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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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I have a custody court date on 6/22 and have been in private

Hello,I have a custody court date on 6/22 and have been in private mediation since January. There was previously one continuance in my case (due to outstanding law enforcement and CPS reports) My son had disclosed inappropriate touching by his step mother.Now after 6 months, and only 8 days before court the mediator said she is going to ask our lawyers for a court continuance. I notified my lawyer yesterday that I do not agree to a court continuance. I think the mediator is abusing the process for profit, as there are no new developments in the case. Furthermore, 2 months ago, after a 2nd meeting with the case detective - I was told that the mediator never contacted the detective for status.Due to lawyer costs I am directing my questions here first. What are my rights, as I do not wish a court continuance? Six months has been long enough given that that case events transpired in Dec 2015, we went to court in Jan 2016 and have been in mediation and my son in counseling for the last 6 months.Also, would it be unwise to let the mediator know that one or more of the investigating agencies verified that she was never in contact with them? Surely, this looks bad for her. Should I, or my lawyer, perhaps advise the mediator of this so she might change her position? Please advise.Thank you.

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My husband claims to be a day trader. However, past 10 years

My husband claims to be a day trader. However, for the past 10 years on our tax return I am the only one with positive income from my W-2. However, he seems to acquire money from his mom to put in his stock market account just enough to get by. We are now living with his disabled mom which is getting frustrating since he is unwilling to go look for a real job and his mom is behind in her mortgage (1 year+) and property taxes(1 year+) We have an 8 year old daughter and son in college. I have been out of work for the past year. But just recently started working part time at a department store but looking for a full time aerospace engineering job. If he refuses to get a job since he is fine with just barely making it with his mom's limited funds. And I get an engineering job in another city in Florida and I file for divorce. Will I have to pay him alimony and child support for the time that he will have our daughter?

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I would like to know if the FL-311 is required to be filed

I would like to know if the FL-311 is required to be filed when Joint Legal and Joint Physical with visitation to both the Petitioner and Respondent are chosen in the Petition and ResponseJA: OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: My spouse and I are both residents of CaliforniaJA: Is there anything else the Family Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: 2 of the 7 children were not fathered by me. I am listed as father on their birth certificates because I was in a position to care and provide for them. My spouse wants me to give up parental rights to those children because she intends to marry their biological father.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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I plan on moving later this year to another county, I advised

I plan on moving later this year to another county, I advised my ex husband and he's not okay with my new proposal for visitation. he currently has him Thursday evenings, Friday evening and ever other weekend. I proposed during the school year I have him Monday - Friday and on his weekends, I will drop him off Friday nights and puck him up sundays. We currently share "joint Physical custody", I currently have "Primary physical Custody" (this what it says in my divorce docs.What do I need to do? am I able not to move away?

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I live in Minnesota and was awarded sole physical and legal

I live in Minnesota and was awarded sole physical and legal custody of my 2 children 2 yrs ago due to my ex wife's alcohol and script drug abuse. She still resides in a half way house and gets general assistance but is applying for legal custody. The kids most of the time do not want to speak with her on her one day a week allotted phone call, per the court order and really do not want to see her. I'm looking for some input on the law in MN to see what the factors are that would grant her the right to get legal back on the kids? Thank you for your input. Bryan.

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Why, if my husband and I both agreed that a larger percentage

Why, if my husband and I both agreed that a larger percentage would be taken from his check for child support, would a judge still choose not to sign the papers based on our mutual agreement?

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A divorce case with custody contested. What is the difference

A divorce case with custody contested. What is the difference between physical custody and joint physical custody. Visitation is granted anyway. Is there a benefit to having physical custody and giving other party visitation? Does the party with physical custody automatically have authority to make decisions regarding the child's education, medical, extra curricular activities, etc.? Does legal custody have any effect on these matters?

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MA Child custody modification: My spouse and I entered into

MA Child custody modification: My spouse and I entered into a separation agreement in 2014 with a mediator and we agreed to a joint legal and joint physical custody arrangement. However, now our arrangement does not work to well. We have two kids and theysplit time between eachof our houses and thre have been times when the school gets confused and ends up dropping the kids off at my ex's house in the middle of winter with no one home when they are supposed to be dropped off at my house. The kids have expressedthat they are walking on egg shells around their father because he gets angry often at trivial things. My son needs to see a Psych doctor because of his suicidal thoughts and other mental issues, and my ex husband gets angry if the psych appointment is scheduledfor his time with the kids. Overall, I really want to modify the agreement where the kids will be in my physical custody with every other weekend and a night or two with the father during the week to give them structure and keep up with their activities etc.The father wants to keep joint physical custody because it reduces the child support amount that he will have to pay and I know he will not joint stipulate to a change. Is this something that I can modify through the probate and family court in MA? I havelooked at the modification complaint and affidavit and I am afraid of putting something in the affidavit about the children's emotional well being because of things they have said that it will cause the father to hold it against them.. Any advice on if I evenhave a change in circumstance to bring about a modification?

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