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
If I have an ESA prescription from my therapist, and the
If I have an ESA prescription from my therapist, and the prescription specified allowance of a particular animal as a support, can I get denied to adopt from an adoption center. Can I be denied adopti… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,575 satisfied customers
I'm wondering about the legality of selling personal
I'm wondering about the legality of selling personal property to a family member without my spouse's consent in the event that we do divorce. … read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
44,626 satisfied customers
I had a dog for 11 years. Boyfriend came into the picture
I had a dog for 11 years. Boyfriend came into the picture and his dad helped care for my dog for the last year (on and off). Just this last week My ex boyfriend and I were verbally in the process of w… read more
Attorney Wendy
Attorney Wendy
Member
Juris Doctorate
9,384 satisfied customers
My ex boyfriend and I lived together for 5 years and we
My ex boyfriend and I lived together for 5 years and we recently broke up where he kicked me out of our shared apartment. He took my dog that i had way before meeting him because I could not take her … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
139,831 satisfied customers
I had an emotional support dog that I temporarily placed
Hi I had an emotional support dog that I temporarily placed with a friend to care for until I could move out my old apartment and while I was in the process of breaking the old lease the dog got loose… read more
Charlotte Tate
Charlotte Tate
Doctorate of Law
742 satisfied customers
A shelter gave my dog up for adoption and was never
A shelter gave my dog up for adoption and was never notified. … read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
77,810 satisfied customers
My son, age 22, has someone who is fostering his dog while
My son, age 22, has someone who is fostering his dog while he is away. It is one year already with another year or so more to go. THe foster parent is a friend of a friend that was arranged by his sis… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
139,831 satisfied customers
I just adopted two 8yr old 10lb toy poodle sisters from the
Second opinion] I just adopted two 8yr old 10lb toy poodle sisters from the local Paws in my area. One has a severe cough/sneeze problem that requires attention every 3-4 hours. No sleep for me. Now l… read more
Patrick H
Patrick H
Attorney
Juris Doctor
320 satisfied customers
I recently adopted a dog from a Humane Society. The dog was
Good morning. I recently adopted a dog from a Humane Society. The dog was there under a 72 hold. After the hold had expired, my husband and I adopted him. The dog was in rough shape; we have since mic… read more
Sean K
Sean K
Attorney/Member
JD
5,008 satisfied customers
I DROVE FROM AUSTIN TO PLANO, TX. AND ADOPTED AN ANIMAL
I DROVE FROM AUSTIN TO PLANO, TX. AND ADOPTED AN ANIMAL SERVICES DOG. THE NEXT DAY I DIDN'T DRIVE BACK TO GET HIM AFTER THEY NEUTERED HIM. I WROTE AN EMAIL TO SURRENDER HIM BACK TO THE SHELTER BECAUSE… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
40,323 satisfied customers
I was wrongfully denied of a pet adoption. I'd like to know
I was wrongfully denied of a pet adoption. I'd like to know if there's something I can do about a wrongful denial. … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,575 satisfied customers
I am a volunteer with a local dog rescue organization and
I am a volunteer with a local dog rescue organization and county shelter. I fostered a dog and decided to adopt the dog. No owner had contacted the shelter or rescue agency in almost 6 months. I am ve… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
25,833 satisfied customers
Three weeks ago my boyfriend (at the time) picked up my dog
Three weeks ago my boyfriend (at the time) picked up my dog and said he was taking her to a dermatology appointment. He agreed to return her in 3 days. However, the next day he ended our relationship … read more
S. Huband, Esq.
S. Huband, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,621 satisfied customers
A friend of mine is in the army and she is deployed. Her
A friend of mine is in the army and she is deployed. Her husband (home in the U.S.) Called and told her that he is leaving her. I want to go get some of her things (her dog, her car, a few personal be… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
11,987 satisfied customers
My boyfriend adopted our dog two years ago for me as a surprise
My boyfriend adopted our dog two years ago for me as a surprise because he knew i wanted her. I have taken care of her since day one and she lives with me. She is also licensed at my house. However, i… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
how can I be sure my ex husband cant get my dog back from
how can I be sure my ex husband can't get my dog back from me?The dogs paper work is in my name, we had tried a written visit agreement but now his living situation is changing, and I'm not longer com… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
9,034 satisfied customers
The city where we live in Midland, TX is denying my right to
The city where we live in Midland, TX is denying my right to request "home confinement" of my 1 yr bulldog. She was seized when my 11 yr old child was playing with her and her protruding canine tooth … read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
8,017 satisfied customers
My husband, who is not my childs biological father, would
My husband, who is not my child's biological father, would like to adopt my 15 years-old daughter. Her biological father were never in the picture. He has never even seen her. I was told I need to get… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 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:

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Lawyer

16,795 satisfied customers

30 years as a family law lawyer .

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

11,987 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.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

4,575 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

4,299 satisfied customers

Attorney with 19 years experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

3,539 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

3,427 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