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My name is XXXXX XXXXX my goal is to provide you with excellent service today. I am sorry to hear of your sons' difficult situation. Before I can give you an accurate answer to your question, please provide the following additional information:
Is there an order of custody established already? Is your son married or divorced from the mother of the child? In which state does the child reside?
I look forward to assisting you as soon as I have received this information. Thank you.
no they are not married he pays child support his attorney wanted a jury trial but the judge deined him my son was never able to tell his side
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I'm not sure what else
Good afternoon,I'm Doug, and I'm very sorry to hear of your son's situation. New expert here. My goal is to provide you with excellent service today.1. Did the court give him visitation privileges in the court case you spoke of?2. Did the court either terminate his parental rights or make a finding that he was not the legal father of the child?3. What state is the child in?Doug
was never, asked had a dna said its is no seneca s.c
he is biological the father
yes there is more, she told my son he would not have any trouble with him seeing his son. they didn't need to go to court. well I try to tell him does he need a lawyer? he has no money for one
Virtually every county has a law library. Your son will want to ask the law librarian to show him where the books on Pleading and Practice are located. Generally there are many volumes of Pleading and Practice books from which he can pick the proper one for his situation (Petition to Modify Child Custody/Visitation). While the librarian is typically not a lawyer, and cannot practice law, most are quite willing to assist visitors in locating the chapter in the Pleading and Practice book which he will need.
Once he has found the appropriate pleading, he will note that in addition to the sample pleading which contains all of the necessary structure for his Pleading, there may also be suggestions to make his pleading more persuasive. He will need to prepare his pleading in accordance with the suggested format in the book, inserting the facts of your case as he knows them to be. Then all he will need to do is to draft the pleading on a computer, print it out and file the original with the court while serving the other party, or their attorney, with a copy.
The court will set a hearing date and he can ask the court for a visitation schedule. Generally what also happens is that the court will suggest that your son and the mother meet with a mediator so that they can work out a visitation schedule. Once the court orders the Modification and approves the visitation schedule, the mother will have to abide by the court ordered visitation schedule.
You may reply back to me again, using the Reply to Expert link, if you have additional questions.I wish you the best in your future,Doug
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