- she has been in an in-house drug treatment program for the past 10 months and has passed hair follicle urine test in blood test and all requirements needed to graduate this program. She is employed and has adequate housing and able to provide for her children
She needs to consult about her case with an attorney. After someone has lost custody, there are many steps that have to be taken, legal and otherwise to regain custody, and those specifics should be discussed with an attorney who can review her case file and give specific advice.
Her mother has told her she can come live with me in GA on numerous occasions, but will not say that to me or provide it in writing. What can I legally do? What happens if my daughter comes here. My daughter has a history or suicide attempts. If she says she needs to leave, I can't ignore it
I had sole custody of our daughter for the past 12 years. right before her 12th birthday in July, 2017. Dad and I divorced before she was 3 and he was gone. He tried a few times when she was 6-8 maybe but he had some other kids and all so it faded out. When she was 10 he met his now wife and has... Read more »
I'm sorry to hear you are going through this. You are asking a question about a specific case that we are not familiar with. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and provide you with direction and options. If you have been court ordered to pay...Read more »
March 2016 I was a “Safety Resource” for a child whom I still have today. I was granted custody in December 2016 and I’m listed as his “Legal Custodian”. This was held in Juvenile court, as the DFAC’s had removed the child. The child was removed from the biological mothers custody and... Read more »
My fiance has an open defacs case because her mother is seeking legal custody. Now because we have no lawyer they have appointed my fiance's son an attorney and she is being told she cant have any contact with me or she could lose custody of her son and I have never been convicted of any... Read more »
Yes, DFCS can tell her that. There is a reason she is being advised to limit her son's contact with you. Her failure to listen may result in her losing her children. If she feels that is unfair or unreasonable, then she needs to hire an attorney to protect her rights.
My sister whom lived with me during pregnancy, during labor at hospital she tested positive for drugs so CPS visited her in hospital did their routine stuff, and case worker and police showed up at my door being as my house was also her place of residence, they did their thing and placed my kids on... Read more »
This is a question that we really can't answer without knowing the details of the case. You could contact CPS to inquire about your status in regard to this situation. We would need to know the facts in detail to provide you with more information and direction. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
My fiance and I live in Ga and are moving to Tn in September. My ex has primary custody of our daughter. I am not taking her with me and plan to come to Ga for my visitation. Do I need to have permission to move by myself?
You do not need the court's permission to move. Your divorce decree may have a clause that requires you to notify your former spouse of any such changes because of the child. If it does, I would recommend that you send her a letter with that information even if you only plan to exercise your...Read more »
Everytime my kids come over they tell me that they do not want to live with their mother anymore. I ask them why and they tell me that they are scared of her and her boyfriend. No divorce has been filed by her or I so do I still have every right she does?
Their mother and I are still legally married,we have not been together since 2010. My children are 11 and 10 years of age. They tell me that they are scared of their mother and her boyfriend and that her boyfriend bullies my son by punching him in the arm and chest and calls him a sissy and a... Read more »
You don't ever have to sign legitimation papers. He can file for legitimation and ask the court to award partial custody and parenting time, even if you don't agree with it. Consult with an attorney about your options.
Children went into foster care November of 2015 they were adopted by the same family with my permission and no problems May of 2017 Case closed with DCFS we paid off the balance last month and received a substantial refund from dcss now they're saying I owe $5,100 and they're going to suspend my... Read more »
I'm not sure what the question is here. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case and present the options to you. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com
I am seeking to modify/change the foreign order & have all of the necessary evidence to back my case available. I am just not sure if I file for full custody OR ask for modification of the foreign order in regards to how I should actually answer/respond?
How to answer a case you've been served with is something too specific that can be answered here. You need to consult with an attorney to make sure it is done correctly. Having all the necessary evidence won't help if you don't know the correct procedures for introducing it to the court.
Visit. Sometimes block us from calling. But as the primary parent I’m told I should always keep communication open to him if he chose to talk to the kids. But how can that go both ways. Seems double standard. Would like if he kept constant communication with kids since they ask about their dad.
2 cases were filed against me from two women, I was served and made to pay on one in 2009. Now they are trying to serve me on the other even though they had all my information and could have served and prosecuted me on both at the same time.... am I liable for 10 years back support? I moved to... Read more »
I know someone who’s living with her aunt which is her legal custodian and I think guardian and her aunt and her aunts husband treat her very badly. Her aunt and the husband have been on and off for a long time and recently got married for the second time and moved into a house that they bought... Read more »
No, it won't be legal without the consent of her legal custodian. You could consult with an attorney to see what options there are for her to legally be moved. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com
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