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I live in Virgina Beach, VA and am beginning the proceedings

I live in Virgina Beach, VA and am beginning the proceedings for a divorce. We have been separated since December We have 2 small children ages 5 and 3. My husband says he doesn't want to live in Virginia any more and his plan is to quit his job and move back to Michigan where he is from. He is demanding that the children be sent to Michigan for every other holiday and 6 weeks in the summer. He is a 3 time lower degree felon and was arrested last month for domestic abuse towards me because he blew up over the divorce. I want the divorce but I feel like he is abandoning our children. Does Virginia have any laws pertinent to this situation? I feel he is basically shirking his duty to and responsibility for our children as their father. I feel it would be better for the kids if he stayed here where our 5 year old just started kindergarten and shared custody. Do any laws compel him to stay. Can I get full custody if he abandons them and leaves the state?

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What are the primary things a court looks for from a Father

What are the primary things a court looks for from a Father when deciding placement of children during a divorce?

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I need help with a potential divorce in Iowa involving 2

I need help with a potential divorce in Iowa involving 2 children ages 8 & 10. I am an overnight accountant and I'm wondering if that will hurt my future custody arrangement. Their father is very good to the kids so I believe we would agree to 50% joint physical custody. He makes 4 times my income and I also need help with estimated child support figures and alimony. I make $30,000 and he makes $120,000 annually.

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Law Question: = OK False statements/testimony have hurt me

Law Question: Richard = OKFalse statements/testimony have hurt me in litigation as rulings were made evidently based on false/perjured statements/testimony by attorneys.In New Mexico: 'rules?' prevent civil lawsuits for Perjury. [ understand that filing a false police report is in itself a felony].I have filed criminal perjury/subornation complaints with the FBI [federal criminal felony...fines and/or up to 5 years in prison] Also with local DA, Police and Sheriff...all of which will not proceed without a Judge's direction. I had asked for a 'referral/recommendation' from the presiding criminal court judge in our 2nd Judicial District (Hon. Charles Brown), he referred me by letter to the DA, the Police and the Sheriff. Catch 22..... runaround....a 'rigged' system???Attorney Deceit. In New Mexico: "untrue statement by an attorney to a judge, a party, or to another attorney....with the intent to deceive". In Civil Court...Treble damages; possible disbarment.Is there any 'standing' requirement to file a civil lawsuit for attorney deceit?Can a 'witness' make a complaint?How about an officer in a corporation that which had been a party?Any concerned citizen? (Isn't the 'deceit' the issue--like a 'crime/tort' against the 'state/bar')?What about a case that has been closed, but lost because of inability to defend? (duress, finances, insufficient counsel)Would an entire law firm be served? or just individual attorneys?What about several attorneys at various times, with the same essential issues....(my former wife has had several attorneys [who suspectedly dropped her after they find out the truth, or she doesn't pay, or both])What about one's own attorney??? or multiple attorneys..........................................................................................................Please give me as much as you know. Just Answer style. Please don't ask me to go find a lawyer. I have tried. Suspected 'cronyism' makes lawyers reluctant to sue one another. The client remains the victim.I suspect this may not be a comfortable question for any lawyer, so if you do not feel fully devoted, please refer to another lawyer with sympathy in this regard. I mean to another Just Answer lawyer, not a local attorney.I have lost my first born child/daughter thru false/perjured accusations. Our domestic courts have a statistically historical 'jane crow' bias against fathers. (Meanwhile 90% of incarcerated inmates had to try to survive growing up deprived of their fathers' love, protection, and encouragement). Notwithstanding 'irreconcilable marriage differences', my former wife and I cooperated reasonably well during our courtship and marriage...right up to the time of her lawyer(s) contention and drawn out litigation....and deceit.We could have given our daughter so much more. And still could. My daughter is 36 now and likely has borne [my] grandchildren. I believe my daughter loves me. My remarried wife of 27 years also believes that my daughter still loves me. But my ex-wife has bent/alienated my daughter's mind for 34 years.I cannot contact my daughter due to a a 'protective' order which my wife's latest attorney was able to include all of my former wife's family....In 32 years there has never been any genuine domestic abuse or violence...never any complaints civilly or criminally...only after child support ran out ($100,000+ faithfully paid) did my ex further proceed to 'wound' me by barring me from seeing my daughter ever again. I truly believe that the attorneys may be able to talk to my ex to productively mediate a future ongoing positive pro-daughter strategy. I cannot abandon her....children do not outgrow their need for their parents love...and vice versa. I am Christian. I forgive, but I need to be faithful to my offspring, on her own and independent, but deprived of some relationship with dad, and her two half brothers...who love her, and she loves, but as mentioned before in this rambling, she has been brainwashed and lives in fear of a (belived mentally disordered mom---who was similarly deprived of her father's love by grandma, who 'abducted' my ex wife. Thanks for listening. Please help me with the attorney deceit case--from which all of these tragedies descend.

