Playing with government is playing with fire. Once the woman gets a protection from abuse order, the targeted man can be arrested at any time whether he behaves well or not with the woman. Either the woman can dial 911, or someone else who knows of the PFA can dial 911. The charge is contempt of...View More
I have a multi family child support case. I was ordered to pay 20% of my income for my youngest child. I asked for consideration of my other kids hearing master said I had to show proof of child support payments. How am I supposed to show proof if they are in my custody? I asked to show me proof... View More
This is one of those questions that require too much decoding to properly answer. We do not know any of the procedural history of either the paternal grandparents or the maternal grandparents to opine on what one's lawyer should have known or not.
There is not enough factual information here. What was the misconduct alleged to have brought about the PFA and what if any proceedings are currently taking place? Assuming the worst allegations, no PFA will be denied and the parent with the child can make an attempt to abscond with the child. Most...View More
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This question leaves some unanswered question one of which is who is the obligee. Is the obligee the custodial parent or is it the government who obtained an assignment of the obligation. The impression from this narrative is...View More
I live in the state of Pa. I've been married to my husband for 6 years. My son's (7yo), bio father has recently stopped paying child support that we cordially agreed on after only paying for a year. I want to go through court and get it court ordered. But does my husband's income... View More
Pennsylvania law has long provided that a child support award is determined based upon the income of individuals who owe a duty of support to the child (the parents of the child). However, the Pennsylvania Superior Court deviated from that analysis, and considered the income of a parent’s new...View More
There is not enough information here to properly answer this question, so an assumption of facts is necessary. The impression here is that the couple were never married, and one partner went to a lawyer to maneuver a return of various personal items from the asker's parent, the other party to...View More
I am a private investigator. My client's son is classified as an endangered missing adult. He vanished on October 23, 2023, has never gone missing before and has a mental health condition that meets the criteria for "endangered." My client resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, while... View More
Generally speaking, once litigation is commenced, attorneys have subpoena power. They can subpoena 3rd parties for information they can't otherwise get. In your situation, I see no reason a subpoena couldn't be issued for the records you need and since the phone is in your client's...View More
If your daughter-in-law's employer is requiring her to work for a full year after the birth of her son so that her maternity costs are covered, this is a violation of the PHRA. Even if she quits before the full year is up, her employer cannot hold her legally liable for any insurance costs.
If both your names are on the title of the home, it typically means that you both have equal ownership rights. In most cases, one co-owner cannot unilaterally force the other out of the property without following the legal process.
Her therapist is stating that our 4 yr old needs stability and our 1.5 year old needs to bond with her mama. Currently I see my children 4 days a month. We do not have any formal custody agreement, this is all verbal between us. I want to take her to court for custody so I can get 50/50 and se my... View More
It's difficult to know what impact the letter from your wife's therapist might have. Ordinarily, if someone wants to present someone's opinion, they need to bring that person into court to do present in via testimony. What you really need to do is to consult with a local attorney...View More
Long story short, I seperated from my husband and had a child with another man before the divorce finalized. The man has made zero contribution to my child but did sign an acknowledgement of paternity at the hospital at the time my child was born. I filed for child support today and domestic... View More
Consult with a local attorney experienced in family law. Domestic Relations should not be handing out legal advice. If your family was not intact when the child was born then it's not likely that your former husband has any support obligation for this child. Retain an attorney to guide you...View More
In general, disability income is considered separate property and not subject to division in a divorce. However, the laws vary by state, and it's best to consult with a family law attorney who can advise you on your specific situation. Additionally, pensions and other retirement accounts...View More
Hello, my name is Amber. I contacted my local domestic relations office to see about establishing paternity, they said I have to contact an attorney. My son was born December 30, 2022, his father and I signed an acknowledgment of paternity form at the hospital on December 31st, 2022. I decided to... View More
Pennsylvania children, like all other children of all other states, will from time to time exhibit self-injuring behaviors. Some will exhibit homicidal behaviors. The instinctive reaction of surrounding adults is to say the child needs mental health...View More
4 yrs ago I was arrested & ejected from my house for terroristic threats. I threatened to execute my ex wife by sticking a butcher knife in the back of her skull while my 5 year old son watched, then continuing on to kill my son, the family dog & myself (I was under the influence of... View More
I was conceived from an anonymous sperm donor at the University of Penn Fertility Clinic in 1981. My parents both have mental illness from concussions. My mother keeps a dirty dusty house. My father is verbally abusive. If adoption agencies have to prescreen why wouldn’t sperm donor clinics have... View More
It seems unlikely to me but this is not something I'm well-versd in. I suggest that you seek out an attorney who specializes in civil litigation. You might consider taking the time to do some research on the topic as well.
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