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Diamond B Tran

Fountain Valley Guardianship Law Attorney.

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  1. I want to emancipate my 17 year old son

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Diamond B Tran
    2. Edna Carroll Straus
    3. Robert Andrew Michael Burns
    3 lawyer answers

    It sounds like you are in a tough position and if he is physically abusive then I imagine you must be scared of him. Unfortunately, though, in order to be emancipated the law requires that the minor must be self-supporting. If you are continuing to support him, just in another apartment, that is NOT considered self-supporting. Does he get along well with any other family members or close family friends? Or is he just as abusive towards others? An option, if he does have a good relationship...

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  2. How do I obtain custody or rights to care for my 17 year old daughters baby, She keeps leaving the baby for days at a time?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Diamond B Tran
    2. M. Todd Miller
    2 lawyer answers

    You should speak with an attorney about a probate guardianship of the person, for which you would need to file appropriate paperwork with the Superior Court. The court filing for guardianship cases can be quite overwhelming for non-lawyers and requires that notice be given to the baby's father as well as certain relatives. A Caregivers Affidavit Authorization is another option that does not require court involvement, but whether or not it is a suitable alternative to guardianship in your...

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  3. Domestic voilence shelter life

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Diamond B Tran
    2. Morgan Laine Place
    3. Daniel Seth Williams
    3 lawyer answers

    There are domestic violence shelters that have great facilities and provide an array of support services for mother and child. To find out more about the shelters in your area, you should dial 211. This is a free phone service that operates 24/7 and can direct you to resources in your area. Best wishes to you.

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  4. I got married in Vancouver Canada and now I live in US and want a divorce. Do I have to file in Canada or can it be done in US?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Wail Sarieh
    2. Michael Charles Schwerin
    3. Diamond B Tran
    4. Anthony Allen Roach
    5. Edna Carroll Straus
    5 lawyer answers

    The other attorneys are correct. In addition, if there are no children and property to divide, it should be a fairly straightforward dissolution.

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  5. My daughter got taken by dcfs because i was at my boyfriends house where the police department a raid,

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Diamond B Tran
    2. Atousa Saei
    2 lawyer answers

    Whether or not you have a criminal history is irrelevant. If you are exposing your daughter to dangerous situations, DCFS can remove your child. You will be appointed an attorney to represent you at your first Juvenile Court hearing. You don't want to miss this hearing if you want to try to get your daughter back immediately. You also have the right to hire your own attorney. There is good information about the Juvenile Dependency process at the CA Courts website.

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  6. Can i drop terroristic threats and stocking charges on my boyfriend, without the Da having an proof just on my word.

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Diamond B Tran
    2. Harry Edward Hudson Jr
    2 lawyer answers

    You can make requests to the prosecuting agency or DA's office, but ultimately they represent the People of the State of CA and will do what is in the interest of the People. They do not represent you. They may take your opinion and wishes into consideration, but if for example he has had prior DV against you or other women, they may want to pursue the case against him if there is strong evidence. They can subpoena you to appear in court, and if you do not appear, you may face monetary sanctions.

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  7. How do I file an Adjudication of Facts of Parentage in CA?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Donald Frederick Conviser
    2. Diamond B Tran
    3. Hans Albert Gillinger
    3 lawyer answers

    To obtain a court judgement establishing parentage, you would need to file the proper paperwork with the county court, usually where the child lives, including the FL 200 as Mr. Conviser mentioned. You did not say whether the father would dispute his paternity or not. Filing the paperwork gives the alleged father an opportunity to respond and dispute paternity if that is his position. He could request a DNA test as part of this process. There are Self-Help Centers in the courthouses to help...

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  8. How do I go about getting gaurdianship of my boyfrinds granddaughter.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Diamond B Tran
    2. Rosemary Jane Meagher-Leonard
    3. Paul Adam Swiller
    3 lawyer answers

    You should speak with an attorney about a probate guardianship of the person, for which you would need to file appropriate paperwork with the Superior Court. The court filing for guardianship cases can be quite overwhelming for non-lawyers and requires that notice be given to the baby's father as well as certain relatives. A Caregivers Affidavit Authorization is another option that does not require court involvement, but whether or not it is a suitable alternative to guardianship in your case...

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  9. Step Parent Adoption In California

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Diamond B Tran
    2. Rhonda Diane Ellifritz
    2 lawyer answers

    There are two separate cases you would need to file. You would first need to file a Petition to Terminate Parental Rights with the Superior Court. If the biological father consents, the process is fairly straightforward. His parental rights would be terminated by the judge, permanently freeing him of any parental responsibilities, including child support. Your new spouse could then file for a Stepparent Adoption with the Superior Court.

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  10. Form dv-120 answer to temp restraining order.

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Sarah Victoria Cottingham
    2. Diamond B Tran
    2 lawyer answers

    I agree that any forms must be stamped/filed with the court clerk in the county that the action was initiated in. The form can be found online at http://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/dv120.pdf and you may also be able to mail it in along with the copies and self-addressed stamped envelope instead of going in person to file. Call the clerk's office and ask before you make the trip. You would need to appear for the hearing in that county, not in your county.

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