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I am currently 2 months pregnant and living in Arizona. I

I am currently 2 months pregnant and living in Arizona. I believe the father of my child to be an unfit co parent. I am moving to Texas within the next two months to be near family. As far as putting the fathers name on my baby's birthing certificate... do I have to legally do this? Or can I opt out of this and leave his name out? He says he wants to be in the babies life but he is an alcohol and drug user and I don't believe it would be a good fit for my baby and I.

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In Maryland, there doesn't appear to be anything in the law

In Maryland, there doesn't appear to be anything in the law that prohibits children from sharing a bedroom, regardless of age/gender/relationship. In a family law case, especially if the case is in Harford County, Maryland, is it typical for separated parents to have these types of sleeping arrangements for their children when they have visitation with them? Are the Maryland Courts flexible in this regard, especially if you know that the sleeping arrangements are short-term? Should this be something to worry about, especially if you're representing yourself? Any useful information and/or advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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This is for Missouri, a 24 year old female was arrested in

This is for Missouri, a 24 year old female was arrested in May for DWI and there were drug paraphernalia in the car. she is currently on a suspended license, however goes where ever she wants when ever she wants. This person has a 4 year old daughter that is staying between the two grandparents houses and being raised. Major concerns on the child and how do you stop the pattern?

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In the state of missouri, if you provide a place to live,

in the state of missouri , if you provide a place to live , mental support , etc to your brother . same mother differant fathers .you have never charged no money .can his other brother who is younger come into our property an take all our things and claim they belong to george and he gerry has the legal right according to the state of missouri?JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no , gerry told me that missouri would back him up that i have no rightsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: jerry was the oldest of three boys. he was born out of wedlock and has the whiteid family name . george and gerry are gossins. jerry was made to raise those boys and help support his mother and brothers so he always felt responcable for them . gerry has always been able to make his own way but george was a severe alcoholic .gerry never did anything for george untill he was dying and jerry put him in charge after jerry got everthing set up for george .tha

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I currently live in Texas and my husband wants a divorce

I currently live in Texas and my husband wants a divorce after 11 years. We have a 7 year old daughter and I am worried about a joint custody arrangement because my husband is a alcoholic with a bad temper. he does have a couple DUI's and public drunks. is this enough to get full custody and the right to go home to Oklahoma where I have family to help me raise my daughter.

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Want to divorce abusive, alcoholic spouse; have questions about it

I stay in NJ. My husband has anger issues. We have two minor children. He is verbally abusive, has a recurrent alcohol problem (twice witnessed when the children were in his care). I am the breadwinner. I want a divorce, but need to strategize, since he seems like he is ready to "take me to the cleaners." I don't care about the material things as much as custody of the children.We went to counseling for a while. Being the "forgiving wife," I have never filed anything. But I have emails with his admission, and a video of him "plastered" a few years ago.My net worth is not negligible. My husband refuses to leave the home, even though tensions seem to be escalating. Throughout our ENTIRE marriage, i.e. 8.5 years, the entire income was mine. His pretext being it was difficult to find a job. He is now a Permanent Resident through me; our relationship was lived between Europe, Africa, Canada and the US until he got his papers a year ago. I am at a point where I really would rather not share the same space as him. Thank you.

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Petitioner (father) is represented by a seasoned attorney

Petitioner (father) is represented by a seasoned attorney and has invested about $40,000 to date. We have joint legal and physical custody of our 2 yr old daughter, as of these past 6 months. Petitioner is on probation for 5 years for his 3rd DUI and his driver's license has been suspended for 2 years. The terms of his probation are to "not drink or possess any alcoholic beverage or be where alcohol is the chief item of sale." However, he continues to drink daily because he is an alcoholic. I subpoenaed both his bank statements (Wells Fargo) and Whole Foods Market (where he buys alcohol) using form subp-010. Petitioner's attorney did not object to them. The purpose is to match his alcohol receipts to his bank statements. Wells Fargo called me this morning to inform me that they cannot comply with the subpoena because there is another name listed on his account and in California ALL parties have to be notified when a subpoena is served. I'm pretty sure it's his mother's name listed on his account but I'm not 100% sure. Should I subpoena the Petitioner's attorney instead (using pleading paper) to bring his bank statement to court? There is no judicial council form, or do you have an alternative suggestion? The hearing is on Oct 17th.

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Prefer lawyer who knows North Dakota law and has experience

Prefer lawyer who knows North Dakota law and has experience in Dental Malpractice. Thanks.A. Seen 9/16/16 by random dentist in Fargo, ND for likely infected tooth --> was evaluated and told I need an exyraction. I explained my discomfort and desire for antibiotic and pain mrds since I work and I didn't have the money for an extraction now. The dentist refused to offer me antibiotics and he said pain meds were not an option bevause they may lead to or fuel some type of addiction. Being frustrated, I left without antibiotics, pain meds and still had to suffer at work not only that evening but each work day thereafter. I was charged $119 and was offered no home care options, positive counseling, referral or planned follow up.B. I was seen layer by another dentist on 9/20/16 for a free evaluation and was provided with an antibiotic, prescription strength Motrin as well as a full follow up option including consideration of extraction, bridge, gingival disease care, dental cleaning plan, home dental care counseling and a notification of a suspecious radiopacity lesion. This dentist requested that I obtain an ENT doctor ASAP --> if biopsy is clear, call for follow up for further dental management, tooth extraction and implementation of dental cate options. They indicated if "after hours" O neef urgent dental care go to the ER otherwise they offeref me a card with their hours, numbers, etc for easy reference.C. Although this skin irregularity seems a low cancer risk, should I make a rputine dental record tequest now or wait for biopsy results. If biopsy is positive for cancer, should my dental malpractice lawyer be the petson to request a copy of my dental records?D. Could the dental records be altered before getting them if I need them.E. If a biopsy of the gum lession is positive, is thete grounds for "failure to diagnose" dental malpractice?F. Hoping for negative ENT evaluation and if negative, is there recourse for denial of care, charging for "refusing me medical aid, working under pain and such?G. More info:1. A "learning disability" was noted in gradde school and some in high school.2. Smoke .5 to 1 pack cigarettes/day as well as remote history of meth use.3. Low income with competing bills.4. Long -term use and sometimes abuse of alcohol.Please answer by the letters A. to G4. Thanks.

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My son is planning to marry a female from Ecuador in the

My son is planning to marry a female from Ecuador in the next four months. She is coming here on a fiance (K-1) visa in the middle of October. He presently own a house, a business and will inherit the building (from parents) his business is housed in before his fiance arrives in middle of October. Exactly what is she entitled to if my son does marry her within the ninety day time frame, which would be by the middle of January 2017??? Is a prenuptial agreement in order at this time? You always hope for the best outcome, but if a year from their marriage it does not turn out well and they divorce I don't believe she is entitled to half of his possessions. We live in New Jersey and NJ has alimony laws, so I am gessing she would be entitled to alimony? Also, if they were to have children, I believe that child at birth becomes an American citizen, so legally she would not be able to take that child back to Ecuador if she chose to return to her native country.

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