It has now been 60 days since I tried serving the paperwork. We currently are living in the same household that is why I chose to serve the papers myself.
answered on Jun 4, 2023
you need to go to the sheriff's department in the county in which he lives. if he is out of state or far away call the sheriff's department in that county. you need to get the paperwork to them and they will serve him, he cannot refuse. they will mail back to you a return of service. you... Read more »
I'm pretty sure my grandparents Forged my signature on a power of attorney and are also illegally video&audio monitoring me amongst other tracking ect... I'm 29.
I would never sign one and I have knowledge of past signature forgeries.
How do I find out if I have one... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
A power of attorney authorized another person to take action on your behalf. The person named in the POA is usually the holder and custodian of the physical instrument itself.
When third parties like banks, hospitals, etc have dealings with the person named in the POA when they are acting... Read more »
Our mom was approved for a green card at 2016. At the same time we(her children) were approved too even if we were in Africa at 2016. We started the process to move from Africa to Usa. And finally at 2018, we got a visa type YY to travel to USA. In 2020, We started the process to get our green... Read more »
answered on Aug 2, 2022
I am not sure why your lawyer gives that advise! Nevertheless, I would say that since your mother's status has now changed to that of a US citizen, your status changed to a potential derivative citizen, an immediate relative; a preference one category; or a preference three category. The... Read more »
I am an adoptee seeking this info to find out if it's possible that my bio father isn't listed on my birth certificate to avoid sex offender registry in 1988 before romeo and Juliet laws.
answered on Jun 3, 2023
This would be better addressed by an attorney licensed in Maine. Orange County Unbundled Legal Services.
I want to ask for weekdays during school w/ dad having weekends, all minor holidays and school breaks with odd/even year split major holidays. Dad having them during the week during summer.
I am trying to keep it so the dad still has as close to 50/50 as possible but I have them during... Read more »
answered on Jul 4, 2022
if things are as you say i would think your chances would be very good. i would consider contacting child protective at dhhs if the kids are not going to school.
I have my child every weekend and 1 week a month, my ex wife decided out of the blue that she now wants it one week on one week off so she gets weekends too. I work out of state during the week and take one week off every month. If this change goes through I will have to leave my job of 15 years.... Read more »
answered on Sep 2, 2021
in my experience a judge would be unlikely to do this. if you say that you cannot take the child during the week the judge will not order you to lose your job. However the judge might very well order that mom gets some weekend time so you would have to decide if you want to ask for time during the... Read more »
answered on Feb 8, 2021
yes they can but judges dont like to have them testify, if they will testify often the judge will ask the parents if the kids can talk to the judge without the parents present, it takes both parties to agree to that otherwise the kids get on the witness stand and both parties hear what they have to... Read more »
My boyfriend lives with me and my ex is demanding he leave while I have the kids, or else he won’t give them to me. Can he do this? The kids love my boyfriend and he is so amazing to them.
answered on Jan 19, 2021
Your ex cannot do this unless the court order you have (if you have one) says he can. You should keep seeing your children and if your ex chooses to deny your visitation you need to file a motion with the court for contempt or to enforce. ultimately it is up to a judge to decide whether or not your... Read more »
answered on Nov 5, 2020
If it is truly a family court case (district court, FM docket number, title 19-A) then the judge is telling you a truth, however rudely he or she said it. There is no provision under Maine law for a party to get a free or court-appointed lawyer.
If you are needing help... Read more »
I know some states require a set amount of time the couple has to be married before allowing the adoption but we want our family adopted and whole before we do a wedding
answered on Aug 12, 2020
Congratulations on your impending life events!
Maine has no requirement for adoptive parents to be married.
