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My son is in the process of legitimizing her daughter, who

My son is in the process of legitimizing her daughter, who will be 7 in June. The mother does not want him to do this because he interferes with her plans and control. She has said "no" to legitimization and states that my son has not built a relationship (which we have plenty of proof that he has). She is going to try and state someone else has been a "daddy" to her - and even posts pics with the child and this man with labels "XXXX with Daddy". This is just one reason we feel the child would be better off in custody of my son and the mother having visitation. Although the child has been with the mother for the 7 years - everyone else but her has been raising that child - to include me. Is it still difficult to prove that the father can provide a better home?

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Child custody and parent rights question. unmarried with 3

child custody and parent rights question. unmarried with 3 month old child. Child's father keeps entering my home w\out permission and states he has a right to see his child, He stops at all hours of the day and night and refuses to leave when I ask him. He says "make me". I have asked him for a scheduled time for visiting but he refuses and says I am keeping him from his child. We do not live together but he is intruding my home and privacy. What can I do to set some limits legally to stop him from coming to my home w\out my conscent?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: WisconsinJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: i have paper work I am filling out for child support. would a temporary restraining order be appropriate?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: does he have the right to enter my home to see the child w\out my consent?

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My daughter had to go to court because the father of her

My daughter had to go to court because the father of her trying to take him. My daughter are a good mother her son love her. But the father were never in his life and never did anything for him.When they went to court first the judge gave my grandson to my daughter and said to she are doing a good job less than a second the judge turn around and gave my grandson to the father. How can judge my daughter life style because she are gay. I thought case were supposed to be who are best for the child. I just don't understand how could she do because this is not right. My grandson need to be back home. What can we do. We need help.

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My daughter has joint conservator placement of her nephew

My daughter has joint conservator placement of her nephew who is seven. She and her husband have been awarded the child through the court system starting at age three. They have provided him a good home and positive inclusion into their family with three children of their own. The child's father (non-custodial) would like to keep him for 6 months to assist with caring for his son and developing a closer father son relationship. How can we honor his request without backlash from the legal system? The child's mother is the other joint conservator with secondary privileges, but in the best interest of the her seven children was not allowed to permanently keep the child. Five out of six children were placed by CPS into foster care. Three children were removed and placed with my daughters and another child's grandmother.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Houston,( Harris County), TXJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, the placement of this child was awarded by the court.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The child seems to have a problem, since he still wets the bed at almost eight years of age.

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I am an unmarried father with paternity has been established

I am an unmarried father with paternity has been established via an affidavit in the state of Arizona. I am currently in a somewhat hostile situation with my ex as she continues to change my ability to see my son. I was able to see him every weekend and bring him my home in Chandler Arizona after picking him up in Douglas Arizona she seems to react when she gets angry at me and make changes to this visitation or tries to cancel the visitation on a regular basis we have no child support in place however I supported my son and provide her funds monthly with no questions or concerns. I also provide my son's Health Care. I have a hard time understanding simply because we're unmarried why fathers in my position are treated so less than fathers who are married. I would like to see about the possibility of seeking joint and physical custody. The laws don't seem to support the father in the scenario and I am concerned I'm a good father she does not question that but she tends to use him and hold him against me I recently asked her why she's changing the visitation and she simply said because I can I'm lost I love my son and I just want some good time with him he's eighteen months old and I know this is an important time for him to bond with me she also has very strong ties in Mexico for family is well-off and I have concerns that she could simply cross the border and never return if she already has a home in her name in Mexico I don't know if I have the right to put in place a block at the border since there's been no legal documents in place other than paternity being established I really need help

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If the parents of a child are unmarried and both names are

If the parents of a child are unmarried and both names are ***** ***** birth certificate, who has legal custody?

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Greetings, I am currently living in Costa Rica with my son,

Greetings, I am currently living in Costa Rica with my son, and for the last 8 years, his mother and I have shared custody based on verbal agreements. Things have recently shifted and i am being villainized by her family, and I believe they are scheming to take control of my son's future. I was scheduled to bring him home this weekend, but they have not responded to my need to have a clear schedule of custody sharing, and my fear is that once I return him, they will start legal action that would keep him in their possession. I want to know my rights in this matter, are you available for a consultation by phone or skype since I am not in the country.

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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.

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Am I able to get child support first three and a half

Am I able to get child support for the first three and a half years of my child's life (when I had no / nor sought an order previously) from a father who was in my son's life from birth through the first 5 months of his life, disappeared, and now recently has had a DNA test through DCFS, confirming he is the father? If so, what form and in which Court would I need to file in? I am referring to years past, not moving forward.Thank you very much.Nichole

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