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Me and my mother signed papers to have my dad evaluated

Me and my mother signed papers to have my dad evaluated against his will now they are sending him away for 6 months and we want him home and take care of him out selvesJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Michigan but it's not about real estateJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: We signed a petition to have him evaluatedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that i know

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If my parental rights were terminated several years ago,

If my parental rights were terminated several years ago, would I still be able to get custody of a grandchild?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: LouisianaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: more clarification needed on that, but we are filing a joint motion to transfer guardianship in Arkansas so we can bring my grandchild to LouisianaJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: will I be able to file for custody of my grandchild after she has lived with me for 6 months if I lost my parental rights of my own child several years ago? The child I lost custody of is not the parent of the grandchild

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Can a guardian move a child out of state without notifying

Can a guardian move a child out of state without notifying the Court?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: ArizonaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Trough my church we meet a 16-year olf boy who came

Trough my church we meet a 16-year olf boy who came illegally from Central America and he already had a deportation order because he was not going to school he was already working full time like an adult.We offer our house to him obtained a guardianship and put him in high school we hire an immigration lawyer and she stopped the deportation order and started working on getting him a work visa and legal documents he soon obtain his documents and he is now a legal residentHe lived with us starting May 2015 and his recidence got to him on March 2016 during the summer we sent him to visit his family in NJ and he worked overthere for a time but came back again September 2016 and came back to our home again.We really enjoyed the time when he was not here that we had deside to ask him to find another place but nontheless we welcome him home again and stayed with us for a time, but he started offering to pay rent or services he wanted to contribute.We told him that he did not had to pay anything in our house but he insisted multiple times and thats when we saw an exit - we said to him: "You know what we are very fortunate that we don't need you to pay us to live here, but there are other families also from the church that can surely use that money to help them"And we asked him, would it be ok if we ask around to see if a family will take you and he said that was fine.We feel that's when the problem started becuase he lasted very short time with that family they did not connect and he recented not beeing with us becuase he had a really easy life here soon after he was moved on to another family also from the church but that family is super strickt and they go without a lot a things like wifi and other benefits he enjoyed with us were taken away.All this while we were sharing with him a cell phone line from our family plan which he was paying but a reduce rate until we notice he stop making payments and when we asked him he said he will not be able to pay for that any longer, therfore we disconnected the line and again that probably upset him further.The reason I am giving you this prefes is becuase Monday, May 15 Child Protective Services came knoking on my door and to my surprise the officer said that my son (Biological) made a claim against me saying that I abused him and that my daugther (Biological) was in grave denger.I was very surprised I could not understand what was happening and why someone would accuse me of anything nontheless child abouse he asked me where my kids were and at the moment they were at their high school he went there pull them out and asked them questions about me and how I disipline them a few hours later he called me and said everything was fine and there was nothing to pursue.When I talked to my kids about the experience they mentioned that the officer asked if they knew that kid and they said we knew him from church and he use to live with us but he no longer those - when they told me his name a light bulb clicked and I tought th claim is coming from him so I got on my car and drove to where he lives and ask him if he knew anything about it and he denied it.The follwing night I received a call from my church leaders who wanted to inteview me and at that time a had not made the connection I tought it was something else but they questioned me about that boy he had accused me of abouse he stated that in the summer on 2016 I had taken him to a hotel and abouse him that is of course not true but the church has a duty to persue any of those allegations and I don't blam them but the problem now is very serious.I am a Loan Officer and a Realtor and I hold two insurance licences and a mark on my record will send me to the dark ages loosing everything if not more with possible jail time this is scary and I need help.After my conversation with my church leader he stated he will consider all sides and make a desicion but I can almost assure you he will error in the side of caution and more than likelly protect the child so I have to be proavtice I do not want the police to come to my doorsteps and handcuff me and take me away is already bad enough for CPS to go to my kids school and be asking questions.I need you help to determin what are my best options to protect myself and not loose my credentials.I want to give you more perspective on the dates - he stated this happened in the summer of 2016 so he was 16 years old until May 28, 2016 and then he left to NJ June 8, 2016 then he came back to my house September 2016 the problem is that I don't know what is the date he is saying this happened was he still 16 or was he already 17 to say he was an adult I dont know that for sure I am trying to get the info from CPS but they are not returning my calls.

