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This past Monday one of my son's friends were kicked out of

This past Monday one of my son's friends were kicked out of their house. They asked if they could stay here, my husband and I said yes. This is a 16 year old girl who found out that she is pregnant. The first night here I had her phone her Mom to let her know where she was, her Mom never replied or phoned. The next day I called her and asked that she either phone me or text me. She finally texted me back. I requested that she phone me that evening so that we could talk about this situation, she never phoned. Today I texted her to ask if it would be okay for her daughter to get some clothing and shoes, I received a text back asking that if she was going to live with us now. I told her I would rather they work things out somehow. She replied with "We are looking into options." I am at a loss as what to do now. I cannot get anywhere with her Mom, she will not even speak to me on the phone at all, and I cannot get a straight answer. What can I and my husband do to help this girl? We have no clue what to do.

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Barrister

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My ex, who hasn't seen our 6 yr old autistic son with severe

My ex, who hasn't seen our 6 yr old autistic son with severe sensory processing issues in over 1 1/12 yrs & lives in San Diego, is demanding a parenting plan where our son flies to San Diego 3-4 times a year with 6 weeks in the summer.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: He shares a house with his fiance and her daughter lives in the home every other weekJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: they live in a tiny two bedroom houseJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: her daughter is 8 yrs old he thinks its ok the opposite sex kids share a bedroom

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LegalGems

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Currently, I am receiving child support from my son's

Currently, I am receiving child support from my son's father, but he will not participate in raising him/spending time. I would like to take my son to this dad's house, and drop him off once he opens the door. Is this illegal?

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Roger

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My husband and I are separated and living in the State of

My husband and I are separated and living in the State of Virginia.We have been living apart since Feb. 22, 2015. We have one child. My "ex" is an alcoholic. He allows me to give him a pharmacy bought BAC before driving or caring for our son.My question is this: Is it considered child endangerment or child neglect if I knowingly let the unsupervised visitation occur with my 10 year old and his father, if I have reasonable knowledge that his father is legally drunk (pharmacy BAC) at that time and allow the visitation to occur unsupervised?

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I filed a motion childrens (2) mother to be charged with

I filed a motion for my childrens (2) mother to be charged with contempt (this would be my second time) as she denies and does not abide by the court ordered parenting time schedule. She was served with a hearing date ( i filed on a Monday and by Wednesday the judge had scheduled a hearing) assuming this was upsetting to her that Friday I meet with her (in public) to pick up my children for my parenting time. I always record every interaction on my phone since she has tried to accuse me of abuse in the past so I have her on video yelling and basically cursing at me while our children got from her car to mine. My son then proceeded to tell me "If you are going to put my mom in jail, I will put YOU in jail" then grabbed my arm and jerked my hand while it was on the wheel. I pulled over immediately, my children stepped out of the car and started walking away, I pursued them asking them to please get into the car to talk. I took my sons phone as he was recording me which upset him, he then chocked me. I placed my hands in the air to protect myself form any possible charges, I didnt even try to push him off of me. Police were called by people passing by saying he was attacking me and giving the police a clear description of what he was doing and there was no allegation I did anything to him. He was taken to Juvenile Detention and I was let go after I was cited with child abuse with no injury (which I have a hearing separate from the contempt hearing). Their mother has now filed a motion to restrict my parenting time all together which I responded the court deny. How can I prepare for the Contempt hearing after all these events have taken place? She has since denied my parenting time twice since the incident and I have a scheduled CPS appointment at my house this Monday. Advise would be greatly appreciated.JA: OK. The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else important you think the Lawyer should know?Customer: All I can think of is what I described for now.JA: 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 Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I have a very sick child that is needing now a possible

I have a very sick child that is needing now a possible kidney biopsy. His father is refusing to pay for any out of pocket medical expenses related to this as he put him on Child Health Plus and we were sent to a pediatric nephrologist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. We have no pediatric nephrologists in our area. He has the only source of income as I am disabled and unable to work. I have been advised to call CPS. He has cut us off from all resources and is only paying $230 per week in child support. He has been ordered to only pay the mortgage and for nothing else. Our heat,electric were shut off in the middle of the winter last February and the same child was left to awaken in the dark, in the cold. I have the records from NYSEG proving this to have happened on purpose along with a police report. Please advise.

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I have a teenager living with me and am curious if his parents

I have a teenager living with me and am curious if his parents gave up their rights how hard it would be to either adopt or have custody of himJA: OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No. I have had him for four weeks I am pretty sure that their family is homelessJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Family Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else the Family Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: He is 16 but a Freshman he came home with my 15yr old approximately 4 wks ago. He hasn't left he told me that his parents were in New York working. Then, his grandmother died in Ohio so they went there never came back to Texas. He was devastated. So Saturday they come back to town and he goes and visits with them for maybe 2 hours then he comes back home to me. He reported just hated seeing them like they are now. Also, that he doesn't feel safe in that environment. So I started thinking this morning when he has complained of body aches for last three days that I can't even take him to the doctor. My son said that it looked like the parents were homeless and that they were living with this adolescents sisters. But the he said the sisters moved out this weekend.JA: 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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NYFamilyLawyer

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I have a friend I wanted to get information for. My

HelloI have a friend I wanted to get information for. My female friend was in a long-term relationship with a guy (4 years) and she recently got the traumatic news that he had sexually abused one of her daughters (11 years old). This news completely blindsided her and she was unaware it was happening. It apparently went on for approx. 3 months before she found out.He is in custody and out of the picture now. She temporarily lost custody of her daughter to her father and CPS file a claim saying she had contributed to the harmful environment. CPS also claimed she had visited her ex in jail but it wasn't her, it was the perpetrator's mom. CPS has since dropped that case after finding that out.Since the incident some of her family has intervened stating they would call CPS on her if she tried to move on and date other guys. Can my friend legally get in trouble for dating and allowing other men around her 2 other daughters?

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Can I be charged with child neglect to my neighbors

Can I be charged with child neglect for going to my neighbors while my 15 month old child sleeps in his crib?? I bring a baby monitor, and the apartments are connected. There's maybe a 15 foot difference from where I sit in my living room to where I sit in his living room.

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