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My Son's girlfriend is pregant - due in May and she broke up

My Son's girlfriend is pregant - due in May and she broke up with him. She is talking about adoption. Does not he have the right, as long as it is his, for full custody if he wants the baby.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Nope this is the first stepsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No - As long as the baby is his and he chooses full custody, what does he have to do? She keeps changing her mind. I want him to be prepared and know what to do and how to do it. They will never be a couple.

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I live in North Carolina, the biological father lives in

I live in North Carolina, the biological father lives in Georgia.My daughter is 7 years old. A few years ago I took my daughter's father to court for child support. (I lived in North Carolina, and he in Gerogia.) He signed a Paternity Acknowledgement whenever she was 5 months old. Whenever she was 4 years old, I filed for child support and he challenged the paternity. They grated him a paternity test and found he was not the father. I had no idea. Now, (two years later) I have thought about it for some time and discovered her biological father. I have taken him to court for child support. The first man is still listed as her father on her birth certificate. She also knows her last name as his. Will she be required to change her name? Also, the man that is listed has moved somewhere in Washington state I am unsure of how I can get him to desestablish himself as the father. What would I do in this case?

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My Ex girlfriend is pregnant with my baby and is due in May.

My Ex girlfriend is pregnant with my baby and is due in May. She is currently separated but still legally married. We have been in contact and are working out details between ourselves however for me to be put on the birth certificate she is under the impression that the state will then require me to pay child support. She does not with to collect child support from me. we would much rather handle things on our own. Will state require me to pay child support if i want to be on the birth certificate?

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Barrister

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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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Rovena Andoni

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I have a family law related question. If I have a mediated

I have a family law related question.If I have a mediated custody agreement that is not yet binding in the courts, would it be respected in Europe. In Germany in particular. Is there a way to have a binding agreement without it being through the courts? One that Germany will respect and not allow a new case to be opened in Europe for custody. My child is a US/German citizen, born in Germany, having lived there for the first 3 years of his life, and now living here in the US (New York) for the past 7 months. I am not sure it is a good idea to travel to Europe with him to see his paternal grandparents without a binding agreement.

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Im having a child with a woman who is still married, but

Im having a child with a woman who is still married, but separated. What can I do to have my name on the birth certificate? I live in NC.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NcJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I dont think so.

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JD 1992

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I was sued in IL for child support that I later found out is

I was sued in IL for child support that I later found out is not mine. Il law said I was responsible. My states law, Louisiana, says I am not. My ex spouse is moving to FL this month. When this happens, can I now obsolve my rights to the child?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: She has lived in IL for the last 5 years where I was sued for child support then. I live in Louisiana. Child support went through IL court. We found out said child is not mine due to paternity test 10 months ago. She and the child are both moving to Florida by the end of the month.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: We have not. I was actually searching for one online when I came across this websiteJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That's pretty much everything.

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I am 5 months pregnant. I've been in a relationship for 8

I am 5 months pregnant. I've been in a relationship for 8 years. Separated for a few months. Got pregnant in the mean time by someone else. Worked things out with the person I've been in a relationship with we have 2 children together. Can I put him instead of the bio father on the birth certificate since the bio father hasn't been apart of my pregnancy and is only seeking child support from me. I want this child to share the same last name as her brother and sisterJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Santa Clarita CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No She isn't born yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I feel the bio father is just trying to financially benefit off of her. He's already demanding child support.

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Lucy, Esq.

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Someone has agreed to not pursue a paternity claim in

someone has agreed to not pursue a paternity claim in exchange for a cash payment. Can I write up an agreement to that effect and have it signed and notarized and it be binding?

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Roger

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