My sister placed my Mom into a nursing home in May of 2019 for dementia. And then she hired a guardian for my mom in June 2019. I have lived in my Mom's home from May 2019 until now. I have been the co-owner of my Mom's banking and checking account since April 5, 2015. And, I used the... Read more »
Interesting question. You certainly cannot be responsible for repaying any money that you spent on behalf of your mother for her expenses like medical expenses, nursing home bills, taxes, insurance, etc. One tricky question is whether you are liable to the estate for payments that you made to...Read more »
I have sole custody of my children while their father only has visitation. He asked to switch our holiday schedule to have more time with them due to my oldest holiday break begins the 23rd. We agreed he would have them the 27th thru the 3rd thru texts. Now he is stating he wants them the 23rd thru... Read more »
The court-ordered parenting time must be followed. Informal changes between parents can lead to this kind of trouble. If parents make other arrangements, but then plans change, then the court-ordered time must be followed, and if not, the parent who is not complying can be held in contempt.
Custody of her. The court ordered visitation specifies that her dad gets to see her for 1 hr a week in my home. My home is currently in Oregon her dad is in Ohio. The court order is from when we all lived in Ohio. I allowed her to spend 3 weeks with him in... Read more »
Did your custody order allow you to move out of state with the child without the father’s agreement or court permission? That would be unusual. You can file for contempt in Ohio in the county where the agreement was filed.
The guardian ad litem filed no contact order for my daughter and i stating i was mentally unstable and on drugs which im neither and she never even met me i have never seen her or anything ahe just told the magistrate that from the word of my exwife
If the custody order requires father to provide notice of any proposed change of address, then father must give that notice, and the mother has an opportunity to object to that in court. The court will then decide. If the father moves without any necessary notice or court approval, the court can...Read more »
Filed for change of custody and child support. We are going to trial and the judge asked us both to turn in a proposed child supposed worksheet. I have asked clerk of courts and nobody knows what that is. I wouldn't think it would be the computation worksheet would it?
An ex just had my baby and we both know we’re going to establish child support soon. I’m on limited hours due to covid And how it impacts our field. Will I be forced to find a new job? I’ve been here a few years and would normally get 40 hours, the last few months have been 20 hours at most... Read more »
The current virus situation affecting your employment could be one factor in determining the child support amount. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney who can review your financial situation, run the Ohio child support calculation using your prior and current income...Read more »
There is a court-ordered visitation schedule that specifies when you are to spend time with each parent. Your parents, and you, must follow that court ordered schedule, or the court can hold them in contempt.
My Dad is 89 years old and for the last 3 or 4 years he has been giving my brothers and mine Inheritances away to his girlfriends kids, how can we stop this? My Dad telling me that we will not get anything or only get what he owe on. What can be done? My Dad lives in Ohio.
If he is incompetent, then you can apply to be his guardian and take control over his finances. You could also notify his bank that you believe he's incompetent or under undue influence. If he's competent and not under undue influence, then your options are very limited.
Yes, it could be possible. If her mother files for guardianship, the judge will consider all information presented in court, including medical information about the disability and testimony from family and others. And a guardianship can extend beyond age 21 depending on the facts and...Read more »
She is unmarried but paternity was established. There is no parenting plan or custody order set by the court. She plans to notify the father 30 days in advance of the move date. What would be his options and what should we be prepared for?
He could file in court for his parental rights, and the court in OH would have jurisdiction, and could require that the father get parenting time with the child, which would require mother to transport the child back to Cleveland. If the court requires regular parenting time, it might be...Read more »
I'm getting divorced end of the week and my witness has COVID and can't attend. It is an uncontested divorce since we agree on everything and we will both be there. Do I have to have a witness to be granted the divorce if the defendant is present and in agreement?
If both spouses are present, and both testify to the grounds for divorce and advise the court they want to terminate the marriage, then no other witness should be required, and the court should grant it, although it depends on your local court and ultimately the judge decides. But if the defendant...Read more »
We had our child when i was 18. I am now 24, moved out of my parents & had another child. Our court order has 50/50 shared parenting, joint physical & legal. I pay child support, i offered. Our son is almost 6. I want to file a modification to get child support dropped. I'm just not... Read more »
You'll have to consult with a local family law attorney who can review all the facts and the financial situation of you and the other parent, and prepare a child support worksheet, to be able to advise you if you have a chance to succeed. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law...Read more »
When paternity was established the child support office gave me full custody. We want to file to have shared parenting and have a plan created already. She needs to enroll in school and they wont allow it without court papers. What forms do I need to file?
If you are the mother, and were not married to the father, and a court has not granted the father any parental rights, then you already have full custody, and the school should enroll the child. Otherwise, the father can file with the juvenile court to establish parental rights. You both can...Read more »
You can file a motion asking the court to hold held in contempt. Check the court web site for the form that you need to file. Some courts have volunteer lawyers to help. If not, use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney.
My father and she went to court to fight for custody when I was younger but it was determined that I'd live with her, she recently wanted to move to a different state but I want to finish my schooling, I wanted to know if I could live here without her, without getting into legal trouble with... Read more »
She would have to notify the court of her intent to relocate, and your father would be notified, and he could then apply for a change in the custody arrangement. Talk to your mother and father about it.
I chose for my daughter to go to my sisters due to an investigation in the home, the person being accused is not in the home and turned themselves into police August 3 this year. Since my daughter has been with my sister, it has been nothing but chaos and threats and harassment from my sister and... Read more »
If your husband agrees to do so, you can deal with parenting issues in the divorce. If not, or you prefer not to, you can deal with parenting in juvenile court. You should consult an attorney in your county to determine your best option.
She is paying for the car and she gave him a spare key to move it, and he just decided to drive it and use the gas she bought without asking first and then telling her after he wasted her gas money. She is 15, she has paid everything on the car so far and she doesn't want him driving it... Read more »
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