He had been evicted from two apts. Has no family to look out for him in PR. As the Mother I recently went to PR to file a petition to remove him from the apt. He was put in a psychiatric hospital for 1 week and was supposed to cone home to NY with me. After being released he did not want to take... Read more »
My ex and i Start having problems on sept. And we agreed that i would have our baby in México where My family is and then he would go get us and return to the US (NY) but we Start having more problems once i confronted him for cheating on me so he text me i could stay un mx if i wanted and he... Read more »
If the baby was born in Mexico, you cannot be forced to move back to NY. You also do not have to come back to sign any divorce papers. You should speak with an attorney about the divorce or ask the judge who has your case in the supreme court to appoint an attorney to represent you on custody and...Read more »
Child support terminates at 21 and can not be continued after unless agreed to, and then until 22 if the child is in college, but only if agreed. Other provisions (not child support) could be addressed. Speak to an attorney.
Child support ends at 21. The court does not have the power to extend support beyond 21. The court however can enforce agreements that provide for support or college and even graduate school beyond 21 only if it was agreed to in WRITING.
I have sole legal, physical, residential custody of my 8 year old. My 8 year old attends a British School in New York City and is taught in the British system as the plan when the marriage was great was to send child to English school eventually in England. The child is not taught the American... Read more »
You should not relocate with the child without court permission. If the non-custodial parent does not consent ands is deprived of any court ordered visitation, you could be held in contempt or even lose custody all together. You should go to court to seek a modification to permit the relocation....Read more »
The child was already registered at school with father's address due to the mother temporarily losing custody during Kindergarten registration. The mother now has custody rights again. Father purchased a home in the child's current school district. Mother lives with family in the same... Read more »
I was granted a temp visitation order in 2018 on Sundays for about 4 hours I live In NJ , I acted on this order for about two months until mother started having issues not showing up being home late and also not responding my calls . We went back to court for an enforcement but nothing was... Read more »
You say you had a temporary order if that wasn't made into a final order, you have nothing and have to start from scratch. Go back to court and file a visitation petition you can use the last address you have for the mother to start. If she can't be served, you will have to hire a...Read more »
Ok so I have a friend who just turned 18 and has been staying out from her home but her parents are unaware where she’s going or when she’ll return. She usually just comes and goes as she please (sometimes she’s out for a few days) and her parents have asked her to stay home or at least come... Read more »
Your friend and her parents would have to come to some sort of an agreement. They may want to go to a mediator. In regard to the police they wouldn't get involved unless the parents file a missing person report and then they would only try to find her they will not arrest her.
I have two daughters with my ex one is 19 I was told they go by NY guide lines does that mean he will pay child support for my 19 year old daughter if I file? I never received child support except threw a restraining order when my oldest was 3 years old, but only for a few months. It never went... Read more »
You are asking a question about New York or PA law, on a Maryland Q&A forum. You should set the geographic area to NY to get a proper answer. That said, I am unaware of any state law that provides for child support after a child reaches the age of 19. You daughter is an adult and is deemed...Read more »
My daughter is employed full time and has not been in my life for years. She asked to stay with me because my home is close to her job. She is belligerent and disrespectful. She kicked in my basement door because I locked it. She called the police because I was not giving her access to my washer,... Read more »
You have two choices: 1) Go to family court and get an order of protection with a stay away - based on property damage. 2) Start an eviction proceeding. See a local lawyer to help with either or both choices.
One of my children supposedly tested positive for methamphetamine but I was never charged or convicted for child abuse and neglect because it couldn't be proved that it was me the reason she tested positive but my kids are still in foster care. how is that. Things just don't make sense or... Read more »
I haven’t acted on a visitation that I was granted by the court from 10:00 to 2:00 Sundays only for about two years now, reason being I do not asked for this order because I wanted something more extended also I do not have contact with the mother either by phone or text I live in NJ she lives... Read more »
Your failure to comply with the prior order and failure to excercise visitation or go back to court for 2 years will hurt you. You can file for a modification arguing that the mother refuses to effectuate visitation by refuses to contact you but you not taking any action yourself will not be a...Read more »
Whatever visitation order was given is still in effect. For you to request a different visitation schedule would require you to show that there has been a change of circumstances since that order. It will be hard to do if you haven't visited the children at all. My advice is to at least...Read more »
Whoever files first as long as the state has jurisdiction has the case heard in that state (for divorce purposes). However, if the children were out of the state for 6 months or more before the divorce was filed then the state where the children resided for those 6 months has jurisdiction over...Read more »
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