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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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RobertJDFL

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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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Maverick

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Got a job in another state, my sons father says that I can

Got a job in another state, my sons father says that I can not take him out of state. We have NO agreements as far as visitation or child support. Does he have any legal right to keep me from moving with my son who is 8 months old and breastfeeding?

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Taylor

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My granddaughter has her mother's last name. She is now

My granddaughter has her mother's last name. She is now married, but not to my son. she wants to changer her name to her husbands last name because she has always had her mothers maiden name as her last name. Can she do this without my sons permission?

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Taylor

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If you are a legal guardian of a child but you are divorced

If you are a legal guardian of a child but you are divorced can the custodial parent force you to pay child support. The child lives in Alabama but I live in Louisiana. I presently give money monthly but I don't want to be forced to. Thanks!

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Roger

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I am trying to find out what kind of rights my sons father

I am trying to find out what kind of rights my sons father has in prison...particularly if he can force me to allow my son to visit his family. I am in NJ and I thought step parents had zero rights? He is serving a 12 year sentence.JA: OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no I am just trying to gather info right now so I have no consulted an attorneyJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: i have no idea except that when he was frist arrested I had his visitation rights revoked not custodyJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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My brother and I were raised in care and we were always

My brother and I were raised in foster care and we were always under the assumption that we were half-brothers (same mother). I recently read some old court documents that listed my brother's father as the 'natural father' of both of us. Is the legal term 'natural father' the same as biological father or is the term used more loosely? Could this guy be my biological father?

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I have a two year old grandson I buy all s clothes,diapers,

I have a two year old grandson for who I buy all his clothes,diapers, and food and take him to his wic and Dr visits and his mom is on drugs and I have always taken care of him my husband and son got in an argument now he won't let me see him and he has no where to stay and the baby's mom stays in a drug house what can I do to get custody or partial custody of Ian

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