Carrie T. Schilling's answer Child support is determined based on the best interest of the child. If the grandmother is the legal guardian or a conservator of the child, then there should already be an order affecting the parent child relationship. This order may include an order regarding child support. The divorce may or may not result in a modification to that existing order, including the child support. However, it is unlikely that support would be back-dated 7 years if that did not occur when the court issued the...
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer There is a lot going on in your case. In order to obtain a good legal response I suggest that you speak directly with an attorney to advise you. We can assist you if you desire 888-343-4529.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer First of all sorry for your recent loss of your sister. What a wonderful thing to see families taking care of their own. Your mother has standing to petition the court to deal with these issues. Let us know if you would like our assistance. 888-343-4529.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer The 100 miles is calculated from the residence door to the residence door on a map and NOT driving distance. Let us know if you need further assistance. An attorney who provides you with an answer should really read your specific order. See that you are in El Paso. We do not service that area. However, if the order happens to be pending in our service area which is Harris County and surrounding counties give us a call at 888-343-4529. Good luck.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer You should really obtain legal counsel in your area to make sure that you are asserting your rights in the correct legal manner according to the terms of the order. You do not want to be charged with kidnapping yourself. Good luck.
Roy Lee Warren's answer Yes, you could go to jail because having sex with a minor is against the law. However when the participants ages are not greater than 3 years apart the is an affirmative defense (meaning you must assert the defense or it is waived) known as the "Romeo and Juliet" law that can be a defense for you. Good luck and I hope it all works out for you.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer If you have temporary orders in place concerning this issue you have to follow them. Your question does not give facts as to whether a divorce action has been filed as of yet. Locking one's spouse out of the house can be problematic. It is best to ask the court to lay out instructions since you two can not agree on these matters.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer You can call or go online to whatever county the order may be in and tell them you need to know if any orders have been signed regarding you and him. Ask for CERTIFIED copies if so. Start there. Good luck to you. If you need our assistance we could help with this process. I know it is hard on you not being able to see your kids. Let us know 888-343-4529 or 888-3434LAW
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer If you’re being denied visitation rights then you have a right to file a motion for enforcement and contempt. Parties that do not comply with these orders can face jail time. We can assist. Contact us at 888-343-4529.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer Regardless of the age of the child the judge still ultimately has the final call on this issue. 12 is an age that the courts do give a good deal of credence to their opinion.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer You need to change the order and that can be done with an attorney's assistance. A document with the judge's approval is the best way to handle this situation. Any changes just done without a judge's signature may not hold up if there are disputes later. Good luck.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer Yes, she can request child support regardless of how much she makes. Child support is based on your income if she has them primarily. You should still retain an attorney to represent your rights if she does file any actions. 888-343-4529 if you need us.
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