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My ex and I have a five year old together, we have been

My ex and I have a five year old together, we have been separated for over two years we have never had a parenting plan we have always managed to work things out fairly well with time sharing etc however she now has a new boyfriend and has started to tell me "I am the custodial parent" "You cant have him tonight" my concern has to do with he is in school its my plan to pick him up from school today because she works and had intended on leaving him with her boyfriend its my understanding that usually in the state of Florida if one parent is able to take the child when the other one is working that is preferable. So can she tell me when I can and can't pick up our son from school and should someone else be watching our son with I can watch him even if it isnt my normal days?

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My 11-year-old is unhappy with the current custody

My 11-year-old is unhappy with the current custody situation. My ex and I trade every other week. He does not want to be with his Dad. Will the courts weigh how he feels heavily?

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NYFamilyLawyer

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I'm in Arizona. I've called and set a meeting with a lawyer,

I'm in Arizona. I've called and set a meeting with a lawyer, but it's not for two weeks. I'm sitting here confused, worried, and I would like to get different points of view and advice. Hopefully this will better prepare me for my meeting with the lawyer.I'm seeking to be the custodial parent (we share joint custody). My ex is unable to appropriately care for our kids, and I believe they would have a more stable environment if they stayed with me during the week.

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Lucy, Esq.

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I have a child support question. I am considered 100%

I have a child support question. I am considered 100% disabled so I get SSD but I also get disability insurance as well. The insurance augments my SSD to pay me 65% of my original salary. I used to make a LOT of money, so disability pays my kids the max amount. I am now down to 1 child, yet I still pay the same $1157/mo in child support. My disability insurance sees that as income, so it does come out of my income even though it is sent directly to my ex-wife. I filled out the state child support form to see what I should be paying and it is more like $600/mo. I lost all of my retirement in the divorce and I could definitely use that money to build up my retirement since I had to start over. My question is that since that the money is sent federally, can the state rules still apply... I live in MOJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MOJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Just the divorceJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that I can think of

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I am in a voluntary cps referred outpatient program due to a

I am in a voluntary cps referred outpatient program due to a positive voluntary drug test. Cps told me a physician from the lab would call to discuss my current medications but that after more than a month has not happened. I am a single mother and I am in group sessions three days a week with extra assigned hours on weekends for outside meetings. My follow up drug tests have been negative and or showing lowered levels. They are now trying to force me off a prescription for which I am prescribed for my arthritis. I am a vet and I need this time to be looking for full time work. My daughter is still with me and no recommendation for removal has been made. I need to know my rights. I have had to turn down interviews because of this and I need to work.

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Regarding this snotty email from the opposing council's law

Hi again. Regarding this snotty email from the opposing council's law firm last week ....."On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 2:56 PM, Nikki Ebbers wrote:Mr. Richel,We once again ask that you reply to any comments you may have with respect to the agreement reflected in the Matrimonial Property Consent Judgment and the revised Parenting Consent Order which was revised to deal with your changes in circumstances. The Affidavit of Service is a minor procedural matter and can be dealt with when Mr. Kraus returns to the office. Mr. Kraus is away from the office for an undetermined length of time. An agreement was reached with respect to the division of matrimonial property and your lawyer has had the Matrimonial Property Consent Judgment since May. Your delay in finalizing the matter is inexcusable. If you intend to sign the Matrimonial Property Consent Judgment by yourself rather than with a lawyer, let us know and we will revise the Matrimonial Property Consent Judgment, so you can sign it for yourself and we shall also add a signature line for the lawyer for the bankruptcy trustee, both of whom have approved the Matrimonial Property Consent Judgment. We remind you that we are not your solicitors and shall not and cannot provide any legal advice to you. The advice you received form Ms. Hancheruk is something we cannot comment about as it is advice that she provided to you. And, in any event, your selected purported communications from Ms. Hancheruk deals only with minor procedural manners. We will not communicate with you again regarding the Affidavit of Service until Mr. Kraus returns to the office. Thank you, ***** ***** Assistant to Michael Kraus, Q.C. and Wendy Young"**As you have overlapping expertise with both divorce/custody and bankruptcy, can you please take your best guess as to why opposing council is working so hard to take all of my possessions that remain at my former residence, and get my name off the title of the house, prior to any cooperation with a parenting plan or custody agreement? My former wife is an accountant, and has been previously married (I was not), and it is safe to assume that their bullying is somehow related to money. Perhaps their efforts will open me up for future attacks of unwarranted spousal support (as I am unemployed now), or retroactive child custody payments? Opposing council stated many times during a so called "settlement" meeting in May (that came with NO results), that he does not advise going to court. Why??? I am only an engineer, but suspect I am completely naive about what happens (as in negative impact on me and/or future with my 4 boys) when the only leverage I have left (my name also on the title of a house I built), is removed with this aggressive property order initiative.

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Whitney, Esq.

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Can a non-custodial (residential) parent deny the child the

Can a non-custodial (residential) parent deny the child the opportunity to participate in a sport because practice interferes with that parent's weekend?

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My son's biological father has been arrested twice for

My son's biological father has been arrested twice for assault and has a history of violence. He has also been in jail on criminal charges 4 times this year. Upon his most recent arrest for indecent exposure, malicious mischief and vandalism, he decided to draw up a parenting plan to demand increased visitation with our four year old who is also going to treatment for trauma due to the assault that occurred from 2012-2013. There has never been a parenting plan as we were never married and split while I was pregnant. I have letters from the mother of the "father" aka grandmother stating herself, that she would not want the father alone with my son "her grandson" nor does he need to see him that often. What should I expect from the summons for increased visitation and his request for the courts to enter his parenting plan? Thanks!!

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Lucy, Esq.

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My son's mother and I were never married, but have a signed

My son's mother and I were never married, but have a signed and filed parenting plan with the state of Florida. We both currently live in Clermont, FL, because I work in Orlando, and she works in Fruitland Park - so Clermont is the halfway point.She's planning to move closer to work and says eventually our son will go to school up that way. It's less than the 50 miles for "relocation" but it will not work for me at all, if my son's school is 45 minutes out of the way for me to get to work.If she moves closer to work, and I stay in Clermont, does she have any right to move him to a new school close to her new home? Which would place all the burden on me?

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