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My daughter has verbally abused my grandson and we have

My daughter has verbally abused my grandson and we have removed him from her and he is now living with my son/daughter-in-law and 2 grandchildren- then she moved and we don't know where she is. She refuses to provide my son with guardianship, etc and he also doesn't have health insurance. He will be 16 on 5/31 and we think filing for emancipation is the only way to get control to help him. thoughts?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: californiaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: we talked with a few about guardianship and they will not take the case (they don't do any guardianship cases)JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We don't know where his father is - he was a physical and emotional abuser to my daughter and she fled from him (they were in New York) when my grandson was 1 year old. We obtained a restraining order as he threatened to kill her and me. that was 15 years ago. Haven haven't had any contact with him since. thanks! what is the total cost?

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My son who is currently incarcerated, waiting to go to an in

my son who is currently incarcerated, waiting to go to an in patient rehab facillity is in a custody case for his son who is seven. He was given custody by the court, and signed over guardianship to his cousin until he can get his life in order and provide for his son. The child's mother is going to court over visitation and/or custody. Not sure what she wants. She has a lawyer. The custodial parents have their own lawyer. My son had a lawyer but he withdrew from the case, probably because we haven't been able to pay him any more. My question is does my son need a lawyer to represent him when it goes back to court if the parents who now have guardianship have their lawyer there. There has been a GAL appointed to the case.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: lorain county ohioJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: the mother filed for the court to appoint a GAl . She wants unsuperfised visits which my son has son has not allowed up to now..She was also using drugs and alcohol. She also has domestic violence issues but I dont know if that can be proven Though she sent my son to the hospital two or three times with injuries, he wouldn't accuse her on record and have the boy taken away from her. they were living together then..They split up after he found her cheatingJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: she had a domestic violence issue with the man she dumped my son for a few months ago. he was sent to jail but he's back out now

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I have a daughter who turn 18 4/27/17 and a junior in high

I have a daughter who turn 18 4/27/17 and a junior in high school, she was receiving social security benefits from her deceased father account with her name and my name of the direct deposit. The direct deposits has stop in March because she turn 18. I resubmitted the correct forms to show she is a junior with the expectations that she will be a senior in the next school season.I went to the Social Security Office this morning and provided all the required documents. Now that She is 18 the checks will be mailed in her name only, until she decides to direct deposit into her account amount ($1204.00). The SSA rep told me she can do anything she wants with the money, and she dosent have to share with me or help me continue to care for her with the money.I live in FT Worth Texas, and I dont know the state law in regards ***** ***** being 18 and a junior/expected senior in school forth upcoming school year, what are my responsibilities in the circumstance, am I still in control of Briana over all being until Briana graduates, and how should the money be handle. For a teenager her age Briana dosent respect money or saving, opposite of what I've tried to teach her.Briana dose not know yet about the changes, I would like to be prepared when I do explain to her why she is getting the ssa benefits. Can she move out of my house, what if she docent want to help with her medical, food, and clothing?Thank you for taking this question I look forward in hearing from you.Karen Watts

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I have had sole custody of my daughter since she was 1 1/2

hello i have had sole custody of my daughter since she was 1 1/2 years old. She is twelve now. My daughter has lived with my mom since she was 1 1/2 years old while I was in the Navy, and after getting out in 2009 I have lived with my mom and my daughter. I was wondering if something were to happen to me if it would be possible for my mom to get custody of my daughter, or if there was a chance that my daughter would go back to her mother who hasn't seen her in over 10 years.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: pennsylvania but sole custody was determined in virginia dont know if that mattersJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: filed and reported in virginia...she was found guilty in civil court of child abuse and neglect, or something of that sort it has been a long timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no thank you

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I actually do have a question. Could permanent guardians of

I actually do have a question. Could permanent guardians of a minor child, add another couple as guardians of that child to help them raise the child?JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: the permanent guardians reside in NH and we live in NY but the permanent guardians are originally from NY and plan to move back in the near futureJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: We were actually looking into adopting the child, but it is a very long process. The guardians are in their late 70's and are having a very hard time raising a two year old, but my husband and I already have children are able to help raise her.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: we are not related to the guardians or the child, I know that can be a factor sometimes.

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