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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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Can I sue a school of privacy? I have sole custody of my

Can I sue a school for breach of privacy? I have sole custody of my daughter and his(the father) family members work at the school. I was asked to provide proof of custody otherwise they would not accept her application registration for kindergarten

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I have a question, My son who owns s own home has s

Hi I have a question, My son who owns his own home has his girlfriend living with him along with their son. They have been having issues and have decided to separate, she wants to stay in the home with her son and have him my son move out of the home., his home that he owns. Can she go to court and say that he has abandoned both her and his sonJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: New HampshireJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No not yet, he seems to think that he does not need to talk to an attorney that hey can work things out on their own i do not trust her she has been physically violent towards himJA: Is there anything else the Family Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: No not that i am aware of we do not want this to get out due to the fact that he has a career in law enforcement and is afraid it may affect his jobJA: 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 Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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My daughter in Virginia now, was in Florida in 2010 and was

My daughter in Virginia now, was in Florida in 2010 and was given a legal document that stated she had legal sole custody of her son. One year later got back together with common law husband. They split up again 3 weeks ago and he has filed for custody of child in state of Virginia. Are her custody papers from Florida valid in the state of Virginia? He has never had drivers license (age 30 now) and no job, very abusive. Can She leave state?

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Phillips Esq.

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I am going through a divorce and initally we agreed on Joint

hello, I am going through a divorce and initally we agreed on Joint custody. My Ex wife has now suggested that she get sole custody since it will work in my oldest sons favor for financial aid for college. We have a good relationship now, as good as can be, but I can not really seem to find good information on what it really means to give up custody, legally anyway. Can you provide me with any examples where this can come back to haunt me?

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JA: . How can we help? Customer: I had a question regarding

hiJA: Hello. How can we help?Customer: I had a question regarding sole legal custodyJA: OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: I had shared legal and shared physical custody.JA: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: but in a masters conference today, I was petitioning to modify the visitation schedule as my oldest is 23, then 22, and the youngest is 15. so only applies to youngestJA: Is there anything else important you think the Family Lawyer should know?Customer: the master threw in a "suggestion" to give my ex sole legal custody.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 Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.Customer: he said it was so she could make important medical decisions for urgent care. but I didn't realize the other ramifications of what that meant.

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I am planning on moving to California with my 2 minor children.

I am planning on moving to California with my 2 minor children. I have sole legal custody and their father does not have any legal visitation. However, their father has been having visits with them in the last year. I am wondering what I might be up against if their father does not want me to move.JA: OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No, our divorce was settled in 2011 and the final custody in 2013. I have not spoken to an attorney sinceJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Family Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else important you think the Family Lawyer should know?Customer: Okay, I am going to pull up the court docs so I can provide you with exact verbiageJA: 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 Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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My children's father (the noncustodial parent) has not seen

My children's father (the noncustodial parent) has not seen or talked to the boys since September where shortly after in September the courts files a cease visitation and telephonic visitation based on his inability to be consistent and continuing to go long periods of time without any contact and not completing the requirements of the court to lift supervised visitation... I have now found out he moved out of the state without letting us know at all... Can I file willful abandonment and termination of parental rights? The judge ordered that he SHALL call them every Tuesday and Thursday and SHALL have supervised visits with them every other weekend and not miss 2 or more visits in any 6 month period and that he is to notify me and division of child support 60 days prior to any change of address. He is over 6 months delinquent in child support also and has now been living in AZ for several months.

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