I suppose it's possible but without all the facts it's impossible to know what to tell you. You should consider consulting with an attorney experienced with CYS matters to obtain assistance in getting through this.
You really need to discuss tyour situation with an experienced family law attorney. There is absolutely no way anyone here can help you. You need to show your paperwork to an attorney in person and should you should do so very soon.
Not really because it wouldn't become a court order until an adoption petition as well as a petition to terminate parental rights had been filed. If the person wanting to give up rights thinks doing so will relieve him/her of support obligations, no such luck. If this actually has to do with not...Read more »
My daughter has been dating her boyfriend for over 2 years. They are 17 and 16 yo. Recently, after an argument with his parents, they told him he's no longer allowed to date my daughter. They've also told me he's no longer allowed to associate with her, or our family. Before this, our family has... Read more »
I don't see why not. You would have standing to file for custody under current PA law, and obviously already have the blessing of CYS since the child has been placed with you. Realistically, however, you already have de facto custody, but filing now for a more long-term determination is probably...Read more »
He is of age of consent. However, if he wants to drive etc you can suggest that you may not agree. I think this is less a legal question and more one for a mediator or family counselor to advise you on.
Trust your attorney. Conferences sometimes do not include the parties. Usually this is to establish the issues, schedule witnesses, or identify additional information that might be needed. You will be in the conference through your attorney so make sure s/he has all the information they need...Read more »
The divorce was 3301 c. She has been awarded spousal support. I wasn’t sure if that ended when the divorce is final and there were no additional claims and we both waive the intent to bring any claims.
Unless there has been an agreement to alimony in the property settlement agreement, spousal support generally will stop when the divorce is granted. Alimony, equitable distribution and awards of counsel fees are generally considered ancillary relief that must be part of the divorce. If there is...Read more »
If there's a custody order in place, absolutely not. There's a specific procedure for "relocation" cases that must be followed. Contact (and hire) a good family law attorney in PA for assistance on that.
Realistically, however, if a tree falls in the forest and there's no one around, does...Read more »
I am the plaintiff in a civil suit (domestic violence) and was counter-sued. I eventually had to go pro se because I ran out of money. The firm representing the other side has since taken to having multiple junior lawyers contact me and when asked about the issue, was told that rules of evidence... Read more »
I'm the petetioner and father. The mother's boyfriend is accused of raising a knife at my 5year old son. The lawyer is a fraternity brother and friend of this boyfriend. Is there an avenue I can pursue to have this person removed from the case
Not unless there is some sort of conflict-of-interest or other ethical prohibition concerning the fraternity brother's representation in the case. In fact, personal referrals are often the best sources of business for attorneys -- and this prior relationship between boyfriend and attorney as...Read more »
Will she be told to find a job. I have been giving money to her without a court order since we split in 2017. I am finally moving on and have my own expenses and finally found a new place to live after spending time with my parents. I also pay support for a child who is the states custody... Read more »
It's really not possible to provide you with detailed answers because every case is different. I expect that she will likely receive both spousal and child support based solely on what you've said here. You really should sit down for a consultation with an experienced family law attorney to discuss...Read more »
Not without violating a court's custody/visitation order, no.
If you have an immediate fear for your daughter's safety, then you can file an Emergency Petition to Modify Custody -- and outline your concerns within it. That's the process for getting before a judge immediately, and without...Read more »
My two granddaughters have lived with me since they were born. Neither one of their fathers are present in their life. Their mother was living with me but she moved out in January 2019; leaving the two girls with me. They have not seen their mother since then and have had minimal contact by phone... Read more »
You cannot relinquish your rights to an unborn child. Further, after the child is born, it's unlikely that a court with approve you voluntarily terminating your parental rights unless the child is being adopted
She is now living with her father. Her mother never reported that the minor child is no longer living with her, and she is still collecting child support. Is this legal in the state of Pa. ? The father has filed full custody of his daughter.
The father is probably following the better approach. He is going to first confirm that he has custody and then he can file to stop the support order. Sometimes parents take both actions simultaneously. I assume he is represented by experienced legal counsel and he should be following whatever...Read more »
In September of 2018 a fight occurred between my fiance and I. The kids were upstairs and heard the commotion. The daughter of my fiance had stayed with mom a few weeks after because it upset her. From November to February visitation went as normal. We called to pick her up in February and the... Read more »
Your fiance needs to consult an experienced family law attorney in person bout this situation. It is not one that can be resolved with a few bits of knowledge received from an internet question and answer site.
Your fiance should register his MD custody order in the PA county where he resides with the child. He may want to consult a local attorney experienced in family law for assistance if the local court house is not helpful.
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