I am 18, my brother is 17. Our paternal aunt and legal guardian is planning on abandoning us and moving out of the state. We cannot financially support ourselves if she leaves, let alone abandon a minor who she still holds custody of. What can I do to ensure that my younger brother is financially... Read more »
I just found out that im lactose anemic and have type 2 diabetes im out of medication i don't have medicade nor insurance my mom has 4 kids from my dad that she is getting child support back pay but im the youngest im 25 and i been on my own since i was 13 years old
With my blessing, my ex claimed our 2 children on our 2019 tax return. Since filing, one of those children has lived exclusively with me. My ex received $2,200 as a COVID stimulus, $500 of that intended for the son who now lives with me, but he has not offered to give us the money. Do I have a... Read more »
There is insufficient information to determine where you are in the DVRO process - is it a temporary restraining order pending a hearing or has a hearing been held and a restraining order after hearing been entered. If the DVRO is currently temporary then you will need to successfully defend the...Read more »
Im 17 and for the past 5 months ive been receiving verbal and emotional abuse from my mom because im gay thats been messing up my mental and emotional state to the point that sometimes i just wish i wasnt alive and it keeps happening. A few weeks ago my mom jumped on me and choked me so i did call... Read more »
Regarding the "contract" you made with your mother, it's not a valid, enforceable contract (even had you signed a proper signature). Minors do not have the legal capacity to enter into contracts, and even if you were an adult, the contract would not be valid for other reasons....Read more »
i have servere anxiety;i have a daughter only i take care of and no one else takes responsibility for.if my parents wont take responsibility for my daughter do they have the right to unlock my door and leave it open while i maybe asleep?
I inherited my aunt's car from her death and there is no available title. I actually have possession of the car, but no title to be able to license or even resale the vehicle. How can I get a new title for this car? My aunt lived in Alabama and I live in Florida. Any and all suggestions is... Read more »
The individual being financially abused is currently abusing illicit substances, does not have a job, and does not have access to their finances. The individual has children with their abuser. There is currently no physical or sexual abuse.
Go to the circuit clerks office where the children live and ask for a copy of the order and also tell them you want to request a hearing. They will let you write it out on a piece of paper. You may not get to see your sons but you will at least get a reason why, and can begin to fix the...Read more »
hello I have a court-ordered Standard Possession with my ex for my son a while back my wife passed so I tried to arrange a different pick up time with my ex because my new job which ended in a different time and location of pick up that I wasn't too sure about she eventually backs out wanting... Read more »
If there has been a material and substantial change in circumstances then you can ask the court to modify the terms of the order. Until the order is modified by the court, you must follow it. Most orders allow for parents to agree on times of possession instead of going by the spo schedule, this...Read more »
I get off work 8pm every day Monday through Saturday except Sunday. I would like to see them every Sunday and their mother said if I don’t see them more days during week she won’t allow any visitation. I can get fired if I miss a day. Can a judge force visitation on me on days she wants even if... Read more »
My ex is going to serve me for paternity soon and i just want to have my court cases done in Broward County. I haven't been served yet could i move to Broward County? Also can i move if i do get served?
Yes, you can move, but if you were residing in your current county when the suit was filed, moving won't enable you to request a change of venue. Yes, you can always move. If you had the child with you moving the child with you would not be allowed (absent a court order allowing it), but I...Read more »
It depends on what orders a court has made. I understand a grandparent's concern, but If a court has not limited the rights of the mother then she has more right to the kids than you do. The existence of a CPS case in and of itself does not limit a mother's rights to her children.
The court case was started in KY because of ex husband. My lawyer in KY is not contacting me when court is in session. They have not put my daughter on the custody or support case (born Feb 2020) and my ex husband is lying to the judge about the circumstances of myself and my son moving back to NY... Read more »
It seems that a custody and child support case for your daughter is not pending in Kentucky. If this is correct, there is nothing stopping you from filing in New York. Typically you would start with a custody petition and file a child support petition. The custody petition generally would be...Read more »
I've been paying child support and when I lost my job I paid what I could from my savings until depletion. I fell into arrears and took out a loan to catch up with child support but not sure I can keep doing this without income. Can I modify child support while my case is still active in... Read more »
Yes you can. Your attorney should be able to help you by filing a motion, or ask for a conference with the judge. You need to show inability to pay and that it is not wilful - meaning you are trying to find and take any kind of job you can right now in order to support your children.
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