At the time that my child support was set up my child's mother was not single and not working. After everything was finalized and we agreed on "co-domiciliary parents" she went off and got married. My lawyer said that if I wanted to later on down the road to try and get a reduction in child support... Read more »
My son has 5 felonies and we jointly own a house 50/50. He'll go to jail and stay anywhere from 7 months to 36 months and each time he comes back to my home(his house) he destroys it a little bit more. This time he tried to burn it down around his 86 yr old grandfather and myself. I'm just... Read more »
My daughter listed the man she thought was the father of her child on the birth certificate. They never married. As it turns out he is not the biological father. He is now threatening to take her to court to get custody because he doesn't approve of the new boyfriend. Can she remove his name from... Read more »
If he is on the birth certificate, he is the child's legal father and has equal legal and custodial rights to the child, unless a court has ruled otherwise. I would suggest that your daughter consult with an attorney as soon as possible to discuss what steps she should take.
I made a deal for 400 but now I'm not working at the moment. He doesn't see my child due to her coming home with handprint marks on her. I have an open CPS case right now and we go to custody court Aug 27th. He doesn't ask about her and like I said I won't allow him to see her after that. I found... Read more »
I filed the Petition for Divorce 103(1), paid all fees, and everything to make the make process fast. In the Petition I requested to keep my married name, but in the Judgment I put I wanted to keep my maiden name cause that’s what he wanted. That’s the only reason I put that! Now my ex husband... Read more »
I was awarded sole custody of my son in 2018. His father hasn't seen him since 10/17 & hasn't called or tried to contact him since 12/28/17. He owes $13,450.03 in back child support (won't go up again until Sept) & has only made 6 payments since he was court-ordered in 2016. 3 June '18 & 3 June... Read more »
The opposing party has denied a verbal request for a continuance can I still file one and hope it goes through? Because if not I don’t have an attorney for my divorce case on the 26th. My legal aid attorney dismissed me last week due to a pending criminal case with my ex husband so I wouldn’t... Read more »
She constantly allows her parents to take the child to dallas and does not inform us. We find out later, she claims its not during our visitation so it doesn't matter. She is so hard on us and we are to the point of going back to court. I would just like to know if this is something that happens to... Read more »
We are at the point of wanting to take my husband's EX wife back to court for more custody but I am afraid she will try and use my income as a reason to increase our current payments. I have gotten mixed reviews from people and am just trying to find some information in this grey area.
In our home of 14 years. I just received a hand written request to leave the premises from his kids 4 weeks after burying him. I payed for 1/3 of funeral expenses. I have paid land taxes. I have been supporting their Father for the past few years. Do I have any recourse?
the month and we pay most of the transportation money. The mom doesn’t meet us to pick her up or drop her off plus what we pay having her half the month. It’s becoming too much money for us because we have her a lot of the time and the mom still asks us to pay for school supplies and such even... Read more »
I am pregnant by a married man and his wife has made threats to harm the child and took actions to harm me. There are police reports. He wants to be on the birth certificate and have rights. Is there a way I could keep her from the child while allowing him visitation
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.