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May I get a copy of the papers that made it possible for the

May I get a copy of the papers that made it possible for the state of Pennsylvania to get custody of me in the year 1952. My dad left my mother without resources and my brother, sister, and I were either voluntarily given up for adoption or taken away from my mother, I don't know which. I was placed in a school in Millford, Pa. at age eight and remained there until I was eighteen. My parents are dead and I want to know how we were removed from our home.

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I want to leave my husband but I'm afraid he will not let me

I want to leave my husband but I'm afraid he will not let me take my kids with me . Can he stop me from taking them with me ?JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes we're not legally married but been together for 16 years

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My nephew has been married for nearly a year and a half. His

My nephew has been married for nearly a year and a half. His wife owned the house they live in before they married. She has never given him a key to the home, nor has she even given him a closet for his clothes (He keeps them in his truck). He took out loans in his name only to pay for their wedding and renovations on her home. She recently visited a lawyer to discuss divorce. Does my nephew have any claim to that house after only a year and a half of marriage? Could she be liable for the house renovations if he isn't?

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I live in California, and my 9 yr. old daughter resides in.

Hi, I live in California, and my 9 yr. old daughter resides in Virginia. After a disagreement between myself and my ex regarding accessing info from the school (I have joint legal over all educational matters, and no specific orders restricting me from contacting the school), I emailed the school principal and vice principal to clear things up. Instead of forwarding them the agreement with everything redacted save for the pertinent info regarding joint legal custody, I mistakenly sent them the whole thing. My ex wife was cc'ed on the email, per our agreement, and once she realized I'd sent over the whole thing not redacted in any way, she sent this email: "Do you know how completely inappropriate it is to provide the school with our entire order? It's. Gross violation of not only my privacy but our child's. You should have only forwarded the pertinent 3 articles pertaining to legal custody.You will be hearing from my atty."I reside in CA by the way and the case is still under CA jurisdiction until 2020.My questions are 1.) Am I in any kind of trouble legally speaking? 2.) Would it be advisable to apologize to my ex directly and then send a follow up email to the school with a properly redacted version, asking them to disregard the original? That's not going to help with her anger or prevent her from contacting an attorney, but will it help me from a legal stand point? I certainly did not mean to put the whole thing on display for the school. Not looking to cause drama. Just wanted them to be aware of my rights to avoid further conflict.Thanks.

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My fiancee is on a trip for work and I am planning to take

My fiancee is on a trip for work and I am planning to take his son to visit him for one night, the only time it would be with just me is just getting there on our way in the car. His ex is trying to argue this however there is no parenting plan in place and they share custody about 50/50. Can she do anything about this?

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FamilyAttorney

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My son's partner (name: Barbara) is in a custody suit with

My son's partner (name: Barbara) is in a custody suit with her ex-husband. I have supported the fees for the law firm and things went crazy on 2/14. The ex- showed up at the settlement conference. This was a surprise, but since that date, the attorney has not been cooperative in assisting on what the next step should be When the settlement conference date was set by the judge, he also set the trial date of 2/23/17. Barbara is not getting any return calls from her attorney, the paralegal is not responding either. We are two days away from knowing whether or not there is in fact a trial time she should be in court. She resides in Las Vegas, but the case is in California. She cannot find if she is on the court docket, or know if she is to be present. She has to book a flight, make arrangements for her daughter for assistance to get to school and let her contacts for testimony know whether they are to be in court or not. How can we determine the court date and also get the attorney of record to respond? Can this be construed as negligence on the part of the attorney?JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: The case is in Sacramento, California. The case is about child custody and visitation rights. The father took the 10 year old for a supposed two weeks visit and never brought her back to her mother. In the initial hearing after mediation, the Judge ordered that the mother could go pick up her daughter in December and get her back in the school system by the first of the year. All the directives of the court have been followed by Barbara, and the pre-trial conference was scheduled on 2/14 with a surprise visit from counsel representing the father. Trial date was set for 2/23 by the Judge who ordered the return of the daughter to her mother. With counsel not communicating, we are worried about her being in contempt if she doesn't show up, or her attorney does not respond as to what course of action to take.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: There was dissolution filed in December which had been in the court system awaiting a final for 8 years. As to reported, what is your question?JA: I hope not.Customer: Nothing has been reported. What do we do about the attorney?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I can think of. We are just dismayed about the lack of communication and being worried about missing a court date and how to proceed if we cannot get the attorney to communicate.

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If my ex and I can come to an agreement about the children's

If my ex and I can come to an agreement about the children's schedule and shared expenses, does a custodial parent HAVE to be named? I have the kids 18 days a month and she has them 12 (most months unless we need to switch for any reason). However, the kids use her address for their school district. Would I be considered the custodial parent since I have them more or would she because her address is used for school? Or is it based on something else?

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My ex and I have children together that I support. It

My ex and I have children together that I support. It appears that they lied regarding their earnings and reported only one W-2 and one source of income, instead of two. We're leading towards doing pre-discovery and requesting W-2's and pay stubs. Am I allowed to see my ex's W-2 and paystubs or only my lawyer? Thanks.

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Asad Rahman

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J.D.

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I don't know if this is family law but....9 years ago my hy,

I don't know if this is family law but....9 years ago my hyJA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: I'm sorry, 9 years ago my husband borowed $2,000.00 from an acquaintance, he aJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: MissouriJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, 9 years ago my husband borrowed $2,000 from an aquinance. He wanted something as collegial. He signed the title of my car to him. Long story short, the loan was paid within the year. My husband asked him to sign the car back over to us. He was to get back to us. My husband health was not good and he was in and out of the hospital. We forgot all about the title. So now we would like to buy a car. My husbands attempts to get ahold of him were not good. We then found out he had passed away in April of 2011. He has no family, and his estate did not go into probate. So how can we get a clean title. Thank you for your help. Debbie Guerrero

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