I am currently in a terrible marriage and would like to get divorced (living in MI) but i have no where to go or any financial support other than my family who lives in UT, my plan is to move to UT with my child and file for divorce, is there a certain way i should start this process?
You should immediately and privately consult with a lawyer in Utah to inquire about the state’s requirements to file for divorce. Many states have a waiting period for new residents before someone can file for divorce. Also, if your spouse has no connection to Utah, then an Utah court would not...Read more »
My daughter's father and I lost custody in 2019. (It's a long story) We fought to get her back for 2 yrs. And then had to give my aunt guardianship so they wouldn't take our rights. She had cancer so she had to go thru chemo and radiation and a few months later, they told her she was... Read more »
It's an uphill battle, but it can be done where the guardianship is terminated. Were your rights terminated - either voluntary or involuntary after a trial? That will determine whether it's a matter of terminating the guardianship or you becoming guardian of your own child.
When not married, the mother is presumed to have custody of the child - particularly so when there is not an affidavit of parentage on file or a paternity determination naming the father. The mother can leave with the child. A father can file always file a custody complaint and argue the 12 Best...Read more »
A majority of lawyers are no different than doctors, accountants, or other licensed professionals. They are in business for profit. Fortunately, there are resources through the Michigan State Bar Association for a referral to an attorney or legal aid society who may be able to assist at a...Read more »
Can they be found? I'm no expert in crypto so I don't know. The opposing party's attorney, through appropriate discovery demands, could establish that you have or should have a certain dollar amount in assets, whether they are in crypto or not.
My stepson was kicked out by his mother. He now lives with his grandma and he is 17. His mom didn't notify friend of the court about this information, and my husband is still having child support removed from his paycheck. Is it illegal for her to collect this money when he isn't living... Read more »
Child support is for the child, but I can appreciate the frustration. What matters, though, is that the child is not living with you and your husband right now. Should the grandma obtained guardianship, for instance, your husband would still have a child support obligation.
If a CPS investigation is open due to “failure to protect” from an ex-husband who tried to kill his wife and the children currently reside in foster care, can CPS legally draw out a case by making demands such as securing a car or a home without any government assistance, such as food benefits,... Read more »
There's a lot more to these situations than what "the law" says. If there is a reason found under the child protection act or juvenile code to remove a child and initiate termination proceedings, then the struggle becomes compliance with the treatment plan for reunification. There...Read more »
I went to white lake multiple times. They claim that no one has custody. Which is untrue. Now my mother is harboring a runaway and white lk PD wont allow me to file charges. Lilly is 13, suicidal and selling pornograph material online. No one cares. How do I stop this ???? I also tried to file... Read more »
There is so much that can be going on with a child custody situation like this that it's really impossible for anyone to give you solid advice without knowledge of all the facts. The police are often reluctant to deal with what can be considered "civil / family" matters. Once the...Read more »
My boyfriend has 50/50 legal and physical custody. Last time we picked up his daughter they sent a threatening message about calling the cops over my driving. Though we did not do anything wrong. My boyfriend feels unsafe and bad for his daughter and wants exchanges to take place at a police... Read more »
She tricked me into signing a paper saying that it was temporary, and it was for full custody. She had a lawyer and I didn't I trusted her and she is living her second attempt at raising children with my kids, because I asked for help, she did this in order to relive her lost parenthood, and... Read more »
You're not going to get very far arguing you were tricked. You now need to focus on whether there is a legal change of circumstance or proper cause for the court to reconsider custody, and what are the best interest of the child factors.
Good question and reasonable logic. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Child support is calculated using a formula that factors the disparity of income between the parents among other things. Even with joint custody, one parent is likely to pay the other parent some child support.
You potentially have an uphill battle. You need to show a change of circumstance or proper cause. You can move to PR, but it's likely going to come at the expense of Mom gaining primary custody, and you having parenting time in summers and major school breaks.
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