I am custodial with joint custody of our 16 year old daughter. Always been a stay at home mom. Remarried for 11 years. Ex husband CHOSE first four days of each month visitation only. He exercised this 3 x in 12 mons. Makes over $60,000 a year and pays $500 per month court ordered support. He has... Read more »
answered on Mar 22, 2023
You need to review the order/judgment signed by the presiding Judge and see if it answers the questions you are asking. If it says that he is responsible for some of these costs, then yes, he is responsible. If the wording is vague then you should consult with a family law attorney in your... Read more »
i have minor child i want to know what are my legal rights
answered on Feb 23, 2023
To best protect your rights, you will need to have a lawyer in the legal proceedings. As such, you should really begin meeting and consulting with a family law attorney(s) in your area so you can hire the one with whom you are most comfortable. There are many issues involved, including but not... Read more »
I am almost 17. My mother and my father have joint custody but I was never able to see my dad, along with my sisters and stepmom because of my mom. My dad lives in missouri i live in louisiana. If my dad came and got me and took me in to live with him would I be forced to go back home?
answered on Feb 15, 2023
You didn't say whether there's a judgment determining custody, but your statement that your parents have "joint custody" makes me assume that there is one. Your father would need to file a Rule to Modify Custody in the custody case asking the court to give him domiciliary... Read more »
Child custody and divorce and there is domestic violence involved on my husband against me. He has a very good attorney and I can't afford one. He refuses to pay child support and I don't have a vehicle to get to a job so I'm struggling. Also, he is trying to get domestic charge... Read more »
answered on Feb 3, 2023
I'm sorry to hear of the problems you're having. You may be able to find assistance through this website: https://www.lsba.org/public/findlegalhelp/. I would also suggest contacting your local battered women's shelter and/or your parish's District Attorney's Office to... Read more »
I do not want to answer to them, and my attorney is not deposing them, and telling me to go to this deposition. It feels to me I'm bringing the bullets to the gun owner. .. It is a custody case with many twist .
answered on Jan 19, 2023
If you were not subpoenaed to appear, then you cannot be punished for refusing to appear, assuming you are not a party to the lawsuit. You mention that your attorney is telling you to go, which makes me think you are a party, however. If that's the case and you fail to appear, then the... Read more »
He have business cards and a Quickbook account he gives customers receipt from. I have a copy of the business receipt that was given to a customer for him replacing his AC unit.
answered on Dec 1, 2022
Any credible evidence can be used to prove income. It's important, however, to make sure that the evidence you have is admissible under the Louisiana Rules of Evidence. You should consult with an attorney familiar with custody and child support cases to make sure you have what you need.
The material grandmother has custody
answered on Nov 22, 2022
Sure you can however it does not mean you will win----the overall circumstances and what's in the best interests of the children are the big points. Also, you do not mention the children's parents and what's the children's parents here. All said, if you are wanting to get... Read more »
First time ever going through this situation. I need an Louisiana Lawyer
answered on Oct 6, 2022
Use the Find a Lawyer tab and search for either a criminal defense lawyer and/or possibly a family law lawyer (depending on the circumstances of the protective order) in the area where your son is located. Call a few lawyers and then hire the one with whom you are most comfortable. Good luck.
To commute. This puts him on the road at 6 AM (he got his license in June so still not experienced driver)to get to school on time. He plays football and gets out of practice most days in between 6:30-7:00. I try to get along and work with him but this seems very unfair. He’s not discussed any of... Read more »
answered on Sep 22, 2022
Does the judgment/order say address this? If it does, then is he in violation? If it does not, then did you have an attorney representing you in connection with the judgment/order-----if so, please contact said attorney and discuss----if not, or if you prefer not to reach out to said attorney,... Read more »
answered on Sep 12, 2022
If he takes you to Court and the Court ordered the visitation, then yes. That said, is there already an Order in place for visitation which he has not followed for years? My advice is that you consult with a child custody attorney now and discuss your options, including whether to be proactive... Read more »
I was given custody of my child due to her grades and poor hygiene. Her other parent is taking me back to court and is bringing evidence for things that happened before the first court date.
answered on Sep 1, 2022
If a Judge will entertain the legal document filed and have a hearing, then yes, however, if you do not already have one. then you need to retain a custody/support lawyer to assist and represent you in this matter. Good luck.
