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
WE are wanting to place my mothers name on the birth
WE are wanting to place my mothers name on the birth certificate as the second parent bc there has been no father paternity established … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,996 satisfied customers
Is there anyway I can add my son's father on the birth
Is there anyway I can add my son's father on the birth certificate? The problem is we took a DNA test and he is not the father but we both decided to raise our son to know him as his dad … read more
SuccEsq
SuccEsq
Juris Doctorate
3,247 satisfied customers
Can an adoption be annulled. The child was adopted by
the child was adopted by stepfather 3 yrs ago. Parents are now divorcing and stepdad is emotionally abusive. He uses the child to control soon to be ex. Birth father was never notified of adoption. He knew when the child was born but was young and did not step up. He would like to father the child now that he is mature stable and financially able. The little boy is 6 yrs old. Mother would like to have adoption annulled as she was in an abusive relationship and was coerced into agreeing to the adoption. I know. It's a mess … read more
Richard
Richard
Owner and Attorney
Juris Doctorate
5,280 satisfied customers
Interstate adoption, gather wanting to prove paternity to
Interstate adoption, gather wanting to prove paternity to get son back before he turns 1 … read more
Kimora Pope
Kimora Pope
JD
4,768 satisfied customers
Off I have guardianship and wish to adopt, the biological
Off I have guardianship and wish to adopt, the biological father is not the father on the birth certificate, what rights does he have or any? … read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,957 satisfied customers
My husband had a afair this lady waited until the child was
My husband had a afair this lady waited until the child was three months old to tell him once she did he went with her put his name on birth certificate. A few weeks later she asked us to keep him whi… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,659 satisfied customers
I have a question about establishing paternity and
Hello I have a question about establishing paternity and requesting a court ordered paternity test I have been married for 19 years and seperated for 1 year We have 4 children while being married howe… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,104 satisfied customers
If the bio father is not listed on the birth certificate and
Hi. If the bio father is not listed on the birth certificate and hasn't been involved in the child's life since early in the pregnancy (and the child is 7 years old), what needs to happen to allow ano… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
146,856 satisfied customers
I received a petition to establish paternity and child
I received a petition to establish paternity and child support for a 2 yr old boy on 8/1/17. I do not believe this is my child and they apparently live in another state. I need to know what I am legal… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,659 satisfied customers
In 1998 my ex girlfriend n I broke up...but had relations from
In 1998 my ex girlfriend n I broke up...but had relations from time to time for about a month....during that month she was involved with another man....9 months later gave birth 2 a little girl....the… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,659 satisfied customers
Have DCES violated my sons Due Process? my son was summoned to court to go before the ju
Have DCES violated my sons Due Process? my son was summoned to court to go before the judge determine paternity of a 7 yr old we answered the the summons denying paternity, got a court date and day of… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
146,856 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
Texas divorce. Jury trial divorce. Ongoing for 2 yrs. A guy
Texas divorce. Jury trial divorce. Ongoing for 2 yrs. A guy i know is in a divorce. He and his spouse are seperated and living apart for 2 yrs now. They have joint managing conservatorship. And 50/50 … read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
30,229 satisfied customers
I had sex with my sister-in-law now shes pregnant. she is actually
I had sex with my sister-in-law now shes pregnant. she is actually 6 1/2 months along. from day one of the pregnancy me, my wife, her and her husband have always agreed that me and my wife should and … read more
Robert
Robert
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
909 satisfied customers
How do I take the fathers name off my childs birth certificate?
How do I take the father's name off my child's birth certificate? DNA test show he is not the father. Thanks… read more
S. Kincaid
S. Kincaid
Doctoral Degree
2,988 satisfied customers
can a non biological man have rights over the biological parent
can a non biological man have rights over the biological parent if the non biological was legally separated from the mother b4 the child was conceived?… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
My wife had an affair and a baby is born within the marriage.
My wife had an affair and a baby is born within the marriage. That man is long gone and out of the country. I have been raising the baby as my own since. Now, we had a divorce, my ex now insists to ha… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
my husband was recently contacted on facebook by an ex-girlfriend
my husband was recently contacted on facebook by an ex-girlfriend saying that he fathered a child with her and the little girl is now 10 1/2 yrs old. My husband had no knowledge of this. The birth mot… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
18,959 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

18,959 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

4,996 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

4,659 satisfied customers

Attorney with 21 years experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

3,811 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

3,568 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