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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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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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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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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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I am getting letters stating that I am going to have to pay

I am getting letters stating that I am going to have to pay child support for a kid that I never knew about and obviously never signed a birth certificate for. I also never have seen any papers about having to submit to a DNA test since I am not on the birth certificate. How is this possible? Wouldn't the first step be a DNA test?

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My wife and I (the grandparents), who live in Chesapeake,

My wife and I (the grandparents), who live in Chesapeake, VA, have had legal custody of our grandson for 8 years (since birth). We have agreed to share joint legal and physical custody with his father, who has paid very little child support over the years. Our grandson will start living with his father and visiting us every other weekend.In the Commonwealth of Virginia In The Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court City of Chesapeake" Memorandum of Agreement, there is a notice section to all parties that says:(2) Support payments may be withheld as they become due from income without further amendment of this Agreement and Order or having to file an application for services with the Department of Social Services.(3) Support payments may be withheld without further amendment of this order upon application for services with the Virginia Department of Social services.(4) In determining a support obligation, the support obligation as it becomes due and unpaid creates a judgment by operation of law.My question is; as grandparents who share legal and physical custody, Am I correct in my understanding that we would not or could not be, after all that we have done, be responsible for financial support paid to the father?Thank you, ***** (###) ###-####***@******.***

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Samuel II

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My sister caring in her house after stroke. she's paid by

my sister caring for mom in her house after stroke. she's paid by IHSS. We are at the point to where moms cell phone is shutoff and sister does not answer our messages. can she legally kick us out of her house if we show up to visit mom whom we know misses us, as we are close.

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I'm looking into giving my mom joint custody of my children

I'm looking into giving my mom joint custody of my children for the sole purpose of keeping them in the same school. they live with me she provides them daycare everyday and takes them to school. I had to move out of county bc they tore down my house and I couldn't afford housing , I'm actively searching for property in the school district but they only gave me a few weeks ( until Nov 1st) to come up with something before they have to leave the school. I figured joint custody with my mom b/c she's in the district would work , we have a great relationship

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