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Our son who is an attorney with a family of three children

Our son who is an attorney with a family of three children seems to have lost his mind. He started an affair with a married woman in his office ... both were fired and he refuses to leave the marital home or seek counseling. Refuses to discuss with us (his parents) and is continuing the affair. Our daughter-in-law is caught in the middle and is being emotionally We're caught in the middle. What are the wife's legal rights? Can she put our son out of the house? Should she? She works but does not make much money and says the legal expense of a lawyer is too much.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Pennsylvania ... HarrisburgJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. It's not my issue but our grandchildren are being affected and our daughter-in-law is suffering emotional abuse daily as our son continues to go out and stay all night with this woman. Her husband is also aware and it's my understanding she has four kids by three different men. By the way, this is a total break with how we perceived our son ... he is always the first one to help us and anyone else.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: How do we protect our grandchildren in this situation?

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Law Educator, Esq.

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High level query- Joint custody (Colorado), no ROFR in

High level query- Joint custody (Colorado), no ROFR in standing Order. One parent suffers self-induced drug overdose, requires month-long stay in hospital and subsequent 3-month stay in addiction recovery center after suffering brain injury. Minor child chooses to stay with other parent as stepparent in first parent home is engaging in mental and emotional abuse (controlling behavior). 2nd parent now being accused of "substantial and on-going non-compliance with standing Court order" as 1st parent is claiming 2nd parent deprived 1st parent of parenting time.

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Michael J, Esq.

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I had 50/50 custody of my teenage daughter until last

HI. I had 50/50 custody of my teenage daughter until last January, after she was caught stealing the morning after pill. At that time I also found out that she was stealing from many other stores as well as smoking marijuana daily and making other poor decisions, such as hanging out with homeless men at the park and getting hash from them. She left to her mother's house and never returned to my hosue. Three weeks later, her mom filed for child support and I haven't seen my daughter since she left my house on Jan 4. She is trying to get a drivers license and she called me a week before she turned 16 and 5 weeks after she went to her mom's house and asked me to sign for her permit. Since our parenting plan agreement stated that she had to have a 3.0 gpa to get her license and she had less than that and we had recently discovered her marijuana use and other irresponsible behavior, I said no. She yelled "I hate you" and hung up the phone on my and that is the last I've heard from her. The next day, her mother's attorney sent me a letter via email threatening to file a restraining order against me for emotional abuse of my daughter. I have no way of contacting her at this point. I recently discovered by looking at her old cell phone that I had taken from her after she was caught stealing, that she has been sleeping over at her boyfriend's house often and that they buy and sell drugs to their friends, including ounces of marijuana and acid. She also partakes in these drugs. Her mother works out of town every weekend and she is left to her own devices. Child Support Services has determined that I owe about $900 per month in child support. Her mother is self employed and works with her husband at several businesses that they own together. One of their businesses just went into escrow for 1.3 million dollars, but she reports that she makes $4000 per month, while her husband makes $10,000+. My wife is on disability and needs extensive therapy at the moment. The child support order seems unfair on many levels. One, my daughter is not being supervised properly - I feel like child support payments are supposed to be so she will be taken care of, however she is out of control and her mother doesn't care. I've told her mom about the drug use, etc. Asked her to consider transferring schools, asked her to drug test my daughter, etc.. however she refuses to do anything. I also think the order is unfair based on the income. My ex wife has purposefully misrepresented her income. I'm not sure what I can do. The attorneys at child support services said that the court will not care about any of these things and will order the full amount. Is there anything I can do to protect my daughter and is there anything I can do about this unfair child support order? Thank you.

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My husband and I are currently going thru a bad divorce,

Hello,My husband and I are currently going thru a bad divorce, been separated for 18 months.I suffered emotional abuse during my marriage of 4 years and so did my 3 children as well to the point that we are in family Therapy at the present time. (We had 1 child now 4, and I have 2 children from previous marriage ages 12 and 9)On 6/24/2016, after a disagreement with my husband I stated via text to him that I feared him and that I had told my family and close friends that if something should happen to me, he would be responsible. I said such based on the facts that he is an aggressive, controlling, intimidating and manipulating individual. On 6/24/2016, he filed a "defamation of character" case against me.

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RobertJDFL

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My husband owns a condo and townhouse in Surfside Beach

My husband owns a condo and townhouse in Surfside Beach bought prior to our marriage. We have been married 7 weeks. He left a few days ago and went to the condo leaving me in the townhouse. He assaulted me and has to go to court this month. He has threatened to cancel my insurance. He also says he is selling the townhouse. He is retired with a monthly income that is triple mine. Am I entitled to alimony and can ge evict me before the divorce?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: SCJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, but plan to. JIM says he is going to make sure I get nothingJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: He is bipolar and off medications. Big argument was because I found a text he wrote asking a former girlfriend to come visit or live with us for the purpose of all 3 of us sleeping together. This is not the first time he has tried this

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My wife and I are currently separated and she has left the

My wife and I are currently separated and she has left the marital home (6.28.16) and has yet to inform me where my child resides at night. She filed an EPO and PPO against me and during the court hearing (7.19.16), the judge dismissed her claims. Since the hearing she has made it challenging for me to see our daughter and refuses to see me on a daily basis. She disconnected the phone and disallowed contact with my daughter, until I secured a prepaid line. Am I able to petition the court for a restraining order against her for emotional abuse? She suffers from diagnosed manic depression and anxiety and I am concerned with the safety of our child.

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Lucy, Esq.

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My wife is trying to fight of her grandchildren. The reason

My wife is trying to fight for custody of her grandchildren. The reason is for neglect, emotional abuse, drug use and sale of drugs, mental disorder of mother, and a host of other reasons. First off the children are almost two years of age and 6 months of age. The two year old has been with us from three weeks old until parents took her back last month. I am looking for an experienced attorney with sex offender cases of custody and visitation to guide us in this matter. I have discussed with a criminal attorney and we are pursuing to be relieved of sex offender requirements. We do have evidence and witnesses to the allegations we are alleging on the parents.Advice desperatley needed

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AttyHeather

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My brother, who was living in my parents old house(now

My brother, who was living in my parents old house(now deceased) has also passed. I am estranged from my family due to physical, sexual and emotional abuse I suffered. How can I ensure any profit from the selling of my parents home will reach me? I live in another state, and use my married name. There definately were no wills or power of attorney. My family does not have much, and obviously neither do I. I can' t afford an attorney, and it wouldnt be sensible as I am quite sure anything I would recieve would probably be < 5-10k. Is there something I need to do, but keep my privacy from my crazy family?

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I'm filing temp custody order 15 year old due to verbal

I'm filing for a temp custody order for my 15 year old due to verbal and emotional abuse by the mother and her new husband. also mom abandoned her in Newark with no ride home. not the first time. I was just wondering since we have another child who is 13 but wasn't abandoned and is still currently with her mom can I just go for the custody of the 15 year old or do I have to go for the 13 year old as well. The 15 year old chooses to stay with me but the 13 year old is brainwashed by the mom and new husband and as far as I know wants to stay there. Id like to get her out of the situation as well but afraid theres no reason to take emergency custody of her at this time. thanks

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Lucy, Esq.

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