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Robin J Krane

Robin Krane’s Answers

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  • Can my X of 4 yrs take me to court for contempt for no overnight guest in home when I have custody of kids and get custody?

    My X husband was vindictive in doing this, he is $23,000 in arrears of support and only get kids when he wants them not scheduled visitation. He says he intends to make my life a living hell and that he is doing. I have no permiscuous past and I...

    Robin’s Answer

    Well I do think X is being vindictive but since I dont practice in your state I do not know what the courts will do with his allegations. I would make sure that the person in question is clear with no record, has a good job, etc. I dont know if X has ever had the children with other spending the night but you might want to find out. I would also look to your final papers and see if there is anything contained in them that excludes you from having 3rd parties at your home with the chidlren overnight. I would also keep a log of his visitations with the children. Keep a calendar of all of his visits, this can show the court how much he is truly involved with the chidlren.

    I would also seek the advice of a local attorney to review your final documents.

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  • My Girl friend is moving from Ky to OH. she has a 12 year old child and sole custody. Does she need to go to court?

    Father does pay child support. They where never married. he is not on birth cirtifacte

    Robin’s Answer

    First of all your girlfriend must read her court papers very carefully to determine if she must give notice to father of moving at any time. If father has visits, then it would be my impression that she would have to go to court before moving with the child from the state. The reasons would be for the court to set up a new schedule for dad if the court allowed the move and to ensure that the move was for the interest of the child. The important issues here is that the child continue to have a relationship with both parents. I dont know what type of relations the child has with her father and that would be important for the court to know as well. If mom was to move with getting court approval, then dad could file a motion with the court and order that the child be returned to the state until the matter court be resolved.

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  • How do I respond to a Request to Enter Default. Family Law-Uniform Parentage

    My wife and I both walked out of orientation prior to seeing a mediator over custody of our daughter. We agreed to handle it ourselves but then she went to the later court date behind my back and got custody. I found this out and told her I was fi...

    Robin’s Answer

    I not sure what type of case was filed, since your talk about your wife, I will assume it was a divorce. If you have been served with a reqeuest to enter default, they you will need to file a response to the petition that she severed you when this matter first began. If you do not file a response, then the court will grant her default and can can everything she requested in her petition.
    I would suggest that you check the court file to find out the progress, obtain the necessary documetns that you may need to file and contact an attorney as soon as possible.
    Good Luck

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  • How do I get the Minute Order from my custody hearing today if we were never married ?

    My sons father and I had our custody hearing today and I do not know how to get the Minute Order , so I can get the FINDINGS ORDER AFTER HEARING FORM ??

    Robin’s Answer

    Normally, you can go to the clerk of the court and requet a copy of the clerks mintues or minute order from the hearing that you want and you can get a copy. There is normally a charge and I am not sure what it is but I will guess it is less than a couple of dollars. the findings Order After Hearing Form is normally prepared by the parties or their attorney after the hearing and submitted to the judge for signature.

    Thank you

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  • Can I leave the state with full legal and physical custody of my son without permission from the father?

    His visitation is "reasonable" even though he never visits nor tries.

    Robin’s Answer

    You must look to your orders very carefully as to see if there are any restrictions on you leaving the state with the minor child. Even though you have full legal and pyysical custody of your son, the courts have givine him reasonsable visits. If you are unsure, the best course of action would be to get a concsultation with an attorney in your area to review your documents, this should not take any longer than 1/2 to deteremine if there are any restrainsts. If there are restraints, then the you will need to petition the court and request that you be able to move. You will need to proivde the court with whtere you are moving, why and provide them informaiton on why that is in the best interest of the child. Thank you

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  • My ex-wife has given me custody of our son for the year and she has moved out of state. Am I now legally the primary custodian?

    My ex-wife took a job in California (We were both living in Washington at the time.) last May and has been living there ever since. In June, she handed over custody of our 12 year old son to me. Up to that point she was the primary care-giver fo...

    Robin’s Answer

    You neee to seek a modification of the parenting plan under the Revised Rules of Washington. Even though the child is currently in your case and control, the current parenting plan is still the order of the court. You can seek a modification based on a change of circumstances, wife has left child with you and moved to California and the child has been intergrated into your home. I would suggest that you file you Summons and Petition to modify as soon as possible. I also suggest that you seek the advice of an attorney in your area.

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  • If a custodial parent is in contempt of the support order will this effect a future modification of that order?

    It is extremely difficult to find any information on this subject, because how is it possible for a custodial parent to be in contempt of a support order? In my case we share certain expenses along with a shared custody. There is a pending conte...

    Robin’s Answer

    First of all I not sure whay you would be modifying in the future, the support order or the parenting plan. you must understand that one has nothing to do with the other as they are separate issues and we look to them that way. if we are stickly talking about money issues, and mother not reimbursing father for covered costs, then the court could order that father would be able to deduct those costs from the child support after giving mother notice and opportunity to object to the costs that he has proposed are hers. It certainly is not helpful for her to not pay the exepenses of the chidlren that have been ordered by the court.

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