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How can legal Guardian grandparents adopt 9 year old

How can legal Guardian grandparents adopt 9 year old grandchild?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Redding, CAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: This was a CPS case where mother was the abuser. We have been legal guardians for four years, She is almost nine now. Our son is mildly intellectually disabled, and cannot raise his daughter.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes. Our son also lives with us, and is all for our adopting her. Mom is mentally ill with Munchaussens by Proxy.

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I would like to know more about my share purchase agreement

Hello I would like to know more about my share purchase agreement because I'm quitting. Not sure how I'm going to share my purchase agreement here and also if is it required any other document. Thanks

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I been indicated of child abuse my daughter spilled a cup of

Hi I been indicated of child abuse my daughter spilled a cup of hot tea on her face her face was red but not much so I had some burn cream that was prescribed awhile ago because of an exploding pressure cook where I got burn she did to and my son. So having that cream I thought I put some on thinking the redness would go away but the next day in the afternoon I noticed her face was bright red and had some blisters so decided to take her to the emergency room right away so because I took a day to take her in they say I didn't look for medical treatment right away so they hit me with child abuse do you think I can win this case I don't believe is child abuse due to the fact that I put cream on her not thinking it was to bad but when I saw blisters I immediately took her onJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PennsylvaniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: YesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No that's pretty much it

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Zoey, JD

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I'm looking for adoption information for stepparent please

Hello I'm looking for adoption information for stepparent please not your typical case. Has been has sold eagle soar physical custody of his daughter who we have had since she was young bio mother is missing and has been out of the picture she also has mental health issues which is why she lost custody of the child in the first place the child's domicile was changed to the country of Belize because that's when my husband and I moved to an opened our business we live in the country of Belize although we are US citizens Born and lived her entire lives in Michigan on my husband retired Belize was our retirement area to go to , it was our understanding under Michigan law that once bio mom had not made any contact at all for a period of two years or more than stepparent adoption could take place we are now finding out we were told that I cannot have a stepparent adoption that even though the courts have jurisdiction over custody until the child is 18 years of age because we no longer live in the United States and we no longer live in Michigan I cannot file for a stepparent adoption because that's a separate motion . My stepdaughter who of course I consider to be my daughter is age 9 now she has lived in Belize with us for two full years any idea what we should do I would like a second opinionJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MiJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: If you are an automated response I will wait for human thank you if you read what I typed you will see what has already been doneJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I need a family lawyer. i got served i need to know what to

i need a family lawyer. i got served i need to know what to do asapJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: wyomingJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: he filed for divorceJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: need help what to file since he filed in another state other were the child lives

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LegalGems

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My kids are under the care of my mother after i signed her a

Hi!JA: Hello. How can we be of help?Customer: So, my kids are under the care of my mother after i signed her a power attorney, until i managed to stabilize my income and a household for them, i didn't give her custody. At this moment I have a stable home and a stable income, and my mother does not want to give me my kids back. What can i do to revoke that "power attorney" so i can get my kids back?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: It's not about real estate, I need a family lawyer and the state is PAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I went to the courthouse, and i have the paperwork to get the custody of my kids back but that appointment is not until july, and that is a long time. My kids are not safe in my mothers hose anymore, I don't have any physical evidence about that but i do have a witness that used to live there whom she kicked out.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Friday the police were called but they weren't able to do anything with the documentation I had at hand.

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JD 1992

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I am in west. my 7 month old son was taken two months ago.

I am in west virginia. my 7 month old son was taken two months ago. his mother stopped taking her medication and gave the baby (malnourished ) to the neighbors stated "i cannot take care of him anymore" i didnt know for two weeks that cps had taken him and i had tried each day to get the mother to answer the door. i thought she was mad at me. i didnt realize that she was off her medication and didnt think the child was in any danger. upon being informed from the mothers friend that cps hadthe baby in custody i immediately went to dhhr cps to inquire as to where my child was located. they informed me that i had court the next day and ofcourse i went to court to find out that i was charged with abandonment. i was never offered custody or even for a family member to gain custody. the mother made false accusations of abuse that were immediately proven false. she also made accusations that i was as well as my mother was the cartel. i failed a drug screen ordered by the judge for methamphetamines on the day of court . i have since passed eveery other drug test with exception of about three weeks of decreasing levels of marijuana due to the length of time to get it out of my system . note , i had been prescribed medical marijuana by a doctor in california where i had recently moved back from to west virginia. so now im clean for a couple of months straight and i am still being charged with abandonment and i get only 4 hours per week with my child at some visitation facility. i have over a month between court dates and i am ordered to take a psychiatric evaluation on may 22 which is i guess protocol. i do not feel like i have done anything wrong but get high once, and this does not seem like grounds for taking my child away from me. do you feel that i am being treated unfairly because i have heard several stories of people getting their children back who were on drugs or homeless. i do not feel that it is fair to wait three more months to get my child back? should i see a lawyer other than the one appointed to my case who does not seem to think that my wait is too long?JA: I am Pearl, the Family Lawyer's Assistant. Can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: i live in ohio but this happened in west virginia which is ten minutes drive away.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: my lawyer thinks im on the right path but i am furious that i must still wait for three to maybe six more months.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Gerald-Esquire

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I have a 1 year old and believe I know who the father is.

I have a 1 year old and believe I know who the father is. Problem is he's am illegal immigrant from Mexico and I'm afraid to ask for child support due to the fact he would want to take him with to Mexico.. not sure how to go about this or if it's okay not to introduce the baby. What are my legal rights as a mother to handle this situation?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No nothing. He has no knowledge he has a child.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not at the moment

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originallawyer

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I am on SSI and have gotten an inheritance that would put me

I am on SSI and have gotten an inheritance that would put me over the resource limit. I spoke withCustomer(a family lawyer on this site) about the situation on March 8. I spoke with him about me being able to maintain my benefits by using the "spend down" option for SSI, thus keeping me under the resource limit. Moreover, I told him that I wanted to spend down the inheritance by putting the bulk of it into my mother's house. He said that I could do this by becoming co owner of the house with my mother, and being put on the deed. Now I just want clarification as to whether I need to be on the deed *and* the mortgage or just the deed. I would also like advice on what type of lawyer I need to set this up and the potential costs involved. Thank you.

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