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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Adoption and Animal / Dog Law for Minnesota on
Q: Can we be sued?

Me and my boyfriend got a puppy and we weren’t able to keep him due to us having a baby on the way and it added tons of stress we didn’t need, so we gave him to the human society. The person we bought the dog from found out and is telling people we signed a contract and we didn’t pay for the... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Mar 30, 2019

Sure; in America anyone can sue anybody for anything at any time (even without a lawyer in small claims court). Winning the lawsuit is another matter. Save all your receipts, text messages, emails and all other documents.

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Wrongful Death for Minnesota on
Q: How can I get legal custody of my 2 great-nephews whose mother and 2yr old sister were just killed in an auto accident?

My niece and her youngest child were killed 4/2/18 And her 2 surviving children were taken from our care by the biological father of the younger child. They were taken to their "grandmothers " whom ny niece has told several authorities and family members she would never want her children to be... Read more »

D. Patrick McCullough
D. Patrick McCullough answered on Apr 17, 2018

Very, very sad for you. You should consider hiring an experienced family law attorney to help you. These type of proceeding are quite complicated and you will need expert help.

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption and Family Law for Minnesota on
Q: My wife and I had a baby using a sperm donor and got married when same sex marriage was legalized. How can I adopt her?
Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Mar 4, 2017

Unfortunately, your question is too vague for me to interpret it and provide an answer. Whether you are heterosexual or homosexual (which I cannot determine from your question), the same sex marriage legalization would be of no consequence as both types of marriages are treated equally under the... Read more »

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Q: My wife's friend wants us to adopt her child she lives in Missouri we live in Minnesota. We have a home study. What next

We want to know how to take baby home after birth of child. What paper work needs to be done to make this happen. This is our last chance to become parents.

Thanks

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Jul 19, 2016

Has the baby been born as of today? Hire an attorney to help you, many offer reduced fees for adoptions.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Adoption for Minnesota on
Q: If there is an adoption, and children are adopted, do the paternal grandparents have any legal rights?
Robert Douglas Kane Jr
Robert Douglas Kane Jr answered on Dec 20, 2010

No, grandparents have no visitation rights unless established by a court order. These rights are difficult to establish under normal circumstances and most likely impossible after an adoption.

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