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I am pregnant with a man whom I am not married to and who I

Hi there. I am pregnant with a man whom I am not married to and who I have had a 7 year volatile relationship with. He is threatening me that he will go for full custody and prove to the courts that "I'm crazy" bc I have anxiety and suffer from depression. He is judging my reactions to his affairs and will do anything to try to take my baby from me. He also is threatening that he is now proceeding with his legal options and that he want nothing to do with me. He has blocked my number and hasn't been there for anything regarding the baby. Since my number was blocked I had to use an alias phone number from an app to get in touch with him to let him know that there was something wrong with the baby and I was having pain. By accident I sent it to his old phone number that he has given to his son bc it's still in my contacts under his name. Now bc of that incident he is threatening a restraining order. What exactly are his rights? Will he have any luck with this? I'm under so much stress because of this and I am pregnant. Please help

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RobertJDFL

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Here is a brief history and question relating to

Here is a brief history and question relating to divorce/custody, etc.My exwife and I are divorced here in Minnesota, in the county of Goodhue. We have 2 children, ages 13 and 17. They currently go to school in Red Wing MN, where I currently reside. My exwife and her husband live in another town, Wannamingo, that is within driving distance of Red Wing, so throughout the past 8 years or so they have commuted to get the kids to Red Wing for school every other week. Both of them currently are employed with Treasure Island Resort and Casino in the Red Wing area.As our decree states we have 50/50 custody, no child support, split child related bills, etc. No problems, and everything has been going fine. We tend to work out any issues pertaining to the kids on our own.Now the dilemma I am inquiring about: I have been promoted to a new position within my company, but need to relocate out to Bismarck ND.My exwife and I are in complete and total agreement that our daughter (turning 18 in November) finishes her senior year of school right here in Red Wing. She has a car they provided her, and will commute from her mother and stepfathers house this year as she has done every other week for the past couple years since she has had a license.Here is where I need advice and/or help. My son has expressed interest in moving to Bismarck with me, rather than staying back with his mother where he will be having to change schools to the local school in her area (Zumbrota school district). She said she is going to not allow him to do this, and will fight for keeping him with her because I'm the one moving and she feels she has the final say in the matter. What I need to know is what I can do for my son? What rights in this he has, if any?Thank you *****

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My daughter is getting married on 7/24/16. She lives in my

My daughter is getting married on 7/24/16. She lives in my wife's and my home. He is not allowed in our home because of prior domestic abuse to our daughter. When they are married, and my daughter is still living in our home, does the boyfriend (now husband) have a LEGAL right to live in our home?

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During equitable distribution will a judge listen to other

During equitable distribution for separation will a judge listen to other factors such as adultery, alcoholism, and domestic abuse?

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I have a question, My son who owns s own home has s

Hi I have a question, My son who owns his own home has his girlfriend living with him along with their son. They have been having issues and have decided to separate, she wants to stay in the home with her son and have him my son move out of the home., his home that he owns. Can she go to court and say that he has abandoned both her and his sonJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: New HampshireJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No not yet, he seems to think that he does not need to talk to an attorney that hey can work things out on their own i do not trust her she has been physically violent towards himJA: Is there anything else the Family Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: No not that i am aware of we do not want this to get out due to the fact that he has a career in law enforcement and is afraid it may affect his jobJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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