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 18 yr old sons girlfriend is pregnant, about 6 weeks.
My 18 yr old sons girlfriend is pregnant, about 6 weeks. There is some doubt about paternity. What's the best way to handle this until a DNA test can be done? We are discouraging marriage until after.… read more
KLAW
KLAW
Juris Doctorate
2,808 satisfied customers
Have a question regarding adoption. Mother got married to
mother got married to another man who signed birth cert. he was not the real father. the real father wants to now be in childs life after finding out hes the dad.. but child has been adopted … read more
DanLegal
DanLegal
Law Partner
Juris Doctor
1,396 satisfied customers
My daughter wants to change the father on her birth certificate
My daughter wants to change the father on her birth certificate to her biological father. My ex-husbands name is ***** ***** certificate, but I was not married to him at the time of her birth, which h… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
14,521 satisfied customers
I am a single dad. I have a 14 month daughter with an ex-girlfriend.
I am a single dad. I have a 14 month daughter with an ex-girlfriend. We live maybe 5 minutes apart. I ask every couple days to see my daughter and she either doesn't respond, I can't see her, or they … read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
15,659 satisfied customers
If a child is given the wrong last name at birth, does that
If a child is given the wrong last name at birth, does that person have custodial rights even if the paternal father comes forward, and marries the mother?… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,394 satisfied customers
how can you remove a non biological father from the birth certificate
how can you remove a non biological father from the birth certificate of my child in new hersey… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,607 satisfied customers
In February of 2013 I found out I was pregnant with an ex relationships
In February of 2013 I found out I was pregnant with an ex relationships child. I contacted the biological father and no effort was made to remain in my life. The man I am currently invovled in and hav… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
11,971 satisfied customers
How can I get the fathers name changed on my 18 year olds
How can I get the father's name changed on my 18 year old's birth certificate to her true father in the state of California? Her birth certificate was filed as live birth and the wrong name was put on… read more
KimberlyLaw
KimberlyLaw
Principal Attorney
Master's Degree
3,911 satisfied customers
how to put this in a nutshell... what is the name of the form/petition
how to put this in a nutshell... what is the name of the form/petition I/my husband need(s) to file so that he has parental rights to our son? Our 3 yr old son is his biological child (we also have DN… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
After 12 years, I find out my daughter was fathered by another
After 12 years, I find out my daughter was fathered by another may. We were married while she was born and found out when she was 10 and we were already divorced. Can I make the real father pay me?… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Iam married and live in Indiana with my wife. She is pregnant with
Iam married and live in Indiana with my wife. She is pregnant with her boyfriends baby. What are my options under the law??… read more
originallawyer
originallawyer
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
905 satisfied customers
Fathers name listed on birth certificate is inaccurate. DNA
Father's name listed on birth certificate is inaccurate. DNA testing has been done to prove je is NOT the father. Mother wants to strike his name from birth certificate, and get the last name changed.… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,856 satisfied customers
Please can someone help? In NH, how do I dis-establish and
Please can someone help? In NH, how do I dis-establish and then establish paternity? Here are the details: I have twin boys who are 2 years old. When they were born, the man I believed to be their fat… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,856 satisfied customers
Can I remove the father from my daughters birth certificate
We had a DNA test done after the birth certificate was signed. DNA showed that he is not the father of my daughter. I wouldnt commit fraud cause he was in jail at the time of her birth so his mother s… read more
dkennedy
dkennedy
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
3,122 satisfied customers
Is there any way to beat NJ child support laws I am in the
Is there any way to beat NJ child support laws? I am in the process of getting divorced and recently found out I am not the biological father of my 13-yr-old son. I have been paying child support for … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
32,459 satisfied customers
My son is marrying a young girl on the 27th of dec. he has
My son is marrying a young girl on the 27th of dec. he has some questions. She is 3-4 months pregnant. It is not his. When the baby is born, since they will be married and she is putting his name on t… read more
Lawrence D. Gorin
Lawrence D. Gorin
Attorney at Law
J.D. (Juris Doctor)
1,494 satisfied customers
I am a married woman in Louisiana that is pregnant and I am
I am a married woman in Louisiana that is pregnant and I am unsure about the paternity of my baby at this time. I would like to know if I would be able to have my husband presumed the legal father on … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
48,481 satisfied customers
My 16 year old daughter is pregnant and she is being ...
My 16 year old daughter is pregnant and she is being pressured to give the baby his father''s last name. Would this give more paternal rights to the father and his family? Do I have the right to refus… read more
Leslie D.
Leslie D.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
201 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