My daughter has her fathers last name. She’s 6 months old and he hasn’t been involved since she was around 3 weeks old. I went to the Probate court office in my city and they told me that me and him would have to both sign since he’s on her birth certificate but he won’t sign even though... Read more »
Lies he told me prior to our marriage: He has 2 biological minor children (not by me) and he does not pay child support. He does not make the income he told me he made. His credit score is below 500 and he lied about that. Without my knowledge, he recently paid his personal bills with my credit... Read more »
You should consult with an adoption attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and present you with any options that you have (if any at this point). That would be the best place to start.
You have asked about this issue many times in different ways. Honestly? The best thing you can do to help yourself is to meet with a family law attorney. In that meeting, the attorney can ask you questions which will present your overall situation and allow the attorney to present an overall...Read more »
They may be able to if the guardianship paperwork does not make provisions for you to spend time with the child. Oftentimes, the guardianship gives the guardian full control over the child. It’s likely that you will have to file with the court to amend the guardianship to grant you parenting...Read more »
ie. I was never informed that the P.A.C.A. did not have to be included in the finalization paperwork. Or that 60 days after the TPR paperwork was signed I could make an appeal to annul the adoption even after the revocation period (If I’m not mistaking). What is considered coercion?
It would be wise for you to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and present you with the options. It’s difficult to provide you with guidance off of the information provided here.
We’ve been married since 1994. We have no children together but he does. I’m his 3rd wife. Can anyone stop me? He does get a retirement check an SS check total is $4840.00. The nursing home would take $2500. We set up a QIT account so he could use Medicaid. We have no savings at all.
I am biological mom and kept contact since they had been taken and they have endure mental and physical abuse I report it but no help..she even says if I pay the 5000.00 to her she will sign them over and it's against the law. She kicked them out for eating food and she has done this many... Read more »
My bestfriend left his child's mother 3 months ago, and she's threatening him saying that if he doesn't act right in this next month, her and their daughter won't be a part of his life. He has a stable job as a store manager, spends time with his daughter, isn't abusive or... Read more »
Wow. That sounds like a tough position for your friend. If he is taking an active role in his child’s life, it is likely that the court will consider giving him parenting time reflective of his involvement.
There is a temporary order with each of us having 50/. Custody with one week on one week off. He is not allowing me to see my son because I recently lost my home and I'm having to stay in a hotel. This is a 3 star extended stay hotel and very safe. The parenting plan states that he cannot be... Read more »
It would be wise to have an attorney review the facts of the case in detail and present you with the options. If he is violating the parenting plan than he may be in contempt. If your parenting plan states no hotels except for vacation then you may be violating it. You should have an attorney...Read more »
The short answer is only the Judge can change the terms of the parenting plan. However, if there are concerns with the children being in an unsafe situation, the Court may excuse the other party’s failure to follow the parenting plan. It’s difficult to say without knowing the complete...Read more »
While doing some research on an Aggravated Stalking and Harassing Communications against her I ran across court records that show she filed a Petition for name change and instead of listing me as their natural father she put down "ex parte" as a defendant. I tried to e-file Objections but... Read more »
Monday, and every weds after school until the following morning. My ex spouse has kept the children from me since 8Aug2019. She even went as far as changing both her phone # and that of the kids. The last time I followed the order, and went to pick the kids up, I was arrested for criminal trespass.... Read more »
He has had a previous DV arrest in the past. If i tell him i am leaving the home with my child before i file a divorce - what can i do to make sure he does not retaliate - if he is verbally abusive not physically. I have proof of his past arrest though his record was expunged. Also proof he made a... Read more »
Wow! There is quite a bit going on. You may be able to get a protective order if you believe he is a threat to you but the court usually looks for recent acts, in addition to past acts of violence. So it would depend on how far out the last instances of abuse were. The protective order would have...Read more »
Unfortunately, you have not provided near enough information or context for us to provide a specific response. Generally, a child is a child until the age of 18. Until the child reached the age of eighteen OR is otherwise emancipated, he or she should be living with the parents or another person...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.