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
The court record for the Petition to Establish Parent-Child
The court record for the Petition to Establish Parent-Child Relationship lists 'Unserved' next to my name. What does that mean? … read more
JKEsq
JKEsq
Managing Firm Partner
J.D.
517 satisfied customers
I had a dvp served on me Fri evening and they took the kids
I had a dvp served on me Fri evening and they took the kids from my house I have a state trooper that says he will gladly testify but has to be subpoena my hearing is today I spent the last 2 days try… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,813 satisfied customers
Emergency protective order and custody. My soon to be ex
My soon to be ex wife filled a emergency domestic violence order against me and they came and took my kids who have been in my custody since January … read more
Nisha Jones
Nisha Jones
Juris Doctorate
3,458 satisfied customers
I live in California. I'm the non-custodial parent(father).
I live in California. I'm the non-custodial parent(father). My daughter mom wants to take her out of the state, however when I filed my visitation rights on my paperwork it does state she can't take h… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,464 satisfied customers
I have a question in regards to serving papers for a court
I have a question in regards ***** ***** papers for a court case. I am trying to get custody of my younger brother and after getting temporary custody of him I was supposed to serve my mom the court p… read more
Asad Rahman
Asad Rahman
Attorney
J.D.
2,584 satisfied customers
I am going to court tomorrow custody of my niece and nephew
I am going to court tomorrow for temp custody of my niece and nephew who are 16 & 17. They were neglected in so many ways. I was given the suggestion to file for emergency temp custody which I filed f… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
32,420 satisfied customers
My husband asked to be primary conservator and he has not
My husband asked to be primary conservator and he has not been there for the kids for the past 3 years, he abandoned the family. I have been the primary caregiver for the kids in the past 3 years. our… read more
Chris T., JD
Chris T., JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,337 satisfied customers
My ex wife and I have a current MSA which states that
My ex wife and I have a current MSA which states that "neither parent may relocate the children's residence outside the current school district without the other parents consent or a court order." up … read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
We are involved in a custody case with our children's biological
We are involved in a custody case with our children's biological maternal grandparents (their first mom is deceased, I am engaged to their dad and 36 weeks pregnant with a much-wanted baby the kids ar… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,856 satisfied customers
my soon to be ex wife and I are trying to come up with a custody
my soon to be ex wife and I are trying to come up with a custody arrangement and we are both stuck on a couple of issues. With my arrangement I want it where I get the kids every monday and wednesday … read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
I am a co-parent dad. My kids are with me three days and with
I am a co-parent dad. My kids are with me three days and with mom 4 days. Today kids should be with me but when I was picking up my kids, sheriff came and said ex wife made allegation. This is a false… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,856 satisfied customers
Can a restraining order filed by the mother give the mother
Can a restraining order filed by the mother give the mother possession of the car, dog without any proof about what she said....mother took off with another guy left the kids with the dad for 6 days t… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
14,477 satisfied customers
Background is I have sole custody and my ex-wife utilizes her
Background is I have sole custody and my ex-wife utilizes her visitation either two weekends or sometimes one weekend in the month. I wrote the visitation to read reasonable periods of visitation for … read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,856 satisfied customers
i tried picking up my kids from their mother to exercise my
i tried picking up my kids from their mother to exercise my physical share 50% custody awarded by a judge last year. Last year i was able to exercise this order for about 2 months, until my ex started… read more
Floridalegalanswer
Floridalegalanswer
Attorney
Attorney
427 satisfied customers
My daughters x- boyfriend (Tims ) Mother and Stepdad have
My daughters x- boyfriend (Tim's ) Mother and Stepdad have been keeping her kids (only the youngest is her biological grandchild). They told me that they filed an emergency custody order but my daught… read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
12,463 satisfied customers
My girlfriends ex husband threatened her with losing custody
My girlfriend's ex husband threatened her with losing custody of the children. She was angry with him last week and said she was going to move away, and he'd never see the kids again (bad move, I know… read more
AttorneyTom
AttorneyTom
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor, BSBA
9,130 satisfied customers
I was served an emergency custody hearing and the dad was able
I was served an emergency custody hearing and the dad was able to take full custody as he stated I had tried to commit suicide. Is a suicide attempt a reason to lose full custody? I did not, but it is… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
48,408 satisfied customers
How long does it take for custody papers to be served
If we are filing papers to change custody orders, how long does it take for custody papers to be served to other parent?… read more
LawHelpNow
LawHelpNow
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence
7,509 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