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I have received full custody of my nephew (both parents were

I have received full custody of my nephew (both parents were found to be unfit due to abuse, drugs and crime). What will happen to my nephew if something happens to me? Do I decide in my will who he goes to or will he go back into the "system"?

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My wife has sole custody of our son. I am the father and I

My wife has sole custody of our son. I am the father and I am buying my son a car but I have not consulted with her. If she is upset that I bought it and says that he cannot have the car what rights do I have?

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I am per pro and preparing a final settlement on our divorce

hello,I am per pro and preparing a final settlement on our divorce case in CA. Date of separation 7/2014. a domestic violence restraining order was issued, in protection of myself and my now 10 yr old daughter, from my ex spouse.we have progressed, from no visitation, to an unsupervised visitation schedule btw daughter and Dad. Also, in criminal court, former spouse, took a plea of guilty , to vandalism of personal property. Spousal abuse and child endangerment charges were dropped in the criminal court, as part of plea deal . I also have criminal protective order until May 2018 due to this plea.exspouse wants joint legal custody as part of final divorce decree. I do not want joint legal with him. does anyone know, if CA family law code, restricts joint legal or physical custody, when there is criminal protective order in place? the criminal protective order protects me, only, not the child. The DVRO protects both me and the child. But Dad does have some visitation. thanks for your help!

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My children's father is getting married this December and

My children's father is getting married this December and the soon to be step mom is insisting the I put her name on all the school records so she can call the school and their address as a secondary. I am just wondering what rights she has as a step mom? Last year at the end of the year I had no contact with the school because they were contacting her or the children's father. I am the custodial parent.JA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IllinoisJA: Has either party filed anything in family court? If so, what?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Is there a motion or something I can to do stop my X wife

is there a motion or something I can to do stop my X wife from requesting things that are not part of our parenting plan?My X has enrolled the children in several swim classes and other actives without my agreementShe has done this in advance of even informing me of her desire to do so.I filed a motion to modify and I believe she is trying to show that I do not agree to anythingI want to show that she makes decisions without me and I believe the best way to do this is to have a motion that shows that she is harassing me over something she should not .our parenting plan has the following 2 sections:According to the parenting plan. Section V sub part CExtraordinary Expenses: Father shall pay $250.00 and Mother shall pay the balance of the costs of the children to attend the Child Development Center for pre-school, including any enrichment classes for each child. Otherwise, Father shall pay 80% and Mother shall pay 20% of any extracurricular and extraordinary expenses incurred on behalf of the minor children that are mutually agreed to in advance. For purposes of this paragraph, extraordinary expenses shall include, but are not limited to, the cost of tutoring sessions, special or private elementary and secondary schooling to meet the particular educational needs of a child, camps, lessons, travel, and other activities intended to enhance the athletic, social or cultural development of a childFrom section IV:Mother shall have sole legal custody. Nevertheless, Mother and Father shall confer and attempt to agree on issues affecting the growth and development of the children, including, but not limited to, choice of religious upbringing, choice of school, course of study, special tutoring, extracurricular activities (including, but not limited to, music, art, dance and other cultural lessons or activities, gymnastics or other athletic activities, choice of camp or other comparable summer activity), medical and dental treatment, psychological, psychiatric, or like treatment or counseling, the choice of particular health care providers, child care providers, the extent of any travel away from home, part or full-time employment, purchase or operation of a motor vehicle, contraception and sex education, and decisions relating to actual or potential litigation on behalf of the children. Mother shall give good faith consideration to Father's position concerning any issue to be decided. However, should the parties not agree, Mother shall be the final decision-maker.

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My x wife has sole legal custody of our children She decided

My x wife has sole legal custody of our childrenShe decided to send our oldest to private school (kindergarten)Is it proper/correct that I write a demand letter asking how she is going to pay for the private school?In our divorce decree she was given sold legal custody because we could not come to a joint decision, this was because she would not discuss anything with me. She would just decide and act on her decision.In our decree it states I pay for extra crit actives relating to the children if we agree on in advanceI have not agreed to this school and want to get something on the record that I dont agree I and I dont see how she is going to afford the private school on her own, (which may force the judge to force me to pay)

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What are the factors to get sole custody how can i ask on

what are the factors to get sole custody how can i ask for custody on grounds of alienation

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What are some arguments I can use to avoid paying private

What are some arguments I can use to avoid paying private school for my children?My X-wife has sole legal custody and we share joint physical custodyLast year my X was going to send our 5 year old to public school in fall of 2016This Jan she decided that she wants our child to attend a private school (which cost about $8,000 - $9,000 a year)I have been told I should not use the argument that I can't afford it because the judge can and will order it.I have not agreed to send our child to the school she picked.our divorce decree does address this as I pay 80% of all extraordinary expenses that are agreed on in advanceCan she use the fact that I agreed to a different private school last year?The change that happen is I lost my job and my new job pays me less than 1/2 of what I used to earn so I really can't afford to pay 80%.I did offer verbally to pay 50% of the tuition providing she would agree to a reasonable change in child support without litigation. her response was NO, you will pay 80% that is the judgement, I pointed out to her that is only i I agree.does agreement carry over to a different school and with a change of jobs?

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My xwife was award sole legal custody. so she gets to make

my xwife was award sole legal custody. so she gets to make final decisions.in our decree it states the following:Father shall pay 80% and Mother shall pay 20% of any extracurricular and extraordinary expenses incurred on behalf of the minor children that are mutually agreed to in advance. For purposes of this paragraph, extraordinary expenses shall include, but are not limited to, the cost of tutoring sessions, special or private elementary and secondary schooling to meet the particular educational needs of a child, camps, lessons, travel, and other activities intended to enhance the athletic, social or cultural development of a child.She has now signed our child up for private kindergarten at $9,000 a year which I can not afford or agree to.what motion can file and have answered by a judge within a week to show her that she will be responsible for the entire tuition cost since I did not agree to private school?

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