Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Family Law Questions
I have 17 year old daughter that wants to move back in with
I have 17 year old daughter that wants to move back in with me and my wife (her step mother) but she lives in a different state with her biological mother. I had custody of her until 2011 when her mot… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
2,182 satisfied customers
My son"s wife has left the state with another man, is
My son"s wife has left the state with another man, is engaged to that man, and is pregnant by that man. This the just the latest in her strange behaviors. My son and his wife have two children togethe… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,357 satisfied customers
I am not even sure ANYONE can help at this point....
I am not even sure ANYONE can help at this point.... … read more
S. Kincaid
S. Kincaid
Doctoral Degree
2,404 satisfied customers
I am seeking to terminate my parental rights. My son, who is
I am seeking to terminate my parental rights. My son, who is now 11 has lived with both his mother and his grandmother until just this June when I was able to win custody of my son because his mother … read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,766 satisfied customers
How does a pro se prepare for child custody case in the home
How does a pro se prepare for child custody case in the home state? What are some things that I can do to prepare, when proving a parent unfit is not on the table? I was granted a emergency pick up or… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
11,643 satisfied customers
I am in a divorce in michigan. We are both residing in the
I am in a divorce in michigan. We are both residing in the same home for the 6 month waiting period. I have 4 children who live at home from a previous marriage (one full sole custody and 3 split phys… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,393 satisfied customers
Hi, wife threaten to take children out of country many times
Hi, wife threaten to take children out of country many times then threaten to take children to live with her when she move to rent house if not give her the 2 years child to live overseas and then she… read more
AttorneyTom
AttorneyTom
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor, BSBA
9,130 satisfied customers
I live in McHenry County Il with my wife an children. One
I live in McHenry County Il with my wife an children. One child seven a girl is from her previous relationship. On child a boy is from our marriage. I have not adopted the girl. My wife has been strug… read more
Lawyer Lori
Lawyer Lori
Attorney
JD - Attorney
1,812 satisfied customers
Sirs, My 14-year-old granddaughter just told me she thinks
Sirs, My 14-year-old granddaughter just told me she thinks about suicide a lot. Here is her history: She is my son's daughter from a brief encounter with her mother who has a mental condition Bipolar.… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
My son and his wife have divorced and the children are with
My son and his wife have divorced and the children are with their mother and her boyfriend. Their mother is neglectful to the point of abuse and both children suffer greatly. the younger who has ADHD … read more
Lawyer Lori
Lawyer Lori
Attorney
JD - Attorney
1,812 satisfied customers
Can I file and voluntarily relinquish physical parental rights
Can I file and voluntarily relinquish physical parental rights in Florida? Meaning I would pay child support but have no physical attachment, decisions, opinions concerning the child.… read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
12,463 satisfied customers
I have a 16 year old step nephew who wants to live with my
I have a 16 year old "step" nephew who wants to live with my family. This minor lost his mother at age 7 to an auto accident. At that time he went to live with his biological aunt and uncle. That uncl… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I am in the process of a divorce and there is a custody
I am in the process of a divorce and there is a custody issue. I terminated my attorney (for many reasons) and am going alone. The only issue unresolved is custody. My wife wants joint with each of us… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
Me and my second cousin are thinking of marrying in California.
Me and my second cousin are thinking of marrying in California. His ex wife (also in Claifornia) is threatening to go to court and take his visitation and custody rights of his children away because w… read more
N Cal Attorney
N Cal Attorney
JD
6,997 satisfied customers
my sister had her children taken away and 3 out of 4 kids were
my sister had her children taken away and 3 out of 4 kids were emergency placed with my husband and i, temporarily, over over a year ago. Since then, i have contact w/1 out 3 because the biological fa… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
i have nothing on my record. she has lost two kids, DUI, probation,
i have nothing on my record. she has lost two kids, DUI, probation, adultery, married registered sex offender then annulment, domestic violence arrested twice, charges dropped though, about to get mar… read more
Anne
Anne
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,149 satisfied customers
At what age can a child choose to live with their other parent
At what age can a child choose to live with their other parent? My step-daughter lives with her mother in a not so healthy environment. She has always wanted to live with her daddy. I know there is no… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,048 satisfied customers
I have primary physical placement of my daughter and her ...
I have primary physical placement of my daughter and her grandmother (ex girlfriends mother) has secondary placement. We live in Wisconsin but I am in the military and am subject to be transferred. Th… read more
dkennedy
dkennedy
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
3,122 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