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I am in Wisconsin. My wife is listed as guardian and I'm
I am in Wisconsin. My wife is listed as guardian and I'm listed as Co Guardian of our 6yr grandson. We are currently going through a divorce and I'm curious if she has more authority than I do or do we have equal say? In other words, can she limit or restrict my visitation with my grandson?
I am trying to find out how to remove a restraining order
Hi Pearl. I am trying to find out how to remove a restraining order filed against my father.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: IllinoisJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: not yetJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: no. what is the processJA: 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.
We are in the state of New York. My friend was repeatedly
We are in the state of New York. My friend was repeatedly threatened by his 18 years old adopted daughter, and finally in May she told him she was poisoning him by adding nail polish remover into his olive oil. He was very ill all that time. He is afraid to be home because she said she will accuse him and put him in jail. He filed an order of protection, and today he had a hearing. She attended the hearing, and said she agrees to move out, but needs child support. She intentionally was left for the second year in school twice, and states that she is a student, although she attends about 50% (just enough not to be expelled). The judge ordered a hearing for Friday and ordered him to bring his income taxes. He is 60 years old and had a very tragic life. His wife died half a year after the adaption. He devoted his life to her, and, as of today she is the only inheritor he has, and she repeatedly threatens him. She told him many times that by the time she is 18 he will be either dead or in jail. Lawyer tells him he cannot be in the same house with her, but, if he pays 17% of his salary he will struggle to pay for his own living. How can he protect himself, and how long he will have to pay, since she intentionally does not go to school or work?JA: Jewel is in her early-twenties, she is 23. I'm trying to find the right Family Lawyer for you right now. As soon as they are ready, I will let you know.Customer: She is 18, she will be 19 on July, 1stJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New York. And, as I said, he was totally devoted to her, and still is, but she told him, she was poisoning him, and knows hitmen, and can kill him, when he is asleep, all accuse him and put him in jail.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: He hired a lawyer night before the hearing, and lawyer says he has no choice but to go to court on Friday. He is also in danger of loosing his job, if he starts missing days to go to court. Will they go after his personal assets then to pay her?JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Family Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.Customer: How much is the whole amount?JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: She says (and she does) have friends in police precinct. Her boyfriend was a student in John Jay criminal justice college and took toxicology, his family is on public assistance. She is also under the influence of a women, who came to his house, when his wife was dying, and said, she will take care of the child. She taught the girl to call her mom, and was sure he will marry her. After his morning year was over, he met me. He knew me since I was 3 years old, he was our neighbour, and the women told her that I am a witch, and came from hell. She repeatedly threatened to kill me, and I stopped going to their place. She was in a private boarding school and was expelled for stealing. I did not see him often, and he basically did not maintain our relationship, because we did not want to disturb her. He called me in May after she told him, she was poisoning him. He is panically scared for his life, and now I am scared too. Meanwhile, the judge is looking at ordering chil support and have her move out. How is it going to make him safe, if she is openly goes after his property and the lady and her boyfriend tell her that once she gets the money they will buy a house? She told me many times that she is not her to work or study, and that he will pay, no matter, where he will be. She was adapted from Ukraine, when she was 7. Does not call herself by the name they gave her. has only one 68 or 70 grade in drama/theater classJA: 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.
Me and my Fiance, soon to be wife, live in Jamestown New
Me and my Fiance, soon to be wife, live in Jamestown New York. My Fiance has sole custody and placement with her one and only child of 5 years. She is trying to join the Air Force and we would like to know if it is possible to even attempt to make this decision and if so how we go about taking this issue to court. The child is very close to me and considers me his (real dad) and is also very attached to his mother. I myself am a former Marine and have never been in any trouble with the law and has always maintained employment and the biological father just got off of parole for selling drugs with prior charges that ended up with 2 orders of protection against his own son that has now expired. We feel that the any court would find it reasonable that we maintain custody but neither of us know the actual law.
