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I have made friends with a very nice undocumented immigrant.

I have made friends with a very nice young undocumented immigrant. She has been here 7 years and has an American born son that is 4 years old. Her ex husband lives in Atlanta and provides no financial or parental support but is very threatening of her with her current status, not even considering his own. I also understand that he was physically abusive to her in the past which led to their separation. That being said, all she has is a passport and a Mexican ID Card and wants to take her son back to Mexico to see her biological parents but the ex husband has threatened to contact authorities and report the child being taken without consent. There are no legal papers for custody but she does possess all of the child's documentation.What can she do to avoid further conflicts with this once abusive and absentee father?

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Ely

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I am researching if my emailing an ex wife is considered

I am researching if my emailing an ex wife is considered harassment. Long story short, we have 4 of us on the chain, my current wife, my ex wife, ex wife's new husband. The reason for the email chain is ex and her husband want me to pay for extracurricular activities for two kids in common. We are willing to evenly split all costs for the kids in common, but will not do this if I am continued to be required to pay child support.JA: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: How does this website work?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: AZJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, we most recently went to court (March, 2016) for a support order modification. The biggest reason I was ordered to pay support was based on childcare costs she claimed to be paying. But when I provided the childcare receipts, it avgd $100mo and she was claiming to pay $500 mo. When we went to that court hearing I had counsel As did she.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: She did quit her job to be a stay at home mom and used that as a reason to ask for more support. But the judge imputed her with what she was making when she quit. But the email chain is what I am concerned with. I do not want to be charged with harassment because of my responses in email. Although I wasn't trying to harass her, I was trying to reason with her.

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Looking for advice. I've have legal visitation of my 9yr old

Looking for advice. I've have legal visitation of my 9yr old granddaughter since 2010. For numerous reasons we (my son and I) have decided to file to get joint custody (physical w/ me). I have no restrictions regarding my visitation. Since they have been made aware of our trying to get custody of my granddaughter they are cutting us off from her. They denied my son his last visitation. Now they are telling me that unless I agree to not take my granddaughter to see her 10yr old aunt they will not give me her for my weekend. They say her 10yr old aunt is not a good influence (this accusation only since we filed to amend). Would you advise I agree and get my granddaughter and not let her see her aunt? I feel like if I do that I am agreeing that she is a bad influence....or should I say that I will not agree to their terms and let them deny the visitation and file another show cause?JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: VirginiaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, we are proceeding with the motion to amend ourselvesJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No

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High level query- Joint custody (Colorado), no ROFR in

High level query- Joint custody (Colorado), no ROFR in standing Order. One parent suffers self-induced drug overdose, requires month-long stay in hospital and subsequent 3-month stay in addiction recovery center after suffering brain injury. Minor child chooses to stay with other parent as stepparent in first parent home is engaging in mental and emotional abuse (controlling behavior). 2nd parent now being accused of "substantial and on-going non-compliance with standing Court order" as 1st parent is claiming 2nd parent deprived 1st parent of parenting time.

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Michael J, Esq.

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My wife walked out 8 months ago and has only come to see our

Hi. My wife walked out 8 months ago and has only come to see our 3 kids every 3rd week or so for a few hours and sometimes a month or more goes by and no contact. We are filing divorce but in the meantime, yesterday she parked outside my residence, hiding in her car and when I pulled out she followed me and our 3 yr old son to the drs office. I did not know she was there. When I came out she did her very best to cause a domestic disturbance, screaming and all. She tried to take our son off in her car “without” a car seat and without even telling me where she was going. When she walked out 8 months ago, she went down state and has been there with her boyfriend, who is a felon, all this time. And her family. Continuing, I grabbed the keys out of the ignition and took my son out of the back seat of her car and took him home. She started screaming again and called the police trying to say I caused a problem and tried to get me arrested. The officer called me and I filled him in on the situation and he said he understood and everything was fine.I invite her to come up to see the kids all the time. She is 2 hours away. She rarely comes, once a month or so, and half the time does not show up when she says she will. She has tried to take the kids 3 to 4 times over the past month but NEVER like she did yesterday. She is out of control. She has a sealed record. Her brother, sister in law, boyfriend and niece are all felons. Her father texted me after the incident yesterday and cursed at me and told me he was going to deal with me. He is an ex-con and was in prison for a long time but has been out for quite a while. I am scared to say the least and do not want to live this way. They have no regard for the law and they are determined to lie about domestic violence and get me arrested.Can I get a temporary order for her to stay away until the divorce hearing is done, regarding visitation, since she is now doing these desperate attempts. She was reckless and hysterical. She is desperate because she walked out and has mad terrible choices and is not the same woman I married. Our children have been through enough and I also do not want them surrounded by felons, which includes drugs and domestic violence in their dockets. I want to get through this in one piece. How can I stop her, and protect my kids. I do not want to live like this while we wait for our hearing in a couple of months. HELP. I am so nervous and concerned about what they will try next.I want our kids to see their mother, but NOT like this and NOT with felons. How can I make sure she does not put our kids around criminals once this is settled and even now? And how can I prevent her anther family, from trying to cause domestic disturbances. Temporary order of protection until custody is settled? HOW? Our kids have finally gotten back some of the self worth after she walked out but are still fragile and healing. They, or I, deserve to live like this. Thank you

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I have sole decision making for my 1 year old. her father

I have sole decision making for my 1 year old. her father has visitation wed and thurs from 430 til 600. Due to work changing my hours for an audit on wed my daughter wasn't available for his visitation due to change in who could watch her. (Normally it is my Mother but couldn't do that late) I offered father longer Thursday visitation and he denied it. What can I do to protect myself? I have no choice in audits for work and have to attend as a part of my job. I gave him notice of this on Monday as soon as I got it. In sept I have to go out of town for an internal audit and my daughter will be with family while I am gone. what can I do?

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My granddaughter has to go to visitation with her mother who

My granddaughter has to go to visitation with her mother who is living with a man that has an order against him for inappropriately touching her half sister. The mother has a restraining order against her and can not see or talk to that child. My lawyer won't do anything about it and tells me I need to take my granddaughter to a therapist. I'm her guardian. Is there a way I can protect my grand daughter? We live in kansas.

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P. Simmons

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My family is being harassed by another family. The families

My family is being harassed by another family. The families daughter committed suicide and they have threatened us, followed us and tried to file reports with child services on our family. We need help

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originallawyer

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My daughters father sends me mean messages about how I was

My daughters father sends me mean messages about how I was molested as a child. There is a parenting plan where he needs to go through a third party to meet her. She is almost 5 and he's never met her. What can I do about the mean messagesJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: MontanaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: He stole my diary and copied it. He's threatening me with the diary.

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