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I have a 15 year old daughter who is dealing with a few

I have a 15 year old daughter who is dealing with a few issues. Recently, her mother took her to see a pediatrician. During the visit the daughter asked her mother to leave the room. From previous interaction with the pediatrician the mother wished to stay in the room. Then the pediatrician told the daughter that she has the right to be seen alone in the state of Wyoming. Is this right?Also, our family will be taking a trip to visit family in Europe over the summer. The trip will be in excess of a month. At the end of the visit the pediatrician told the mother that the daughter should be left with friends because she does not want to go. Is that legal? It is certainly not ethical. Can't the parents be charged with child abandonment if they left a 15 year old essentially own their own for an extended period of time?

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I share joint and legal custody. Our daughter is being

I share joint and legal custody. Our daughter is being bullied and was denied a district transfer to a different school I've asked the father if she could live with someone in his family and we were turned down my family will take her we live in California she would be moving to Colorado she is 15 I want to know what legal problems I am facing by sending her without his consent. He only sees them a few times a year he lives about 5 hours away I am sick with leukemia our daughter is very active with sports and clubs in high school and she needs to be in an environment that will support that father has admitted that his home is unhealthy for her and he doesn't have room for her she's been wanting to leave for the past yearJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: We live in California she would be moving to ColoradoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: There are no open cases as of yet nothing filed nothing reportedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No my only question is what legal trouble I will be in for sending her without his consent she is 15 and this is her desire

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I live in Tennessee my child lives in Mississippi I pay

I live in Tennessee my child lives in Mississippi I pay child support deducted from my check every month. Can I be charged with child abandonment if I don't see my child. He is 17.

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My husband decided yesterday that he doesn't want to be

My husband decided yesterday that he doesn't want to be married anymore. We have a one year old and a three year old..can I move to California with kids now? We currently live in Florida but I hate it here and want to return home. He throws up in my face that I can't leave because he wants joint custody. Is this true?

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My 3 eldest boys (15, 16, and 1 month away from 18) do not

My 3 eldest boys (15, 16, and 1 month away from 18) do not benefit at all from visitation with me (every other weekend) are all on drugs, don't come home at all or high whenever they want disrespect, swear, and threaten me. This is wreaking havoc on my life and their lives are getting worse (selling drugs, court for a felony robbery). May I give up visitation with them without repercussions? I would continue to pay child support.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in? When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: IllinoisJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No I have set up a consultation.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My youngest son, 13, is benefiting from his time with me emotionally, socially, behaviorly, and academically

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I just went to court today over a custody case and the judge

I just went to court today over a custody case and the judge gave me full rights of our children because he said the mother abandoned them with me. I had not even considered that in the situation. What comes next??JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: kansasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The mother actually has 3 days to respond to original custody summon before it goes further. but the judge said "this is no longer a case of custody, this is a case of child abandonment" My attorney was as surprised as I was so Im trying to dig out informationJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The mother lives in texas, our children have been living with me (the father) for over a year and a half

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Will parents failure to communicate and hostility towards

Will parents failure to communicate and hostility towards each other in contested custody determinations cause one to not be granted shared parental responsibility?

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I live in state, I was wondering how does a parent that has

I live in Washington state, I was wondering how long does a parent that has not contacted their child be considered abandonment?JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: WashingtonJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yet but plan on doing so soonJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes. I would like to adopt the child. He is 1 years old and I have legal guardianship of him, the birth mother has not contacted or seen him in 4 months.

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My husband has full custody of my step kids. The bio mom has

My husband has full custody of my step kids. The bio mom has lost all her rights. What kind of consent do I need for a Step Parent adoption?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: NpJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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