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
How does a parent attempt to regain custody after the EPC of
How does a parent attempt to regain custody after the EPC of a child they were not present for and did not consent to ? If DSS knows they have family near by shouldn't they attempt to reach a family m… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
19,886 satisfied customers
What can be expected at an Adversary Hearing? Texas. My 2
My 2 biological grandchildren were taken from both parents for alleged shaken baby even though she was born in my front yard and they don't even want to consider that. She begin to have seizures so CPS came to hospital and made parents leave. The mother's step dad was given guardianship instead of me, the biological grandmother. He has a family history of sex offenders and abuse and his childcare providers (his sister) is watching over them but my grandson has missed almost a week of school since then and my granddaughter (with diagnosed seizures) is being dragged from town to town. I have no history with CPS, pass background checks annually because I manage 7 child care centers in the west texas area. I wasn't able to get a lawyer in this rural town prior to this adversary hearing and I don't know what to expect but I am very concerned about the welfare of my children. I have filed a complaint against the CPR caseworker who knew us personally and should have dismissed herself. Now there are lots of inconsistencies but the main thing is I have gotten put on supervised visitation by the step dad with basis. … read more
Michael Bradley
Michael Bradley
Doctoral Degree
2,541 satisfied customers
Can a legal guardian file a restraining order against a
Can a legal guardian file a restraining order against a person on behalf of the children she is guardian of? … read more
Olivia Kent
Olivia Kent
Managing Partner
Doctoral Degree
6,381 satisfied customers
My daughter and son in law are being treated as criminals in
My daughter and son in law are being treated as criminals in a CPS case. He is being accused of being abusive. He is the most mild mannered man I have ever met. He was only served today with the accus… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
19,886 satisfied customers
A judge didn't sign a removal, but the CSW worker says shes
A judge didn't sign a removal, but the CSW worker says shes trying to over rule the judge by going above him. Can she do that? … read more
Bruce Schreiber
Bruce Schreiber
Juris Doctor
1,997 satisfied customers
Someone called cps on my grandchildren. what do i do when
someone called cps on my grandchildren. what do i do when she comes back to the house … read more
Bruce Schreiber
Bruce Schreiber
Juris Doctor
1,997 satisfied customers
I recently got married three months ago my husband has a 11
Hi! I recently got married three months ago my husband has a 11 year old daughter who doesn't live with us she's with her mother who just recently went to jail he's never paid child support and is now… read more
Bruce Schreiber
Bruce Schreiber
Juris Doctor
1,997 satisfied customers
My grandchildren are being neglected and there life was put
Hi My grandchildren are being neglected and there life was put at risk by there father. my daughter has full custody but father has visitation until court next spring. how can we stop his visitation u… read more
Bruce Schreiber
Bruce Schreiber
Juris Doctor
1,997 satisfied customers
I am named as an alternate on a friend's Durable Power of
I am named as an alternate on a friend's Durable Power of Attorney. The first person passed away. One of her grandchildren came to stay with her for 2 weeks and has put her into some kind of residenti… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,636 satisfied customers
I live in MD and have custody of my 6 year old half sister.
Have you talked to a MD lawyer about this?Customer: No. I am a pro se and cannot afford an attorney.… read more
Bruce Schreiber
Bruce Schreiber
Juris Doctor
1,997 satisfied customers
Can a deputy sheriff or assistant of a deputy send an email
Can a deputy sheriff or assistant of a deputy send an email from their official email to you stating this is an offical Protection order - that we are not allowed to send notifications via email unles… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,624 satisfied customers
Grandchildren were taken out of daughters house and
Grandchildren were taken out of daughters house and grandmother let One of grandchildren go see mother once and they removed the children Grandmother made mistake children should not have to suffer th… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,480 satisfied customers
I would like custody of my grandchildren, I'm not sure if
I would like custody of my grandchildren, I'm not sure if they are truly considering me because they keep pressuring the current guardian to adopt them, even though there is no TPR. I need help. … read more
Attorney Wendy
Attorney Wendy
Member
Juris Doctorate
2,409 satisfied customers
I have a grandson that is 27 months old that I have had a
I have a grandson that is 27 months old that I have had a relationship with since he was born. The father (my son) and the mother both have drug abuse and domestic violence issues and Child Welfare Se… read more
Sue
Sue
Juris Doctorate
764 satisfied customers
My grandchildren were taken from their parents home for a
my grandchildren were taken from their parents home for a swat gone wrong. no police were called CPS just took them out and put them in foster care. no other reports but this one. iwas there the day t… read more
Sue
Sue
Juris Doctorate
764 satisfied customers
HI this is regarding my grandchildren ...my daughter is not
HI this is regarding my grandchildren ...my daughter is not following through on what she needs to do to get her kids back so what I'd like to know is what are grandparents right's in california once … read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,245 satisfied customers
I am an active duty military single mother. I have been the
I am an active duty military single mother. I have been the primary care taker of my 5 year old daughter for the entire 5 years. My ex and I was never married and he has never taken care of our daught… read more
hocuspocusme
hocuspocusme
Attorney
Master's Degree
282 satisfied customers
Im concerned about the welfare and safety of my grandaughter.
I'm concerned about the welfare and safety of my grandaughter. She is living with her mother and a live in boyfriend. The mother is taking drugs (prescription) and illegal amd the boyfriend is abusing… read more
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Certified Mediator
Juris Doctorate
19,942 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