Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Family Law Questions
My daughter has a child she gave physical custody to the
My daughter has a child she gave physical custody to the father last year. They do have joint custody, she is to get her son, 6 yrs old, every other weekend. She hasn't been doing it as she move out o… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
14,457 satisfied customers
We have temporary custody of our 5 year old grand-daughter.
We have temporary custody of our 5 year old grand-daughter. She has lived in our home her entire life. Her mother has mostly lived outside our home since Jan2016. Just after our grand-daughter turned … read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
14,457 satisfied customers
I live in Chicago, IL and I recently filed for a custody
I live in Chicago, IL and I recently filed for a custody hearing on May 1st 2018. The mother of my child and I never set up a visitation schedule but I did get a paternity test and I am paying child s… read more
Sue
Sue
Juris Doctorate
761 satisfied customers
We have a legal issue regarding physical custody in New York
We have a legal issue regarding physical custody in New York that came up today where the father went and filed for physical custody without the divorce first requesting that his family gets both kids… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
14,457 satisfied customers
I had 50/50 custody of my teenage daughter until last
HI. I had 50/50 custody of my teenage daughter until last January, after she was caught stealing the morning after pill. At that time I also found out that she was stealing from many other stores as w… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
11,971 satisfied customers
I am writing the following for Kenny. I will try to provide
Hi ! My name is ***** ***** I am writing the following for Kenny . I will try to provide you with as much basic information that I am able to. I am sure I will leave out important facts, please forgiv… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney-at-Law
JD
23,915 satisfied customers
My daughter was court ordered an A.M.R.A.I. - a minor requiring
My daughter was court ordered an A.M.R.A.I. - a minor requiring authoritative intervention in June 2014. She has several mental disabilities and is a danger not only to herself but to others. She has … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,789 satisfied customers
Im in Nebraska, My 18 year old daughter is on probation can
I'm in Nebraska, My 18 year old daughter is on probation can we still get her emanciapated, can't have her in my home any more she causes too much trouble and I have 4 year old to protect… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
14,457 satisfied customers
Dear Mr Ely, There is a complex situation running and id
Dear Mr Ely, There is a complex situation running and i'd like your advice on how, formally, could i proceed. Divorce, child custody, immigration. Couple married in Switzerland. Mother Colombian Fathe… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
11,971 satisfied customers
In Nebraska, my grandson, age 3 involved in CPS case. My
In Nebraska, my grandson, age 3 involved in CPS case. My daughter, mom, in midst of neglect charges in Omaha, grandson tested postive for meth in hair. Originally placed with foster family, one week b… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
Good evening. Below isa quick rundown of my current situaiton
Good evening. Below isa quick rundown of my current situaiton followed by an upcoming opportunity/situation for our family. I am the father of three children. One lives with me and my wife (the childs… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,731 satisfied customers
My son is a ward of the State of Nebraska. For the last 18
My son is a ward of the State of Nebraska. For the last 18 months, his caseworkers and I have worked together in every aspect of his care. Recently, his caseworker moved so he was assigned a new one. … read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
11,971 satisfied customers
I HAVE A SOON TO BE 15 YEAR OLD STEP DAUGHTER THAT LIVES IN
I HAVE A SOON TO BE 15 YEAR OLD STEP DAUGHTER THAT LIVES IN TN WITH HER BIOLOGICAL MOTHER. HER MOTHER HAS PRIMARY RESIDENTIAL CUSTODY OF HER. MY HUSBAND HAS JOINT LEGAL CUSTODY WITH HIS EX WIFE. WE HA… read more
Andrea, Esq.
Andrea, Esq.
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
10,512 satisfied customers
What is the next step.....I have legal guardianship of my 8
What is the next step.....I have legal guardianship of my 8 yr old grandson, my daughter is an iv herion user, been in and out of many rehabs, and physc wards, being released from one today, was admit… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
Our 20 yr old daughter fighting with Self-righteous Ex-boyfriend;
Our 20 yr old daughter fighting with Self-righteous Ex-boyfriend; they have 2 yr old son. Father lives with heavy metal band member roommates who drink and do drugs. Father has drug history, no record… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney-at-Law
JD
23,915 satisfied customers
Hello, to make a long story short, I divorced in 1992, case
Hello, to make a long story short, I divorced in 1992, case is in Michigan. Physical custody for my 2 children was awarded to my ex, with both of us with legal joint custody. My ex kicked my oldest ou… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,731 satisfied customers
I recently got emergency custody of my 5 yr old son because
I recently got emergency custody of my 5 yr old son because my son's mother was harboring a fugitive (her boyfriend) that was arrested out of their house and come to find out he is a heroin addict and… read more
soloprac
soloprac
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
662 satisfied customers
my daughter is 16 yrs old, and is nothing but trouble i ...
Hi, Maryland does not have a youth emancipation act. There are some instances in which a Maryland youth may become emancipated. For example, § 2-301 of the Family Law Article permits the emancipation … read more
Justice For All
Justice For All
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,346 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

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

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

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

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

< 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