My brother girlfriend died in March, he’s not on his kids birth certificates but he has the kids and I’m helping him. How do I go about legally adopting them or help him get full custody (either one would work for us)
Papers were drawn up in Texas, we are in Louisiana. It states child support would continue until 18 or upon graduation. He allowed us to move here from Texas and in return, he got to stop paying child support. He still has visitation rights but the children no longer wish to see him. She will b 18... Read more »
I filed an ex parte against my daughter and her baby's father for custody of my grandson at the advice of the DCFS workers. The judge filed against me and had the child removed from my care. He said we had a criminal history. Myself nor my husband has ever been convicted of a crime. DCFS place... Read more »
Your daughter's provisional custody is only good if it was signed before DCFS took custody. You need to hire a juvenile court lawyer. Your daughter cannot live under your roof if you are seeking custody.
My friend currently had her child taken away by the father and the cops said that since the baby was already in his possession when they came, she would not be able to get her baby back without the birth certificate which she doesn’t have because she literally just had the baby. By law is that... Read more »
while going threw a rough patch in out marriage mu husband slept with someone and she is now saying she is pregnant for him. But she is refusing to give me a DNA test and also saying that he will not be allowed to take the baby nor see the baby without her there and it has to be done at her house.... Read more »
13 days after engaging in sexual relations with a man, a woman sends him a text saying she is late. After no response from the man, she sends a pic of a home pregnancy test and a watch (presumably to show date and time). The next week, she sends a pic of an ultrasound, presumably hers. After no... Read more »
But even though she has full custody, does she have the right to send him to live somewhere else to go to school and to live or do I have the right to have say so about him living with someone else if he is not living at home with his mother. Also I'm paying child support on him and he is... Read more »
My son is not allowed back at his mother's house because of her husband. With her having full custody of him, does she have the right to send him somewhere else to live and go to school. He has been with me for the past 2 months and wants to live with me and go to school here where I live.... Read more »
xxx was my attorney during my custody case a few years back. Prior to the Corona breakout, my son was punished at home for refusing to do his chores, and went to school saying he wanted to kill himself, counselors had him admitted to Brentwood. There, he accused me of abuse. DCFS began an... Read more »
She lived with her mom until about 2 months ago. Her mom does not want to be responsible for her any longer and wants off of her birth certificate. Her mom also wants my wife and me to adopt her. As her father, I do not see why I would adopt my own child. Her mom states that if I do not adopt her... Read more »
While you would not have to adopt her, you and her mother would have to consent to your wife adopting. An intrafamily adoption is a fairly simple and affordable process. An attorney that handles adoptions can fill you in on the process and costs.
Is having temporary sole custody the same as permanent sole custody (in regards to making decisions for the kids like school, medical, within 50 miles move, etc - all without needing to let ex know or getting ex's approval) especially since it has been 2 years now with temporary sole custody?
As per a CPS order my sister gave me provisional custody of my five-year-old niece so the state wouldn't take her. My sister has substance use disorder and was told that she could get my niece back after she went to rehab. She still hasn't went to rehab nor has she quit drugs. She refuses... Read more »
I have 2 kids. They are 12 and 10. Their father is on the birth certificate and we have a custody agreement. However, he is not part of their life and hasn’t been for the past 8 years, doesn’t pay child support, and lives across the country. They have had zero contact with him during this time.... Read more »
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