my husband left the marriage after 6 months. a few months later i met someone and had a baby. the baby is not my husband's who is asking for a divorce. why do i need to get a paternity test if the baby is not his?
Yes. If a child is born to you while you are legally married to someone else, that child is presumed to be a child of your marriage. The marital presumption would need to be overcome by DNA testing and a paternity case should be filed, naming the biological father as the actual parent.;
You need to stress to the counselor that your son does not want her in the session because he will not speak freely with her present. If the counselor will not honor your request, you and your husband should find another therapist.
My ex has an only fans account and is consistently posting pictures and video of adult content, sometimes while our child is in their care. There are many other things going on, but I’m concerned that they are posting adult content and that it could later hurt our child. Is this something that... Read more »
Depending on the type of content, this will be a concern if the child has access to the images or the device upon which the images may be stored. You should address this to at least ensure that there is no risk of viewing by your child.
If the paternity judgment and child support order were entered in the State of Maine, you would need to consult with an attorney licensed to practice law in that State sine the laws of that State apply.
That is a touchy subject. If there has been any merit found to any of the complaints, you would not get far. However, if it is a series of unsubstantiated reports for no legitimate purpose, you would be in a better position to file a Petition for a Harassment Injunction.
she is trying to make me look like i dont care but she wont eveen cooroperate she wont let me take him overnight but her and her partner ship 100 miles away so they can go to work vs letting me watch him and actually spend quality meaningful time with my son
Do you have scheduled periods of placement? If so, she needs to follow the times in the Order. If the Order is only for reasonable placement upon reasonable notice, you should request mediation to negotiate a schedule. If she does not cooperate, you will need to file a Motion for modification of...Read more »
To be awarded guardianship, you need to prove to the Court that the parents are unfit or unavailable to care for the children and that it is in their best interests that you be awarded guardianship. If there is a Children in Need of Protective Services action pending, you will also need to...Read more »
At this time, there is no court order determining placement. So, if you refuse your wife contact, there will be no consequences to you. However, there is the issue as to whether your child will want to know her mother. You may want to address that with a family therapist so you will know how to...Read more »
At the end of the hearing the judge granted me reasonable placement for both children. I understand that reasonable placement can mean many different thing but here is my question. If i was awarded reasonable placement , does that not mean in my own home? The other parent is trying to control the... Read more »
Reasonable placement upon reasonable notice is often a vague schedule and only works well if both parties cooperate. You need to attend mediation to negotiate a set schedule. If he refuses to mediate, you should file a Motion to Modify the Order or a Petition to Enforce Placement at which time the...Read more »
His 90s but my brother has taken control of everything from financial,medical,property, to the point of who can come over to what can stay in the house. I was caregiver for past 6 yrs and evicted about 2mnths ago along with most of my things. We never had a contract!?how can I find out if he is... Read more »
To be able to act as a POA, it must be activated. That means two physicians declared your parent to be incompetent. Ask your brother to show you the activation document signed by the physicians. If he can not produce that document, you may wish to consult with an attorney to file a petition to...Read more »
If the order says 2 out of 3 weekends, most of the time that would be are rotation. Parent A has two weekends, then Parent B has the weekend, then Parent A has two weekends followed by Parent B having the weekend.
My girlfriend doesn’t see her children for unknown reasons as she has not told me why. She doesn’t have placement or custody and a no contact order with her ex (husband). My ex doesn’t want our kids around her because the kids have said she’s hit them and holds her hand over their mouths.... Read more »
I would be concerned, as a parent, if your girlfriend does not have placement of her own children and a no contact Order with her ex. I can not say I blame your ex. If you have your children being physically disciplined by your girlfriend and you do not have knowledge as to why she has no...Read more »
Technically, in Wisconsin, you are not emancipated until you attain the age of 18. To become emancipated prior to that time, you would need to file a Petition with the Court, showing that you are completely able to support yourself. To be honest, I have never known a Court to emancipate a minor....Read more »
I supported us over half our marriage. We decided I would stay home as I'm just about disabled. To care for our daughtr, home and dog. He would go to school for nursing after 1st yr. I would go to school. He finished his first yr as a RN. He literally walked out on us one day and moved in... Read more »
I am so sorry that you are going through this. The duration and amount of maintenance depends on numerous factors, including need and ability to pay. To determine the amount, his income would also be known. A 21 year marriage is considered a long term marriage. Maintenance could be limited term...Read more »
Wife will not let me see my daughter keeps telling she does not want to see me. Week ago my daughter wanted commit suicid was in hospital. My wife makes poor choices and hangs around these couple that are divorced but live together and lives in same apartment complex and these couple have stuck... Read more »
Sorry to hear about your situation. You would need to file for divorce/legal separation and then seek temporary orders re: physical placement of your daughter if you want to have a legally enforceable court order to see your daughter or keep her from a harmful environment.
Assuming you are the father and not the mother, if paternity has not been established you will need to do so if you want to gain physical placement rights. There is no child support until paterntoth is established and a request is made for the same through the courts.
My daughters father wants to sign his rights over but I don't have a significant other to take over his rights. Can a family member of mine take over his rights? Or do I have a significant other take over his parental rights?
You need to be married and your new husband willing to adopt your daughter. If a family member adopted your daughter, that would require a termination of your parental rights, too. The only way that your ex's parental rights can be terminated while yours are not terminated are if there will...Read more »
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