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Brent Allan Rose

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  • Restraining order and harassment?

    I have a restraining order against my soon-to-be ex husband. I am with someone else now and he is harassing them. He also posted on my boyfriend's company's social media page, completely defaming him. In his post, he also mentioned me numerous tim...

    Brent’s Answer

    I don't know that it's either one. If STBX tried to contact you through your new boyfriend's page, your STBX may have violated the injunction. But if he posted to your new boyfriend, the injunction probably hasn't been violated. But I don't know since you didn't quite your STBX. As to the new boyfriend, being "defamed" by your STBX is not grounds for an injunction. An injunction regarding the new boyfriend would require two or more threats or violation of certain criminal law. You didn't list any criminal violations.

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  • Unwed couple Dad made no regular contact or support & is contesting adoption.

    I'll keep to the facts: unwed couple lived together for a few months prior to birth. Father did not pay for anything medical, prenatal, or baby's basics needs. Mom was left with newborn weeks after birth. Dad moved to CA saw the child 4 times in t...

    Brent’s Answer

    The case is complex, and you haven't supplied enough information. Was mom married when the child was conceived or born. If so, the "father" is the husband, regardless of biology. If not, the father is the biological father and, unless the bio father agrees, the step-parent adoption is legally forbidden unless bio dad's rights can be terminated. It doesn't sound like bio dad and "abandoned" the child to the extent that his being away from the child could be considered abandonment. That usually required being away from the child and ignoring the child for a much, much longer time.

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  • Father allows girlfriend access to parenting wizard when it only meant for communication between the two parent, what can I do?

    due to high communication conflict, judge ordered me and my child father to use the family wizard to communicate between us. but am starting to realize that am not just speaking too my child father but also his girlfriend. so am been double team b...

    Brent’s Answer

    Your order should already say that only the two of you may use the OurFamilyWizard.com application. If your order does not say that, you should file a motion to amend the order. If your order already says that, you should file a motion for contempt against the father.

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  • How can alimony be insured

    In my divorce decree, the judge, established, a permanent monthly alimony from my ex-husband, but, he is failing to fulfill this decree, how can I ensure he does it?, since, I only have his email address, and his sisters address in AZ, cause he ke...

    Brent’s Answer

    You can use the same collection efforts as you can with any debt, that is, you can garnish wages, capture assets, etc. You can even have him put in jail if you can get him caught in Arizona (or wherever), but don't get your hopes up. If he has do assets, no jobs, and lives away from Florida, it's tough to enforce an alimony judgment. Try talking to a lawyer,

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  • What can I do about this?

    Mom went to court for more vacation time with the kids she told the court she sent me certified mail and email on the 8th. I received the email on the 11th and today is the 14th and still no certified mail.

    Brent’s Answer

    Is the email, though not strictly proper service, enough to tell you what's going on and when?

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  • Is there any lawyer willing to take my case pro bono? Since my public defender doesn't seem to do want i need him to do.

    we are in the middle of terminating my rights. he doesn't think we can win. i even have proof the supervisor of the visit leaves my son and me alone. trusting us to be unsupervised. he think the court will stop my visits all together. i even have...

    Brent’s Answer

    Why would a lawyer take your case for free?

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  • Can my ex's attorney act as supervisor for his supervised visitation of our daughter.

    My ex has a history of substance abuse and is permitted supervised visitation of our 7 year old daughter. He rarely sees her and when he does, his sister acts as the supervisor. Our parenting plan lists several people who can act as supervisor a...

    Brent’s Answer

    I totally agree with Ms. Lindquist. That situation is totally bizarre, and it could get the attorney in all kinds of trouble. But that's not your problem. You point out that important issue that your ex's lawyer can't even speak to you. I agree that you need to contact your lawyer right away.

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  • How do I show proof?

    My kids have a baby sitter after school I pay the baby sitter cash 200 a month how can I show the courts and dad proof? There are no receipt because she's a private at home baby sitter for a couple hours during the week.

    Brent’s Answer

    You mean to say she's "off the books"? It's tough to both hide things from the IRS (or whatever it is you're doing this for) and use the thing as proof in court. But that aside, you court pay her with money orders, you could get receipts from her, or you could bring her to court to testify.

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  • What if I gave mom cash for child support and can show I pulled the money out my account that day can I get the judge to believe

    Would it count?

    Brent’s Answer

    Rule one is "never give cash." Or, if you do, get a receipt. I doubt is a judge will accept that you gave the mother the money if she denies it. Maybe the judge will believe you if the amount withdrawn from your account perfectly matches the amount owed. If you owed say, $310 that month, and you withdrew exactly that amount.

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  • If I got married in a Catholic ceremony in Mexico but didn't apply for a state license, is that marriage recognized in the U.S.!

    I was married in a Catholic ceremony in Mexico and have a certificate of marriage from that ceremony. I am now being told that I was supposed to go to the registrar and have a civil ceremony. Is my marriage going to be recognized in the U.S.? o...

    Brent’s Answer

    I don't know if your marriage was legal in Mexico (you might want ask a Mexican lawyer), but if your marriage was legal there, it's legal here, and there is nothing you need to do here. If your marriage was not legal there, there you aren't legally here unless you've lived in a "common law mairrage" state (Florida is NOT a common law marriage state) long enough to become automatically married.

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