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After filing divorce husband is contacting people not to

After filing divorce husband is contacting people not to give shelter or help to his wife,is it violation of court restraint ?

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Samuel II

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Is it against the law mother to take the children and not

Is it against the law for a mother to take the children and not let the father see them nor hear from them before visitation has been decided

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Roger

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My brother has undiagnosed mental disorders - bipolar, ADHD,

My brother has undiagnosed mental disorders - bipolar, ADHD, and, in my opinion, antisocial personality disorder with extreme narcissism. He has always been mentally unstable and a social outcast. He's admitted to me recently that he's used LSD for over 20 years and does not plan to ever stop. He also abuses alcohol and no doubt other illegal drugs.His wife died a couple years ago, and he's now the sole parent raising two young daughters (8 and 9). The girls have told me about physical abuse (hitting, verbal). The girls told me that their grandmother (my brother's deceased wife's mother) has recently called CPS, and they interviewed the children and my brother. I've been wanting to call CPS for a while but know they don't always do the right thing.My brother is a compulsive liar and can put on his "normal" hat to fool most people. Without documented proof of his mental instability, I'm afraid CPS won't do anything. I've been afraid to call CPS because, one, they probably wouldn't do anything but interview my brother and, two, they would tell him I'm the one who called. And if he knew I called, he would never let me see the girls again. That is exactly what happened with their grandmother. He found out she called CPS and won't let her see the girls anymore.I don't know what to do. Do I get a lawyer and fight for custody? We don't have a lot of money to spend on a lawyer. But I have zero doubt my husband and I can provide a much more stable, loving environment than my brother. Do I just call CPS, give them what information I know (drugs, abuse, etc.) and hope they do more than just interview him? Do I call some mental institute and suggest he be committed/treated?Since his wife died, he's had several people move in and move out of their house, which is in one of the worst neighborhoods in Oakland, California. He's dated and moved in girlfriends (one was a transgender who ended up being very violent and had to have the cops called on her more than once). He's moved in his drug dealer (who's currently living there now).Please help.

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On a temp restraining order the judge signed by i had also

On a temp restraining order the judge signed by i had also requested another order to be able to relocate with a child to idaho, the judge wrote underneath " change of residence of minor to idaho is only after a noticed hearing" does that mean there will have to be a seperate court date set after the initial hearing for a dvr, or does that mean the judge will decide once the hearing is over along with ordering the dvr?

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Modification of a current custody order with a request to

Modification of a current custody order with a request to leave state when there is domestic violence involved. Also in the current order is 50/50 custody and not alloud to leave the county or state without the other parents permission, also both parents are still married, one parent is in rehab and doesn't really know the other is wanting this. How would someone go about this process and as an opinion what ate the chances of something like this being granted given the information ubove?

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Son in indiana. Under custody of DCF due to physical abuse

Son in indiana. Under custody of DCF due to physical abuse from father. Mother lives in florida. DCF wont release child to mother because they do not know mother and she lives out of state. They are doing reunification with father but he is charged with felony charges and poss looking at jail time. Why does mother not have rights to her child just because she lives out of state.

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I'm currently pregnant, and my boyfriend is away at basic

I'm currently pregnant, and my boyfriend is away at basic training. We may not be getting back together after he comes back, due to his stupidity before leaving. I was just reading if he'd have more right to get full custody of the child just because he joined the military.JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this.Customer: Okay, because I need to know weather or not I get to get my 3 jobs back. Because I currently don't get paid enough to raise my child and pay all the bills by myself. As for the father who has never had a job or any responsibilities thinks the army is going to solve all his problems. I just want to know if I'm going to be able to keep my baby. He nor his family have any parenting abilities. Due to things that have happened in the last 3 years or our relationshipJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No I have not talked to a lawyer yet. I don't want to pay to talk to someone about this issue. If the father decides to step up and be aprt of the child and I's life. I don't want to do anything with legal matters till I know what the father of the baby wantsJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: What kinda things should I tell a lawyer?JA: 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 Military Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Not exactly FAMILY COURT, since we were not married: we have

Not exactly FAMILY COURT, since we were not married: we have been partners for 30 years and I was totally and financially dependent upon him. During that time, I have put up with his physical abuse, harassment and threats, because I was fearful of the consequences, and going out on my own. I was alienated from my friends and family, by phone and contacts.About 6 weeks ago, I went to Superior Court in AZ and I was granted an Order of Protection for one year. The Police escorted him out of our Apartment in less than an hour, and all his things are still here, and I haven't tried to locate him because I'm not supposed to. I don't know where he is, but, our rent is due (he co-signed on our lease) and I don't know if he is responsible for half. I only have a small SS income, which doesn't pay many of my bills.

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My estranged wife filled. Her reasons were mental cruelty,

My estranged wife filled for divorced. Her reasons were mental cruelty, infidelity and abandonment. All rubbish. I have 60 days to answers. Can I request her proof before trial. Reason being is that she has non and I will ask for it to be dismissed and I enter my police charges and medical records for her physical abuse.1. Do I refile?2. Can I request she submit her evidence before my response?Please advise

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