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I went through a year long custody battle and a pastor,

I went through a year long custody battle and a pastor, where both myself and my ex attended church, took the stand on behalf of my ex. The pastor was questioned by the opposing attorney and gave his opinion on who should get the kids based on a private counseling session I alone had with him during the marriage. My attorney shut him down very quick when she asked him if he understood privacy privilege laws and he answered "no". This is all documented on the court transcripts. There is actually more than this in regards ***** ***** stepping over boundaries to convince CPS case workers and child counselors that I was an unfit parent. He was only going off of what my ex told him. The counseling session I had with him had only to do with marriage counseling. No child abuse or anything like that. Can I sue this pastor or the church for invasion of privacy?JA: Who currently has legal custody? Is there a custody agreement or order?Customer: divorce is final a year ago. Joint custody with my ex as custodial parent. there is a divorce decreeJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that I can think of

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D. Williams, Esq.

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My husband's ex-wife and mother of their two children made a

My husband's ex-wife and mother of their two children made a false accusation of child abuse 4+ years ago and is now posting about it on the internet...I need to know what avenues are available.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CalifroniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No She brought it up in mediation as an attempt to reduce his overnight visits.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Recently she has been blogging about these claims on the internet and has shared the blog site/address with her 8 year old daughter (the one she claimed was abused). When my husband asked her to remove the blog immediately and stop making these false claims, she refused and added more content...about her being 'emotionally abused' by my husband in their marriage. Is there anything we can do to stop her? I'm concerned my step daughter will read these horrible lies about her on the blog.

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Barrister

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Do you know anything about Alaska Law for child custody?

Do you know anything about Alaska Law for child custody?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Alaska...JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No....JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No thanks.

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LegalKnowledge

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I have a question about requirments for reporting a

Hello I have a question about requirments for reporting a suspected sexual offense against a 17 year oldJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: OregonJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The minor has confided in me about her boy friend sexually forcing her......she is not in the situation any longer and is no longer in contact with the boyfriend. I am her older sister and am encouraging her to press charges.....but my question is this.....by law ami required to report it because as a teacher at a public school I am a manditory reported to suspected child abuse

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Maverick

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This is lengthy and difficult. I have 2 separate situations

This is lengthy and difficult. I have 2 separate situations but both are related to each other. I am from the state of PA. This weekend my husband and I found out that our 16 year old daughter was seeing a 24 year old man behind our back. We Homeschool, are involved in church, and our daughter worked at Wendys and went out with friends to go "shopping". It was during the "shopping" and "working hours" she would see this man, plus comminicating through Texting and face time. Her and her friend who is 15 years old and who was secretetly seeing at 25 year old man behind her parent's back - were taking care of our house over the weekend while we were in VA visiting family. We trusted these girls 100 percent but it was through a gut feeling when we got back that I should check my daughter' s cell phone. It was then we discovered she was not only seeing him for 6 months, but that he and this other 25 year old man along with her best friend, had sex. We are devesated. Upon find this out we filed a police report. My daughter refused to testify against this man (she claims they are in love) The police say there is nothing they can do because my daughter was of "age of consent". Problem #2JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yest yesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, my oldest son and his church whom we believe has extrem cultic ways was against us going to the police and in anger called CPS ON US falsly accusing us of child abuse in which cps says is unfounded... what should we do!!!

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RobertJDFL

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My 14 y. old child was outside in a freezing cold barefooted

My 14 y. old child was outside in a freezing cold barefooted and wearing only a dance leotard for at least 30 min. during her high school fire drill/suspected elevator smoke. They were not allowed to take any clothes or shows. The teacher was fully dressed in a warm jacket, hat, gloves and hot coffee. Dancers feet were blue, some cut their feet and bleeding, crying and shivering, begging to go back in. School was not on fire. My daughter came home hysterical and is sick. Can I sue this school for child abuse, neglect...?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NYJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No. It happened today.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They can ask questions.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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In July of 2015 my husband was accused of molesting my 15

In July of 2015 my husband was accused of molesting my 15 year old daughter and I was accused of knowing and not reporting, the accuser was an old family friend with an axe to grind because we wouldn't let her and her 2 kids move in with us. My kids were removed for 3 months, both my husband and myself were arrested, I was ROR I had to pay $20,000 for a $200,000 bond. My kids were placed in bad foster homes, being forced to bathe from buckets, to being subject to foster mother walking around nude in front of them. The accuser made several social media posts about this thinking it was funny. Now after a year and a half all charges have been administratively dismissed, there was never an indictment. Can I file a criminal complaint against the accuser due to her calling dyfs out of malice?

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Dwayne B.

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Have a legal question. my boyfriend of over a year, is not

Good morning.JA: Hello. What do you want help with?Customer: Have a legal question. my boyfriend of over a year, is not legally separated from his wife, but have been living apart for the past 3 years. When we starting dating we had an agreement that i would not meet his 11 year old daughter until we got to a year of being together to make sure we were taking the right steps.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: problem is his "x" is now she is stating shes going to get a custody lawyer to make sure I never get to meet her. Can she do that?JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: he has a legal document that they were going to file, they have been going through one of her friends that is no longer an attorney. He did his parenting class back in August. she is refusing to do hers. I would assume there must be legal documentation if he knew to go to the classes?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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ScottyMacEsq

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My ex husband and I singed in court an agreement where he

My ex husband and I singed in court an agreement where he agreed to no visitatuons with the kids. We stood before the judge and the judge singed it. He has been abusive to me and my 2 older kids but to protect them from taking the stand, I decided to let go of all assets bc my ex decided to forgo all visitations with the children. Now, he wants to go back to court for visitations. Can he do that? He's never been in there life and has been abusive and hadn't seen them in years. Even their pyschologist doesn't recommend it but my fear is can he go back and fight for visitations. If he can, under what condition?

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