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I went out of the country weeks travel. I informed the Dad
Hello, I went out of the country for 2 weeks for international travel. I informed the Dad and our Son's Minor's Counsel but both claim that proper notice was not given. So the Minor's Counsel filed an emergency motion asking Court that a) I return immediately, b) Father to have temporary physical custody until the next court hearing date which is on 6/26.I returned. We already have a custody plan in place. On 6/26, will the original custody orders remain or do I have to fight for custody all over again?
On March 3, 2015, I applied Fair Hearing on an adoption
On March 3, 2015, I applied for a Fair Hearing on an adoption subsidy from Seneca County, and a decision was made by Mary Pat Walsh in our favor (SH#85366). At that time, I was advised to ask for another hearing to address the time between my daughters adoption on Dec. 20, 2001 and March 3 2015. In the decision letter, it is stated that my daughter Hali was „erroneously referred to as hard to place, warranting a subsidy on that basis.” It then describes her disability and says that „the agency is in possession of evaluations and communications from the time of adoption, and the present, which support finding the child's condition as a permanent disability” and that she „ had the medical condition making her eligible for subsidy under handicapped child at the time of the original agreement.”Seneca County wants me to sign a new adoption agreement. This will pay me the difference in 2 levels of subsidy from March 3, 2015 and now, continuing. I feel that there are a couple of mistakes, that they are unwilling to change, and I want to make sure that these mistakes will not effect my new Fair Hearing. Those mistakes are 1) under „Type of subsidy condition, „medical” was checked. I believe that it should be „Physical”. Hali has qualified for NYSEd. Dept. ACCES-VR (vocational rehab) due to her condition. It is spelled out in NYS Educational law 1002, and NYS Public Health Law 2581.2) They have put me down as an „addition of an adoptive parent”, but I am a remarried widow. I am not new. Therefore I believe it should be a „name change”. I am wondering if that will effect my next Fair Hearing.Please advise
I live in Philadelphia recently got married and I would like
Hi I live in Philadelphia recently got married and I would like to change my daughter name to my now married name she is a minor age 14 how do I go about that what forms are needed also her biological father is deceased is this something I can do my self at court or do j need a lawyer please provide the forms I need and I live in PhiladelphiaThank you
My granddaughter has her mother's last name. She is now
My granddaughter has her mother's last name. She is now married, but not to my son. she wants to changer her name to her husbands last name because she has always had her mothers maiden name as her last name. Can she do this without my sons permission?
A bigamy case, ok, no, yes I have already went to some local
a bigamy caseJA: OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this.Customer: okJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: yes I have already went to some local court houses and wasn't able to find anything.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.
I'm an adult and very close to my father's former fiancee,
I'm an adult and very close to my father's former fiancee, who helped raise me for seven years (my biological mother is deceased and was not present in my life when I was growing up). She never had any children and would like to adopt me. My father is still living and very supportive of this decision.What is the most efficient and economical way to approach this?I live in the Seattle area (King County) and she resides in Everett, which is in Snohomish County.
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Hi Pearl are you online?JA: No. I'm the Family Lawyer's Assistant.Customer: Am I able to ask a legal question here about some papers I received today? It's regarding child support and visitationJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No I haven't.JA: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: I'm a mother to a 1 and a half year old and I am getting married next week to the man who has been in her life since she was 1 month old as her father figure. We had been planning for him to adopt her. My daughter is on Medicaid and her father this far has been listed as unknown as he hasn't been in her life since I told him about my pregnancy. The attorney general office recently got his information and attempted to start him on child support by setting up a mediation. He didn't show up to the mediation and I told them that I didn't care for child support or visitation to be established when he has no desire to become her legal father. My fiancée and I are going to be in the process of having her taken off of medicaid and put on his work insurance when his benefits kick in, so really we will have no reason to be reliable to my ex for money as we are self sufficient. Well a few weeks ago we got a letter in the mail saying " the office of the attorney general determined that the issuance of an order through the child support review process is not appropriate at this time. This does not affect the right of the office of the attorney general or any party to request other remedies as provided by law. If you have an existing child support order, it remains in effect until further order by the court." ( we don't have one)JA: Is there anything else important you think the Family Lawyer should know?Customer: I took this to mean that the court was going to dropen the case. But then today I got served a letter that stated this: "jurisdiction. No court has continuing jurisdiction of this suit or of the child subject this suit. There are no court ordered conservatorships, guardianships, or other court ordered relationships affecting the child the subject of this suit" there was a bunch of other things in the papers I received that made me believe that we will be going to court such as conservatorships, determination of parentage, name change, support, withholding earnings for support, and request for production of documents. I'm just unclear on whether the court will be pursuing my ex for support and to grant him visitation or If this letter is stating we will not be continuing.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.