Attorney I had backed out because I could not afford to give him an additional 7,000 + dollars . Court on November 24th.
$7,-000.00 to take the matter to Trial seems a bit excessive, but then I don't know all of the facts of the matter. Many attorneys offer free initial consultations (generally over the phone), and I am certain that you can find someone to assist you. Don't delay though, as any new attorney coming in will need to get familiar with your case and a month really isn't that long ...See question
i lived with my child father for three years he recentley left the house..i would like majority of the custody of my 22 month old daughter
If there has been no Order determining paternity or "custody" of the child, then by default "custody" falls to you as the mother of the child. If you would like a court to determine parental rights to share time with the child (visitation rights), then yes, you should hire a family law attorney to assist you. Many attorneys offer free consultations during which you can discuss your situation and rights under Florida law.See question
I got married in 2006. I recently found out he was married prior and didn't get divorced until 2012. Now he has confessed that he purposely used a wrong social security. My question is ... Am I even married at this point?
I disagree with the prior answer. While yes, if he was still married when you got married then your marriage is invalid. You are still "married" until a Judge nullifies your marriage. You should file for an annulment so that your current marriage will be adjudicated by a Judge to be invalid from its inception based on the fact that he was still married at the time. You would also be able to adjudicate any property rights at the same time (or matters pertaining to children, if applicable).See question
I never seen my child her family does not want to tell me where she's at I heard it from the grapevine she left the states I thought she needed permission before she can leave the states all I want is visitation rights and the right to see her my ...
You would need to locate her and then contact a family law attorney who practices in the state and area where your wife and child reside. Generally, if you are married, you are automatically considered the child's father, until and unless the court rules otherwise. Even so, you will still definitely need to file a legal action of some sort, as the only one who can make your wife do anything, is a Judge. As stated, you can use the Avvo find a lawyer tool to locate an attorney or just repost your question in that State and County's forum.See question
I am livid. I let my Mother-in-law watched my 6 month old daughter today while I was gone for 2 & 1/2 hours. i pumped breastmilk and left a bottle for when she gets hungry. I also fed my daughter before I left. My sister-in-law who I dont even rea...
I agree with the prior answer. That's just downright sick. Who would do that? Unfortunately, it's not illegal, per se, but definitely wrong.See question
Me and my husband currently have three dogs. One I purchased prior to meeting him, one we purchased together while dating and one while married. We are now going through a divorce and he wants custody of the dog purchased while we were dating. I ...
Unfortunately, while we consider our pets "children" (I know I do!), the law considers them personal property, typically with no monetary value. Therefore, just like with any other property, there is marital and non-marital property. The dog you purchased prior to the marriage would likely be considered non-marital property. The other two (and definitely the one purchased during the marriage) will likely be considered marital property that is subject to equitable distribution. Consideration of who is the better "parent" or whether the dogs should or should not be split up, typically does not come into play. Essentially, this means that if you cannot reach an agreement, then the Judge will have to decide who gets what and may very well award one to each of you. Perhaps you could offer to agree to something that he wants (that you don't want to give up), in exchange for you getting all three dogs ...See question
my daughter and her exboyfriend have a 18 mo son who lives with my daughter. my daughter lets the baby visit the father on weekends, the father does not get her a set child support. the only time he gives her money for th baby is if she constantly...
The other attorney answers are correct. If there has never been a legal action, not even to establish child support, then your daughter has "sole custody" of the child by default and the father has no rights at all. It is recommended though that you establish paternity and a visitation / timesharing schedule if you are going to let the father see the baby without a court order. Otherwise, he can keep the child, refuse to give the child back and the police will do nothing, stating that it's a civil matter. As far as the child leaving the country, as stated, if there has been no court orders of any kind pertaining to the child, then your daughter has the sole right to make any decisions regarding the child, including whether someone can take the child out of the country.
You should consult with an attorney in order to best determine how to proceed at this point. Many attorneys offer free initial telephone consultations during which your daughter can explore her options (and there wouldn't be any reason you couldn't attend as well!).See question
I have not been served but my soon to be ex who has disappeared with our children, sent me an text/email that I had to be in court 8/20/2015 @ 8:15am in Alachua County (this told me where she was as I had 4 family addresses to try) I have filed di...
You are correct that you need an attorney to assist you and show up at the hearing. Try reposting your question in Gainesville (where the case is), rather than Orlando (where you apparently are), and you'll probably find someone to help you. Hope that helps!See question
My ex is the primary residential parent and I am unemployed. Does he get credit for child care even though my daughter is 14 and can legally be home by herself.?
If he is actually paying for child care and it is necessary for some reason, then it would be considered part of the child support calculation. If he was previously paying, but is no longer doing so and/or it is no longer necessary, then you may be entitled to a modification. You should consult with an attorney.See question
In 2009 I got a divorce in which I Recieved sole custody of my 2 children, my ex only has visitation rights. About 2 months ago I informed him i would be moving to Puerto Rico so that I can go to college over there and finish my degree. He starte...
You need to comply with the Relocation Statute, as stated, and first serve him with a proper Notice of Intent to Relocate. If he objects, then you will need to obtain Court permission in order to move. If he hasn't even tried to see the children in over 5 months, you probably have a pretty good chance of getting permission. You should hire a lawyer if you don't understand the proper steps that are needed in order to comply with the statute so that you don't get in trouble.See question