He is only paying $200 a month, which is not enough for me. I was told because he is paying in arrears, they can't make him pay more. Is this correct? He is getting social security, plus he works. He is making good money. He lives in Seattle and I was living in California, but I moved to... Read more »
Depends in part on what you mean by paternal father's rights being "stripped"; were his rights terminated or was mother awarded sole custody? There is a difference. Either way, it will be hard to be named legal father without marrying the mother and doing a step-parent adoption.
I want my husband who has now known my son for almost 10 years to adopt him so he has parental rights and we all have the same last name. I live in Michigan and because bio dad pays child support I guess he has rights to my son. I don't even receive my child support every month. My son will be... Read more »
I am looking for assistance with pro Bono council for the service of abstaining proper treatment and rights of disabled people with ADA compliance, custody, increased parenting time, the clearing my name from abuse and neglect and the treatment of years of negative behaviors by the other parties... Read more »
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You need to contact an attorney in your geographic area who handles the type of issue you have (domestic, real estate, estate planning, criminal law, civil litigation, etc.) directly and ask to set up a time for a free consultation....Read more »
Ignores the Father and does what she pleases is she violating the 50/50 Court order? Specifically if the Father has stated that the Doctor treating no longer has his permission due to previous violations? Can the Mother continue to take the child to a doctor the Father has stated can no longer... Read more »
Possibly, and depends on what the treatment is. Your recourse is to file a motion to change custody. Shared legal custody means that there should be agreement on major medical decisions. A lawyer can help you prepare a proper argument and conduct case law research. But generally, a court will defer...Read more »
My sister and I are currently in probate court battling fathers estranged wife over his home. They were in the process of divorce when he committed suicide and I have numerous divorce documents, texts, handwritten notes and witness testimonies that show she was not to have the home. We are... Read more »
I'm sorry to say that unless your father put his 'wishes' into a will or other testamentary document, the laws of intestacy are how his estate will be divided. His misunderstanding of dower really won't play into anything here, and if the divorce was not in process (as in filed...Read more »
Aunt is in nursing home in Michigan, I need to move her to Ohio. I am next of kin and have guardianship. I told the judge I wanted guardianship specifically to move her to Ohio. He said I have 4 months to do so, but paperwork states I can not move her out of state. No one is giving me the... Read more »
Search for "SCAO MC11". I would strongly encourage you to work with an attorney if you are looking to subpoena things because there are rules and procedures for doing so that if you are unfamiliar, could lead to sanctions if not done right.
Sue? Probably not. The spouse may elect his or her spouse elective share through a probate administration. How did this person leave property to a non-family member? Through a will or through beneficiary designation?
Have been divorced for 6 years, my ex and I share custody of 3 children. (17,15 13). A month ago he informed me he had applied for a new job in California. He found out he got the job and has accepted the offer and will be relocating to California as of 3/10/22. I want to file for full custody,... Read more »
Let's explore this in a most cost effective way first: have you checked with your ex if he is willing to agree to an alternate custody order? Keep in mind that your latest court order likely requires him to seek court permission before moving out of state. That may give you some bargaining...Read more »
You could. But the real issue is that your ex-husband needs to be clear and make clear to his current wife that decisions about the child you two have in common are between you and him, not her. If she has an issue, she should be talking to her husband, who should only then address it with you.
My grandson resides in Michigan with his mom. In 2020, he was taken from her. She and my son were given a list of requirements that had to be met in order for her to get him back. My son was told that if he signed away his rights it would get my grandson out of foster care sooner, so he did. Not to... Read more »
This is a highly complex situation. Reading between the lines based on Mom having the kids now, it sounds like CPS and the foster care workers believe your son has some significant culpability. Do you know if he signed a custody agreement or a voluntary termination of parental rights? Those are two...Read more »
If you are an American citizen with a passport, it sounds like you could purchase a ticket a fly back here on your own. Can your family find you here? Probably. What can happen if they do find you? Probably nothing legally. But you're under no obligation to keep contact with them.
Neither of you should be taking the child to any doctor, except in an emergency, without the other's knowledge. You both have the right to see records, and agree on courses of treatment. In a dispute, a judge is likely going to side with the opinion of the child's primary physician.
You might consider talking to a lawyer about this directly, but do a little research first through a legal aid website, on how to file a small claims lawsuit. That might help you direct your questions if you find a lawyer willing to answer a few questions. You could certainly hire a lawyer to help...Read more »
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