Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Family Law Questions
Is a Guardian ad litem an arm of the court and if so when
Is a Guardian ad litem an arm of the court and if so when people provide information to the Guardian ad Litem or tell them things for a report are they under oath or is it perjury if they lie… read more
Sarah Fischer
Sarah Fischer
J.D.
176 satisfied customers
Looking for information on how an absent father increase in
Looking for information on how an absent father increase in visitation normally goes. … read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,621 satisfied customers
If my attorney shared my son's psychological evaluation with
Hi, if my attorney shared my son's psychological evaluation with guardian ad litem without my notice. Is it legal, that the GAL shared this document with my son's father attorney? … read more
Attorney DROD
Attorney DROD
Sole Practioner
Doctoral Degree
193 satisfied customers
I am a grandparent and was asked by the GAL to become a
Hello. I am a grandparent and was asked by the GAL to become a third party intervenor in November. My daughter and her ex started a custody battle in March or April of last year and until October, the… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
10,923 satisfied customers
Does the GAL have to provide their report before the start
Does the GAL have to provide their report before the start of trial? Is there a rule regarding the timing of this report?… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
14,379 satisfied customers
Question is how and what actions should I take as a
Question is how and what actions should I take as a respondent For divorce finalize to Lawyer & Petitioner. Petitioner didnt follow completion of mediation, failed to noterize and sign agreement. I th… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
19,970 satisfied customers
I received a draft final divorce decree draft from my wife's
I received a draft final divorce decree draft from my wife's attorney for final DOJ. In November there was a baseless emergency motion filed where my wife received temporary (without prejudice) care o… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
I have been granted sole custody three kids 5, 8, 10.
I have been granted sole custody for my three kids 5, 8, 10. There is a protective order in place expiring in June. Ex husband has applealed and it is now in the court circuit of Manassas, va. He has … read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
In NC, a DSS attorney has filed a motion asking the court to
In NC, a DSS attorney has filed a motion asking the court to compel a GAL volunteer to disclose their private emails for examination. Over the objections of the GAL attorney, the judge ordered the GAL… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
9,034 satisfied customers
The gal never visited my home or observed me with the kids. My ex wife is polar. My law
The gal never visited my home or observed me with the kids. My ex wife is bi polar. My lawyer filed two motions to remove the gal with testimony from my lawyer and 11 letters to the galfrom my lawyer.… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
11,978 satisfied customers
How do i file a motion to set aside prior order that violates
How do i file a motion to set aside prior order that violates order from another county because my husband took my kids hid them from me and went to another magistrate judge in another county and got … read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I am in the midst of a primary physical custody proceeding.
I am in the midst of a primary physical custody proceeding. My 8 year old son's dad has moved to Florida with his wife and other 5 children. He has asked the court to appoint a GAL. I am against a GAL… read more
AlmostFreeLegal
AlmostFreeLegal
attorney
Doctoral Degree
105 satisfied customers
Guardian Ad Litem & Attorneys Fees Paul, It is me, Andy,
Guardian Ad Litem & Attorney's Fees Paul, It is me, Andy, Louisa, VA and the ruling came in and was probably one of the most difficult outcomes that I could have imagined considering the circumstances… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Lawyer
139,581 satisfied customers
IF the court ends up doing a best interest eval for a relocating
IF the court ends up doing a best interest eval for a relocating party, is the court obligated (or can they) look at issues that are relevant that occurred prior to the last custody order? For example… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Illinois divorce, post-decree, Father, custody. My ex-wife
Illinois divorce, post-decree, Father, custody. My ex-wife has custody, My 15yr old daughter wants to live with me, my ex keeps filing petitions aledging visitation interference, the judge in pre-tria… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
FAMILY LAW:Do we need to file MOTION TO LEAVE , to get
FAMILY LAW: Do we need to file MOTION TO LEAVE , to get permission , if we want to file Reply on the opposit party's RESPONSE ON MY MOTION??? aS YOU KNOW I HAVE FILED MOTION TO GET RELIEF FROM THE JUD… read more
max713
max713
Lawyer, Mediator, Partner, and COO
Doctoral Degree
1,179 satisfied customers
Judge Scott Becker is the sole judge in Family Law Court in
Judge Scott Becker is the sole judge in Family Law Court in Collin County, TX. He is new to the position and to family law. My daughter moved out of her home in Aug, 2011 under the advice of her lawye… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
My ex-wife says i owe her back child support, and opened a
My ex-wife says i owe her back child support, and opened a case with child support services. I paid all the money since the case was opened with them that i owed her. But before that i paid her direct… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
41,413 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Lawyer

14,379 satisfied customers

30 years as a family law lawyer .

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

11,978 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney and Counselor at Law

9,034 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience. I remain current in Family Law through regular continuing education.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

4,087 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

3,966 satisfied customers

Attorney with 19 years experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

3,302 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

3,181 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x