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My ex husband molested my 10 year old cousin. She came
My ex husband molested my 10 year old cousin. She came forward after I announced to my family I was divorcing him. I have full custody of my two year old daughter and he has visitation rights. State police had true findings and he appealed and won because dhs didn't have testimony from my cousins counselor and he also lied in court and said we made it up due to custody issues. He's not even seen my daughter in 6 months. We have proof he lied and that he did know about the accusations before court. He even offered to sign his rights away if we'd leave him alone. He had restricted visitation because of the investigation and through a loop hole in my divorce degree he now has standard visitation rights because of the unsubstantiated finding. Can I have his rights removed? This is very scary and I'm terrified for my two year old daughter. She isn't old enough to know to tell or understand any of this. Him and his family have harassed the little girl that came forward. Our family is hurting and we want both of the girls safe.
I have a custody hearing tomorrow. I am currently in Utah,
I have a custody hearing tomorrow. I am currently in Utah, and the hearing is in Hawaii. I will be representing myself via phone. My ex's lawyer just found a dui that I got, in Utah, in February 2016. They sent me a Supplemental Evidence List, via email at 4pm Hawaii time, 16 1/2 hours before our hearing. Will this be allowed in court? Also, how do I address this in court, to either dismiss it, or address it? Please help me. I'm representing myself due to financial issues, and I am so scared that I am going to loose custodial rights of my son, due to not representing myself correctly.
My two kids were taken from me and will not tell me where
My two kids were taken from me and will not tell me where they are. What rights do I have. I am not there biological father, however, the bothe of them love me and call me Dad. The only document I have is a power of attorney signed by there mother. This was done so if there mother was tending to her own mother who is dying. Does that document have any power?
Please need help to understand, Last week Friday June 10th
Hi please need help to understand, Last week Friday June 10th with the ok of my ex husband I left to meet my sister in Denver for stay with her all week do why my divorce stress is taking a tool on me. My ex husband and me have custody of our 2 boys 15 & 17 every other week or if one of us needs to go away other other will take the boys. Well what happen is terrible and unbelievable. I left Friday June 10th on Saturday my Ex got home with the police and took the 15 years boy out of his bed and detained my little boy as if he was a criminal and faced a judge on that give my ex custody because I wasn't there. Now my boy is in Utah in a center for troubled kids? with not mime permission or approve? My other boy 17yo was at a friend house for the weekend as agreed to then go to his Father with his brother on Sunday as is going on avery week since the divorce. But as his (the 17yo) find out what happened he refused to go home, till I told him to go to his father. Hm too is been send to,Utah ! this weekend start the time to be with me. My question and I need help is: What rights my Ex had & has to do such terrible thing tricking me in going Away to then do this and What are my rights to get my Boys Back Home Subito !!!Regards ***** ***** Mom.
Greetings, I am currently living in Costa Rica with my son,
Greetings, I am currently living in Costa Rica with my son, and for the last 8 years, his mother and I have shared custody based on verbal agreements. Things have recently shifted and i am being villainized by her family, and I believe they are scheming to take control of my son's future. I was scheduled to bring him home this weekend, but they have not responded to my need to have a clear schedule of custody sharing, and my fear is that once I return him, they will start legal action that would keep him in their possession. I want to know my rights in this matter, are you available for a consultation by phone or skype since I am not in the country.
My son and I have filed against the Mother of the child. The
My son and I have filed for custody against the Mother of the child. The child is now with us and have lived with us for over a year and half. Prior to that the child lived with the Father and mother until they separated. The mother was served the court papers yesterday. Now she wants to come and pick up the child for a "visit". We are afraid that she will keep the child and not return her because of this case.Can we refuse to give her the child based on the court case filed? She has even threatened to come with the police.If the father is at work and I (the grandmother and joint Plaintiff in the case) is home alone with the child can the police make me give her the child because she is the mother and the father is not here?Can the police force us to give her the child even though the case has not gone to court yet?What can we do if the police does force us to give the child because the father is not here?
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I am a father of a 6 month old baby. I fathered her with a
Hello,I am a father of a 6 month old baby. I fathered her with a women who has two older children and we are not married. Recently, the state got involved with the family because the 12 year old child was suicidal and was admitted. The child (12) communicated that she was being bullied at school and that she was stressed that her mom and I argued. Therefore, the mom packed and left with all the children including my baby. I do not want to cause any additional stress but I want to see my child. What should I do?
I have an 80/20 split in CA. However, my ex has not had theView more family law questions
I have an 80/20 split in CA. However, my ex has not had the 3 kids at his place for an overnight in over 2 years. There is also an order that my ex not drink alcohol 8 hrs prior to or during visits. He does, he admitted it. I filed a motion to change custody and had court appearance yesterday. Judgeruled in my favor to uphold the drinking provision (my ex asked for it to be taken off), though I was disappointed that judge just gave my ex a warning about not violating it again. 80/20 split is still in place, though judge says since kids are 12,14, 17, it is up to them to decide if they want to go and since their father hasn't taken advantage of his custodial time, it shouldn't be an issue. Our support hearing is July 18th. It is there where I will ask for support based on his actual time with the kids, which comes out to about 2%. This morning he sends me a schedule of weekends that he will now take the kids leading up to the July court date. (After 2 years of not taking them). He is only doing this so that his support is not changed at our July support hearing. My question?? Do I have to make the kids go?? If the kids want to go, will that now affect my support at the hearing (it will amount to about 3 weekends that he will have them in the span of the last 2 years, yet all leading up to the hearing). The kids may want to go, because evey weekend he is planning is a fun weekend away (Las Vegas, etc,which doubly worries me due to the drinking and the judge just giving him a slap on the wrist about it). Basically, can he enforce his custody after 2 years?? If I don't make kids go, will that look poorly on me??? If kids go because it's fun, will that affect my support??? He will go right back to not taking them when the hearing is over...Thank u!