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I went through a divorce, I am not asking for a modification

I went through a divorce, I am not asking for a modification of the current orderI changed jobs and now make less than 1/2 of what I used.My wife was given sole legal custody because we can not make joint decisions (this is because she refuses to discuss issues with me)My wife's lawyer is now requesting that I submit to a psychological evaluation and/or mental examinationshe also request a specific phdshe also wants me to pay for itshe refers to section 452.375 RSMoshe also states I have anger issuesshe also states that I have threatened the minor children in the petitioner's presenceshe also states alot of other baseless claimsDo I have to submit to this?is there a motion I can file to counter this?

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I went through a divorce, I am not asking for a modification

I went through a divorce, I am not asking for a modification of the current orderI changed jobs and now make less than 1/2 of what I used.My wife was given sole legal custody because we can not make joint decisions (this is because she refuses to discuss issues with me)My wife's lawyer is now requesting the appointment of a Guardian ad litemthis is based on her now claiming child abuse or neglectAm I allowed to contest this?How would I go about doing this?She does not claim any abuse or neglect in her motion to appoint the gal but had in a different motion.

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My boyfriend and I have been in a relationship for 8 years.

My boyfriend and I have been in a relationship for 8 years. We live together and have 3 year old twins together. When we argue he says he's going to take the kids and says cruel things that do not make sense. He says he loves our children but I know what is happening is not right because he is willing to have the children experience pain and fear to try to hurt me. He does not hurt me physically but he is mentally abusive and controlling. Realizing may have no choice but to separate to protect my children and myself. If I have the kids with me this evening and want to stay overnight at my Mother's house with them would I be able to do that? Usually I would be able to no problem, but I do not trust his intentions at this time. If I have the kids with me at my Mother's house because I do not feel safe and leave the home we share with our kids, how do I protect myself and keep custody? I would be going temporarily to my mothers who lives within 5 miles.

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We had a hearing today in Missouri in a custody case. The

We had a hearing today in Missouri in a custody case. The parents of the 2-year-old child have never been married. The child has been living with the father for the last 15 months. The father brought the case looking for joint physical custody and sole legal custody. The hearing today was a Temporary Custody hearing. There was much arguing in front of the judge by the attorneys, then closed door discussion with the attorneys and the judge, and then the mother and father and their lawyers were required to go into a room and try to come up with a temporary agreement. My son is the father and I have been very involved and supportive of him through this case, but I was not allowed to be in the room. The Respondent's lawyer was very aggressive; his lawyer was not. In the end, he said ok to what they came up with, but he actually is not in agreement, and some of what was decided regarding transportation of the child may not actually be possible to meet. After the discussion, they went back into the courtroom and his lawyer told the judge what they agreed to. It was entered into the computer, and his lawyer was tasked with writing it up and getting it signed. My son does not want to sign it. Does he have to? What happens if he doesn't?

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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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