Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Family Law Questions
I am looking to get a passport for my son, he is 14 years
I am looking to get a passport for my son, he is 14 years old we live in Massachusetts, his father has never really been in his life never paid me a dime of child support, on the passport application … read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
61,964 satisfied customers
My 16.5 year old granddaughter who was taken away to Florida
My 16.5 year old granddaughter who was taken away to Florida by her mother from Massachusetts when she was 3, recently contacted her father, my son, and wants to move to Rhode Island with him. She is … read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
15,550 satisfied customers
If doe took her child to texas due to fear of the absent
If Jane doe took her child to texas due to fear of the absent parent jon doe in Rhode Island on domestic charges and Jon contacted cps with false accusations. The DCYF in Rhode island contacted Texas … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,607 satisfied customers
I have joint custody of my kids. One child I have full but
I have joint custody of my kids. One child I have full but not the other. Long story there. But I'm not sure if I'm the father of her she 12. I've been rising her since birth and Mother have not been … read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,856 satisfied customers
Im the custodial parent whos 18 year old child moved in with
I'm the custodial parent who's 18 year old child moved in with the non custodial parent. I live in Rhode Island and the non custodial parent lives in New York. In New York child support court- If the … read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
Good afternoon. I need some advice as to what standing I have
Good afternoon. I need some advice as to what standing I have in this situation. 7 wonderful years ago, I had a son. Unfortunately, my choice of father was a very poor one. I won't go into details as … read more
S. Kincaid
S. Kincaid
Doctoral Degree
2,404 satisfied customers
I have never missed a child support payment. My divorce agreements
I have never missed a child support payment. My divorce agreements states that if a child is over 18 and living in their own domicile, child support need not be paid for that child. When my son moved … read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
We recently lost guardianship over a little girl after NH
We recently lost guardianship over a little girl after NH DCYF made a finding of neglect against the mother. The court cited case law stating that "unless a parent is proven to be unfit through adjudi… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
15,550 satisfied customers
Help PLEASE, R.I. I have been for my 2 sons ages 9 & 11. There
Help PLEASE, R.I. I have been for my 2 sons ages 9 & 11. There is joint custody with placement with the father. I contacted DCYF because I found out the father was taking the boys to his moms house fo… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,376 satisfied customers
My son and his girlfriend had a child, (boy) they lived together
My son and his girlfriend had a child, (boy) they lived together in Massachusetts, she decided to move to Texas with the child, that was about 6 yrs ago, now the child who is 10 yrs of age wants to li… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,988 satisfied customers
In a paternity suit does the state where conception took place
In a paternity suit does the state where conception took place have jurisdiction to determine custody, financial determinations, etc?… read more
Lady Themis
Lady Themis
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4,646 satisfied customers
hi, I am going through a very long divorce. About 2 and half
hi, I am going through a very long divorce. About 2 and half years now. I have two young boys 8 and 4. I currently live in Massachusetts. My boys and live about 20 minutes away from there dad now. I h… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
what do i do if my sons mother has blocked my number and i
what do i do if my son's mother has blocked my number and i have no way of seeing my son? And I pay child support.… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,856 satisfied customers
My 19 year old son has impregnated a 19 year old girl who moved
My 19 year old son has impregnated a 19 year old girl who moved to Rhode Island before she knew she was pregnant, she is due in June. He does not want to marry her but does want to be involved with ra… read more
Cedric
Cedric
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
2,088 satisfied customers
Ive been married for about 12 yrs and never adopted my estranged
I've been married for about 12 yrs and never adopted my estranged wife's son, who I've raised for the past 13 yrs and he's almost 16 now. What are my chances of getting full custody of him?… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Does Rhode Island law require an adoption to be in conjunction
Does Rhode Island law require an adoption to be in conjunction with a voluntary termination of parental rights if child resides in RI but non custodial parent giving up rights does not? And does termi… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 satisfied customers
In the year 2000, I got a divorce in the US Virgin Islands.
In the year 2000, I got a divorce in the US Virgin Islands. My ex-husband and I got joint custody of our 2 children but he had physical custody of them. I now live in Columbia, SC and in the summer of… read more
BizMatters
BizMatters
J.D.
666 satisfied customers
I have grand-daughter and Grandson whos mother ...
I have grand-daughter and Grandson who''s mother is an Alcholic. I have called DCYF regards XXXXX XXXXX matter and was told that they do not see anything wrong to pull this children from the home. I c… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 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