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Is there any law in Illinois that would allow me to extend

Is there any law in Illinois that would allow me to extend child support past 18? My is I a full time college student.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Yes IllinoisJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No I haven't.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i don't believe so.

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Barrister

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1. Is there a fee for this service? 2. I am the legal

Hi Pearl, 1. Is there a fee for this service? 2. I am the legal guardian of a 16 year old who will be 17 July 13th. She is pregnant due date 9.28.17. Both she and her boyfriend live with me now. He will be 18 mid April. If she moves out with my permission after he graduates HS together am I still legally responsible for her until she is 18 if they do not get married? Does her having a child change the situation at all? Thanks. Deborah(###) ###-####JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Family Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason. Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: California. Ok I'll do it.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. I am concerned about my legal responsibility for my pregnant 17 year old. I assume I am still responsible if she stays with me until she is 18 but I am not sure what the status is if she moves out unless she applies for emancipation and I do not see her going to court to be emancipated with an infant to take care of. She would not be able to prove that she could support herself!JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I might have to co-sign for a studio apartment for them so they could start their family life. If they were homeless there are great services here (Marin County north of SF). I just do not know how long or far my legal responsibility extends and if her soon to be a Mom changes anything. Thank you. She has no job. He has not job yet, but will receive $889 a month from AB12 money (Foster care). I can access a small inheritance for her of about $1000 a month starting in July. So, if I found an inexpensive studio they might be able to make it with some help. ***** *****(###) ###-####***@******.***

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Michael J, Esq.

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Just reading up on property abandonment as I am looking to

Hi! Just reading up on property abandonment as I am looking to file a divorce.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PAJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Yes, years ago when we separated but not sinceJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We're also in a tangle of Federal Tax filings ... seems she's been claiming both of our children as dependents although we split custody 50/50

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Barrister

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I have been divorced for nearly 9 years. I have two sons 14,

I have been divorced for nearly 9 years. I have two sons 14, and 18. Their mother was given custodial rights. I fought unsuccessfully to change that. The judge ruled that both parents were equally capable and thre was no need to upset the status quo. We all live in Georgia.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: we all live in GeorgiaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have notJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: She is planning on moving to florida, although she will not admit that to me

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FamilyAttorney

Appellate attorney & former trial lawyer

JD

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Our son is about to turn 18. We live in Arkansas. What are

Our son is about to turn 18. We live in Arkansas. What are we as parents legally required to do to support him? Can we move him out of the family home, even if he has no means of support?JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: does this cost something?

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Roger

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My Question is related to a Divorce Decree signed in 2007.

My Question is related to a Divorce Decree signed in 2007. The question relates to dependents and claiming them on my Taxes. The part of the decree that covers this uses the word "minor" children. My question is: 1) Is this term used only as a reference to identify the children as it relates to this decree or 2) Is the term "minor" a legal term for the state of Iowa that is below the age of 18? Both of the children in this case are 18 or older but both still can be claimed as dependents as they are in college. The decree gives me the right to claim the youngest one but it uses the term "minor". If they are not minors then this part of the decree is not in force any longer? Really my question is the term "minor" in a divorce decree a legal term or just a term to identify the children when they were younger?

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LegalGems

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Can my partner and I obtain DNA from a 12 year old child, if

Can my partner and I obtain DNA from a 12 year old child, if he consents, without his biological mother's consent?

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FamilyAttorney

Appellate attorney & former trial lawyer

JD

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I pay for one child who was eighteen in July 2017 and

I pay for one child who was eighteen in July 2017 and started his last year of high school the following august. If he fails and needs to repeat do I have to pay for another year? His mother home schooled two years of kindergarten before I put him in public school. He passes each year by the bare minimum. He dosen't following through with most of his homework. I have no chance to work with him.His mother has allowed him to blow me off going on four years now.

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Barrister

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In 2008 a divorce was granted in CA. It also shows I am the

In 2008 a divorce was granted in CA. It also shows I am the primary custodian of my child. My question is because they do not say anything about what happens to the child when it becomes 18 years of age. My belief is that when the child reaches 18 and has completed school I will be able to move out of the state as there will no longer be any valid visitation requirements to follow. So my plans are to leave the state the day after the child graduates from school as she will have reached her 18th birthday 2 months prior to graduation. Is my thinking correct?

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Barrister

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