what is the procedure for this in virginia
I am assuming that you are an adult. You can do an adult adoption upon the petition of your birth father.See question
I have been paying $750 per month in child support for over 6yrs via payroll deduction. I was pulled over yesterday for a minor traffic violation & my license was taken for being suspended due to $23k in arrears. My contact information has always ...
Contact Division of Child Support Enforcement. They can work out a payment plan that can get your license back.See question
I have full physical and legal custody of my daughter. The biological father does pay child support, but hasn't seen or talked to my daughter in 3 years. I just recently located to Virginia from California. I also just got married, and my husband ...
You must live in Virginia for 6 months to qualify as a resident and file.See question
My husband has been in her life and taken care of her since day one, although I know he is not her biological father, I want her to have our last name and him to have custody
Your husband would need to adopt the child.See question
We are a same sex couple and are currently pregnant (via IUI); in preparation for their arrival what are the procedures for adoption in Virginia?
If you and your partner are married, this can be handled as a step-parent adoption. If you are not married, adoption will not be possible.See question
seperated from boyfriend he is wanting custody of my child that isnt biologicaly his but he sign the birth certificate and he is fighting me for custody
"In any case involving the custody or visitation of a child, the court may award custody upon petition to any party with a legitimate interest therein, including, but not limited to, grandparents, stepparents, former stepparents, blood relatives and family members. The term "legitimate interest" shall be broadly construed to accommodate the best interest of the child."See question
I have pictures where he listed his self in dating sites also while still living here with me, He knew I was not making hardly any money when he left
You can file a petition for spousal support in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court where you live. The court has guidelines that are used for determining the amount, if any, of support.See question
I am looking to get a divorce particularly a fault divorce on the grounds of sodomy and soon to be adultry. I have proof to back up my claims and I also want to file for full custody of our daughter seeing as I do not feel it is a safe environment...
You would file a complaint for divorce in the Circuit Court. You are deemed to have condoned the fault if you continue to live with your spouse with knowledge that this occurred.See question
Good morning: I am a resident of Portsmouth, Virginia and am permanently and totally disabled. 3 years ago this past April my wife left me 5 days after I informed her of my ultimate prognosis of paralysis due to bone/spine disease. We have no chil...
You may be eligible for legal representation through Legal Aid. If so, they can help you process a no fault divorce based on a one year separation.See question
My daughter has complained that she is being abused and she begs not to go back to her mother's home she is 6 years old. Saturday my visitation ends but my daughter is begging and crying that she wants to stay with me. What should I do and will I ...
You can call Child Protective Services. They will investigate and have the power to remove children in cases that are appropriate. Without CPS involvement, you must comply with the existing court orders.See question