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Can my 19 year old daughter sue her mother directly for

Can my 19 year old daughter sue her mother directly for child support, if I consent, if her mother asks her to leave her house, and she moves in to my house? Or do I have to file against her mother? Or can we file jointly against her if I want the support paid directly to my daughter? We live in NY State.

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I live in New York State. My daughter had a child two months

I live in New York State. My daughter had a child two months ago and the father left the picture when she was 6 weeks pregnant and moved four hours away. They were not in a relationship more than two months.The grandfather would like contact with the baby, but the father told him not to get involved. With pressure from his father, he is asking for a paternity test. My daughter said there was no need since he obviously wanted nothing to do with the baby. He has now gotten nasty and said he wants a paternity test and he will take the baby anytime he wants and to wherever he wants after my daughter said if she agreed to the test, he would not be taking the baby four hours away since he doesn't know the baby and the baby has a bad belly. She doesn't know him well enough to know if he can handle a baby and has demonstrated how immature he is. Can she file for sole custody without paternity?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New York State. St. Lawrence County in upstate New YorkJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Nothing. He isn't on the birth certificate. She was told once paternity was established, he has rights, but she doesn't feel he is responsible enough to make the right decisions while the babuy is in his care.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Until this point where the grandfather has pushed him to have a test, he has never seen the child, asked about him or has shown one second of interest, even when the baby was sick and he knew it.

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RayAnswers

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Can I file for monthly Child Support, if we are not legally

Can I file for monthly Child Support, if we are not legally separated or legally divorced? We are in fact, still living together, but the $1,400 is not adequate, for the care that I hope to provide for our two children. Also, we DO have a Custody Order that says, we must Confer and Agree to a marital budget. This budget has not been agreed upon, legally.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: VirginiaJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: Yes. I also, reported this issue to the Police. They said that it is legal.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Nope.

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FamilyAttorney

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My seven-year-old daughter was taken out of her classroom

My seven-year-old daughter was taken out of her classroom where she attends at El Morro Elementary in Laguna Beach California. It's the number one top rated Elementary School in Orange County at the time. We live in a luxury apartment in Laguna Beach. My daughter is shaking and crying because to social workers took her out of her classroom today and questioned her and had her thinking that they were going to take her away from her mommy. We have no affiliation with social services at all whatsoever. My daughter is highly upset and I'm afraid it's going to affect her in school now. We have no open case with the Department of Social Services and my question is is there any legal action that I can take because no one will answer their phones or tell me who these two social workers were or why they took my child out of her classroom. This is embarrassing. There are plenty of kids out there that really need the help of child protective services. Not a little girl that's attending and doing well and the best school in Orange County, and has a tutor twice a week, and also lives in Laguna Beach where she is also playing soccer and is in the chorus after school called. She also attends the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach after school program when she leaves school every day until I get off work and go and pick her up. Please someone help me this is not fair this is not right and I have back to school night parents only tomorrow night and I'm going to be looked upon as the mother whose child was taken out of her learning environment and question but to social workers and shaking and crying.

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If you have not been identified as the childs Dad and the

If you have not been identified as the childs Dad and the child is now 25 years old . Do you have to take a test or give any money.. The lady said 21 yrs ago said that is was not my child . I am in the state of colorado.

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FamilyAttorney

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My ex (mother of my child) has given my child serotonin

My ex (mother of my child) has given my child serotonin medication and my ex willingly admitted that she did not inform me. My child has been taking this medication for a few months until I found out. I feel this is endangering the welfare of a minor. Please define this. The medication has some of these precautions:Taking MAO inhibitors with this medication may cause a serious (possibly fatal) drug interaction.The risk of serotonin syndrome/toxicity increases if you are also taking other drugs that increase serotonin.This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. (Note: my daughter just got her license and driving while on this medication)This is what I fear: "My daughter had to go to the hospital and the doctor would ask me "Is your daughter on any medication", I would have said NO. Because I was not told my daughter was not on medication, the doctor might have given her my daughter a dangerous and harmful medication that would negatively react with the serotonin medication she is taking."And all of this because my ex was viscous to me and did not inform me that my daughter is on medication.

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LegalGems

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My Husband would like to adopt my children; in turn they would

My Husband would like to adopt my children; in turn they would like to be adopted by my husband. Bio-Dad has been missing in action for about 10 years, whereabouts unknown. When I search for him so we can try to serve paperwork, all that comes up are mug shots and court dates over the last several years. What can I do to help us move forward with the adoption? We are in NC.

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What steps would a person have to do following scenario?

What steps would a person have to do for the following scenario? There is a young 8 year old boy in the DSS system, in foster care because his father is in jail on drug charges and his mother lost custody due to drug use. Now there is a half sister that would like to petition the court to allow the boy to live with her.

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Legalease

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I'm a father with full custody, but we have never had a

I'm a father with full custody, but we have never had a parenting plan and I get almost no support. I'm interested in putting a plan in place so I don't have to pay everything on my own. How do I go about this?

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