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A preliminary proceeding in a custody/visitation proceeding

Hi a preliminary proceeding in a custody/visitation proceeding was filed against me in New York family court. I would like to submit a preliminary objection to the plaintiffs complaint where can I find a sample document

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My wife and I are getting a divorce. I have lived here 5

My wife and I are getting a divorce. I have lived here 5 years but deed is in her name. Can she evict me? Or what are my rights in this matter. Thank you so much.JA: Has anything been filed in court yet?Customer: NoJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Right now just c9ncerned about staying in the home until we work out the arrangements

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I need advice regarding child custody. My daughters father

I need advice regarding child custody. My daughters father and I have a verbal agreement in which we each get our daughter every other week. When it's time for me to pick her up he threatens not let me have her. Can he keep her

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Last week my 10 day old daughter had a fall. She fell out of

HiLast week my 10 day old daughter had a fall. She fell out of my hand as I was going to get her a bottle. My wife and I immediately took her to the hospital. They found two fractures on her skull and she was hospitalized for three days. During our time at the hospital we were contacted by child protective services. We told them what happened and gave them information such as criminal background. My wife has a clean record and I have a DUI and misdemeanor cannabis charge, both from over five years ago. I also submitted a urinary analysis. I was asked if anything would show up and I told them possibly cannabis but probably not. They asked when was the last time i used cannabis and how often I do. I told them about two weeks ago and that I consume cannabis a few times a month (I live in Washington state where recreational use is legal). They asked me about my alcohol use and I told them I drink once or twice a week and a six pack or less. they asked me if i have ever had dependency issues or have been committed to rehab, I said no. They asked all of the same questions for my wife and she said no to all. She is currently active duty Air Force and we love on a military base. We both submitted to background checks. We also allowed them a walk through of our house which was found to be properly suited for a child and no issues. When it came time to be medically discharged from the hospital CPS put a 72 hour administrative hold on hour child, meaning she could not leave the hospital pending the house walk through and a family safety planning meeting in which we sit down with the case worker and her supervisor and discuss what happened again as well as in home services. It was also pending a medcon, which is an analysis by a third party doctor through the cps agency of my child's injuries to ensure the explanation of the accident was plausible according to her injuries. That doctor confirmed that everything looked plausible. Also two other doctors from the hospital confirmed it to be plausible. when we had the meeting the cps supervisor was very condescending and treated me as a criminal with no respect. They recommended an in home service which would require someone to come to our house once a week for 14 weeks.This is a description of the service that they provided to us:PFR is a hands-on therapeutic parenting intervention that is based on attachment theory for children from birth to three years of age. The program emphasizes that what young children need most is a caregiver who is nurturing, sensitive a, and representative of a child's needs. Promoting First Relationships uses strength based verbal feedback to help caregivers learn about child development. In addition, the caregiver and therapist use reflective practice to engage the caregiver in a dialogue that promotes the caregiver's understanding of their own emotions and needs, and the emotions of the child. Caregivers will gain the capacity to see the world through their children's eyes, identify their child feelings and needs, and how to meet those needs in a sensitive and responsive way. The service includes videotaping the parent and child.I told the supervisor that I did not feel the service would be neccessary and that we had plenty of resources through the military including parenting classes and agencies for helping families. This is when they became very rude. they said that i wasnt taking the situation seriously. then they said that during the 14 weeks they would be sending someone from cps to our house monthly for health and safety check. they also said i would need to submit to random urinary analysis for a month and that I would need to submit another sample after the meeting, which I did. None of this stuff was court ordered. After trying to refuse and getting forcible push back we reluctantly agreed because we did not want hem to keep the hold on our child. After the meeting we were finally able to bring our child home. She was recovered from her injuries and we are all doing well.So, finally my question is that do we have the right to still refuse the services, the random urinary analysis, and the monthly visits. And, if we do, what action can CPS take.

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I share joint legal and physical custody of my 13 year old

I share joint legal and physical custody of my 13 year old son with my ex-husband. We separated 8 yrs divorced for 7 yrs. 2 years ago I tried to get full custody. The outcome his current wife is not to contact me and he is to only text or email. The problem - my ex-husband is a bully he texts/emails every weekend whether our son is with me or not. And it never is in regards ***** ***** son. It's so bad I want to give up my rights and get a no contact order with him. This past Friday we couldn't make the usual switch time because I was in the ER with severe dehydration. A barrage of emails and texts came while I was in the hospital. I told him he was welcome to come get our son but I couldn't meet him. He threatens lawyer involvement. And it turns out he was working and couldn't make it anyway. I want him to leave me alone and I want peace. Please advice. Walk away or spend thousands more to fight for full custody?

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I am in an abusive marriage. 2 children ages 3 and 1. 2 days

I am in an abusive marriage. 2 children ages 3 and 1. 2 days ago he agreed to see a mediator with conditions of joint custody with a plan to see the children 3 nights a week, Sunday's most day with a plan to have them sleep every night at my home. He lives elsewhere presently. Today he informs me that he expects overnight visits and will have the children at his apartment. What can I do? I don't trust him. I want to run and take the kids. I have evidence of his abuse and lack of attention to the children. I have everything he originally agreed to in text as evidence which he is now recanting. Please help!

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I need help in finding sample objects to a family court

HiJA: Hi. How can we help?Customer: I need help in finding sample objects to a family court support orderJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: New York State Nassau countyJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. I did the hearing pro seJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: As pro see the support magistrate refused to let me use my notes which in turn made my testimony not as good as it could

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I just filed a motion to modify in Springfield mo I was not

I just filed a motion to modify in Springfield moI was not happy with my original commissioner and was glad to see it was assigned to a new commissionerI just found outJudge RecusesCommissioner Chrisman requests that this case be reassigned to Division III, since that division has had significant and recent history with these parties. Case transferred to Presiding Judge for reassignment. CSC/rssWhat I can do so that I do not get assigned my original commissioner?Can I request that the Commissioner not recuses?How would I do that?

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My name's. and my wife,, is American. We've been separated

Hi,My name's James. I'm British and my wife, Sarah, is American. We've been separated for five years and I emailed her at the start of the month saying that I was going to file for divorce. Two days ago I received an affidavit for degree without appearance of the parties. I had to sign for the documents and it had been stamped by Denver court. She ticked the boxes saying that there were no debts/financial claims, we have no children and no property to divide up. She also filled in the certificate of service section at the end. I want to get divorced and agree with the claims which she made - I don't contest anything etc as there is nothing to contest. I'm not familiar with the Colorado legal system at all, so what do I have to do at this point for he divorce to go through, or is it already a done deal?Thanks for your help

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