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  • If I voluntarily terminated my parental rights for a step parent adoption but the adoption never happened, am I still the father

    my ex-girlfriend married and her husband wanted to adopt my son so I terminated my parental rights. 3 years later she contacts me saying she wants support or she will take me back to court. I terminated my rights but the adoption, for some reason,...

    Harris’s Answer

    Recommend you contact a local family law attorney in your area. The attorney should propound some discovery on mother and investigate what exactly happened. If the adoption went through successfully, you are not responsible and her current husband is the responsible party. If for some reason it didn't go through, you are still responsible.

    Best of luck!

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  • Do I need a defense attorney now?

    I'm in the Navy. Another military member is claiming I sexually assault her. NCIS is investigating the matter..This is totally false she has given my chain of command one lie and then gave NCIS another lie. EVERY detail is a lie. I don't know if N...

    Harris’s Answer

    Get a defense attorney ASAP. Make no statements to anyone, including friends and other service members. Hint: NCIS is not your friend.

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  • Signed lease April 6, but Also separated from the military 18 April. Can I use my separation orders in August to get out lease.

    I recently separated from active duty 18 April. I also signed a lease on 6 April but have since decided to move. Can I use my separation orders from April to get out of my lease now in August?

    Harris’s Answer

    You can utilize the provision in the SCRA to terminate a lease with your orders. Even though SCRA specifically says PCS, you can argue that EAS is equivalent to PCS in chapter 10 of the JFTR.

    You are still responsible to pay rent for the month you give notice AND one additional month as well.

    Good luck!

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  • Because i am eighteen years of age i am pregnant can my grandmother that im living with force me to have an abortion?

    Im eighteen years old now my story is i was forces to abort my first pregnancy because i was fifteen my grandma said she will keep making me do it until she sees perfection and that i cant move out until im 26 because she has custody of me for tha...

    Harris’s Answer

    No one can legally force you to get an abortion. Additionally, you are a legal adult now.

    Good luck!

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  • Challenging a denial for a claim to retire early from a government job

    I have an older neighbor who has worked for the government for 20+ years (a civilian employee of the military) and has requested an early retirement for health-related disability(ties). She tells me the request was denied and wants to appeal. ...

    Harris’s Answer

    Warren Paul Beck is an attorney that is familiar with Federal labor law.

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  • How to stop a paternity test

    I have an ex-boyfriend that is a bit obsessed and believes I'm pregnant by him.. I'm certain I'm not, I have had to take action for a restraining order but I believe he will try to get me to do a court ordered test. How can I stop this?

    Harris’s Answer

    Have the true child's father sign a declaration of paternity at the hospital. This will effectively take your obsessed ex out of the picture.

    However, there's nothing stopping him from demanding a court ordered DNA test later.

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  • What difference is a paralegal to an attorney?

    Can a paralegal represent you in court ?

    Harris’s Answer

    No, a paralegal may not represent you in court. Only a an attorney licensed in the state where the hearing is located may represent you in court.

    Good luck!

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  • I need an attorney to defend me against a custody elevator.

    I had a court ordered custody elevator blatantly lie to the judge, did not follow mandated rules of court and is not properly before the court as an expert witness during a family court hearing Aug of 2014. What are the statutes of limitations in...

    Harris’s Answer

    Elevators are prone to do this. They go up and down and up and down all day long. They are susceptible to having their buttons pushed, too. Every so often they are closed, ostensibly for maintenance.

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  • Does a parents Bonuses or commissions be considered when calculating child support?

    The other parent claims that they make a very lower hourly amount but they earn bonus and commissions each check. Can that be considered in calculating child support? The other parent is claiming it cannot.

    Harris’s Answer

    Yes. Income from ALL sources is included in support calculations.

    Best of luck.

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  • What kind of legal assistance can I get regarding Debt from Military Service.

    Upon leaving Military Service I was charged Leave (vacation) that was supposed to be convalescent ( not charged for medical reasons) and It put me in a negative balance. I received a letter from DFAS stating I owed them money. I disputed the debt ...

    Harris’s Answer

    This may be a violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Recommend you contact an attorney in your area that deals with this area of the law.

    A proper lawsuit can erase the debt and get you damages. You can get attorney fees as well.

    Best of luck!

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