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My question is about custody. about 2 yrs ago my husband and

my question is about custody. about 2 yrs ago my husband and I separated because he had an addiction. I had to take him to court for custody and i was granted sole legal and physical custody of our now 4yr daughter and he received supervised visitation.about a year ago we decided to work things out and moved back in together (around Nov. 2015).Recently, things have not been working out and he has become verbal abusive. During this time frame he also has neglected our daughter by refusing to put her in a carseat or seatbelt while driving his truck (he did this on several occasions), he also would take her on our neighbors pond without a life jacket despite the neighbors request that he do so. He was also drinking and driving on the way home from work (not with daughter in car) and didn't care. lastly, he left her at the barber shop one day with strangers in the shop so he could run to a nearby food lion for a few minutes.then most recently, about 4 weeks ago he got so angry at me that he physically assaulted me leaving a laceration on my arm. After that incident, i left the house and went to my parents and have been there ever since. In the past 4 weeks he has asked to see our daughter and i agreed with supervision only. He refused and still has not seen her but continues to ask for time alone with her. I respond every time with supervision only. i also got a protective order against him in the meantime.so my question is, first, is my original court order still valid since we lived together? and will the courts keep my order status quo because of the abuse, and child endangerment? i am very concerned about his angry and i don't want him to harm our daughter or put her in harms way.

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If my daughter is willing to give us custody temp. of her

if my daughter is willing to give us custody temp. of her child is that the same as guardianship whats the differenc

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I live in PA. we have 5 years old son. my wife filed divorce

i live in PA. we have 5 years old son. my wife filed divorce and now petition of the exclusive possession of the marital house. one of the reason for petition she's using is i use corporal punishment for son and she was disagree about it. I spank my son to ass couple times by palm in some situations e.g. :because he was misbehaving in bathroom, spitting to the floor or messing with water and tried to fight with me. So i said couple times "do not do it", then I said "you doing bad thing and will spank your ass". But kid was trying my limits and i did common mistake and spank him once to ass. he said "i will complain to mother". this happened 2-3 times. now wife wants to use it against me in court and get me out of house, and she claimed full physical and legal custody. I filed 50%-50% for legal and physical custody. I consider spanking like bad, but sometimes necessary thing to do because sometimes it's only way to show limit to the kid unfortunately.From legal prospective, what is the impact to me from legal of point view in the divorce process? How can I protect myself in court against this claim ?

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My son's ex girlfriend is refusing to let him spend time

My son's ex girlfriend is refusing to let him spend time with his infant son without her.He is already the father of an 11 year old. What can we do?

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I have a friend who lives in Texas. Him and his child's

I have a friend who lives in Texas. Him and his child's mother have joint custody. Can she take the child to Mexico without his permission? The child already has a passport.

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My husband has taken our son from Florida to Pennsylvania

My husband has taken our son from Florida to Pennsylvania where he has filed a complaint for custody. There is currently a court date in Florida (15 September 2016) to re-open the divorce I had previously filed, which my lawyer down here doesn't see why it would not be approved for re-opening. My question is this: My husband has sent my son to stay with my husbands new girlfriend in Georgia for a few weeks. Can I legally go there and get him from her?

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I pay a large amount of child support to my children's

I pay a large amount of child support to my children's mother however I believe they spend more overnights with their grandparents. Can I have my child support modified? and how can I prove that the children are living more with their grandparents then with their mother? i know the children reside more at their grandparents house and this has been going on for years. I would like to have full custody if this is the case if they are not being raised by their mother and raise my children being the father but I don't know where to start. I did not give up my custodial rights as a father to have the grandparents raise them. However the grandparents and mother will never admit this living arangement is taking place

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I have a question regarding legal custody when separated but

I have a question regarding legal custody when separated but not divorced in TennesseeJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: tennesseeJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Yes my spouse is currently on parole for felony homocide with 15 years left in his parole.

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I want to file for custody for both my kids, however the

I want to file for custody for both my kids, however the father is only on one birth certificate and we never got a paternity test but we're not 100% my son is his. My son, whos gift certificate the father isnt on, has the same last name and has been the acting father for two years so does he have legal rights? Or would it just be best for me to call the police and go get my son?

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