I'd like to take my child out of state (FL) for a visit with friends and family, but my baby's father has threatened to call the police for kidnapping if I do so. I'm unsure if 1. That anything bad will happen for me custody wise if I do so and 2. If cops are legitimately called, if I can talk it... Read more »
Im currently going through divorce and my Husband isn't co parenting with me he keeps our child for longer days than expected an he's making it very difficult to raise our child. I know we have to wait on a mediation date from the court but is it possible for me to call the court house an ask when... Read more »
Maternal grandparent is filing for visitation of grandchildren in the state of Arizona. She is also requiring in the filing that while the children are with their father in the state of Florida that visitation be required. Can an order for grandparent visitation filed in the state of Arizona... Read more »
Although there is no grandparent visitation in Florida, you need to apply the law where the order was issued. If the children primarily live in Arizona and the court order is from Arizona then you must look at the law of Arizona.
I filed a Motion of Contempt on the Standing Law Order due to my spouse not returning our 4 year old daughter. She never been away from me this long its been 6 weeks now due to me not knowing her whereabouts and not being able to contact my soon to be ex husband. I filed an emergency contempt but... Read more »
For example, assuming I know their PO and call their office/ email, can they tell me if a current probationer is in compliance with their terms, attending court ordered substance abuse classes, paying fees, and/or completeing community service.
I let my daughter go with her father for the weekend he was suppose to bring her back instead he decided to withdraw her from daycare, block my number and any attempt for me to contact my child. I filed for divorce soon after this happened but hes still not allowing me to see her its been 4 weeks... Read more »
I have custody of my kids here in Miami Dade Florida the Mother does not come visit them or call them but she does pay child support through the courts my kids have not seen her in years we are moving to Puerto Rico if we live in Puerto Rico over six months will that change the jurisdiction of me... Read more »
If there is a court order for timesharing, even if she is not following it, you must get her permission or a court order to relocate to Puerto Rico. This is a bigger issue for you to deal with prior to leaving as the jurisdiction question is affected by the relocation and Florida may keep...Read more »
My wife and i got married for almost 11 months in Indiana south bend. But before that my step father filed for my adoption and i just got recieved my birth certificate last week now the thing is i want to change my marriage certificate last name.
You should have asked that your marriage license, and the resulting marriage certificate gave your adoptive last name. It's probably too late to change the marriage certificate; but ask the county clerk who issued the marriage license if it can be done.
I was married and my now ex husband would not give me a divorce. So I moved out and on. I got engaged and had a child with my now husband. However his name was not allowed on her birth certificate because I was married to someone else. Marlee is 17 and wants her birth certificate corrected. She was... Read more »
He’s not on birth cert and no paternity confirmed legally yet. I’ve encouraged him at every corner to build a relationship with my daughter, tried to have him visit more etc. he lives 1.5 hrs away but even still, has seen her about 13 times in the 4 months since her birth. I’ve in no way... Read more »
If he has recently filed a petition for paternity, you would have 20 days to file a response with the Court in which you can file an answer and counter petition in which you can affirm and deny the allegations he has made in his Petition and state any defenses you may have and request what you...Read more »
We had a verbal agreement for about a year it would change slightly more and more until I went to establish an order in writing (so he could no longer deviate) and as soon as he was served he stopped seeing the kids completely. My original offer was our verbal agreement, however, now there isnt... Read more »
My ex filed a Petition to Determine Paternity & Related Relief. There's a support order in place since August 2017 but no parenting plan so overnights are not included in the support order. We met with a mediator and agreed on a parenting plan that gives me 134 overnights per year. We both filed a... Read more »
You need to read the paper carefully that tells you to come on January 14. It should say specifically what will be addressed by the court. If it does not mention child support then you should probably file the modification right away. The court will look at her ongoing regular income, not zero...Read more »
Whether or not you consent to your child moving out, you are still responsible for the child until he or she reaches the age of 18. Whether or not the child is adopted or your biological child makes no difference.
Since they are not married, unless your son has been to court on a paternity case she can move with the child wherever she likes. Your son should consult with a local family law attorney as soon as possible to protect his rights.
my wife and I moved from texas to Florida for a job relocation. her son, my step son, has a father that is now being difficult after the fact. she has a standard order of possession from the attorney general office of tx without any geographical restrictions. and also does not state anything about... Read more »
Since you and you wife have moved to Florida with her underage son the courts of Florida are now able to assert jurisdiction over all issues involving the son--including adopting the Texas order you referred to. It might be helpful for you to consult a family law lawyer in the Orland area to advise...Read more »
My cousin D is under 16 his mom passed and his dad passed some years ago. So he’s an orphan. His mom remarried and D lived with his mom an stepdad. Would my cousin D get a survivors benefit or something similar to that? My dad mentioned this to me but I don’t remember the specific name. If my... Read more »
I received a form 12.910(a) Summons and I didn't respond between the 20 days. Its been a month already. What can I do? Should I go to court and make a letter? Basically the case is: My child used to leave with me and early this year she decided to move in with her dad! We both agree to do the... Read more »
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