Like if we come up with a agreement before court can the courts just put our agreement in motion
answered on Aug 22, 2022
Yes, if both sides reach an agreement and reduce it to write, then you may submit it to the Court for approval. Depending on the agreement and how the written document is prepared, the Court may still want you to appear in Court to confirm that each side is in agreement.
My ex-husband has been incarcerated for 8 years and hasn’t helped raise or financially support our child. Does he still have parental rights? Can I ask him to give up his rights?
answered on Aug 10, 2022
You really should set up an appointment and speak to a child custody or family law attorney about this process and the pros and cons of terminating his rights. In answer to your questions, you ex still have parental rights unless they have been judicially terminated----if he seeks to exercise any... Read more »
My husband is the domiciliary parent. Kids go with biomom every other weekend during school and every other week over the summer. Last time we went to court was in 2018. Last judgement was that biomom was still under supervised visitation, however, our attorney at the time advised us to let them... Read more »
answered on Aug 5, 2022
If the biomom is not abiding by the judgment in place then take her back to Court ask that she be found in contempt. That said, depending on all of the circumstances, biomom might also seek modification of the current judgment. I would contact a custody lawyer in your area and/or the attorney who... Read more »
Asking for a friend. Divorced mom is unable to claim her children on her taxes or receive any type of child tax credit, although the children reside with her full time. The children’s dad has shown very little interest in the lives of his children since the divorce. He also refuses to settle any... Read more »
answered on Jul 6, 2022
Call/contact the local and state bar association and see if they have contact information for lawyers in your area with whom she might be able to consult on a pro bono basis, or if they can provide the number for legal aid. At this point in time, it sounds like there are already judgments in place... Read more »
There are untruths in the ex Parte
answered on Jun 27, 2022
While you may not have an attorney, you can and should certainly try to hire one to assist you with responding and representing you. In the meantime, additional information is needed to respond to your post as there are multiple ex-parte motions which have different ways/requirements for... Read more »
What do we need to file with the courts so that we both share custody but they now live with me..
answered on Jun 22, 2022
If you have an existing Order/Judgment then you probably need to do a modification, but if significant changes have occurred since the Order then it might be best to file a new suit----without more information, people on this board cannot adequately provide guidance. I strongly recommend that you... Read more »
Mother doesn't want this to happen
answered on Jun 13, 2022
Do you have a written custody order? What does it say as to this situation or comparable situations? More specific information is needed to properly respond to this and if you do not already have an attorney, then I would recommend that you contact a few custody attorneys in your area to discuss... Read more »
About 2 1/2 years ago - I started making bi-weekly payments to the custodial parent which was agreed on at a reasonable amount. Over the past year the custodial parent has been threatening to stop me from seeing my daughter due to her wanting an increase, which I agreed due to obvious reasons. The... Read more »
answered on May 4, 2022
If you have not retained an attorney to represent you on these issues, then you should do so now---this voluntary action between the parents does not seem even and if you are not satisfied, then you need to ask the Judge to assist you on this. In regards to child support, it is usually calculated... Read more »
My birth mother passed away last year leaving behind my little brother. He was left in the care of our grandmother who is old and sick. She called me up and asked if my husband and I would be willing to take him. I’m happy to take him but there is a problem that might affect the court allowing... Read more »
answered on May 3, 2022
Will it be difficult? It may not be, however more information is needed on this, including the involvement of your little brother's father who usually would have a say in custody decisions. That said, I highly recommend that you (and your grandmother) seek a consultation with a... Read more »
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