Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Received mail from son's father's address. The

Customer Question
sender however, is a female...
Received mail from son's father's address. The sender however, is a female with his last name (not his mother, sister or x wife). I have requested to know who is addressing me. He simply responded that it was child support and that I was to open it. Do I not have the right to question who is addressing me particularly since it is regarding a sensitive nature?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Family Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Answered in 2 minutes by:
2/18/2016
Family Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 2 years ago
Samuel II
Samuel II, Attorney at Law
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 27,012
Experience: General practice of law with emphasis in family law.
Verified

Hello

This is Samuel and I will discuss this and provide you information in this regard.

A right? No. There are no automatic rights in this regard. If you do not want to open a letter of any kind, you can mark it as RTS - Return to Sender and put it back in a mailbox.

Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Family Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 2 years ago

It could be the only way you will know who is sending it and what it is would be to open it and then take it from there, however.

Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Family Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 2 years ago

For instance, if you open it and find it is a woman he has married or is living with, and you have a problem with that, then you can discuss your concern with him about it.

Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Family Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 2 years ago

Please let me know here if you have other questions or need clarification. Otherwise a positive rating ensures I get credit for my time and information in this regard.

Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Samuel II Your Own Question
Samuel II
Samuel II
Samuel II, Attorney at Law
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 27,012
27,012 Satisfied Customers
Experience: General practice of law with emphasis in family law.

Samuel II is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

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

11,875 satisfied customers

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

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney and Counselor at Law

9,025 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.

Tina

Tina

Lawyer

6,562 satisfied customers

JD, 17 years legal experience including family law

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

3,415 satisfied customers

Attorney with 17 years experience

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,398 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

2,787 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

< Previous | Next >

Related Family Law Questions
Child living with grandparents. Who should child support go to?
My child lives with his grandma and grandpa. The mother is wanting full custody, but the child will not be living with her, the child will be living with his grandma and grandpa. The mother is wanting… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,712 satisfied customers
I just received a certificate of termination of assignment
I just received a"certificate of termination of assignment of child support lien" it changes the payee from office of attorney general in texas to my ex-spouse. I owe $10,000 in back support and haven… read more
dkennedy
dkennedy
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
27 satisfied customers
How can you file a complaint against a Judge who did not ...
How can you file a complaint against a Judge who did not want to hear that your X is behind in child support, and has given you orders to allow your X to take the child out of the country for a vacati… read more
LawNinvest
LawNinvest
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
66 satisfied customers
I have a question about child support, My child's mother
My child's mother recently filed on Friday. Court isn't until July. My child is 4 years old. I have been giving money every month for thr past 4 years and last week I got a DNA test done so she got mad and filed for child suppoty support* … read more
Nisha Jones, Esq.
Nisha Jones, Esq.
Juris Doctorate
2,777 satisfied customers
Question. If one parent owes child support to an exe but
Question. If one parent owes child support to an exe but another ex owes him child support, can this child support money owe to him be applied to child support case in which he's behind? Thank you… read more
Nisha Jones, Esq.
Nisha Jones, Esq.
Juris Doctorate
2,777 satisfied customers
Mother was receiving child support. Mother moved to va but
Mother was receiving child support. Mother moved to va but son wanted to stay in ny. Son bus picks him up at grandparent during the week sleeps at grandparent and father will keep him on weekends or w… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
11,979 satisfied customers
In state of Washington we need to change a child support
In state of Washington we need to change a child support order. The father is paying about 1500$ a month less than he should be paying based on the state calculations. There are twins involved that ju… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
32,639 satisfied customers
Familyanswer, in the california child support guideline
Hi familyanswer, in the california child support guideline calculator, it asks "other child support being paid". Could this apply to the support I am providing for my current step daughter? Or is this… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
29,892 satisfied customers
My question is in regards to child support. My daughter
Hello, my question is in regards ***** ***** support. My daughter turns 18 this year in November. However, she graduates high school June of next year. Do I continue paying child support after Novembe… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
11,979 satisfied customers
Child Support modification assistance. The divorce was in
The divorce was in Florida, but My ex-wife and son moved to AZ, and I now live in WV. I am unemployed, but retired from the military. The Child support was based on my income when I was employed and hasn't been adjusted. … read more
lucy7368
lucy7368
Juris Doctor
763 satisfied customers
I have some back child support that the mother of my son
I have some back child support that the mother of my son wants to have erased.... can she do that? Also, she also wants to take me off child support?? Is that possible? If so, what do I need to do to … read more
Sean K
Sean K
Attorney/Member
JD
631 satisfied customers
The mother and I agreed on child support amount of 300.00 11
The mother and I agreed on child support amount of 300.00 11 year ago .I have increased it 400,00 on my own 5 years ago . I make 43,656.00 gross a year .DHHR has taken the mothers medical card because… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
32,639 satisfied customers
What does this mean for a child support order? 01/15/2008 ...
What does this mean for a child support order? 01/15/2008 ORDER TO VACATE A BENCH WARRANT AGAINST THE DEFENDANT ISSUED 2 01/15/2008 APPLICATION TO VACATE A BENCH WARRANT WAS FILED AGAINST THE DEFENDAN… read more
LawNinvest
LawNinvest
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
66 satisfied customers
What is the meaning of INTERIM ORDER IN EFFECT (CONFERENCE
What is the meaning of "INTERIM ORDER IN EFFECT (CONFERENCE OFFICER)? I went to hearing for support and on my support website this is what it says… read more
Alex Esquire
Alex Esquire
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
153 satisfied customers
I was already paying $200/month for child support but my ex
Hi there! I was already paying $200/month for child support but my ex wasnt too happy about it and had to go to the court to raise it to $500. I requested a review for the 1st time and instead of help… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
32,639 satisfied customers
How to remove a child support lien
The account has a zero balance and is closed I am the mother and want any liens removed from my finacee. We are trying to buy a home and now everytime we got to buy sell or transfer property we have t… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
32,639 satisfied customers
Can a grandparent file for child support on behalf of the
Can a grandparent file for child support on behalf of the child?… read more
Lawrence D. Gorin
Lawrence D. Gorin
Attorney at Law
J.D. (Juris Doctor)
46 satisfied customers
Can the mother dropped back child support?
can the mother dropped back child support?… read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
12,463 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).

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