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Are you present or is this just a computer response? ok, I'm

are you present or is this just a computer response?JA: No. I'm the Family Lawyer's Assistant.Customer: ok, I'm in a pickle with a court order violation being heard tomorrow in court. I'm concerned and don't want to be in any legal troubleJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the court order was issued in?Customer: californiaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: kind of, not too thrilled with his competence in prior hearingsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: my daughter is refusing to go back to her father's following my awarded temporary custody hearing. more complex than that. but she has spoken with two officers who can verify she refused.

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Attorney2

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I am writing a letter to a judge in support of my son who

I am writing a letter to a judge in support of my son who has an injunction against his wife (a divorce is in progress) to keep her out of the family home and away from the young children due to her alcoholism and mental health problems which she refuses to seek treatment for. She is violent and has been arrested for domestic violence against my son and constantly has violent rage filled outbursts in front of the children who are 2 and 4 yrs old. He has records of more than 8 calls to 911, the arrest, & recently she almost received a DUI for being intoxicated in her parked car but since the keys were not in the ignition and her mother came to her rescue the police did not arrest her. The following day her mother had to call 911 and signed papers to have her Baker acted (Florida Mental Health hold) but she convinced the Dr's she was fine and they released her after 3 hours! I have been a witness to many of her violent outbursts and her drinking problem. She is terrifying and damaging the hearts and souls of my beautiful grandchildren. My son is a wonderful patient loving father and is desperate to keep his little boys safe. I want to know how best to write a letter to help my son.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Florida....not a real estate question.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The domestic violence injucntion was filed and approved two weeks ago and there is a hearing on the 18th, my son is hoping to keep the order in place until she has an evaluation for mental health and addiction issues.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My son is in the Navy stationed in Jacksonville, the Child protection Services which have been involved several times (claims against mom) but she has been trying to convince everyone involved that she is the victim and her drinking and rage is his fault. It is not him, he is not abusive verbally or otherwise, (not saying that because I am his mother) I have been around them more than anyone and have witnessed her drinking excessively and having manic violent outburst even when my son was deployed overseas.

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AttyHeather

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My childs councilor has said that the current parenting time

My childs councilor has said that the current parenting time order is detrimental to our daughter because she is being emotionally abused. What can i do? Do I no longer send her? Do I contact my attorney? I am at a complete loss at where to start.JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: MichiganJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have council but have not had the opportunity to speak with him yet.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so.

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LegalGems

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My son is 19 and his daughter's mother is 16. In March my

My son is 19 and his daughter's mother is 16. In March my son went to our local child support enforcement office and requested a paternity test, child support, and visitation. In April the maternal grandmother called me screaming asking why I wanted a DNA test done. I told her it doesn't matter if I think it's his or not, the test has to be done before a child support order is enforced because she told him he can't sign the birth certificate.In July they went to court for everything. The judge asked the girl why haven't taken the test. She and her mom said they didn't know anything about it. If they didn't know why did the grandmother call me in April saying she got the paperwork. The judge ordered them to go that day (Tuesday) to take the test and for my son to go also. When we went we waited all day for them and they didn't show up. Friday child support enforcement called and told my son they just left, so he had the test done at that time.In August the babies mother joined Job Corps without our knowledge. Now the maternal grandmother has my son's daughter and said she automatically gets custody because her daughter is underage. Would my son not receive custody because he is the biological father and over 18? I asked the girl's mother where were you all those times I called you and asked you to tell your daughter to stop telling my son where she is. Where were you all those times I called and told you my son didn't come home where's your daughter and you told me you don't have time to look for her.

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Roger

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My grandson's father is my son, he is deceased. my

My grandson's father is my son, he is deceased. my grandson's mother is bipolar. She will not stay on her medicine and continue to flip out all the time. She became homeless in September. my grandson has been living with me for three months. She receives a Social Security check for my grandson. Since my grandson has not been living with her I asked her for money to help me with his expense. She only has given me $100.00 for three months. She has continued to collect the checks and use them for her benefit. I want to report her to Social Security and also to child protective services because she is now planning on removing him from my care where he wants to stay. He is 15 years old and just started high school. He has been struggling since school started and she does not seem to understand that he wants to be in a stable environment. I have been contacting his teachers and working to get his grades up so he will not fail the 9th grade. I have also thought about contacting Child Protective Services.Can you give me your thoughts on what I should do. I only want the best for my grandson and I promised my son before he passed that I would stay in my grandson life until he could fend for himself.Thanks

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Law Educator, Esq.

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My grand daughter is under child protection in Atmore/

My grand daughter is under child protection in Atmore/ Burton Alabama,JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: The case worker keeps cancelling in home visiits with my daughter, and inspections. Today when the case worker was to be at her home, called and cancelled again, with out of town family memebers there. She was asigned a court appointed lawyer, hasn't done much to help. They seem to be keeping her away from the mother. Case worker has started a port photoJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: Atmore, AlabamaJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i know she did coc. one time, that is what made her go into labor. the state of Alabama has not contacted any family members, ( Grandparents).

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JD 1992

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My neighbor got angry at me and has a history of filing

My neighbor got angry at me and has a history of filing anonymous vindictive reports to CPS. Sure enough, she filed a report against me. How do I stop this? I'm afraid she's going to continue to file reports.

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mmdesq

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I'm trying to get some advice on a family law issue. I'm not

I'm trying to get some advice on a family law issue. I'm not comfortable with my kids being around my ex husband's girlfriend. She hit my 5 year old daughter and left a red mark on her arm all day. CPS investigated her, but there wasn't enough evidence to do anything about it. She's retaliated against my 7 year old son twice now. Most recently because he told me about her yelling at him for wearing shoes she and my ex don't like.When my kids' babysitter (their aunt) brought it up to her, my ex's girlfriend physically attacked her and now my kids' cousins are afraid of my ex's girlfriend.

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Roger

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I just found out my neice is in ocs custody in Alaska. I

I just found out my neice is in ocs custody in Alaska. I reside in Hawaii no one from ocs is returning my calls. I need help getting custody please help.

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