The father hasn't been part of the child's life. Never signed the B/c Or declaration of paternity. My husband actually signed the declaration of paternity and has his last name. He has always been informed since day one of the child for a "jus...
Because the baby was born during your marriage, your husband is considered the "putative" father and his right trump any right that a bio father would have. It just too bad for bio dad.See question
It is virtually impossible to have a Judge removed from a case after he or she has made a ruling. The only grounds for removal are bias and conflict. Just because you don't like the decision is not grounds for removal. Try being cooperative and not argumentative, offer your best evidence with back-up documentation, and follow the Judges instructions. Perhaps the Judge will be more inclined to hear what you are saying.See question
We have a divorce judgment with child support obligations from Florida from about 15 years ago. I now live in CA and my ex-wife I lives in New York. Can I register judgment here in CA and petition CA court to modify it or do I have to do it in Fl...
In general the proper venue is the place where the child resides. But, just a thought, you might want to talk about what you want or need with the other parent before you incur legal fees. She might be reasonable after such a long tme.See question
When exchanging Witness List for an Evidentiary Hearing (regarding Child Custody, School Location, other party Move Away request) to other party, do I have to disclose what witnesses' testimony might/will be in regards to?
A family court case is not a game of :"hide the ball." If you want the best hearing possible, then the other side should know that you have witnesses and on what issue they are qualified to testify. Sometime, just knowing that might lead to settlement discussions which could save you a lot of money. So yes, you must disclose the witness and the general topic on which they will testify.See question
Rather than go the route of a lawyer and the court, we were considering have DCSS do a child support order "review." DCSS said that they would review the incomes of both parties and determine the new child support amount if any. My question is, ...
Go to www.x-spouse.com and look at what they input. It is very close to what the Court is using and will give you a good idea.See question
my sons dad is threatening me to take me to court if i dont let him see my son, hes has not provided for my son for the last 6 months or even bothered to come see him now he wants to see him? I left him do to my sons safty and mine what can i do?
Let him see his son. Remember, this is not about you. It is what is in the Best Interests of your son. Remember the old saying "better late than never."See question
my stepdaughter turns 18 next year, then graduates high school 2 months after. So child support will be collected until June of 2016 - Her mother already contact my husband and stated her credit is bad and cannot apply for loans, well my husbands ...
No. He will not be required to pay for college. And Child Support ends by operation of law when the child is 18 and out of High School OR 19 years of age.See question
Our judgment requires mediation. She filed for a custody hearing but there is no mediation date. How do I oroceed?
Attend your hearing date. Take your Judgment with you with a copy for the Judge. Call attention to the Mediation requirement and the Judge will probably send you to Mediation.See question
My ex is trying to serve me. The hearing date is four weeks away. Do I benefit at all by avoiding service as long as possible or doesn't matter?
There is no benefit to avoiding service. In fact it can make things worse. The sooner you know what is in the papers the sooner you can begin to prepare for the hearing. I think you should accept service and consult an attorney as soon as possibleSee question
We are splitting up and it looks messy. We both live in the same rental and I don't want to move out until I make sure that it won't hinder my chances of getting partial custody of our Daughter. What should I do to expedite the process? We are not...
You can't be sure. The court is looking to do what is in the best interests of the child. Consider getting an attorney to file a Petition to Establish Parental Relationship so the you can get help from the Court immediately.See question