Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Family Law Questions
I would like a second opinion I did ask this question
Second opinion] I would like a second opinion I did ask this question yesterday to make sure papers are filed correctly. I live in New York State. My son is in a custody battle with his ex girlfriend … read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
3,019 satisfied customers
My husband is taking our former son-in-law to small claims
My husband is taking our former son-in-law to small claims court. Should we, as grandparents, avoid contact with the grandchildren? … read more
Sue
Sue
Juris Doctorate
699 satisfied customers
I am in Missouri, my ex and I share joint legal and joint
I am in Missouri, my ex and I share joint legal and joint physical custody . It has been a year, he is very combative and unable to communicate with me about my son without always threatening harrasse… read more
Sue
Sue
Juris Doctorate
699 satisfied customers
I'm divorced and I have sole custody of my two kids. My ex
I'm divorced and I have sole custody of my two kids. My ex has them a total of 4 days out of the month and alternating holidays. This parental situation has been the same since Sept 2015 for almost 3 … read more
Sue
Sue
Juris Doctorate
699 satisfied customers
I'm trying to understand my rights as it relates to the
I'm trying to understand my rights as it relates to the Seminole County 18th Circuit Court. I have an injunction order against my husband for domestic violence on his behalf on me as well as my son. I… read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
12,463 satisfied customers
My ex husband is being abusive towards me via messages etc
My ex husband is being abusive towards me via messages etc and his girlfriend is now starting. Can I apply for sole custody… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,465 satisfied customers
My son is a petitioner in a contemp/child modification. All
My son is a petitioner in a contemp/child modification. All previous court hearings have been held in Fl. His ex moved to texas 2 years ago with the kids. No problem until this summer. He was to have … read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
15,551 satisfied customers
My ex and I were never married and broke up when our son was
My ex and I were never married and broke up when our son was 9 months old. He is now a year old. We do not have a custody agreement or child support filed with the courts. He works 12 hour shifts alte… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,856 satisfied customers
I have sole legal custody of my Son and we share physical custody
I have sole legal custody of my Son and we share physical custody 50-50. 1. Can my ex enroll my Son in a health care plan thru his employment, without my permission or informing me? 2. Can my ex enrol… read more
Lawyer Lori
Lawyer Lori
Attorney
JD - Attorney
1,812 satisfied customers
I recently filed for emergency custody for my son and daughter.
I recently filed for emergency custody for my son and daughter. based on a DUI my ex husband got 2 weeks ago. My son lives primaraly with this father and his live in girlfriend. Our daughter lives wit… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,661 satisfied customers
My ex-husband and I have joint custody of our 8 year old son
My ex-husband and I have joint custody of our 8 year old son in the state of South Carolina. I am the primary custody parent and my ex-husband has every other weekend/one day a week visitation. Two we… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
11,971 satisfied customers
My wife and I are separated, and she is seeing our neighbor.
My wife and I are separated, and she is seeing our neighbor. The neighbor has repeatly harrassed me via threats over the phone, shown up at my residence threatening family members, and interfered with… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
My ex girlfriend has filed a petion to get sole custody of
My ex girlfriend has filed a petion to get sole custody of our son. What can I do? we were never married and he lives wth hwr out of state. Im supposed to respond to this in two weeks.… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
I am recently "status only" divorced. My ex informed me that
I am recently "status only" divorced. My ex informed me that he has 3 storage units full of "our family household items" and has had them for some time now. He's asking for money from me to share in t… read more
Andrea, Esq.
Andrea, Esq.
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
10,512 satisfied customers
right now my ex will not give me her address and she no longer
right now my ex will not give me her address and she no longer works at her job. She told our son not to tell me that she moved and left her job. what i am worried about is her comming here and taking… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,856 satisfied customers
My move out of state was approved. Now, one week before the
My move out of state was approved. Now, one week before the move, my ex refuses to give me our child back, and has brainwashed him into saying he does not want to move and that "daddy will call DHR if… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,607 satisfied customers
My girlfriend continually gets harassing phone calls from her
My girlfriend continually gets harassing phone calls from her ex-husband. He yells. He curses. He threatens constantly to take the child he has custody of out of state or to forbid visitation on the b… read more
Anne
Anne
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,149 satisfied customers
my name is XXXXX XXXXX m student here my wife and 2 year son join
my name is XXXXX XXXXX m student here my wife and 2 year son join me here as dependent ,i was planning to go back pakistan my home country in feb2009 but my wife donot want to go back she used to say … read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 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

7,856 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