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My stepkids dad have never been In their lives and I have

My stepkids dad have never been In their lives and I have been with them since they were 2 and 3. If something were to happen to my wife what would happen to the kidsJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NopeJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Not off the top of my head I just wanted to know what rights do I have since I have raised the boys who are now 12 and 11 and call me dad and I'm all they know

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I have made friends with a very nice undocumented immigrant.

I have made friends with a very nice young undocumented immigrant. She has been here 7 years and has an American born son that is 4 years old. Her ex husband lives in Atlanta and provides no financial or parental support but is very threatening of her with her current status, not even considering his own. I also understand that he was physically abusive to her in the past which led to their separation. That being said, all she has is a passport and a Mexican ID Card and wants to take her son back to Mexico to see her biological parents but the ex husband has threatened to contact authorities and report the child being taken without consent. There are no legal papers for custody but she does possess all of the child's documentation.What can she do to avoid further conflicts with this once abusive and absentee father?

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Ely

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Under what circumstances could a grandmother obtain custody

Under what circumstances could a grandmother obtain custody of a 14 year old child? Biological father has never even met child. Her daughter the mother of the 14 year old lives with 10 year boyfriend. There were allegations of abuse against him. Never any prior to now and never any law involved. No evidence because untrue.

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My son is in prison and the mother of my grandchild told me

my son is in prison and the mother of my grandchild told me today she is moving out of state. he is on the birth certificate but never filled out a parental rights paper. i have babysat my grandson for almost 4 years and have paid for many things for both my grandson and his mother. do we have any leg to stand on?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: washington stateJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no, i just found out 2 hours ago that this was going to happenJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: my grandson loves us very much and its not in his best interest to be away from us.

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I was adopted by my god father for inheritance purposes. He

I was adopted by my god father for inheritance purposes. He since has passed a few years back and I would like to revoke the adoption to list by birth parents on my birth certificate for personal and genological reasons. How can I petition the Court to do this.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: WAJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No Should be simple

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It is regarding my boyfriend's 17 year old son. we have

Hi,JA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?Customer: It is regarding my boyfriend's 17 year old son. we have lived together for the past 4 years and we broke up this weekend, and his son wants to stay with me. Do I have a leg to stand on?JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: WisconsinJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: His dad is addicted to oxycodone and can be verbally abusive to both myself and his son. when they moved in with me four years ago his son was in danger of being held back in school and I am a former teacher and I have made so much progress with this child. I believe I helped to give him more stability and security in my home.JA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Wisconsin

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If a child receives SS death benefits and is adopted by s

If a child receives SS death benefits and is adopted by his step father, does said child continue to receive benefits until he or she turns 18 years old? Thank you...

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I live in Texas. My husband's daughter from s first marriage

I live in Texas. My husband's daughter from his first marriage was adopted by her step father. My husband signed the legal documents, giving up all rights. There has been no contact with the daughter for over 40 years. My question, does she have a claim to his estate when he dies. #my husband & I have one son together.

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My sister & her husband went to prison charged with rape of

My sister & her husband went to prison charged with rape of a child & several other sex offender charges. We live in Bristol Virginia . My parents adopted their child 4 years ago, they had custody of him since age 2. Both my sister & her husband signed their rights away. Now there is a question about the paternity of the child , will the adoption be overturned if my sister named the wrong man?& didn't tell us the true identity of the father , or tellthe father he had a child until now?

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