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Edrea Meryl Grabler

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  • Is there such a thing as just a complete medical release for a grandparent, who is not a legal guardian?

    Parents will not give me legal guardianship, but say they have been told by a lawyer that they can sign a paper giving full medical permission ( for surgery,anesthisia,etc.) anything medical to me instead. Is this true? Right now I have to have...

    Edrea’s Answer

    Yes, agree w/ Anna. Please consult an attorney for further guidance.

    More generally, as it pertains to visitation and not merely power of attorney, below please find some info that New Hampshire grandparents have found helpful in the past in re: finding a way to ensure they are playing an active role (with visitation) in their grandchildren's lives

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  • Is there a time limit on collecting past due child support?

    My biological father was ordered to pay $50 amonth in child support for my brother and I since 1994. He has never paid and by the time each of turned 18 my mother had received two checks from the state for $4.18. My biological father was in and ...

    Edrea’s Answer

    You'll want to consult with a local alimony/divorce lawyer to lay out your options and discuss the best course of action to pursuing any owed support.

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  • Can I get sole custody of my son? or at least joint custody? child support?

    I have a 6 years old son. We leave in CT. I have 50-50 custody of my son with his father. His father just moved to California yesterday and he is thinking of building a life over there and eventually take my son with him. Right now since he is ove...

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    You'll definitely want to consult with a trusted, local attorney. If helpful, even though it only pertains to residents in nearby New Hampshire, please see this link below for tips on how to secure sole custody (and challenges to doing so).

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  • Should i file my own uncontested divorce as pro se in Arkansas on grounds of living separate for over 18 months or hire a lawyer

    I have my legal documents already. I am just needing to file at the county clerk but no quite sure what to do from there.

    Edrea’s Answer

    Best to consult with a local attorney on your wisest course of action. Even an initial consultation can help shed insight into what makes the most sense. I drafted this response to this basic FAQ for residents of New Hampshire. You might find some of the initial info helpful. But, please rest assured, you will need to consult with a local attorney in your state for specific advice and guidance.

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  • What is the average length of time it is taking judges to sign divorce documents in Rockingham county, nh?

    Divorce documents including final Decree, parenting plan, and uniform support order were submitted to the court 5 weeks ago. All documents were signed by both parties. Judge still has not signed the papers. I'm wondering what other NH attorney...

    Edrea’s Answer

    Yes, per the answer given above, your circumstances (the delay you're experiencing) is not uncommon.

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  • For NH annulment of a misdemeanor, is simple assault a "violent crime?"

    NH Law appears to allow annulment of a class a or b misdemeanor after 3 years--except "a violent crime: "If you have successfully completed your sentence and satisfied the required waiting period, you may petition for annulment of any of the c...

    Edrea’s Answer

    Agree w/ the response given.

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  • Is it fraudulent to have a different address when living with the father of the children using your mother's address?

    my girl friend lives with me yet uses her mother's address on her state application to get state help, is that ok.

    Edrea’s Answer

    You may want to consult with a lawyer in your area to ensure you're within the parameters of the law.

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  • What will happen if I go against court order and do not let my child leave with her father?

    My daughters father is allowed supervised parenting time with my parents twice a week. Starting October 1st he will be allowed to have them with his mother at her house. I however do not agree with that. About two to three weeks ago he got arreste...

    Edrea’s Answer

    It's critical to consult with an attorney to discuss your concerns and best course of action.

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  • I live in NH divorce and child support were determined in ma. what child support laws govern support? NH or Ma.?

    N.H. does not require support of 18 year old student. Ma. does. We changed some orders in N.H. when my daughter went to live with her dad for a year in Ohio. She has been living back in N.H. for the last 3 years. My daughter is a college student a...

    Edrea’s Answer

    Yes, Massachusetts. Either way, definitely advised to consult with a family law attorney.

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  • Do I need a divorce attorney

    Haven't lived or had contact with husband in over 35 years and would like to be legally divorced to remarry

    Edrea’s Answer

    Yes, an attorney can guide you to the outcome you seek.

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