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My sister is involve in a family court case in WV that was

My sister is involve in a family court case in WV that was filed by the state for child support - state as petitioner, parents as respondents. Now, the same case has become a custody case with the parents randomly assigned as petitioner and respondent. I know that petitioners and respondents are supposed to stay the same throughout the case, but is there a law that spells that out?

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JD 1992

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I need to know how can I get a court order to determine

HiJA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?Customer: I need to know how can I get a court order to determine paternity of my childJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the court order was issued in?Customer: I live in Florida but the court order has not been issued, I need to place oneJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I need to know how to proceed

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My son and his girlfriend have an 8 yr old son together.

My son and his girlfriend have an 8 yr old son together. They separated about 6 months ago. Until a couple of days ago they had a mutually agreed upon plan and were sharing custody for their child. This past week, his girlfriend became angry with him and suddenly pulled the boy out of school, is enrolling him elsewhere and will not let my son see his boy. There is no question of paternity.. Can my son get an immediate court order to stop her from keeping the boy away from his father and to stop her from enrolling the boy in a new school

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I am denied doing a DNA test with my daughter who was

I am denied doing a DNA test with my daughter who was brought to the US unknown to me in 2008 by her grandmother. She was brought after I refused to signed a document sent by the grandmother that I was unable to support her in 2005.

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If a person is co-guardian in hawaii and moves to another

if a person is co-guardian in hawaii and moves to another state without the child is that guardianship still valid?JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The paternity of co-guatdian has not been established.

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I live in MS and have an order setting hearing paternity

I live in MS and have an order setting hearing paternity case that will be held in AL. The AlaFile E Notice was delivered to me in MS by regular mail. What's the worst case if I am unable to attend?

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LegalGems

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My pregnant girlfriend is threatening to leave the state

My pregnant girlfriend is threatening to leave the state with our unborn child. What are my rights?

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MIAMILAW1127

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Question #1 I've had the understanding that grandparents

Question #1I've had the understanding that grandparents have no rights to child custody. Can you confirm this or note if their are ever any exceptions?Background:This matter regards ***** ***** a six year old little girl. She has primarily been raised by her paternal grandparents for the last 3-4 years, consistently. The father currently lives with his parents.There is no documented custody agreement between the mother and the father, nor is there any documented agreement between the mother and the grandmother.The mother and fathers life have been unstable during the child's 6 years however the father (age 34) has always had the support of his parents.The mother (age 25) has birthed 4 additional children, ages 8 - 19 mos., (all different fathers) and has more often then not been moving from place to place for shelter, these years. She does not, and has not held a job over these years and is dependent on state support.Incident: recently the mother put her 4 children in jeopardy by leaving the home alone for a period of time. When chastised by the grand parents siteing the potential danger of her actions, she became uncontrollably angered and demanded the child be returned to her.The police were called and after establishing the child's current residency (room, school assignment, etc.) they told the mother she could not take the child at that point.Question #2Can the father and/or grandparents file for full or primary custody of the child? How will the courts see this situation?

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If Im 16 and pregnant, am I required at all by law to tell

If Im 16 and pregnant, am I required at all by law to tell anyone who the biological father is?

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