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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.
I am currently in the middle of divorce with children
I am currently in the middle of divorce with children involved. The divorce will be final middle of June. I have recently gotten pregnant obviously unplanned. Am I required to mention this before the divorce is final?
How can i get full custody daughter?She is 9 years
How can i get full custody for my daughter?She is 9 years old. I raised her all 9 years with the help of my siblings. Birth mother and I are not married. We live in washington and birth mother lives in New zealand. My daughter does not know her. She knows of her, but has not known her. She calls my older sister and her husband mom and dad. I have a declaration of paternity. She is on my health insurance and I am on the birth certificate. My question is, what can i do to get full custody? I cant a passport because birth mother needs to sign. She never called back after my sister sent her money ri send the form after she signs it. Now i cant get a hold of her. She is not answering her phone. Please help n
My name is ***** ***** here to get some answers about the
hi my name is ***** ***** here to get some answers about the declarations of paternity im going to court and just wanted to know more about it. my child is 3 years old the man that signed on on her knew he was not the father while he signed it and know is wanting to rescind it. we are in fl so is it still 60 days for us?JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: we are going to court for child support and he is wanting to no be responsible for it. He is wanting to make her biological father responsible but after 3 years I think its his responsibility being he and his family has acting as if she was hisJA: OK got it. Last thing — Family Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.
The father of my child (please note: he has not yet
Hi, the father of my child (please note: he has not yet established his paternity with the court, we never married and he has filed to establish it but we have not had a ruling or any response from the court as of yet, although he does have proof he is the father and i filed a response accepting his claim of paternity) was arrested yesterday for possession of firearms. He is a previous felon (from 10 years ago, multiple charges). He was arrested on two counts, possession by someone with a record and a possession of unregistered firearms (there were 4 guns and 2 had the serials numbers scratched off).Previous to his arrest we have been sharing custody and he has been seeing our 5 year old on Wednesdays and on every other weekend. I don't know what he does for a living and I am scared of him, he is adamant on seeing his child and he has pressured me into giving her to him. He has a lawyer and said he will easily get 50:50 if I don't give her to him at least wed and every other weekend. I think now that he has been arrested maybe I have some hope. He got out on bail and texted me last night at 240am that he wanted to pick up Scarlett (our daughter) in the morning and I emailed back that he could not. I had to collect her from the police station yesterday and she is quite upset and confused by the entire ordeal already. To make matters worse, he won't disclose to me where he is living so I don't know where he goes when he has her, do I have a right to know? Considering that he has not established paternal rights with the court can I deny him visitation? Can I deny visitation because of his arrest? Thank you for any information you can give me on my rights and on his rights as well.
I have a restraining order and child custody case going on
I have a restraining order and child custody case going on whereby my hearing is October 9th. I was served August 11th and the first hearing was delayed due to congestion. Only thing that was discussed in 5 minutes was visitation because judge had notread either declaration so she allowed 6 hours per week and phone calls via monitors. Petitioner was adamant about no visitation before or after hearing but judge allowed due to no history of drug or domestic abuse charges in last 5 years. It was rescheduledfor September 14th but my attorney (associate) didn't realize it was Jewish holiday so my acting attorney had to ex parte anot her continuance which pushed my date another month out to October 9th. I am very upset as I am distraught about seeing my kids foronly 6 hours a week going on 2 months now when I was a stay at home Dad with a business. I have a few questions and hope that there are some type remedy for this delay. Allegations are substance abuse, verbal abuse, and essentially domestic abuse. I am wonderingif I can request in pro per a modification of child visitation to unsupervised prior to this October 9th hearing? Also I would like to establish or determine if I am in fact the father via a paternity test even though I signed birth certificates for all 3children. I have had suspicions but want to put them to rest so can at this point prior to hearing make a motion to determine paternity if I am unsure? Is it too late or not possible at this stage? I love my children and want custody of them but unsure ifanything can be done before hearing. My attorney is too busy and unresponsive most of the time. I have been dissatisfied with him from the very beginning due to his disorganization and massive accounting bill. This is why I am here trying to find out whatmy options are riget now. We have done a Depo of petitioner and it seemed very clear that she wasn't abused and children were in no harm. Is there anything I can do to see my kids sooner than October 9th as I feel alienation is occurring based on my interactionsduring visits. I thought of hiring another attorney but I am too far in with Depo done and a hearing in a few weeks. Please advise me on what I can do via court system to see my children more often. Even though I wasn't found to have abusing substances ordomestic abuse the judge suggested but NOT court ordered parenting classes, Anger management, and AA and I would be eligible for unsupervised visits.. I immediately enrolled and have even started doing drug screens. I expected to show this compliance withher suggestions on September 14th but attorney had to request that continuance until the 9th of October. I am quite upset and feel my children are being affected by parental alienation. Please provide some insight to what I can do here in Los Angeles CA tosee my children and also confirm via DNA testing that these are all my biological children. Any thoughts on my lawyer are welcomed.
I live in San Diego, California. I am not married, however,
I live in San Diego, California. I am not married, however, I live with the father of my 2 years old son. When I was unemployed when our son was barely a year old, and I had no income, the father pushed me to sign a joint custody agreement that he paidhis lawyer to file with the San Diego court. I signed the agreement at the time, because I felt I didn't have other options since I was dependent on him for support. What can I do to revert/void that joint custody agreement I have signed? It's very difficultto make daycare decisions and other related decisions on behalf for our son without his father consent since he keeps telling me that he has joint custody and I need to get his approval too to carry such decisions regarding my son. Even when I'm consider movingout of town to find better jobs, I am reminded of the Joint Custody order I have signed and gave him.
Please help. I had a brand bew baby just a week ago. TheView more family law questions
Please help. I had a brand bew baby just a week ago. The father of the baby has been living with me for about 7 months. He is not financially supporting me in any way, as a matter of fact he lives with me in the place that I rent. However he has not beensplitting any of the expenses with me. The father of my child doesn't have s good work history either. Through the pregnancy I have had many doubts about whether I should put the father of my child on the birth certificate because I realized that he was backto smoking pot on an almost daily basis, as well as drinking. He doesn't seem to have ever been very stable and his own mother let me know that he had been more or less addicted to pot from a very young age. As the baby was born, and everything was joyful,he insisted to sign the paperwork for the birth certificate and declare his paternity. What are this man's rights going to as far as the baby goes, I'm truly scared that he will get to be with the baby is his drinken/drugged state of mind and I would be beyondworried and scared that something may happen to the baby while she is in his presence. In essence, how can I limit his right as a father (not because I am trying to sabotage him) but TRULY because of his many addictins that he clearly cannot overcome. Howcan I protect the baby from that? It's been only a week since she has been born, can I make any changes to the birth certificate now? I'm truly terrifued and can't sleep now that the baby is here and I'm realizing that this man will not change. How can I provethat he is basically an unfit father (he is almost never here, goes at some park and stays there for hours, smokes marihuana and drinks every day). I had good intentions and tried to do the right thing as far as the birth certificate goes, and also had somehope that the birth of the baby May chabge him. As I'm faced with the reality I'm terrified of the future. Please help! Thank you so very much !