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If a woman leaves the state of Washington period of time

If a woman leaves the state of Washington for a period of time (with the knowledge and encouragement of her husband and children during a family crisis) is there any law on the books that could misconstrue that as child abandonment effecting her parental rights?

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If we moved into my fiance's parents house, we are 26, and

If we moved into my fiance's parents house, we are 26, and took over the mortgage (off the books, just gave his parents money every month to pay it) and they moved to another city, and left us to live with their 2 daughters (17 and 14) what kind of trouble could be caused by this? If they relocated 2 hours away for work, and want us to live there and the 14 year old will be leaving to be with them in 2 months, the 17 year old will finish her last year of high school there which is still a year away. Now, my question is, is this legal to do, and my other question is, If we have a room mate (their other older brother) who keeps drugs in his room and smokes marijuana on the property outside, does it make a difference in legality since the girls are living there? We want to kick him out, and I just want to know what kind of situation we are looking at with this. Also can we be charged with a crime like through association if he keeps drugs in his room and we can not convince him to keep them some where else or just stop using them?

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My son's biological father has not had contact or any attempt

My son's biological father has not had contact or any attempt to have contact with my son since last june and it is now April. He asked to have his parental rights terminated then but it isn't possible without someone to adopt my son (my boyfriend has been 'dad' since he was born). My son's biological dad cannot keep a job (has been fired from at least three that I know of in the past year) and doesn't pay child support or has made maybe four payments since November ONLY because they took payments out of his checks. Do I have a way to terminate his parental rights due to child abandonment?

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I live in Florida. My husband is an alcoholic. He has

Hi, I live in Florida. My husband is an alcoholic. He has left our home of his own volition and I want to file for divorce by I'm scared of shared custody of my children (2 girls age 4). I don't want him to have them unsupervised or overnight. What is the best way to get sole custody and supervised visitation in FL?

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I received paperwork from my daughter last night which her

Good Morning,I received paperwork from my daughter last night which her father handed to her to give to me. He filed an ex-parte stating child abandonment. I have been a victim of domestic violence and seemed that I continuously make reports and no one listens to me but yet listens to him not only listen but gives advice on what steps to take. I don't have a lawyer and do no know how to respond to this ex parte because these allegations are false

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My husband is divorcing me. We are both military with

My husband is divorcing me. We are both military with schedules that switch from days to nights roughly every quarter. What can I reasonably ask for as far as a parenting plan is concerned? My daughter is 15 months old and he is divorcing me through Florida. Thank you for your time!

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In California, if parents, who cannot afford appropriate

In California, if parents, who cannot afford appropriate care for their seriously disturbed child relinquish the child to become a ward of the state, will they be charged with abandoning that child? What will that mean?

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I would like to adopt my spouses daughter and wanted to know

Hi,I would like to adopt my spouses daughter and wanted to know the best way to do this. We have a unique situation so here are he facts:-married in California 2/13 and we are a lesbian couple- spouse has one previous 15 year old daughter from an arraigned known sperm donor in Tennessee- no documents in place with him and he is listed on the birth certificate- spouse and daughter have lived in California since 2007- I would like to adopt the daughter for inheritance, Health insurance, and personal reAsons.What would be the best way to do this? We think he may not be willing to consent to giving up his rights.

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My son has been raising s son since birth in Arizona, he and

My son has been raising his son since birth in Arizona, he and his son moved back to Ma. because of a job offer. The mother of the child was asked to go as well, a ticket was bought for her and at the last minute she backed out. Three months half gone by, he is now 8 months old, she decided she wanted her son to come to Arizona to be with her before Christmas for a while. The plan was she would return him in two weeks just before Christmas. Now she has decided not to return him ever to him. What is my son's legal rights? Thanks Mike Rouille (Grandfather)

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