The situation you describe is a classic set-up for what we call a "consented-to adoption." Your fiance will need to file an adoption petition at the county probate... Read more »
Papers, and recently I've been thinking and theres no way the child could be mine. If I get a paternity test and I am not the father will I be able to stop paying childsupport?
answered on Jun 29, 2020
i cannot answer your question accurately with the information you have provided me. First and foremost how old is the child? if the child is less than 2 things will be much easier for you. You said you signed the child support. i dont know what that means. Did you sign the birth certificate or is... Read more »
I was researching a few characters in tv shows I watched and their relationships with other characters, and it described as their "adopted niece". Another character from another show was described as someones "adopted granddaughter" and I was confused. Is that something that... Read more »
answered on Jun 9, 2020
Maine law only makes provisions for adopting a son or a daughter. So those other terms, while lovely and embracing, have no legal meaning.
She lives in Maine with my ex mother in law. Shes lived with her for 11 years, but has no biological relation. All of my daughters family is in Illinois and she wants to be with them. Her guardian will not let her move back or even visit. What can she do? Does she have any rights or say in where... Read more »
answered on Apr 16, 2020
your question raises several questions. When you say move back with bio family what does that mean? Her parents or a parent? When you say she has a guardian was this done in probate court in Maine? if so then a parent or some other family member could file a petition to terminate the guardianship.... Read more »
Court order for child support bc at the time of divorce they lived with him. Motion to modify?? Where should I start
answered on Jan 28, 2020
You should file a motion to modify and a motion to enforce. Both forms are available online at the maine judicial website under court forms or you can pick up the paper forms at any courthouse. You should do this immediately as the child support will only go as far back as when you serve your ex... Read more »
answered on Jul 18, 2019
Greetings from a steamy afternoon. File a Motion to Terminate Guardianship in the Probate Court that granted the Guardianship.
Currently going to court for child support. Biological father did not show to first court date. Next court date in December. Just looking for advice to possibly persue parental rights
answered on Nov 29, 2018
If you are just going for child support you will have to present some information to the court as to what his income is and what your income is. they will also need to know cost of daycare if any, cost of insurance for the child/children only, and if there are any extraordinary medical expenses for... Read more »
We made an agreement 3 years ago that if I moved to Maine my son's father only had to pay me $20 a week in child support. We have lived in Maine now for 3 years and $20 a week is nothing and I pay for everything. Can I bring him to court for a child support increase in Maine now, or am I stuck... Read more »
answered on Nov 26, 2018
The first thing you should do is consult with an attorney in Massachusetts. i dont know Massachusetts law but in Maine people cannot agree to modify child support on their own, it must be done by court order signed by a judge. if you have a court order that says the support drops if you move to... Read more »
My ex wife is taking me to court. My second child was born after our divorce , we never had agreement signed for child support. I've been paying for my first child all this time through the court order and gave money towards my second child's needs, but now after 11 years she wants back... Read more »
answered on Jul 31, 2018
Tough situation, of course, but there is good news and bad news for you.
The good news is that the courts will only look back over the past six years, not the full 11. The other good news is that many payments you made to her toward support of your second child (clothing,... Read more »
DHHS became involved due to my bf's criminal record. He has nothing against children. My son is 11 has been with me all his life. I gave his dad sole R&R so DHHS would leave. My son refuses to live with his dad. He wants to runaway and has become really depressed. What repracations am I... Read more »
answered on Apr 9, 2018
you can file a motion to modify the order giving the father sole parental rights to change the contact provisions and primary residence etc. you will have to show something has changed since the order giving sole rights to dad. That would be your son's reaction to living with his dad. Of... Read more »
I am almost 16 and possibly pregnant. I know emancipation is an option but I want the process to be as fast as possible my parents will do everything in their power to keep me away from the father of my child which is not what I want. So I would like to move out when I turn 16 can I just leave and... Read more »
answered on Apr 3, 2018
That depends on your age and maturity.
If you are 10, then yes, police will apply pressure for you to go home. And they'll call DHHS.
If you are 17, different story.
You can apply for emancipation and the court will give you a court-appointed lawyer assuming you have... Read more »
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