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My child has been accused of making terroristic threats to

my child has been accused of making terroristic threats to kids at schoolJA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: GeorgiaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: YesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: He has already been to juvenile court and has been tested mandated by court

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My son has court ordered supervised visit with his daughter

My son has court ordered supervised visit with his daughter and has had for a year(He was a former drug user). My husband and I do the supervising. The child lived with her mother until she supposedly admitted herself into mental hospital 2 weeks ago. The mother of the child was staying with her grandmother until my son found out she was in a mental ward and he now has his daughter full time with both grandparents providing daycare during work hours. Since the court orders show the mother as custodial parent we are fearful if she gets out and comes to get her daughter that we have to give her to her if it is not within the visitation timeframes. I guess its possible the courts would say neither of them are capable of caring for the daughter (3 yrs old) and I was wondering if there is something we as grandparents can file to avoid her being turned over to the state.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Washington state.I probably should have asked this to the family law section.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: There is an agreement between lawyers that we keep things the way they are until she (the mother) is out of treatment.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Having gone into treatment she lost her job and her home and most likely will move in with her mother who has a 3 bedroom house with 7 people living there already.

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As I am responding to a lawsuit pro se, what are the steps

As I am responding to a lawsuit pro se, what are the steps necessary to subpoena someone?Thank you.

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If i strongly feel and have been told that I cannot and will

If i strongly feel and have been told that I cannot and will not receive a fair hearing with a judge by a lawyer can I petition to have the case moved to a differnt court ?

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In Oklahoma. My son had some scratches on him from he and I

In Oklahoma. My son had some scratches on him from he and I wrestling during one of his outbursts. He is autistic and was close to running into traffic on a busy road. I was restraining him so that he would not run into the road and be injured. He has a documented history of running and being physically aggressive. He has even been placed into a inpatient treatment center for several months. When my son went to school they called DHS and filed a complain. DHS then told my wife that I could not be around my son or stay in the house until they do an investigation. Do they have the right to force me not to see my son or force me out of the house while they do an investigation?

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My son was goofing around in school, and wrote a note saying

My son was goofing around in school, and wrote a note saying he was going to bring a gun to school. Complete mistake thought it was funny at the time. He got in trouble, and it up getting suspended for 10 days. We had a hearing superintendent you know said he forgave them said it was a mistake and he was allowed back in school. Today I get a letter saying that I am cited to appear in the juvenile court for a prosecutor hearing regarding an incident with the police department. Can you please tell me what this means?

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I'm trying to find out information about a 17 year old boy

I'm trying to find out information about a 17 year old boy who has run away from both of his parents. Is it against the law for him to stay with someone other than his parents? Is it considered harboring a run away?JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: GeorgiaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. I spoke to the policeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: His parents have kicked him out in the past and his father stated that he didn't want him there and he could leave anytime, but apparently changed his mind after the boy left. The kid has put himself in dangerous situations in order to get away.

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In a juvenile, court appointed attorney resigns the case,

In a juvenile, court appointed attorney resigns the case, will the court appoint a new attorney to handle the case

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A story short, my son has raised my grandson since birth.

A long story short, my son has raised my grandson since birth. The biological mother was in and out of the child's life with greater than 6 months before attempting to see my grandson. My son decided to fight for custody. During this time, we found out the mother had been receiving child support from another guy. The courts stated the mother wasn't unfit but gave my son the parents visitation rights. The mother never came to get my grandson so we continued to raise him. This past April, the mother signed POA papers to the alleged paternal grandmother, but we still had our visitations. The paternal grandmother gave the child to his biological mother while collecting benefits. And the biological mother gave him back to my son. This week the biological mother asked if I could be the legal guardian to my grandson and his sister. However, children service has taken both kids doing an ex parte. They said the mother is unfit.... Which we knew, and the paternal grandmother isn't fit at this time. Both kids are in children service custody at a foster home. We've been fighting over 2 years for custody of my grandson with expensive lawyer fees, transcripts, and multiple appeals. We received a few weeks ago that the appellate court agree with the juvenile court stating the biological mother isn't unfit. However ; here we are with the children taken away because the mother is unfit. The alleged biological father signed the birth certificate, however he wants nothing to do with the child and according to the courts he is an uninvolved parent. Since we found out about them, all court documents was sent to them. They never attended any court hearings until this ex parte. They did not want to be involved with the child. Now the paternal grandmother states she wants to take my grandson and quit her job as a housekeeper so that she can collect benefits. My grandson had no idea who they were when she took the police with her to his school and took him because she had the POA papers. None of these ppl were involved in my grandson's life until April 2016. My son is the only person that can visit my grandson. At the ex parte, the magistrate said that we were non relatives and she didn't want to here from us. The mother has warrants and said she was going to turn herself in but is currently on Facebook laughing and living her life while her children is in a foster home. My grandson has a loving family, has traveled to many states including going to Disney World. He has has in own room at his house with his dad and at our house. I'm a physical therapist for almost 8 years, my husband that we've been married almost 25 years is an insurance claims manager, and our son which is the only father my grandson knows has a full time job at a factory and has taken great care of my grandson since birth because the biological mother didn't want to take him home from the hospital. We have Dr notes daycare and school notes, and all kinds of witnesses that reports our son is the only parent in my grandson's life. We don't want any benefits and these ppl that has recently entered into my grandson's life only wants benefits. We truly dont know what to do. We've spent almost $10k on courts, attorney fees, etc and have used retirement funds to help with the case. We're truly at a loss and don't know where to go or what to do. Hopefully I was able to describe what has happened, but willing to answer any questions. Thank you so much for your time. Kimberly Wills

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