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My girlfriend put me out and file a PPO on me, we have an 18

My girlfriend put me out and file a PPO on me, we have an 18 month old son. I could not see him for two weeks.She drop the charges.but I hired alawyer and pay a large fee.(drop charges a few minute before court}She never really wanted me to the baby out alone around any friend or family. the only friend is her mother.I filed for joint custody.I have an aggreement to see my son Tuesday and Thursday two hour after work, Saturdays 8am-12pm.I live two hour from my parents so it still hard for them to see my son.My sister is a social worker, said I should be able to take my child anytime. My exgirlfriend now want to make arrangements without court,how is that done? Should I pay any bills for daycare,or should I wait? How long will it take for a custody hearing

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I am currently paying my court ordered child support

I am currently paying my court ordered child support payments by payroll deduction. My employer here in Georgia sends the money to the child support division in Tennessee, because that is where my 2 girls and their mom lived for 6 months. They moved back to Georgia about a year ago. Does it make a difference that my payments still go to the Tennessee child support division?

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My boyfriend of 10 yrs, had s dad, talk me into letting the

My boyfriend of 10 yrs, had his dad, talk me into letting the kids stay the night and their house, then my boyfriend left the house and has not been back. we went to his parents house to see if we could get the children and they said no, my boyfriend was not there, he was at work, his parents had the kids while he was at work. the sheriff was there and he said there was nothing he could do, boyfriend has custody. I have been a stay at home mom, no income and no job. How do I get my 3 children back?

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My ex-wife and I got divorced in Massachusetts nearly three

Hello. My ex-wife and I got divorced in Massachusetts nearly three years ago. We have joint custody of two daughters, 16 and 19, but they live with my wife and I have them every other weekend. I live and work in NY, providing all of the money for both households, and my ex-wife and the girls live in the Boston area.We saw a mediator to reach a separation agreement. In it, we're meant to discuss expenses that go above and beyond what would normally be covered by child support. There is not much more specificity beyond that, which is causing problems. One such problem is the basis for my question to you here. One of my daughters, 16, is a serious pre-professional ballerina. Her ballet classes run 6 days a week, and her mother does the driving from the suburbs to Boston and back (35 minutes each way). While at ballet my daughter often gets lunch out, although my wife packs some snacks.Now my ex-wife is wanting me to share gas and food costs for my daughter's lunches and the gas to take her to and from ballet practices, asking for an additional $450 per month beyond alimony and child support. This seems unfair to me since my ex doesn't work, so this is really something she does while I'm out earning all of the money. On top of that, I would think that child support should certainly cover my daughter's lunches at the very least, whether inside the home or out.Also, since, I'm in NY, I have to drive every other weekend of the year from NY to Boston and back, paying for hotels and gas for my visits with my daughters. So I'm spending a lot each month to be with them and still earn enough to keep us all afloat. I wouldn't think of asking my ex to share these additional expenses, and don't understand why I should help pay for her gas, etc.So I'm looking for an opinion on what the fair thing to do is here. Is what she's asking for fair? It most certainly does not seem so to me, but I thought I'd reach out to get an independent opinion. Thank you.

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How should a person gain guardianship of her deceased

Hello how should a person gain guardianship of her deceased significant others 15 year old if the natural mother is overseas?JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: New York CityJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Father just diedJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Mother is dominican Repúblic..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.Customer: Child wants to stay where she has been for the last 6 years

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Story short, I'm wondering how would it take my mother to

Hello Pearl. Long story short, I'm wondering how long would it take my mother to evict my pregnant sister and her current teenage daughter? My sister doesn't pay rent and has lived rent free for 39 years with my mother.JA: I'm trying to find the right Family Lawyer for you right now. As soon as they are ready, I will let you know. Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: NYC. My mother rents the apartment and my sister has lived here since she was a child.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yet. I just started browsing the internet for information and options for my mother.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I don't know if he'll need more information.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 live in PA. I received this week email from my wife about

I live in PA.I received this week email from my wife about divorce.We have son, 5 years old.I want to receive shared physical custody after divorce for my son.I can work from home 2 days per week to take care about kid and I can always work shifted hours(7.30-3.30) to be able to pick son from kindergarden.I'm not sure if it's enough to fight for my custody.Can i present in court facts, that i can get a babysitter, or ask god mother or mother in law for help when it's required on day. If no, what others options could be considered in my case

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Social Security Administration denied application 's

Social Security Administration denied application for child's dependent benefit. Child is living with grandparents, grandfather is retiring. Natural mother is disabled and has been from birth. Natural father is unknown - literally. Natural mother has a shared custody agreement with grandparents in Oregon. Social Security states that BOTH natural parents have to be dead or disabled in order for grandfather to claim grandson as dependent. Per Social Security rule GN00306.235. Social Security further states that there is no provision for an unknown father.Question: How is it possible that there is no provision for bypassing rule regarding both parents when one is unknown

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My two kids were taken from me and will not tell me where

My two kids were taken from me and will not tell me where they are. What rights do I have. I am not there biological father, however, the bothe of them love me and call me Dad. The only document I have is a power of attorney signed by there mother. This was done so if there mother was tending to her own mother who is dying. Does that document have any power?

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