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What are some ways that I can prove that my children resided

What are some ways that I can prove that my children resided with me vs their mother? This proof is needed for court so that I can prove that I was the primary care giver for the last 4 years

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I had an initial appearance for a family court case that was

I had an initial appearance for a family court case that was adjourned for status. Jurisdiction was decided. The next appearance says for "further proceedings". What does that mean?

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I have been going through a divorce and child support

I have been going through a divorce and child support nightmare. Parenting time and visitation has already been given. I am waiting for my ex to sign/have notarized the Final Judgment Packet, so it can be turned into court and finalized. However, I have a feeling that she is not going to. I have a feeling that she is going to drag out the divorce until she can take visitation time from me. My ex is really not happy with me seeing my daughter. Initially my ex wanted me to have visitation, as agreed by mother. Which is never. During court she has accused me of hitting our daughter and not wanting to spend time with her. I've had to complete parenting classes, co parenting classes, conjoint therapy with my daughter and prove that I did not hit my daughter.After all the court mess and hurdles I've had to jump. I have a step up plan. I have my daughter every other weekend. However, my ex interferes with my visitation time. I say she interferes because. She tells me what my daughter can eat. She tells my daughter not to call me dad. She tells my daughter she can't take showers. She tells my daughter she has to be with me all the time. I don't know what else she tells her. But I have a feeling she will try and make a big deal in court about this stuff, that she is telling my daughter. For example, I feel she will say... The parenting plan is not working. He doesn't take care of her, he doesn't have her take showers, he doesn't feed her right.What can I do? My ex wife is very smart in a mean/bad way.

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I am the father of a 16 year old son that has been in his

I am the father of a 16 year old son that has been in his mother's custody since birth. He recently contacted me informing me of abuse in the home and asked if he could move in with me when he turned 17 in 7 months. The abuse he is receiving comes from both his mother and his step father. He also informed me that the abuse has gotten worse in the past couple of months. My question is can I legally take him into my home right now and get him away from that situation with his mother and step father? No prior custody battle has ever happened. All we have had done is a DNA test when he was a baby and she declined to receive child support from me after the results came back 99.99999%. She has kept us apart for 13 years and has a controlling grip and won't allow him to go out unless she is with him.

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My daughter is 15 years old. When she visits her father

My daughter is 15 years old. When she visits her father every other weekend, he father and stepmother make her wear a diaper and eat only baby food. I have contacted child welfare. I have not heard from them at all. Can I file for a modification? She would like to request no overnights with her father and his family.JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: ColoradoJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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With the possession agreement my ex husband and I currently

With the possession agreement my ex husband and I currently have, I have my 2 kids most of the weekdays and he gets most of the weekends. It's hard because I get very little of the free time. I do the early bedtimes on school nights, early morning, school drop off and pick up but no "fun" time. Lately I know my ex has been recruiting babysitters or his mom to watch the kids on the weekends. I'd give anything to have this free time with my kids. Is there anything I can do?

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Will parents failure to communicate and hostility towards

Will parents failure to communicate and hostility towards each other in contested custody determinations cause one to not be granted shared parental responsibility?

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I need help with a proposed distance parenting plan. My ex

I need help with a proposed long distance parenting plan. My ex husband moved 800 miles away. He does not work, he is a stay at home father to his two step-children. His proposed plan is: MLK weekend every year, President's day weekend every year, every Spring break, a three day weekend in April (every year), Summer break beginning three days after school lets out and ending one week prior to the start of school, Labor day weekend, a three day weekend in October, every Thanksgiving, and one half of Winter break each year. He is asking that I pay for half the travel (which is not something I can afford). What is a reasonable plan? Any resources? I live in Jefferson County Colorado (where the papers have been filed) he lives in Arizona. Our daughter is 11.

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Second opinion] My ex-husband and I have a parenting plan

Second opinion] My ex-husband and I have a parenting plan that says that he gets to claim the oldest for taxes and I get the youngest but every 3rd year he gets both. The parenting plan states, “The entitlement to tax exemptions is subject to the statutory restrictions regarding on-time payment of child support and realization of tax benefit.” I am confused on what that really means because for the 2016 year he did make two payments per month every month but on the Family Support Registry it shows that he has arrears which may be anytime from 2009-2016. Since he was making monthly payments for the whole year of 2016, does he get to claim both or not since there is currently arrears on the account? The parenting plan was modified to state the above in 2014. He has had arrears every year and in the year 2015 and 2016 I received notice that I was going to receive a check in November that the state took out from his tax return to pay for the arrears for the FSR account and even with those two big payment checks he still has a little over $500 in arrears, but again I don't know if that's just from 2014-2016 or from 2009-2016. Thank you

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