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I was wondering if you could help me in the right direction.

Hi. I was wondering if you could help me in the right direction. I have been divorced for 4 years. The kids are now 18, 16, 12, and 9. My exhusband became an alcoholic immediately after the divorce, and we just cant ignore the issue anymore. I saved all my 12 year old daughter texts about the disgust of her dads drunkedness, he really only is just unreasonable and unkind, not physically abusive, and i dont think he drinks and drives, but i really wouldnt know. I dont know what to do because my 16 year old son and i have an extremely strained relationship and i would easily guess he would want to live w his dad. But my 9 year old daughter will be so torn by this, she still wants to believe in her daddy. But my 12 year old daughters texts are too heartbreaking and disturbing. He lives four doors away and i want to fix my roof and move in the opposite direction of him. Right now we have joint custody w me having primary conservatorship. I would like to go to standard custody or even supervised visits until he cleans his act. May you please reccommend something

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file for divorce in NH

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Divorce issue

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My son was physically abused and it would to be assumed by

My son was physically abused and it would to be assumed by the courts to be my boyfriend. I had brought him to the hospital and CPS removed him from me six months later my case is now closed. It is still unknown on how my child was hurt but I'm wondering what my rights are and if he can get his name cleared through CPS to legally be around him again. He is willing to do treatment counseling UA test evaluations anything. I do not want to risk losing my child. I want to do this the right and legal way

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Alex J. Esq.

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My spouse is being blackmailed and physically abused months

My spouse is being blackmailed and physically abused for several months now by a friend who has threatened to ruin his reputation and more if he does not do as this friend demands. Jerry is on SS disability for mental disorder and lives in fear of what this person claims he can do. He has coerced Jerry into excessive drinking, sexual degradation, giving money and much more. This guy has physically assaulted Jerry several times. I witnessed the cut marks on his arm shortly after he was attacked. I wanted to call the police but Jerry was so afraid that this person could still harm him that he would not let me do it. He was afraid everything would get worse. I have pictures of his cut arms. I took those right after the incident. I have a written statement from him admitting to all the abuses. The man has stolen some of Jerry's prescription drugs which he needs to maintain balance and assist with depression. He is under care of therapist and psychiatrist. Jerry's ongoing attempts to placate the person have been pointless. Jerry continues to live in fear, only hoping that this person will choose to leave him alone. What courses of action can he take?

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TJ, Esq.

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My sons dad and myself still live together. He made me quit

My sons dad and myself still live together. He made me quit my job in order to stay home with our son after he found out i cheated on him. I have no way of getting out.. I am trying to leave with our son since i have been the sole caretaker of him since birth. Taking him to doctor appointments, dentist visits, physical therapy for his spine, calling out of work when he is sick, etc... His father works 10 night shifts in a row then he has 4 off. that is his schedule every 2 weeks. As you can see i am home with our son at night. I have been his care taker since birth. If i am not at work i am home with him. What can i do legally to get me and our son out of this situation?

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Law Educator, Esq.

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My husband is a drug addict. On friday i managed to get a

my husband is a drug addict. On friday i managed to get a protective order for myself but I really wanted it for my children. My husband is not physically abusive, and ultimately I want to save our marriage. can I get him kicked out of our home and get custody without filing for separation or divorce? I have a hearing on Friday and I was hoping the protective order could be extended to my children. What do I need to do? I live in Maryland. I left my house on Friday and took my three kids 8, 6, and 4 to friends homes. I would like to see the court order him to enter treatment and have clean time. I guess I probably need to separate though, don't I...

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Joseph Rizzo

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I am in the middle of a divorce with my wife, and she is now

I am in the middle of a divorce with my wife, and she is now telling me she will not sign the papers. I am looking for more information on how I move forward from here without her signature. We live in New Hampshire, and we do not have children but own a house together, if that matters. I am also wondering if someone can give me a general idea of the cost, and the difference in cost between that and a divorce with both signatures. Thank you for your help.

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Christopher B, Esq.

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In the state of CO, does a 12 year old have to attend a

In the state of CO, does a 12 year old have to attend a forensic interview if they do not want to? Do they have any legal rights to decline it?

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Ely

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