She goes to her dads every Other weekend and tells me she doesn’t want to go anymore. She tells me and my mom that she has one family and that’s here with me and her stepdad and brother and sister. Can I file anything. She is also put in the middle of arguments with me and her dad by him and... Read more »
You can ask your divorce lawyer to file a motion to reopen the case and re-consider the visitation order. You will probably need an expert witness to testify to any harm being done to the child by having to stay at her father's house.
My purpose here isn’t to keep my child from her mother. I allow her mother to spend time with her whenever she comes to town, or whenever we’re in her town. My issue is, mom has had a suspended license for over a year and a half, but she hasn’t a vehicle until now. The last time she had a... Read more »
No. Regardless of what the situation is with your ex not having a drivers license you cannot lawfully disobey the existing custody order--unless and until the judge changes it. So instead of dreaming up all the negative possibilities that might occur if your ex starts driving on her suspended...Read more »
FYI, in Florida, all fathers are legally responsible for the well-being of their own children. That means the child support you pay to your ex-wife is for the benefit of YOUR child only. It also means that any new child support your ex-wife may get from the father of her new child is for the...Read more »
Following delivery a mother and newborn are both tested and their results show the presence of an illegal substance. A mandatory report to DCF, and a safety plan is then put in place for the family and both parents are cooperative in successfully completing all requirements. In this situation, does... Read more »
The key point of your question is the last statement: "during the investigation." The Department of Children & Families has broad legal authority to do whatever they deem necessary while conducting the kind of investigation described. While the skilled people at DCF normally do not "gossip" about...Read more »
I have been trying to get custody of my 2 year old niece since July 2019, I have done everything as far as background check, home inspection, drug test and weekly visits. Even though I am her paternal aunt the judge will not grant the motion for her to be moved out of foster care and placed into my... Read more »
To return to Florida and reside w me back in Florida. I filed a modification of our parenting plan in fL a few months ago but was told by my lawyer that my exhusband has jurisdiction (in Ky) over the case. He hs has lived there for over 4 years with the children but we we never made the changes... Read more »
Hello. I have been divorced since April 2017 and remarried in July 2019. During the divorce process I was emotionally compromised and because of my desire to reconcile at the time I signed a parenting plan (PP) that I shouldn’t have. Communication broke down earlier this year and ex-wife and I... Read more »
Before my wife and I separated she was arrested for domestic assault, she was declared indigent and appointed a public defender even though she makes very good money and we have her pre-trial this week. Today I recieved notice that she has hired a private attorney and filed for divorce. My question... Read more »
Although it looks like something might be amiss here, it might not be amiss. "Hiring" a divorce lawyer is not the same as hiring a criminal defense lawyer--nor any other kind of lawyer. On the other hand, people who falsify official documents just so they can get free representation--at the...Read more »
I have custody of my daughter. She sees her mom every other weekend, but her mother lives 3 hours away. Mom has nothing to do with school. I invite her to plays, conferences, open houses, but she never shows up for anything. She’s never helped with a stitch of homework, doesn’t buy school... Read more »
My son was the one who was injured 30yr ago my sis fought me for the money and won because she had temp custody anyway it was supposed to go in a trust fund like I had it set up well no one saw a penny of the money it was a lot. My son wants to sue her and he is in prison in New Jersey where do I... Read more »
As long as you remain married you are legally considered a financial "unit" sharing income and expenses. Your separate financial lives begin when you file for divorce. Until then you are each responsible for the other's financial choices, within reason.
Due to financial problems and no permanent place of living my minor son and me temporarily moved abroad to my parents’ house. That was agreed with my husband. But shortly after, he decided to separate and then to divorce (FL). We were married for almost 9 years.
Alimony is based on one party's need and the other party's ability to pay, as well as the length of the marriage. Where you live is not a specific factor. Child support is based on each parent's net income. The number of overnights that the child spends with each parent is also a factor. If your...Read more »
Father was not at birth, did not sign birth certificate, and has not been present in the child's life since birth. My son is now 4 going on 5 and I want to make sure he has no rights due to violence and lack of responsibility.
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