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My Xwife filed a motion to stop me from traveling out of the

My Xwife filed a motion to stop me from traveling out of the state of MissouriThe parenting plan allowed me to travel 3 times a year out of the state of Missouri with my children.Part of her motion was to remove the part of the parenting plan that allowed me to travel out of the state of MissouriHer motion was heard and the judge ordered that I can not leave the state of Missouri based on "the best interest of the children"I have a pending motion to modify.I want and planned to take my children to my birth state of New York ( i purchased tickets already for the children any my xwife)Is there a way to appeal this ruling?Is there a way to expedite a hearing on it so I could take my children to new york for christmas?

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Phillips Esq.

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I have a very difficult ex-wife who is the custodial parent

I have a very difficult ex-wife who is the custodial parent of my son (13). We have joint legal custody. She constantly spends lots of money on medical, dental, and vision for the children.Recently, a difference of views has cause her to once again react erratically when I told my Son's Orthodontist I wanted to get a second opinion about a potentially very costly and highly important decision concerning his braces.See, my Son is missing his upper incisors and one method to correct the (genetic) problem is by using braces to squeeze the surrounding teeth into place to "close the gap" over time as his bone structure grows. The other option is to "open the gap", and then after his bones are fully developed (19-21), to have two implants added which at today's cost can range for $5000 to upwards of $10,000 per implant.I consider this a "major" decision and one that should be looked at by more than one Orthodontist. My Ex raged out of the dental office, grabbing my son, and now refuses, as always to even discuss any opinions that are not hers! Now, out of spite, she has made the exclusive decision to not allow my Son to have braces at all!My concern is that both his Mother and I are in our 50's and with the potential changes that I have seen over time in the economy and with the consideration of the future needs of the Children, it would be unwise to commit that amount of financial resources to something than can be corrected by more reasonable means. She has no intent on supporting the college fund I have started for them, actually, no intent on supporting that financial need what so ever. Moreover, she continues to waste money on many over her wage standard in high cost of living choices overall. Her actions and motives are highly questionable and could cost the Children their future. I also have a daughter and consider that one day she may want to get married, I would like to have the money at that time to pay for or at least contribute to the cost of the wedding.So, my legal question is how than this be resolved. I have considered arbitration or some type of dispute resolution assistance. But, as history has shown, she only drives these things to the court room and more financial resources are diverted to simply resolve something that two grown adults should be able to handle on their own.Please help!

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Roger

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Me and my wife are separately living for about 4-5 years.

Hi, Me and my wife are separately living for about 4-5 years. She and I were living in Florida until earlier this year when in March she moved out of stae to PA with our 6 year old child at which point divorce proceeding were started. My ex does not bring child for drop offs giving one excuse or other and I picked him up couple weeks ago from PA. He is in first grade. I was going to keep him for1 week with understanding that she will bring or send the child during Christ mas week. But now she is again coming will excuses and does not seem she will follow through. Since I have not seen him for 5 months, I want to keep him for 2-3 weeks instead of initially planned 1 week, because if she is not bringing him during winter break I might as well spend little more time with him now. My question is that I do not want that this is used against me for future visitations legally, i.e. missed school etc. Wouldnt mother's non-cooperation and thus not seeing father for 5 moths overshadow any concerns such as missed school etc? Would like your opinion. Thanks.

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My husband and I are have guardianship of my cousin, how

My husband and I are have guardianship of my cousin, how does this work in a divorce? Do we include her in our parenting plan? Can he relinquish his role as guardian?

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Lucy, Esq.

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How does a judge have on making a ruling on a contested

how long does a judge have on making a ruling on a contested custody modification?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MissouriJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yes, we have already had the trialJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: the trial was 9/29 she had both attorneys enter judgements 11/15. The bio father worked for the court house so it was a change of venue, retired, switched back, presiding judge sent it to the supreme court to have judge assigned. It came out in court that bio father currently "volunteers" several hours at the county court house and works approximately 30 hours at the supreme court - both as a Marshall.

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RobertJDFL

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Going to marry a woman w 3 great kids. She is receiving X $

Going to marry a woman w 3 great kids. She is receiving X $ from the father. That money goes to pay for school tuition. If we marry and the father filed a parenting plan change, will my income be counted w the mothers.

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Legalease

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My ex-girlfriend and I have two small children. Everyday she

My ex-girlfriend and I have two small children. Everyday she texts me and my fiancée messages that are filled with obscenities, threats, and are just plain mean. She calls my job continuously and badgers me there too. She has refused to let me see my children and is labeling me as a deadbeat father. What can I do?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NCJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I reported, tonight, a complaint against her mother, who is just as involved in the verbal abuse as my ex. She came up to my job Saturday.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that's it/

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Loren

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Need advice on filling out a parenting plan in state, no, we

need advice on filling out a parenting plan in washington stateJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no, we are in the process of filling it out. Have some technical advise questionsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: it's in regards ***** ***** old domestic violence charge. My husband has since completed treatment, and the mother of the child (his ex) has established trust in him by allowing him to care for the child on weekends and summer/winter/spring breaks for the past 3 years... wondering if the judge can in some cases where rehabilitation is shown, ignore the MUST to limitations to parenting planJA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: washington

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Law Educator, Esq.

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When attaching medical records as evidence for a

When attaching medical records as evidence for a modification to the parenting plan, do i need to label them as exhibt or just attach them to the motion.

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