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I am a father of a 6 month old baby. I fathered her with a

Hello,I am a father of a 6 month old baby. I fathered her with a women who has two older children and we are not married. Recently, the state got involved with the family because the 12 year old child was suicidal and was admitted. The child (12) communicated that she was being bullied at school and that she was stressed that her mom and I argued. Therefore, the mom packed and left with all the children including my baby. I do not want to cause any additional stress but I want to see my child. What should I do?

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Barrister

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Getting ready to go through a divorce in Ohio. The future

Getting ready to go through a divorce in Ohio. The future ex-wife and I moved back "home" to a rural area where we both grew up 3 years ago so that our children could go to her school. In previous discussions, we had both agreed to split custody 50/50 as long as we both lived within a reasonable driving distance of their current school. We had planned a dissolution but she is now planning to move outside of the area which would put our children in another school district in a major metro. The area she is looking to move to is closer to work but still moves our children out of their schools, away from their grandparents, and away from their extra curricular activities. Is there anything I can do to dictate that she stay within a reasonable distance of our current location to keep the children in their current school and closer to family? If not, I fear my only option is to challenge to be the custodial parent. Which as in father in this position, greatly feel like an underdog.

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My friend is going through a divorce proceeding. His wife

Hi, my friend is going through a divorce proceeding. His wife has served divorce papers but due to some errors on the document, he sent it back to her attorney to make amendments. While they have agreed on the changes via email, the wife/wife's attorney has been delaying sending the amended documents to my friend. She then filed a motion for pre-decree relief and wants more money than my friend actually earns/ has. What options does my friend have?JA: The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else the Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: My friend's ex wife is unemployed, they have agreed on split custody of the children and they do not live in the same state. They signed a mediation agreement but she has reneged on it.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 Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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Child Custody. JA: The Lawyer will need to help you with

Child Custody.JA: The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: Me and the child's father are unmarried and he is filing for custody we have a court date June 22, 2016. I just had my daughter 5 in a half weeks ago. Her father moved to Butler county where his immediate family resides. We ended up coming to an aggrement for visitation for us which was 50/50. I would like to know what are the chances of him getting custody/residential rights if we're in two different county's?JA: OK. The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Anything else I can tell the Lawyer before I connect you two?Customer: Not that I can think of at this time.JA: 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 Lawyer about your situation and connect you two.

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My sister lives in NY. She is divorced and has 2 children.

My sister lives in NY. She is divorced and has 2 children. She has split custody with her ex husband. My parents would like to seek visitation with the children for 3 weeks in the summer and possibly winter break. They have had regular visits with the children several times a year since birth. But now that thye are older they would like to have extended visitation. My sister has no problem with this. Her ex on the other hand has told the children we are not family and should not be spending time with them. What are the chances of this request being granted and how do we go about it

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I just have the split custody of my daugther today she was

I just have the split custody of my daugther today she was suposed to pick the children and she show up with her new boyfriend, right before she place the child insede the car she told the children to give a kiss to daddy (the boyfriend) so i told her that that was wrong and i took the child from her, so she called the police but before the police show up she assaulted me verbally and i took a video of it, so when the police arrived the officer told me that i can flie for a restraining order cause i have proof of the abuse, on the custody that i file i filed some pics of my children that was abuse for her but we didnt got to court cause we reach an agreement. Can i flied for a restraining order? And if yes whats going to happen with her visitations? I hope you can help me, thank you

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Lucy, Esq.

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Customer: My daughter has took off and left her 5 year old

Customer: My daughter has took off and left her 5 year old with us. (they lived with us). She notified us via text that she want to give him to us. The father is in the kids life once a week, but in no position to take full custody. I have provided 95% of the childs care since birth. To not disrupt his life, we would consider legal guardianship but don't know how to do that. JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: We are the childs grandparents.... My daughter informs me she is not coming back and does not want to be a mother...... said she will give him to my husband and I... But we want to protect the child and fear the father will try to take him full time, though he is not in the postion to do that. JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $18) to post your type of question to Family Law Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. Are you willing to wait a bit? Customer: I am at lunch so I will have to check back JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you. Customer: ok thanks

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My husband that I'm wanting to divorce but have not had the

My husband that I'm wanting to divorce but have not had the money to pay an attorney to get yet has brainwashed my 10 year old son with lies that I "left them" and I can't even get my son to come to visit now and he won't answer his phone or reply to text messages. My son has even alienated my parents and his own sister. He seems disengaged in everything to do with me and my family and this is not in his character. I know his father is the root. Can his father try to divorce me over "desertion" in this case because I've not been able to see or get my son?

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Lucy, Esq.

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I live in in Charleston County, SC and my daughters father

I live in in Charleston County, SC and my daughters father lives in Gaston County, NC. Since we live so far away, we split custody of her 2 weeks at a time (nothing court ordered). She was born in Charleston County and did not even see her father until she was 5 months old (he refused). Now he is taking me to court in Gaston County and I want it brought back to Charleston County. Im trying to get a motion for improper venue but I keep getting told that I wont win. There's no order for child support either and neither he nor I have a criminal background and we both hold good jobs. What can I do to make sure venue is sent back to Charleston County?

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Samuel II

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