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ALABAMA, NO, YES I HAVE A CUSTODY PROBLEM.I HAVE A SO THATS

MY NAME IS*****: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: ALABAMAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NOJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: YES I HAVE A CUSTODY PROBLEM.I HAVE A SO THATS 15 YEARS OLD THATS BEEN IN HIS FATHERS CUSTODY.ON JAN 5, 2017 HE RELASED HIM TO GET OUT.TAKING STUFF HE BOUT EVEN HIS BASKETBALL UNIFORM.TOLD HIM IF HE COULDNT PLAY FOOT BALL THEN HE COULDNT PLAY BASKETBALL AND IF HE WAS CAUGHT ON FLOOR FRIDAY NIGHT THEN HE WAS GONE HAVE POLICE TO EXCORT HIM OFF FLOOR.AND I NEED TONO WHAT I NEED TO DO.

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I went through a mediated divorce, March 3 2016, since then

Hi, I went through a mediated divorce, March 3 2016, since then my ex husband hasn't kept to an of the agreed upon support, or property settlement s, he started a Land Surveyors company during our 32 year marriage, he is supposed to be paying $1500 a month, alimony in gross, until he pays $380,000 ,he constantly threatens me, and even been in a drunken standoff with the police, and wasn't charged . My attorney has now quit because of fear of him, now I am forced to start over trying to get a contempt hearing, I have been waiting since, late June and still don't have a court date, what can I do to try and get justice, he seems to get away with everything, he has many DUI S laughs at me, because he gets away with not paying, he had a mistress spent $200,000 on lavish vacations for the both of them, that's why I divorced him, it just seems I try and fight for justice but just can't get it.

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My father was physically and emotionally abusive throughout

My father was physically and emotionally abusive throughout my childhood, until I left shortly after my 13th birthday (I'll be 23 soon.) At that time, CPS got involved, and my mom fought him for custody and won. His emotional abuse continued through that custody battle, with threats to keep me from my sisters, and gaslighting and denial that any abuse took place. He called me a lying whore, and tried to fight to exclude me from his insurance because he "refused to pay for my inevitable abortions." He was prevented from coming around me, and the judge required him to attend counseling sessions by himself before he would have a chance to see me again. He refused to complete these sessions. In December of '08, he saw me in a grocery store, watched me while I shopped, and tried several times to strike up a conversation with me. Around 2009, he began driving by my mom's house (where I lived) in his new truck "on his way home" (this happened at least 3 times over a month, frequently enough that we knew the truck before we knew it was his. He admitted to doing so in a conversation with my stepmom) and left Christmas presents for me on my mom's doorstep while I was home alone. She called him and told him to leave me alone, and he blamed her for lying about his character to me, and called her a roadblocker. He did leave me alone, until recently.3 days ago, he came into my workplace. I work retail in a higher end dog and cat supply store, and he came in, walked straight past me, and lingered in the cat aisle. His wife was shopping for cat litter, and he came around the end of the aisle and said hi to me as I was restocking an item. I recognized him, and immediately left the floor. I explained to my bosses (the store owners) who he is and why I'm not comfortable with him being around him. They were supportive and allowed me to work off of the floor until he left. They even offered to refuse service to him and ask him not to return to the store if he refused to leave me alone in the future. We have a screen that shows security cam footage in the room I was working in, and I was able to see him linger in our small store, not looking at any products, but looking around (for me, I assume) for about half an hour. Before this event, he had apparently come into the store once before. I've worked at this store for 20 months, and have never seen him shop here before. I recently got engaged, which has brought me back in touch with some members of my family that also speak to him, and I believe one of these family members relayed this information to him, although I can only speculate. I don't believe it's an accident that he's begun to shop in my workplace. My question is, what legal steps can I prepare myself to take in order to stop or prevent stalker-like behavior? It's very consistent of his controlling and manipulative personality that he would frequent my neutral workplace, where I have very little power to leave or ask him to, simply because he CAN. I've told him several times in the past that I just want him to leave me alone, and he just blames my mother for telling me what to think. This feels like harassment

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Family Law Criminal Law Are there circumstances where Child

Family Law Criminal LawAre there circumstances where Child Abuse is a Tort, or is in any way "actionable" via litigation?Are there any statutes of limitations for Child Abuse litigationIs Emotional Child Abuse considered Child Abuse?Is Enablement of Child Abuse, of any kind, actionable.WRITTEN RESPONSE PLEASE, IN DETAIL. I WILL 'TIP' FOR THOROUGH COMPETENT ANSWER. (NO PHONE CHAT PLEASE, AT LEAST NOT YET)

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When does bad awful parenting could become child abuse? I am

When does bad awful parenting could become child abuse?I am concerned about my neighbor's 5 year old. Both of the parents have very bad life style, eating unhealthy food with lot of fat and sugar, watching TV and no outdoor activity. And they are enforcing the same life style on their 5 year old.I have a dog and it will get restless if I don't take it for evening walk, I can't imagine what that kid must be going through.I would like to know when does bad parenting can become child abuse? Can I call child services to review the kids situation?

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For over 7 years in total and 4 years in the legal system my

For over 7 years in total and 4 years in the legal system my ex and father of my child has been physically and emotionally harassing me via gas lighting, phone and email. He has been formally charged with harassment, contempt. I requested to use Our Family Wizard so the emotional abuse would be monitored by the court. The goal to stop the horrible abuse. He continues to emotionally abuse and manipulate blantently in Our Family Wizard. Question is, would Our Family Wizard be considered a third party given the fact that it is monitored? My question would relate to slander and libel. Thank you. ,JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: The state of PAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Many things have been filed and reported. He appears above reproach. Severe problem of bias in Family Legal SystemJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I want sole legal custody because joint legal custody is how he manipulates and abuses

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Could you answer a divorce question for me? Well...I was

hello, could you answer a divorce question for me?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Well...I was married in Alberta, Canada to a man that is a citizen of Canada, but I am from Illinois and have lived in Illinois most of our marriage due to a variety of issuesJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They may want to know that there is one child involved, who is living with me

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My 16 year old daughter lives with her mother in state. We

My 16 year old daughter lives with her mother in Washington state. We have been divorced for 7 years. My daughter is under extreme emotional abuse and was very recently told by her mother that the only reasons that she (the mom) isn't committing suicide is because the daughter lives with her. This scares the crap out of me. My ex did try to kill her self right before I met her when in college and was institutionalized for some time. I'm scared about this situation. My daughter has expressed she wants to live with me. How can I help my daughter?

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Want to divorce abusive, alcoholic spouse; have questions about it

I stay in NJ. My husband has anger issues. We have two minor children. He is verbally abusive, has a recurrent alcohol problem (twice witnessed when the children were in his care). I am the breadwinner. I want a divorce, but need to strategize, since he seems like he is ready to "take me to the cleaners." I don't care about the material things as much as custody of the children.We went to counseling for a while. Being the "forgiving wife," I have never filed anything. But I have emails with his admission, and a video of him "plastered" a few years ago.My net worth is not negligible. My husband refuses to leave the home, even though tensions seem to be escalating. Throughout our ENTIRE marriage, i.e. 8.5 years, the entire income was mine. His pretext being it was difficult to find a job. He is now a Permanent Resident through me; our relationship was lived between Europe, Africa, Canada and the US until he got his papers a year ago. I am at a point where I really would rather not share the same space as him. Thank you.

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