I recently filed a motion but am concerned that I will not be heard on the first date because of statute 518.619 CUSTODY OR VISITATION; MEDIATION SERVICES. I have attempted to have conversations with the other parent prior to filing and they are i...
It depends on if the previous custody order/decree said you have to. If you do, make a good faith effort to contact the other parent and specifically request their participation in a mediation. Make sure to document this attempt. If he or she refuses, continue to the court appearance and be prepared to explain to the court why a mediation did not occur.See question
My divorce was finalized in April of this year. Joint legal and physical custody (I have 60% of parenting time, 2 joint kids - age 6 and 2) is not working well. What would you suggest I should ready on how to file for custody modification? Books, ...
If you are unable to retain an attorney as that would be your best choice to help you with this, I suggest heading to your local law library and asking the staff for some guidance.See question
I am a recovering alcoholic, 6 mos sober, attending AA three times weekly, frequent contact with my sponsor and 2 sessions monthly with a counselor. I have filed a request for visitation and will be representing myself as I cannot afford a lawyer...
You would likely be granted some visitation, however you need to start a case for custody and parenting time.See question
I have already requested time off from work and made transportation arrangements. My witness has requested time off from work as well. At this point I am hoping to represent myself.
As counsel stated, you may object to the continuance, but generally if it's timely, a Judge will approve it. Also, each party has a right, if within 10 days of notice of appointment, to remove one Judge from a case for any reason.See question
Her and I have another child together who just turned 14 months. We lived together for 2 years and now because we aren't together she is keeping him from me. His real dad is deceased and I'm the only father figure he knows. Is there anything I can...
As counsel stated, unless you are the legal father, your rights are limited. You could have a local attorney review the situation to at least give you a more thorough opinion on whether you have any options.See question
My kids keep telling me their eyes are not working right. I have been asking my ex when did you take the in to get their eyes checked out, i get no response.
The lack of insurance is not necessarily neglect, however not taking your kids in for medical care they may need should be addressed as soon as you can. I suggest at least mediation to try to come to some form of agreement for getting your children's medical needs met.See question
No way to get back and forth to work and my kids school. Need help advice
No your husband can not decide to kick you out of the house.See question
My local attorney received info the day they left the state by sever, taking all of our home possessions also. later he found out where their at. But refused to give me that info in timely matter or how to go about recovering my child when I was ...
If your spouse has been found to have abducted your child, you should have a court order indicating so and that you are entitled to custody of your child. At that point, I suggest contacting local authorities wherever your child is to have them return your child.See question
I haven't wanted to do it ever. I have only done some of it so I could go places. If I refused to do it se would take my phone and revoke my privilege to go anywhere. She has been signing me up for girl scouts since fourth grade against my will....
Regardless of your disagreements with your mother, this is not an issue that the law can help you with. I suggest more direct and open communication with your mother.See question
I am a non-custodial parent receiving ONLY SSI. Since I will never be able to work again does it matter if the child support is reserved or if it says not asking for child support??
It means no support is currently ordered and that if it is eventually ordered, that time will be treated as an original determination of support.See question