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So I am getting letters stating that I am going to have to
So I am getting letters stating that I am going to have to pay child support for a kid that I never knew about and obviously never signed a birth certificate for. I also never have seen any papers about having to submit to a DNA test since I am not on the birth certificate. How is this possible? Wouldn't the first step be a DNA test?
I am in a domestic relationship with my girlfriend of 5
Hi, I am in a domestic relationship with my girlfriend of 5 years. We are talking about doing artificial insemination from a sperm bank. However, I had a few questions regarding custody after the baby is born. Since my girlfriend and I are not legallymarried, can I give the baby her last name as well as put her on the birth certificate? Also, what will I need to do as far as my girlfriend adopting the baby or something to where she will have the same rights as me legally to the child?
When I was married a child was born. The mom is a drug addict
When I was married a child was born. The mom is a drug addict and I have seperated from her. Due to her drug issues and claiming to going to commit suicide with the child CPS gave me the baby to take care of. During the time a have the baby the mom states the child is not mine. I did a home paternity test which came back 0% of being mine. I have filed for divorce and informed CPS .My name was put on birth certificate as the father and I was present at the birth and believed the baby was mine. Now knowing she isnt mine can I walk away legally.
My husband pays child support for his 2 kids. The oldest is
My husband pays child support for his 2 kids. The oldest is going to be 20 in 2 weeks and is no longer in school. So my husband is having her taken off the CS. This has made his ex wife very mad! Little background: The ex and her husband have her son, her daughter, and his 3 sons living with them. Per her daughter they do not receive any CS for his 3 boys, they told the judge they didn't need the CS they made enough to support the boys. The ex is very smart and does not say anything in writing to my husband, it's all verbal and therefore can not be proved. She has on several occasions told my husband that he needs to send her more money as he does not pay enough to buy clothes for his son and the other 3 boys!Current: We found out from the kids that this last year (and longer) that she has been harassing us for more money or to provide all the clothes, etc., for his son that she and her husband paid $20,000+ for her to be artificially inseminated so they can have yet another child.Now my husband is requesting the CS remove his daughter as she is 20, has a full time job, and is preparing to get her own apt. Again, this has upset the ex as she will get less CS. Her solution is to threaten to either quit her job or cut her hours in half so she can increase the CS! Again, nothing in writing where it can be proven. Is there anything that we can do about this? Is there not something in place to protect fathers from mothers that abuse the system? If the ex and her husband are so well off that they can support his boys without CS from their birth mother, get artificially inseminated to add another child to the house, and cut her hours/job then how can she be able to go after my husband for more CS after all that?
Hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX my wife and I have been together
Hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX my wife and I have been together for 7 years, we were recently married on October 7th of last year, my wife left on December 13th, she had been having an affair since August, we weren't originally going to get married until 2015 but my insurance wouldn't cover my wife because we were only Domestic partners and I was on disability for pregnancy, so because I couldn't be taxed for her benefits they said we had to be married for her to be covered, my wife was in the process of getting the Gastric Bypass Surgery when we found all of this out, her surgery was a month away so in order for her to get the surgery we married, she had her surgery November 6th, as soon as she was healed up she left our 2 kids and myself and our unborn baby, I was 8 months pregnant, my question is that my wife is on our last 2 children's birth certificates but she never legally adopted them and our donor never signed anything or legally relinquished his parental rights, we did a home artificial insemination with a known donor, when my wife left she didn't make an attempt to be in the kids life until I threatened to move away and even still she barely makes an effort to see them, she hasn't helped me financially at all, she left me with all the bills and everything, I want to move out of state to be closer to family that can help me get back on my feet but I've been told that I would be kidnapping my own children, my donor has no problem with it, but my wife has threatened to call the cops if I try to leave, can she do that legally? I have filed for a divorce but my fee waiver was denied and the court wants me to make payments but I haven't made a payment yet so I'm not sure if my paperwork for the divorce is still valid?
Is it legal in NJ for a women to conceive with shipping
Is it legal in NJ for a women to conceive with shipping sperm donor, not from sperm bank Self- Artificial insemination at home , without husbands consent, IF so can husband sign birth certificate, legally as father. If he later divorces her, can he sue for get custody, visitation of non- biological child. Do I need to sign donor agreement, so donor can't change mind later, try to take child away ,get custody, visitation, reveal paternity, or is the donor agreement not even legally binding in NJ, Any cases in NJ where donor won custody, coparenting, of child he said he wouldn't want any contact with. Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX
My husband and I are finally at a point in our lives that weView more family law questions
My husband and I are finally at a point in our lives that we are able to fulfill our dream of having a baby by using a surrogate; her eggs and my husband's sperm and would be artificial insemination.We need a lawyer who can write up the legal "jargon" to help keep our surrogate and us as safe as possible. Is there a lawyer out there in the Bemidji, MN area that could help us?Thank You,Susan Knutson
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