My friend's daughter was coerced into signing her parental
Hi, My friend's daughter was coerced into signing her parental rights over to the grandmother under the threat that she had to sign or she would never see him again. This was done under duress. Is this legal?JA: OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this.Customer: thank youJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: like??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 left my husband, June 1, 2011 after our kids therapist
I left my husband, June 1, 2011 after our kids therapist reported him to CPS. I told him where we were staying ( a friend of mine in Pasadena who we spent most weekends at because he would be drunk and having party's at the house )CPS was called on him again a year later by a teacher at our kids school.My husband filed a petition for Dissolution of Marriage on June 30, 2011. Nothing regarding the divorce has happened since.We were married Sept. 24, 2005He has a history of drug and alcohol abuse. He is an Narcissistic Alcoholic.He has a criminal history including possession with intent and 2 DUI's that I know about.He owns this house. I moved in with him the day after he closed escrow. I owned a house in Lake View Terrace that I sold when I was pregnant with our daughter in 2003 I put the money I received into fixing his house and payed for mutual living expenses.9/28/2011 we received a judgment of 50/50 custody.7/11/2013 I filed a modification. He was not adhering to the courts instructions.Our court date was to be on Monday September 9, 2013. I agreed to settle out of court with primary physical care and custody being awarded to me (80%) on the eve of 9/6/13 ( he waits until the last minute all the time to pressure me ) .I agreed as long as he would attend counseling on his own and with our kids. It is stated in the 9/16/2013 court orders that he will attend therapy.He has not attended a single session.I have continued to keep our kids and myself in therapy.He is also not to drink alcohol in front of our kids or for 12 hours before.He drank Tequila Rose in front of our kids at Monster Truck and offered our daughter a sip of it. He was also the one driving.He drank a Bud light at the Zoo in front of our kidsOn May 14, 2016 he asked our daughter to get him a non-alcoholic beer from his refrigerator. She returned with one each of the bottles in his refrigerator. One non-alcohol and a Shiner. She asked him "which one" he replied its that one but I like this one better. He then took the Shiner ( regular alcohol beer ) opened it and drank it in front of both kids saying "One won't hurt according to the court papers I can have one, I just can't have two because I have to be in the right state of mind around you."our kids know what he is allowed to do and not do around them so they know he lied. Also, they know that we had to leave because of his life long addiction to alcohol and how is short temper is even shorter and meaner when he's drinking.He canceled me from our health insurance during my cancer treatments.He refuses to finish the divorce because the debt is in my name and I have not filed bankruptcy.He is a hoarder with unsafe living conditionsHe has a GPS on our daughter's cell phone to stalk usHe constantly brings our kids home late and uses our kids as messengersHe says mean things about me to our kidsHe took them out of state for 10 days ( he gets 7 ) without my permission.We would like to move out of state ASAP. We are offered a 3 bedroom house for 1/2 of what we pay for rent in LA. I also have incurable cancer and have no one here in CA to assist me on bad days.How do I go about being able to move out of state? ( the kids want to go - ages 9 and 12 )How do I go about custody modification for full custody?How do I finish the divorce?Am I entitled to a percentage of our house?
Question regarding child support in the state of Texas. If
Question regarding child support in the state of Texas.If my child turned 18 in December of ladt year and I am the non custodial parent, I have been getting my child support payments returned to me since January of this year. I contact the child support agency and learned that they they turned off the support because he turned 18 and they didn't have current information on file from his school regarding his graduation date. Since I reached out to them in March they have been trying to get the information from the school and my ex wife. They recently within the last 30 days got in touch with my ex and she informed them that the school would be sending them the current information. When I reached back to the agency this week they said they have the information but they said that it's incomplete and are waiting for the previous school to verify some information so they could accept this school and due to the type of school he is attending they could not give me information on what the school he is attending???? Also he just registered for this school the middle of last month.I recently got word do not have concrete proof but I was told that my son had dropped out of school and my ex has been trying to get him back into school. That would explain why I have been getting my checks sent back to meSo my question is can the support agency really not realease the school he is attending, and if he is 18 and dropped out of school wouldnt my child support obligation be ended because I can't see the law allowing the child to hop in and out of school and allow the custodial parent to turn child support on and off like a light switch. The support agency also told me that if support gets turned back on that I would be responsible for paying back pay from the time they turned it off. If he dropped out of school how would this even make sense.
I have a question, My son who owns s own home has s
Hi I have a question, My son who owns his own home has his girlfriend living with him along with their son. They have been having issues and have decided to separate, she wants to stay in the home with her son and have him my son move out of the home., his home that he owns. Can she go to court and say that he has abandoned both her and his sonJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: New HampshireJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No not yet, he seems to think that he does not need to talk to an attorney that hey can work things out on their own i do not trust her she has been physically violent towards himJA: Is there anything else the Family Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: No not that i am aware of we do not want this to get out due to the fact that he has a career in law enforcement and is afraid it may affect his jobJA: 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.
Over the past three years I have been verbally attacked andView more family law questions
Over the past three years I have been verbally attacked and threatened with physical violence from my finance's ex-husband (both in front of her and her two young children & in public with witnesses). In the past he has stated that he (and his brothers) "will beat me within an inch of my life" etc. His children have admitted in therapy that he does not allow them to say my name in his presence and they ask me to hide when he comes to our home for pickup.The divorce is now 5+ years old and separation was for over a year prior to that. We have been living together and co-support her family with co-parenting time and financial contribution.In addition to this bullying and violent threats, he has lost his job due to being picked up for a second DUI two years ago and since is now in the arrears of $41,000+ of child support with no modification on file with Court (The Court Judgement on record is for $477 per week - for both kids)This past Saturday he arrived at our home to pick up children, he proceeded to "give me the middle finger and call me a "f**king faggot" in earshot and in front of his children and my fiance, Tara. He continued to taunt when I responded that this is not good behavior in front of children and walk aggressively toward me, attempting to pick a fight. My Fiance stood and asked him to leave our home and he stopped and drove away.I am prepared to file a police report - but want to understand the best way to do so - because I fear for nothing more but heightened rage. How do I protect myself in this circumstance?Tony Roth