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My grandbaby was taken from me 4 months ago cause I smoked

My grandbaby was taken from me 4 months ago cause I smoked pot 1 time when my mother was taking care of my grandbaby. I am a burned victim I have 3rd degree burns all over my body. MY face is disfigured and I still have pain did not have money to go to doctor to buy pain killers. CPS gave me 3 months to clean up and i did, my results came came in negative I was so happy because the baby's lawyer told me if my results were good I could have my grandbaby back but then cps called and asked for a hair follicer and supposely that came back negative. I am never shown or been given a copy of the results. Wednesday 2 social workers came in to check they said on how the baby was doing and she was good. I told them I had not heard from the cps assigned to the case and I had left nurmerous messages over the weeks and she never returned my calls. They suggested I call her supervisor and I told them I didn't want to do anything that would upset her. Yesterday they informed me that my grandchild had been picked up from cps and taken from me with no options! I told them I would do whatever I needed to do to get her back, went to cps office to tell them if they had anybody I could talk to to help me do what I needed to do. They said no! What can I do. I made one mistake and I am so sorry, I will do anything to get my baby back.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: TexasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no, I can't afford one, I try looking for a job and because of my looks even goodwill turned me down for no reason. .I told them I thought you help people work they said they had no position. I guess they think I will be a liability.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I get assistance and live with my brother where I pay rent and buy food, clean, cook, and babysit.

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Ely

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Juris Doctor

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My new son in law left with my daughter. About a month ago.

My new son in law left with my daughter. About a month ago. She left her children 13 and 14 with me. I have gurdianship. He also left his 16 and 13 year old... Is this abandamentJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: KentuckyJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I tried . He said something about I could file for my daughters children but their father whom has a child abuse charge on the 13 and 14 will try to get them and I could loose..Also he told me just call police 5th I take 16 and 13. Off my handsJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: 41042JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I have my daughters 19 and 16 in my how already. Now it's 6 children in a 3 bedroom mobile home. The 13 and 16 have a mother in 47274.. She had signed custodyto father years ago due to drug use.. She is better and wants her children. We are afraid if I take them. To her the father May come and her them show cusody papers and we would be done. What should we do

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Michael J, Esq.

Solo Practicioner

Doctoral Degree

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My stepkids dad have never been In their lives and I have

My stepkids dad have never been In their lives and I have been with them since they were 2 and 3. If something were to happen to my wife what would happen to the kidsJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NopeJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Not off the top of my head I just wanted to know what rights do I have since I have raised the boys who are now 12 and 11 and call me dad and I'm all they know

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Lucy, Esq.

Juris Doctor

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Are step grandparent obligated to pay medical and dental

Are step grandparent obligated to pay medical and dental bills for step grandchildren in Texas

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RayAnswers

Lawyer

Doctoral Degree

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My son's girlfriend is going through divorce proceedings,

My son's girlfriend is going through divorce proceedings, yet her husband remarried 5 years ago. Any penalties for that? He never paid child support, and their nearly 12 year old son doesn't want to see him anyway. He also used the boys social security number when he rented an apartment!!! The absolute best outcome would be him signing away his parental rights. They were going through Lincoln County for the divorce, but she needs help!JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Washington stateJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: She hasn't yetJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I think that's a good start! lol. Thanks!

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Asad Rahman

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This is about child support being ordered from me.....I have

Hi....this is about child support being ordered from me.....I have no rights to my child at all. I don't know what to do?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Yes New York....I am in MichiganJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No.....They are all busyJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am still married to him also......the father cannot even support him, do I have to pay child support if I have no rights to him?

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originallawyer

Attorney at Law

Doctoral Degree

1,520 satisfied customers
I wanted to know if an adoption that took place can be

Hi,I wanted to know if an adoption that took place can be reversed or nullified by the adoptive step parent. I'm asking this question for my cousin who is currently in prison. He and his legally separated wife are currently going through a divorce. He adopted her daughter a few years ago at his wife's request since the biological father wasn't in her daughter's life.Things have gotten very nasty between my cousin, his wife and his current live in girlfriend. His wife is using her daughter to get my cousin into legal trouble and neither he or the daughter is benefitting any longer from the adoption. He is also paying child support for her, but never gets to see her.Recently, the biological father has been spending time with his daughter also. Can my cousin file a petition with the court to have the adoption reversed / vacated /nullified or to give up his parental rights?

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P. Simmons

Attorney

Doctoral Degree

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If my husband and I both agree to it, can my husband

If my husband and I both agree to it, can my husband voluntarily give up parental rights to our daughter when we divorce? We live in New York.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in? Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No lawyer yet. In New York.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: My husband has a temper and I feel my daughter is better off not growing up around a bunch of yelling and anger. My husband is willing to give up parental rights of I walk away penniless and he won't be obligated to the child or me financially.

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ScottyMacEsq

Doctoral Degree

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Thank you... I am being sued for child support by a woman

Hello.... and thank you...I am being sued for child support by a woman claiming that her daughter is mine.She has an extensive criminal record that I did not know about when we were together for only two months time.Alcoholic, drug addict, seriously angry and violent, I have proolf of this in damage to my house and belongings, theft of jewelry, clothing, etc...So, she applied for State assistance and wrote down on the form me as Father of this child, now 1.5yrs old I believe.I blocked any and all contact with her over one year ago.She stated to me in text messages she will not come after me for child support, she wants nothing from me, and I am "Off the hook..."The state is forcing me to giv ethem all of my financial records, tax returns, costs of living, etc before any DNA tests can be excecuted....I do not oppose the DNA test, but do not think I should be forced to give up all of my financial info before the DNA test.Obviously she stole my SSN as wellPlease Help

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AttyHeather

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Juris Doctorate

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