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I have joint custody of my kids. I am the custodial parent,

I have joint custody of my kids. I am the custodial parent, kids live with me. Kids dad does absolutely nothing with kids except take them to movies or whatever. Barely picks them up, doesn't go to dr appt, school stuff, nothing. He constantly video tapes us, records us, etc. my oldest has severe anxiety because of it. doesn't want to see his dad. Dad recently came into some money. He told me he would pay me $300k plus extra for custody of kids or he will break me and my family in court and I will have nothing. Money talks he says and he will pay whomever off to testify that I am a bad mom. I want to sue for full custody and hange his visitation to once a month for the emotional abuse. Can I do that? And isn't he like bribing me or blackmail or something??

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My ex-spouse refuses to provide any medical information

My ex-spouse refuses to provide any medical information (names of Doctors, insurance information, medical information, etc...) regarding our child. It is one of the several actions of attempted alienation between me and our child. My question is this - what information do I need to take to the medical facility where I know my child attends to request a copy of the medical records? (e.g. Birth Certificate, Divorce Decree that states joint custody with full access to all medical records, etc...) Or, what other advice do you have for me to obtain this information. Please do not suggest going back to court - I am out of funds and the court does not seem to take much interest in addressing acts of alienation.

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Ronna L. DeLoe, Esq.

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Can a father legally take s children out of state on

Can a father legally take his children out of state on vacation if he and the mother are newly separated and awaiting their divorce? The father has filed paperwork with the court system for custody two months ago, but he has not been assigned a court date or heard anything back from the court system since. The vacation was pre-planned before the separation and is not a permanent move. Would he possibly be in trouble for kidnapping and/or child abduction?

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If there is a joint custody agreement in place, does the ex

Hi. If there is a joint custody agreement in place, does the ex husband have the right to demand personal info about who I'm seeing? Am I required to provide this info?Thanks,YW

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I was wondering if you could help me in the right direction.

Hi. I was wondering if you could help me in the right direction. I have been divorced for 4 years. The kids are now 18, 16, 12, and 9. My exhusband became an alcoholic immediately after the divorce, and we just cant ignore the issue anymore. I saved all my 12 year old daughter texts about the disgust of her dads drunkedness, he really only is just unreasonable and unkind, not physically abusive, and i dont think he drinks and drives, but i really wouldnt know. I dont know what to do because my 16 year old son and i have an extremely strained relationship and i would easily guess he would want to live w his dad. But my 9 year old daughter will be so torn by this, she still wants to believe in her daddy. But my 12 year old daughters texts are too heartbreaking and disturbing. He lives four doors away and i want to fix my roof and move in the opposite direction of him. Right now we have joint custody w me having primary conservatorship. I would like to go to standard custody or even supervised visits until he cleans his act. May you please reccommend something

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What is the position of court on mental issues (in case of

what is the position of court on mental issues (in case of joint custody)with one parent can the other party get the records and what do they see the latest or earlier reports?

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I am needing a miracle right now! I am going to try to

I am needing a miracle right now! I am going to try to condense all of this. 12 years ago my son was held back from me without my consent from his father in Italy. Some days after giving birth, he had locked me in the lower level basement of his parents home without communication. I had no cell phone or landline I could reach anyone. His parents were watching me 24-7 as he went to work. In fear that I would take my son and leave. In the beginning I had no thoughts of leaving Italy with my son back to the US because I thought we were going to make a life together. But because his parents did not like me. They devised a plan to keep my son with them and that I would have to go back without him.I had only 12 days with him! There is so much to this experience that I cannot put into this box.I understand that now since its been 12 years later his habitual residence is namely Italy. So the return of my son is impossible to grant me full custody and to have him back in the US. I just want to be able to have joint custody where I am atleast able to see my son and have him come here for visits. But his father would not want that to happen.He had sent me a letter asking me to sign passports so that he can leave out of country to Germany for vacation but yet not even consider having my son come and visit me. So I refused and now he has retaliated and has recently sent me a 32 page legal document of slander from himself his parents, and his friends. This documents also says that I have the date of: June 20th to show up on Milan , court at 3:30 on Italian time. I cannot afford to jump on a plane and arrive there by that day! It states that if I do not show up that it shows I am fiche up my rights as a mother to my son!!!! No! That is never what I wanted to ever do! He took my heart away 12 years ago and now he wants my blood too! Is there anyway I can appeal this? Can I put a temp stay in order to get something together in my behalf of defense? I am grasping at straws here! And am racing with time! Do I have a fighting chance? Or do I just hope one day my son will want to get to know me? I hope that I can fight this somehow and not get my rights taken away from me! Especially from a foreign country!

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I live in PA. My wife informed me by email that she will

I live in PA. My wife informed me by email that she will divorce me, but i did not see any papers yet. We have son 5 years old.If divorce will happen, most likely i will have to leave to different apartment or house. our current house is in not the best school district. I always wanted to move to better school district, but my wife does want to leave in current house.If i will live separately i want to make my son go to the best school. I plan to rent apartment in that school district in case of divorce. How can I make my son to go to this school district if she will make me "sunday father"? How can I make my son to go to good school district if we will have joint child custody after divorce?Thanks.

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Ronna L. DeLoe, Esq.

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In Massachusetts - I have joint legal and split physical

In Massachusetts - I have joint legal and split physical custody of my children. My ex wife is constantly manipulating our current court order and interfering with my parentingtime. We went to court last sommer and had to have our arraingment made a court order because of her constally trying to stop me from seeing the kids. Now because it doesn't specify times during the summer she wont let me pick the kids up until after 4pm and she enrolled them in a full time all summer, summer camp without my consent and is demanding I pay half. So, now I am forced to ask the court for help again! Will the court put a stop to her doing these things? I can't live like this for the next 12+ years.

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Ronna L. DeLoe, Esq.

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