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I recently moved here in January, in fear for my son and my

I recently moved here in January, in fear for my son and my life from his father. After I gave birth to my son in December I had asked the nurses not to bring in the paperwork for the birth certificate while father was in the room, they did and I signed under duress. Im curious as to how to go about getting my sons last name changed and full custody. I do not want his father being in his life in no way shape or form, hes violent.. a narcissist... and is currently on trial for rape of a child, incecent exposure, sexual assault.. he has no job, no residence, and has not seen or had contact since he was 2 weeks old. I'm currently in hiding in Florida and originally from PittsburghJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No ma'amJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: There was never physical abuse always verbal, he however punched holes in the walls .. screamed at the baby when he would cry.. never took care of him.. decided that drinking at the bar was more important

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I'm in California, and I recently went through a divorce

I'm in California, and I recently went through a divorce that was brutal from beginning (when I found a note in my car notifying me that my wife of 11 years wanted a divorce for no reason, but did mention the fact that I think and feel very deeply), to the end where I was forced to pay her a 7-figure spousal support even though she had been cheating on me and lying to me and had already gotten millions of the money I earned while we were married with exactly zero support from her. She has already been paid the entirety of the settlement. She worked throughout the marriage at a job she loved, but that paid essentially nothing (equestrian), and we have no kids. And, she didn't have sex with the last 10+ years of the 11 year marriage (nonetheless, I did not cheat), and we probably only had sex about 6 times total. I recently found out through third-parties that she had been molested by her father to the point that her family had used all of it's money to purchase her a horse ranch before I met her for the purpose of keeping her quiet. She sold it immediately before we got married and kept all of the proceeds separate, so I had no claim on them during the divorce, while she aggressively made a claim on the house I owned when we get married. So, I feel like I was tricked into a marriage under false pretenses that were used to steal my career from me, as well as my chance to have kids (I was 38 when we got married, and am now 51). Where should I start to explore the possibility of pursuing a civil lawsuit against her/her family?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I only found out on Saturday is there a charge for this service?JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Family Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.Customer: how much do I have to pay when I get a reply?JA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.Customer: How good is the lawyer going to be that's available here?

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Law Educator, Esq.

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My child stays at his Fathers girlfriends place as he has no

Hi,My child stays at his Fathers girlfriends place as he has no place of his own.They are having issues and the girlfriend reached out to me saying she is trying to leave him as he is mentally abusive to her, even in front of my child and she said she also sees things going on that my childs father is doing in front of my child that he isn't supposed to be doing.The father is also very emotionally abusing to myself as well and I cannot talk to him no matter how hard I try, I get called names, cursed at and I get nervous of him myself.In our court order it states that he is supposed to have our child stay at his Mothers home if he has no place of his own.Also, our child is coming home and telling me things that are concerning. Can I refuse access if my child is telling me the non custodial parent (His Father) is physically abusing his girlfriend in front of my child when he is on his visits and he is not staying where he should be staying as stated in the court order?

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I have a 13 month old baby with my x boyfriend whom ive had

I have a 13 month old baby with my x boyfriend whom ive had difficulties in due to the fact that he only seems to want to be supportive if we are together...but if not then he doesnt care to...so he had agreement to pay babysitting and he refused to pay since its my mom who watches him..and him and i we were not in good terms. I dont make too much money..so i asked him to take baby with him so he can figure it out and manage to deal with finding a babysitter himself and now having to pay more then he needs to...since he wants to be a jerk...but of course...im thinking..ill be picking up the baby and dropping him off..but for that day since i had to go to work and my mom didnt want to babysit my son since she is already owed 2 weeks of none payment...i felt the father of my son should then take responsibility on finding someone that day since he wants to be dumb and not pay..but i never said he could keep my son. So his mom picked up my son...we dont know where she lives...her and my sons father are hiding my son..keeping him away from me seeing him..or having any contact with him. im not allowed to really go near his house due to some arguments him and i have had in the past, that the family no longer welcomes me at their home. so to avoid any problems..i havent gone over his house...ive been calling and messaging both...his mother and the father..no answer from mother..i get response from the father..but just to tell me i cant see him..and i wont be able to get him back...then he plays with me saying he will bring him and then lies and doesnt come through...to the point ive been begging him..and trying to be nice to him and making him think i would go back with him but he still asking more from me...and has not allowed me to see my son at all...im very concerned...and desperate as to what do i do now...i called cops and they feel he has every right as me and since there is no court order i cant force him to give him backJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: i dont want anyone to say i abandoned my baby cause i did not...nor did i give him away for him to keep or have full custody...i dont want to lose my baby...so i want to know what do i do to get my son back??JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no...JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: well..he hit me before..and i have a police report..can that be use as something to be able to get my son back?

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I live in Louisiana I have minor children I want to divorce

Hello i live in Louisiana I have minor children I want to divorce my husband but I understand you have to be separated one year however he does not want to move out can we cohabitate separately in LouisianaJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: LouisiansJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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A brain damaged individual is living with me. After his

A brain damaged individual is living with me. After his father physically abused him, he came to live with me. They are his legal guardians, but I am taking care of him.. It has come to my attention that they have opened up credit in his name. I have power of attorney. Who is responible financially. This person has no credit cards and can't fill out a form by himself.JA: Can you tell me what state this is in? Have any charges been officially filed?Customer: The guardianship was in placed in Louisiana. I called Adult Protective Services on his parents. The parents lied on the police report, and now this individual is also facing felony assault charges. He can't even remember why his arm hurt the other day. I had to remind him what his father did. We all live in texas nowJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: the financial fraud no. We are in the process of getting his credit report. A bill came today saying he owed for a book. His parents took over 3 million dollars of his. He was awarded money from the accident. I believe they are opening up credit in his name to avoid paying for thingsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I want guardianship but I can't be on the hook for all of his parents' fraud

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Looking for free legal consultation for me to see how I can

Hi looking for free legal consultation for me to see how I can help my brother to divorce his wife.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NJJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I reported the wife to child protection servicesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They have 2 children and she is threatening him to sue and take everything. I need to know how we can remove her from the house as quickly as possible.

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AttyHeather

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Do you know about Louisiana law? It's for my daughter. She

Do you know about Louisiana law?JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: It's for my daughter. She has seen a public defenderJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes here is the situation. I do not wish to have an answer if they don't know Louisiana law. My daughter decided to leave her baby's father. They aren't married, but he is on parole. He never helps her with the baby, won't get a job, sleeps till noon or later, and when he's awake smokes weed all day. She's had enough and doesn't want to raise her baby in that environment any more. When he found out, he said he was going to take the baby where she'd never see him again. The police were called and since he was the natural father and was holding him, they said they couldn't stop him. It's been two weeks. All we can think about is how her baby screamed for her as she left (the police told her to because it was so contentious)

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JD 1992

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It will take a minute to write it, I have question for

it will take a minute to write itJA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I have question for divorce law in texasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, I have mediation tomorrowJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I want to know if my husband was given the house we lived in but he said in a letter it was my house do, can I use this as leverage that I could maybe get half of it

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