharing with the Court in order to obtain visitation rights with their children. Additional documents are required which are listed on the Petition's instructions. The Packet that contains the necessary...Read more »
Now you are officially an adult, you can vote and you can be drafted but you still cant have a drink until 21, you can enter into contracts, get a job and pay your own bills and go to college or both, there is a lot to think about and upon the horizon, do not rush into anything too quickly.
I've received a letter from the Clerk of Courts over a month ago stating arrears are paid in full. Therefore the case is closed with the Dept. if Revenue. I've looked up the case order online the case status is consent judgement not closed!
I am 16, financially stable with the current job I am working and can support myself. I want to move out not due to abuse or anything just to be able to have responsibilities, my mother says she wouldn’t be mad about it but she will have to file a missing report with the police so she wouldn’t... Read more »
Whoa. Both you and your mother are asking for big time trouble if you go down that path. Your mother would be committing a criminal act (intentionally filing a false report) and you would probably end up in a juvenile protection facility (nice sounding name for jail).
per his passport, he is self employed, teaching English to Thai online, with his LLC and moved out of country from 11/2017-06/2020. He has been back and forth maybe 4 times, for a short visit.( I am filing for modification of custody), but he also collects SSDI for my son, who is DS and I pay child... Read more »
What do you believe he did to defraud Social Security and the State of Florida? A custodial parent can hire someone to look after the child; so he could in theory also leave your son with his parents, although the court may well hold it against him in deciding your motion to modify custody.
My son is 16 years old and lived with me for 4 years before moving back to his mother's in June 2019. His mother cut communication off between us in April.He was arrested in August and is due to be released from JDC next week. He has stated that he was homeless for two months after leaving his... Read more »
Your son is a juvenile and cannot be allowed to roam the streets of Florida alone. If neither parent will step up and take full responsibility for your son, then he becomes what they call "a lockout." Once that happens the State of Florida, Department of Children & Families will take...Read more »
CPS skipped over family and placed toddlers in foster care. Even though they knew there were willing and able family members; especially the grandparents who have a very close relationship with the children. The aunt does not; she barely knows them. However, on June 8, 2020 when the Judge... Read more »
Mary Jones marries John Smith but keeps her maiden name. They have a child they name Robert Smith. They give him middle names of Michael and Jones, so his full name as shown on his birth certificate is Robert Michael Jones Smith.
They divorce when the child is one year old and are each... Read more »
While we have no court-ordered parenting plan, we've been operating on agreements for the rotation of our child. Our latest agreement, in writing, was a 2-week rotation. She suggested a 2-month rotation, which I rejected in writing.
In keeping with the 2-week rotation, I've... Read more »
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