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Son in law told my 12 year old granddaughter while i was on

Son in law told my 12 year old granddaughter while i was on phone with her" Tell your GMA if she comes anywhere near here Im going to F.... her up and kill her"He wS mad because he was fighting and threatening my daughter and I was going over to get them

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Roger

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My 6 year old nephew visits his father every other weekend

My 6 year old nephew visits his father every other weekend and every Wed. overnight, he is given a old cell phone at his dads to play games on or watch movies. Not a lot of interaction with dad or dad's girlfriend. He brought the phone home this time by mistake and asked his mom to change the background picture for him. She was going to help him when she discovered some inappropriate pictures on the phone of some women nude or very little clothing as well as some gambling sites and a couple of pictures of this child posing with inappropriate hand gestures.This is a couple that has had several confrontations regarding child care, is this something that should be investigated further. Should she return the phone to dad?

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RobertJDFL

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If there hasn't been an official custody order from a judge

If there hasn't been an official custody order from a judge can a child protective services manager advise one parent to keep the children from another parent?

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Lucy, Esq.

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This is between South Carolina and Georgia. My daughter and

This is between South Carolina and Georgia. My daughter and son-in-law are in Georgia and have joint custody of his daughter from a previous marriage who lives with her mother and step father in SC. The daughter has told my daughter and son in law that she is fearful of her mother and step father (he had a court order not to touch her at one point because of his drinking problem) because the step father has relapsed and is screaming and threatening her as is her mother. My daughter and son in law went to SC yesterday to her school and spoke with the counselor as well as school administration. They were told that the SC equivalent of DFAC's would talk to the child and remove her if she felt she was in danger. However, the child told the counselor she was afraid her mother was going to hurt her and the counselor told my daughter that if she wasn't afraid she'd be killed they couldn't remove her from the home. The counselor also told the child she could not, according to state law, reveal their conversation to the mother. She called last night and told the mother and the child was verbally abused again. My son in law is an officer in GA and called the sheriffs dept in SC and was told DFAC's does not remove them, the sheriffs dept does. AT this point they are getting the run around, the mother is threatening the child and my daughter an son in law have no idea what else to do.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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Child welfare was called on my daughters father for possible

child welfare was called on my daughters father for possible abuse. She is 13, and her father and I have been separated 10 years and have not lived together. We share her with each half time. There is no custody arrangement. He apparently hit her with a hanger and she told the school, and the school reported it. That's all fine. But child welfare has now involved me and has asked me to go do drug tests and participate in this voluntary case management. I feel like I'm under investigation when this has nothing to do with me. I want to know if I'm required to participate or if I can decline. They call it voluntary case management, but I don't know what happens if I don't "voluntarily" do it.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: HawaiiJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The possible abuse was reported by the schoolJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: On her father

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Maverick

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How can i get help for minor children parents are going

how can i get help for minor children parents are going though a 2 year divores older children are now 13 got in trouble in school dad grabs one twin brused her arm smack in back of head told them both you are f__ up and trailer trash. Mom is try to get some one to speak for the children but cant afford it.JA: What state is this in? And how old is the mobile home?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no just found out late yesterday form the twinsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i am concerned they might not tell on there Dad Mom lawyer said they are not his clients there is nothing he can do. I am also concerned when i report this to child protectsion it will make it more problems for the children children

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Michael J, Esq.

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We got the results from partial court child custody

Hello,We got the results from partial court child custody investigation. Inspite of my ex having domestic violence, drug abuse issues and been negligent with out son, theyrecommended shared custody. I was asking for 70/30 custody. Somebody was telling me that judge will follow evaluator's recommendations and there is nothing I can do to change that even if I hire an attorney. I have limited income and I don't want to invest in legal representation if it is going to be useless and won't bring the results.My son has autism and my ex is refusing to provide dr recommended therapy for him.Instead he puts him in daycare full time. My ex is trying to prove that our son doesn't have autism. He went to receive dr evaluation without me -against court's order- and prevented me from expressing my concerns about our son's health.Would it help if I involve child protective services and say my ex doesn't follow dr's recommendations? Thank you!

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Phillips Esq.

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Our daughter-in-law and her current husband (our son passed

Our daughter-in-law and her current husband (our son passed away and she remarried) took custody of a niece from out of state around 7 years ago. She came from a really bad home. Both of her parents were in prison. Not a very well behaved child,15 years old now. They have 3 other children. The niece has a history of being violent and a perpetual liar. The niece just accused the grandfather of groping her to the school. The police came and asked that her grandfather leave. My daughter-in-law, Mare, said no the niece, Elaine, needs to leave. DHS said they have to pay for Elaine's stay in this facility they took her to. They have had her in counseling but to no avail. Mare and her husband is concerned for the safety of their other kids now and no longer want her in their home. DHS said for them to get a lawyer because they were going to charge them with abandonment. Can they do that? What recourse do the adults have? The police have since cleared the grand father of any wrong doing.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ColoradoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Mare spent the afternoon with DHS and is required to go to court tomorrowJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I can think of. I'm sure they will have many questions.

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Bruce Schreiber

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Looking for free legal consultation for me to see how I can

Hi looking for free legal consultation for me to see how I can help my brother to divorce his wife.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NJJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I reported the wife to child protection servicesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They have 2 children and she is threatening him to sue and take everything. I need to know how we can remove her from the house as quickly as possible.

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AttyHeather

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