Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Family Law Questions
My granddaughter was taken from us by the mother last night.
My granddaughter was taken from us by the mother last night. My son (the father) lives with us. The mother is going to keep my granddaughter until the court decides custody. We are under the understan… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
1,943 satisfied customers
I would like visitation with my Granddaughter but the parent
I would like visitation with my Granddaughter but the parent refuses to even let my son which is the father but has been incarcerated for a month see his daughter. As a grandma is there anything i can… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
3,019 satisfied customers
I lost my son in December and he has a daughter (2 years
I lost my son in December and he has a daughter (2 years old) and never married her mother. It was an accident at his job. The baby's mother is not taking good care of my granddaughter and is partying… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
1,943 satisfied customers
Her and her husband we're originally suppose to have an open
Her and her husband we're originally suppose to have an open adoption, but as soon as they took the baby home from the hospital, nine days later the womans husband goes to jail for drugs, and the woma… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
8,556 satisfied customers
I am so scared for my 17 month old great granddaughter.
I am so scared for my 17 month old great granddaughter. … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,885 satisfied customers
My daughter had just had her six-month evaluation and
My daughter had just had her six-month evaluation and services were to be continued she then went for a visit and was drug tested and failed at which time the county stopped her services she just got … read more
S. Kincaid
S. Kincaid
Doctoral Degree
2,404 satisfied customers
If in an emergency domestic violence situation, i were to
If in an emergency domestic violence situation, i were to take my 3 year old daughter and go to idaho from california, idaho being where all my family lives and california having no family or any kind… read more
AttyHeather
AttyHeather
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
637 satisfied customers
My son has possession of s daughter (Alana). There is no
My son has possession of his daughter (Alana). There is no custody order in place. My son has filed for visitation (which is pending). Subsequently, we made a modification for custody. We had an initi… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
I moved from state to Texas with permission. We adopted my
I moved from Washington state to Texas with permission . We adopted my granddaughter . He said asking as I didn't go after child support he didn't care what I did . Now two months later after we are s… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,950 satisfied customers
If my daughter is in jail and the paternity test for the baby
If my daughter is in jail and the paternity test for the baby just came back,can the father come and take the baby from me the grandmother? We haven't received her papers for the paternity yet. We hav… read more
Lawyer Lori
Lawyer Lori
Attorney
JD - Attorney
187 satisfied customers
Hello, my son went to a mediation on 3/26, the mother didnt
Hello, my son went to a mediation on 3/26, the mother didn't show. Then that day they gave my son a court date 4/22. He goes to court, the mother shows that day. The finds the mother, sends them back … read more
lucy7368
lucy7368
Juris Doctor
763 satisfied customers
Can I file a motion to dismiss against the mother of my childrens
Can I file a motion to dismiss against the mother of my children's false allegations of verbal abuse which then granted her temporary custody of the kids?… read more
Tina
Tina
Doctoral Degree
83 satisfied customers
Can CPS give custody without paternity established
I have a question can CPS take custody and give it a grandmother if there is not paternity established? Can they get into trouble if they give someone custody,if the person is not fit to take care of … read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
my granddaughter is not an enrolled member of the the cherokee
my granddaughter is not an enrolled member of the the cherokee tribe, and has not lived on the reservation for 6 consecutive months, and can the tribe initiate a ex parte temp custody order for the ot… read more
Alex Esquire
Alex Esquire
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
153 satisfied customers
Okay... We dont have an attorney (bad deal I know) and dont
Okay... We don't have an attorney (bad deal I know) and don't have money for one... We are poor. :( But here is the situation briefly as possible. I think I'm giving enough info. Man / Wife - four chi… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
256 satisfied customers
My 24 year daughter was in a relationship with a 29 year old
My 24 year daughter was in a relationship with a 29 year old man. He kept the relationship hidden from his family for four years. She got pregnant and gave birth to a little girl. His family didn't fi… read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
12,463 satisfied customers
My grandchild is half white and half Lakota Sioux. We have
My grandchild is half white and half Lakota Sioux. We have been told that the father can take her away from us and there is nothing we can do about it. She is four years old and he has never seen her … read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
12,463 satisfied customers
My granddaughter has been living with us since the day she
My granddaughter has been living with us since the day she was released from the hospital at birth, she is now 2 yrs 4 months her and our son lived with us and her 2 yr old son from a previous relatio… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 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