One parent is on drugs and girlfriend on antipsychotic meds hears voices telling her to harm herself other parent has abuse the child neither have a stable home
answered on Mar 14, 2023
Hello. You just need to hire a lawyer to file a suit affecting parent child relationship and have both parents served.
My grand daughter has lived with me since she was born, her mother has child abuse record and father is unstable no house no car smokes weed and his girlfriend is on antipsychotic medications she hears voices telling her to harm her self. The baby has lived with me all but 2 months of her life... Read more »
answered on Mar 14, 2023
Texas law does not grant automatic visitation or custody rights to grandparents. However, if the child has been living with you for more than six months, you are be eligible to ask for custody of the child as a non-parent under Texas Family Code section 102.003.
answered on Feb 22, 2023
If you are 18 and can support yourself you can move
answered on Jan 23, 2023
It is not wise. The other party could claim it was a gift and you may have to pay double. Use the AG and you will not have any issues
Her father isn't in her life like that. He hasn't had custody of her at all in her life. She will be turning 18 on Feb 3rd.
answered on Jan 6, 2023
Wait until Feb 3rd, and then file a petition for adoption in a family district court in Travis County if you both reside there.
Bio dad dropped off the face of the earth when I told him I was pregnant, it’s been over 4 years since my daughter was born. She has my last name. I am now married, my husband wants to adopt her- but I am afraid of the courts telling me I need to contact her bio dad for permission to change her... Read more »
answered on Dec 2, 2022
If your daughter's biological father is alive, you will first need to terminate his parent-child relationship before proceeding with a step-parent adoption. The attorney handling your husband's adoption of your daughter can do both in the same legal proceeding.
The termination... Read more »
answered on Jul 29, 2022
Did you sign a safe agreement with CPS. The answer is in that agreement,
happiest corpus was signed by a judge to return my son but it was ignored no one was held in contempt of court the two gay men have him and we are supposed to have him back in our custody but we haven't even seen him in over a year what do i do to make them abide by the happiest corpus?
answered on Jul 25, 2022
You need to retain a lawyer or fet a court appointed lawyer,
I am from India. Last year I got married to my girlfriend who is a US Citizen and I got adopted by a US Citizen. In 2020, During COVID'19, I could not function my MBA program as my SEVIS got Terminated. Recently I and my wife were planning to buy a home. Since I don't have a work... Read more »
answered on Jul 13, 2022
There is no TPS for India. If you qualify for adjustment of status, you will be able to apply for a work permit when you submit your application.
My cousin and I are related biologically, but adopted into different families. She has given up rights to her child and I have filed for adoption. I have finished my home studies and i have court next week but now CPS is telling me that the paperwork will need to be changed to "Other eligible... Read more »
answered on Jun 21, 2022
If they are still letting you adopt don't worry about what they refer to you
I received PMC (Permanent Managing Conservatorship) without PCA (Permanency Care Assistance). The boys were placed with me through CPS because of the negligence on their mother. The mother is in prison and the father has no contact with the kids. Both were order from the judge to pay alimony.... Read more »
answered on Jun 8, 2022
While some connection to the children is necessary to bring suit related to them, it seems that they have been in your care for a sufficient amount of time. Adoption requires the termination of the parental rights, so you would need to file a termination and adoption suit and serve each parent.... Read more »
answered on Jun 7, 2022
You can try to but when the real bio dad shows up and takes you to court the judge will change his name to bio dad,
We are wanting to take the baby home within the first few hours of her being born and we dont want CPS or any problems. How should we go about it
answered on Apr 8, 2022
Retain a lawyer now and have the father of the baby sign his rights away. Start adoption proceedings now.
I currently live with my grandpa but I will have my own apartment soon, he is applying to jobs right now and by the time he turns 16 and is able to file for emancipation he would be able to live with me paying rent and helping with groceries. My main question is if he could move in with me at 15 or... Read more »
answered on Mar 30, 2022
Your 15 year old friend can't live with you and you could be charged with harboring a runaway. If your friend is being abused call CPS.
My daughter just had a baby in November and baby tested positive for methamphetamines. Child protective services were called and she almost lost her baby to them but she had a good friend that she signed over Power of attorney to so her friend could take the baby. I didn't know about this... Read more »
answered on Feb 15, 2022
Based on these facts, CPS has likely been granted temporary custody of the baby due to the fact that drugs were found in its system at birth. CPS likely ran a background check on the friend and found that the friend posed a safe environment for the baby, so they've placed the baby with the... Read more »
Child was placed in CPS care at birth. Biological father’s rights were taken by court. Biological mother voluntarily signed them away. I adopted the child, who is biologically my nephew. Mom is now stable and able to care for child. This is in Texas.
answered on Dec 27, 2021
This is a multi-layered question that poses more questions; which could result in different legal answers depending on how the questions are answered. I would strongly suggest you seek legal counsel to get a more accurate answer to your question.
I'm not sure what the reason is for... Read more »
I am the primary custodial guardian for my almost six year old grandson who I have had since he was one week old. My daughter has supervised visitation two hours twice a month. His biological father is a joint guardian with very limited visitation rights. I am wanting to adopt my grandson and not... Read more »
answered on Dec 12, 2021
You could reach out to a family law attorney in your area. Make sure that they specify that they handle adoptions (all family law attorneys do not handle adoptions). They can then provide information on how to proceed.
Good luck on adopting your grandson!!
I have been married to my stepdaughter's mother for 5 years. My stepdaughter has lived with her mom, myself, and her younger half-sister (my bio-daughter) that entire time. Her bio dad lives 1300 miles away and sees her 2 times a year, however, he does facetime 3-4 times a week. My... Read more »
answered on Aug 20, 2021
There is a presumption that biological parents have a superior right to their children over anyone else. You would have to file for custody and show the court why it is in the best interest of the child that the court ignore that presumption in favor of you.
answered on Aug 9, 2021
First, I am not a Texas attorney. That being said, generally there is no evidence presented at the appellate level. The case proceeds from a final judgment of the trial court and whatever evidence was presented there.
My mother and her mother is not dividing things up evenly she’s partial to her youngest. I was promised things by my dad but my sister has ended up getting 3/4 of things what can I do
answered on Jun 22, 2021
The answer turns on what the Will said. Adopted and born children are both the couple's children under the laws of heirship, which would apply if there was no Will.
From your description, it is not clear that either estate was probated. You may be writing about small items of greater... Read more »
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