Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Family Law Questions
Why fiancé and I have endured a custody battle that started
why fiancé and I have endured a custody battle that started in January. the judge originally said 50/50 joint legal and physical custody was his final ruling. But for custodial visits , a 2-2-3 Schedu… read more
Sean K
Sean K
Attorney/Member
JD
1,181 satisfied customers
My grandchildren ages 5 and 6 are not enrolled in school. My
my grandchildren ages 5 and 6 are not enrolled in school. My oldest should be in 1st grade this year. Their mother has them on the rode with her and her new boyfriend, whom is a truck driver. Help … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,900 satisfied customers
My child goes to a charter school. I have questioned the
My child goes to a charter school. I have questioned the headmaster's leading ability and now the school is refusing to send graded work home or put her grades in power school. Last year they had her … read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
61,630 satisfied customers
Can the court give full custody to the father because of
Can the court give full custody to the father because of better employment and a fiance? … read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
3,019 satisfied customers
I live in Indiana and owe an outstanding balance for
I live in Indiana and owe an outstanding balance for afterschool care, not tuition. Can this private school retain my childrens academic records?… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,900 satisfied customers
I am contemplating filing a motion to amend a divorce decree.
I am contemplating filing a motion to amend a divorce decree. I am the father and I have joint physical and legal custody of two daughters. The kids are with me every other weekend and all Wednesdays.… read more
Seattle Scott
Seattle Scott
Private practice attorney
995 satisfied customers
I am divorced and I have a custody agreement in place with
I am divorced and I have a custody agreement in place with my ex husband. However, I am now pregnant with my new fiancé baby. Due to the fact that we are having a baby together I moved him in with me … read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
3,019 satisfied customers
I moved 72 miles away for a job. I agreed to a custody arrangement
I moved 72 miles away for a job. I agreed to a custody arrangement based on the kids continuing school where they were during the beginning of the move. As summer came my children requested to live wi… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
41,221 satisfied customers
State of Maine Child Protective Services is detaining my son
State of Maine Child Protective Services is detaining my son against his will by threatening and cohersion and bullying by saying they would take custody.of his 14 yr old daughter if he didn,t go to t… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
My fiancé unknowingly fathered a child 19 years ago. The mother was married at the time an
My fiancé unknowingly fathered a child 19 years ago. The mother was married at the time and was cheating with my now fiancé. Seven or eight years later my fiancé got a request to take a paternity test… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
My stepdaughter just came to live with us voluntarily, he mother
My stepdaughter just came to live with us voluntarily, he mother has court ordered physical custody of her and her brother. They are 11 and 12. We are concerned for the children because they are both … read more
Tina
Tina
Doctoral Degree
83 satisfied customers
I have a question regarding a situation with my child custody
I have a question regarding a situation with my child custody agreement. Can this be answered now?… read more
John Legal
John Legal
Doctoral Degree
3,418 satisfied customers
I have a grand-daughter who is fifteen years old, her father
I have a grand-daughter who is fifteen years old, her father had custody since she was four months old, how ever his mother rasied her in New york until she was thirteen. His mother then sent her to h… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
41,221 satisfied customers
I motioned the courts to ask them to make a decision on putting
I motioned the courts to ask them to make a decision on putting my daughter in 1st grade in my school district close to my home. I am the father , I have "joint" custody but the mother is the resident… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,145 satisfied customers
My grand daughter and her dad took my great grand son who was
My grand daughter and her dad took my great grand son who was staying with me and my wife in Homossa, FL, to Hempstead NY. Presently she is not with her father, she was staying at some friend the last… read more
Jack R.
Jack R.
Partner
Juris Doctor
6,136 satisfied customers
My fianc e and his ex-wife has two children, ages 6 and 8.
My fiancée and his ex-wife has two children, ages 6 and 8. The two of them have joint custody, they both live in the same school district. During the divorce, my fiancée assumed all of the marital deb… read more
LawNinvest
LawNinvest
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
66 satisfied customers
I take my children to child and family Giudence my Ex wife
I take my children to child and family Giudence my Ex wife has never came, I need copies of the records and I am being told I cannot have them with out her signature… read more
FiveStarLaw
FiveStarLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
477 satisfied customers
Thank you for taking the time out to talk to me on Monday,
Thank you for taking the time out to talk to me on Monday, January 12, 2009. Under the Alienation of Affection rules can a father file Civil Suit against the Chicago Public Schools and/ or Chicago Int… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,145 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:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

11,971 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.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

41,221 satisfied customers

I provide family and divorce law advice to my clients in my firm.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,624 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

3,607 satisfied customers

Attorney with 17 years experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

3,019 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

2,828 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