In Florida if you have never been to court for paternity the mother has 100% custody and rights to the child. Speak to a local family lawyer for more specific advice and to protect yourself and your child.
I left Florida to better my lifestyle and environment of my child. I decided to leave her with her father for a couple of months and now for the third time, it’s time for me to go get her and her is telling me I am not allowed. Is this legal and what can I do to get her?
Additional facts are necessary to determine whether you are allowed to take the minor child out of the State of Florida. Are there any current Orders in place? Were you and the Father married at the time of conception? You will need to reach out to an attorney for a consultation to determine the...Read more »
He is the sole income provider (82k). I am a full time student paying cash for my education.
We have been married 11 years with 2 shared children age 8 and 12. We have never owned a home. His car is valued around $3k, mine is valued much less (it is 30 years old). No other assets. Combined... Read more »
Even if your husband will soon move out of state, you can apply for divorce if you have both lived in Florida for at least 6 months. If you and your children do not wish to move with him, you must demonstrate that they are better off staying with you and that the move is unnecessary.
I loaned my mother $43,000 at 7% interest 21 years ago. It was secured by a promissory note and upon her death I would receive payment. Upon her death in October 2021 I was informed that the house she owned could not be used to satisfy her debt to me as we had planned because of the homestead... Read more »
The agreement was to stay there for 3 years and then sell. After three years, she told me that she would love to keep the house, and told me she was going to pay monthly for my half. I agreed and changed the deed to her name. The only condition I put was for her to pass the mortgage under her name.... Read more »
If you have not already, you need to return to court with a Motion for Enforcement on the original court order/ agreement to sell the house. Consult with a local family law attorney for more specific advice based on what has happened since your final judgment was entered.
His girlfriend's mother wants their baby and told him he has no rights. What can I do so that if he wants to be in the child's life, which he does but he feels like it's hopeless, that he can not have this baby just adopted and they control what happens to the baby? He was in the... Read more »
He is 17 .He wants to go to college in august and use in state tuition . We 've moved in Florida at the end of July. I got ID and verification of residency for his high school.Until august we will be more than 1 year residents but due to their documents date they are after the deadline. So he... Read more »
Let me rephrase counselor. Im subject t I character limit. Basically there were detrimental effects to my mother by not contacting me to notify her next of kin and sole decision maker while in such an incapacitated state. Though there is no legal obligation to contact me (that I know of)they used... Read more »
As near as I can understand, a hospitalized woman, your mother or grandmother, had promised to sign over the house to you if she were about to die. But her uncle, or perhaps your uncle, falsely claimed to have her power of attorney. Did the sale...Read more »
They referred to it as a Courts Standing Order in person. The paperwork provided says I can send it thru email but I am being told I can't and won't get an other answers. My case is out of clay county and I have the case number if someone can help me out it would be appreciated. I am... Read more »
1) Call the Judge's judicial assistant and ask them what the judge prefers. You can find their contact information by searching for the judge on google, which will usually have their office's contact info;
2) E-File the exhibits through Florida's E-filing...Read more »
Florida Statute 742.15 applies in this situation. You need to a gestational surrogacy contract as provided in that section. Get whoever asked you to do this to pay for an attorney to draft such a contract for you.
I'm stuck in an abusive marriage. I am trying to get away but have had trouble finding a lawyer to assist me and the children. He controls our money and finances (removed me from our joint accounts so I have no access) and does not give me access to any money. Now he's taking away my cell... Read more »
You obviously used something, whether it was a phone or a PC to ask this question. Use that same device to contact your doctors and other people who might assist you. You need to file in court for divorce and, at that same time ask for a temporary order requiring your husband to pay, while the...Read more »
Hypothetical Situation: A person is a child(who is of at least 20 years of age) of someone who is emotionally abusive. The parent behaves in a way in which that makes the child feel that they are in danger. The child acts in self defense and throws something that hits the parent and the parent... Read more »
If I were the judge, I would deny the request. For self-defense, the relevant issue is whether the defendant reasonably believed throwing the object was necessary to protect the defendant from threatened force on the part of the parent. Testimony of the psychiatric evaluator would be irrelevant...Read more »
Holiday is from school last day to last night before school (ex says the day before school is his professional day weekend. I say no holiday supersede this. Last school is dec 22school starts back Jan 11th, the Monday before no school, 10th. We count by overnights. Ex is threatening me with , if I... Read more »
I believe both of you are overthinking this. But in any event, calling the cops won't work; they will have less patience than I have had trying to understand what you are asking. I can only suggest that you try to work with your ex and come up with a reasonable solution, even if that...Read more »
He is entitled to half of the appreciation during the marriage. You can subtract off the value on the date of marriage. Speak to a local family lawyer for a more specific calculation as there may be other factors that you can use to reduce his interest.
I filed a petition the day I thought she moving and turns out she actually did relocate the kids about two hours from Me. I don’t want to see them only summers. I moved here to be close to them, to be in their lives. Now I’m stuck in a year lease. And she is two hours away. The gas to get her... Read more »
You do not mention what your current legal situation is. I am assuming that you are asking about a paternity case. Under the proper legal circumstances you could ask the court to order the mother to return to where she was living. Look for a local family lawyer for a consultation where you can get...Read more »
No, you both equal rights to be a parent to the minor child. You should file for Custody, Visitation and Access to the minor child. Also, be very clear to the mother in your communication that you do not consent to her denying you access to the child.
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