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Robert Burns’s Answers

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  • Will the judge/cps frown upon the fact he is missing half of visits &declined our offer to change schedule so he can see baby?

    Foster CHILD made a temp ward of state by cps now sees bio parents 2 days per week 2 hour visits. Bio dad informed me because of new job he can only make it to 1 visit. We offered to change the days or time,so he can visit but he just said No!

    Robert’s Answer

    Maybe. This is neither an objective or adequate presentation of the facts. Dad may or may not have good cause to make only one weekly visit for awhile. You, as opposed to the Social Worker or the Court, probably are not in control of visitation. This is not a general Family Law matter but a Juvenile matter.

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  • Can I go to family court and get custody of my child because I feel she uses bad judgment she also never raise her other 3

    I filed for divoce my wife is involved with a sex-offender she knows what he is 288c I call the police and he was arrested

    Robert’s Answer

    Your wife's involvement with the perp is material to custody of your child insofar as the perp is in your child's environment. But, the perp may now be out of your child's environment. Still, the association with such lowlife and the apparent failure to parent her other 3 children are evidence of poor parenting and/or danger to your child. Make sure that you can provide an adequate environment and parenting for your child and go for primary custody with safe/supervised visitation for Mom.

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  • If I feel that my dialysis centers responsible for me contracting Hepatitis C. What kind of attorney do I need to consult with?

    I was in the hospital last year for a month a half receiving dialysis treatment. None of my blood work showed I had Hepatitis C back then. I haven't been sexually active with anyone, even before I was hospitalized, so the only way I could contract...

    Robert’s Answer

    You need a medical malpractice - products liability lawyer. You can seek one via the Avvo find-lawyer tool, your County bar association, or an internet search. You will need expert medical advice to establish how you got the Hep. "C", it's consequences for you, and that you acquired it via medical malpractice and/or a dangerous product.

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  • Should I turn this employee in to their employer due to the harassing emails sent through the company email?

    Ex husband's wife is a paralegal. She is meddling in our family court case by emailing harassment opinionated emails to my attorney from her work email. Would her employer (a well known law firm who is not involved in the case) frown upon her act...

    Robert’s Answer

    The law firm can reasonably be expected to be irate with use of work E-mail for your private matter, but I see no evidence of the use of the firms name in those E-mails.

    Your lawyer can reasonably be expected to be irate with you intruding into your lawyer's domain. Feel free to discuss with your lawyer the handling of those E-mails and expect to pay for the discussion.

    If the wife is practicing law in those E-mails she's really out of control.

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  • Do I have any rights? What can help me?

    My husband and I are married. I paid the rent and utilities for January and was suppose to come home from the hospital with our sick son. we didn't get out till last week and when I went to the home my husband had moved others In making it an uns...

    Robert’s Answer

    I agree with attorney Bazurto. I also wonder whether you may be the unreasonable one.

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  • How can I revise a custody order?

    I filed for custody of my now almost 9 year old daughter when she was about a year old in 2008. I was granted full custody with the father having supervised visitation. We were in and out of court for years after till he finally got 50/50 in 2012....

    Robert’s Answer

    I concur with my Avvo colleagues. Not enough information is provided here. I wonder how Dad went from supervised visitation to equal physical custody. I suspect that his problems thereafter are grave. Still, the best interests of your child and you are for Dad to recover from his problems and get back to equally weighing in as a responsible father.

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  • My father abandoned his divorce case and left to mexico 8 years ago.Can he still set aside judgment as he was taken advantage of

    Divorce judgment modification on a case of 8 years.My dad was emotionally tormented and received death threats from ex wife and family.He couldnt take it anymore and left to Mexico when divorce case began.His ex wife used him for his money.He had ...

    Robert’s Answer

    Two terms come to mind, i.e., equity and practicality. Family Court as a Court of Equity should extend hope as indicated by my Avvo colleagues. The practicality, though, is that the extreme delay will continue forever and may need to do so to avoid relapse with those disabling conditions. Both legal and medical consultation are in order.

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  • Can you get custody of a dog?

    I'm in a 4 year relationship that's ending. We have two dogs that he wants to take with him. The dogs are both of ours and I want to ensure he can't take them both. He is unemployed and has been continuously throughout the last 4 years. He can...

    Robert’s Answer

    Yes, as personal property not comparable to custody of a child. Supporting the dogs can't be a problem, as homeless folks proliferate with pit bulls.

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  • Can my ex lower my spousal and child support payment if he has another child with wife?

    My ex had been evading spousal support and child support. It has been extremely exhausting as he had lied multiple times to attorneys and the court about the income he has and that he's working. He's been in contempt and DCSS has levied his bank a...

    Robert’s Answer

    The beauty of S.D.C.D.C.S.S. involvement is that it will answer questions like this with superior knowledge.

    Your X is allowed love, impregnate, and raise a child with another woman. The Court will give him a reasonable deduction from his gross income for the inescapable expense of raising the child; fertility treatment expenses will be ignored.

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  • Will it be a breach of contract to set up a new production company under an LLC and use a pseudonym for collection of royalties?

    I'm a music producer that is affiliated with a major publishing co that is waiting for my current deal to expire. I want to do music for stock/production/licensing, but I don't want it to be affiliated with that publishing company. I want to s...

    Robert’s Answer

    You need to hire one of those L.A. entertainment lawyers to be properly informed and involved in your legal affairs. I decline to enable something far short of that.

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