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Family Law Recent Legal Answers from Lawyers

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No - POA must be used only for the benefit and support of the person who signed the POA - NOT for any other purposes, unless the language of the POA gives you other directives.  
No - POA must be used only for the benefit and support of the person who signed the POA - NOT for any other purposes, unless the language of the POA... Read More
file a contempt motion if they are not paying the support that is owed and following the court orders.
file a contempt motion if they are not paying the support that is owed and following the court orders.
File a motion with the court to ask for restricted or supervised visitation. If you have the police report and if serious enough, consider filing a motion for an ex parte order. I just wrote about ex parte orders at our law firm's web site (blogs).  
File a motion with the court to ask for restricted or supervised visitation. If you have the police report and if serious enough, consider filing a... Read More
The house is legally his since you are not on the deed, however, from what you have described, it appears you may have a financial interest in the home, and might be awarded a portion of the equity in a divorce.  If you are unable to support yourself financially if you move out, and you file for a divorce,  you would be able to ask the court for spousal support.  Please discuss the particulars of your situation with an attorney for more detailed advice.... Read More
The house is legally his since you are not on the deed, however, from what you have described, it appears you may have a financial interest in the... Read More
Yes and no. You will not be able to do so at birth. As a married woman, your child is legally a child of the marriage. As part of a divorce you can provide proof (dna) that husband is not the father, and the Divorce court can order that child not to be of the marriage Then you can ask the juvenile court for a parentage order showing bio dad as father. When you have ... Read More
Yes and no. You will not be able to do so at birth. As a married woman, your child is legally a child of the marriage. As part of a divorce you can... Read More
If you and the children have lived in Texas for a period in excess of 6 months, this may raise questions under the UCCJEA (Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act) and you may have to initiate the case in Texas. :((((  Your question cannot be answered in this forum. elawyers.info offers general information and not legal advice.  I suggest that you contact a family lawyer in Texas to discuss this matter in greater details. Best of luck~  ... Read More
If you and the children have lived in Texas for a period in excess of 6 months, this may raise questions under the UCCJEA (Uniform Child Custody... Read More

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Answered 12 days ago by attorney David B. Karp   |   1 Answer   |  Legal Mostics: Family Lawyer
1. You can petition for visitation rights to your grandchildren under Wisconsin's so called "grandparents visitation" statute. Your schedule for visitation would be independent of your son's right to placement of the children. 2. On the second issue, you don't offer any facts or evidence to indicate what the mother's case is built around. Just because "she wants FULL custody," doesn't mean she gets full custody. The laws in Wisconsin are pretty strict when it comes to petitioning to modify placement or custody post judgment. She must prove that there has been a substantial change in circumstances and must overcome the legal presumption that things should be left as is. You indicate they were divorced for a couple of years, but it is important to know exactly when they were divorced, as there is also a law that withiin the first two years from the divorce, neither party can petition the court to modify custody or placement, unless there is a showing that the children are in imminent harm.... Read More
1. You can petition for visitation rights to your grandchildren under Wisconsin's so called "grandparents visitation" statute. Your schedule for... Read More
As a general rule, the locale where the child has last lived for 6 months is the place where the paternity and other child related issues would be handled.    There are exceptions, but if your daughter and granddaughter have lived in Texas for less than 6 months, you will need to retain an attorney in Indiana.... Read More
As a general rule, the locale where the child has last lived for 6 months is the place where the paternity and other child related issues would be... Read More
He might sign the required document from the passport office. If not, you would have to get a court order to get his signature.  If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be able to seek help through the resources below:   Legal Aid of Northwest Texas – Free civil legal assistance to low income residents of 114 Texas counties. Eligibility guidelines can be found on Legal Aid of Northwest Texas' website. The Fort Worth office offers clinics on a variety of legal topics including general civil matters, wills, employment matters and bankruptcy. Call 1-800-955-3959 to find out more about Legal Aid, schedule an intake appointment or reserve a spot at an upcoming clinic.   ... Read More
He might sign the required document from the passport office. If not, you would have to get a court order to get his signature.  If you cannot... Read More
   Ms. Humphrey:          If the court documents were executed in TExas, then you should contact a Texas attorney to see  what can be done.       Best of luck, Cindy Vova Law Offices of Cindy S. Vova, P.A. Broward/Boca Raton 954-316-3496/561-962-2785... Read More
   Ms. Humphrey:          If the court documents were executed in TExas, then you should contact a... Read More

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