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Do I need an attorney? My husband wants to adopt my son and the biological dad is willing to relinquish his rights.
Asked in Ringgold,  LA Jun. 23, 2020 ,  3 Answers

The biological dad lives in California and hasn't had anything to do with my son for 9 years. My husband and I live in Louisiana. We don't know if there's anyway we can represent ourselves, or if we just have to have an attorney....

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What is involved in court ordered reunificatiin
Asked on Jun. 18, 2020 ,  1 Answers


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If a parent has multiple children in different homes and parental rights are terminated does that apply to all children?
Asked in Hazard,  KY Jun. 17, 2020 ,  2 Answers

I have permanent custody of a child who has 3 older siblings in foster care. Their foster parents are currently in the process to adopt the 3 siblings. If they get the parents rights terminated in their case, will i also have to get them terminated in my (adoption) case for the younger sibling, or o...

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Louisiana. ...grandchild has lived in grandparents home,all his life. Grandpa died, aunts trying to evict him. He is ado
Asked in Dallas,  TX Jun. 03, 2020 ,  1 Answers

Grandchild adopted. But,family blood...

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Kids & I relocated to AZ from WA what happens if dad wants them?
Asked in Phoenix,  AZ Mar. 18, 2020 ,  1 Answers

He’s not on Birth certificate for my youngest he’s on my oldests birth certificate. But we’ve never gone through court about kids for anything. They’ve been living with me I let them see me. But because this coronavirus epidemic shutting down my work I was Forced to take my children and move to Ariz...

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What has to be done to get out of a military contract prior to going to naval academy.
Asked on Jul. 30, 2019 ,  1 Answers

My brother in-law just turned 18 and is about to go to naval academy. The thing is he never wanted to be in the military. Both he and my wife lived in an abusive adopted household and he was forced to enlist. He only just turned 18 and finally moved out, he is willing to do all most anything, even i...

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hello I filed chapter 7 back in 2017 my 2015 Dodge Ram was included in that ch 7 the credit union has allowed me to keep
Asked in Eugene,  OR Feb. 21, 2019 ,  1 Answers

the vehicle however it is not being reported to the credit agencies can i turn in said vehicle without repercussions thank you Todd...

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Is my illegitimate brother entitled to my parents' estate?
Asked in Oakland,  CA Jul. 17, 2017 ,  9 Answers

Mom passed and dad is adjusting his will. We are 5 siblings and the illegitimate son has appeared after 50+ years. He was adopted by his mother's husband. As he receives no inheritance can he (successfully) contest the will? My dad says he is his biological son....

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Tips for hiring an adoption attorney
Post On Feb. 02, 2016

Adopting a child is one of the most personal and important decisions you will make. It’s often not a decision that someone comes to easily. You may think you can go through the process without aprofessional, but it’s always best to consider bringing in an attorney to help you through the process. Fi...

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How can I remove something on my CORI that is not true. Its causing a headache in my life
Asked in Methuen,  MA Aug. 13, 2015 ,  9 Answers

There is something on my CORI that is preventing me from taking custody of a couple of kids. How can I get this removed so that I can go forward with this. I dont even know what it is, all I know is that it says something like I am a danger to kids or something along that line. I have never been in ...

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Family Law in Nebraska (Part 4)
Post On Apr. 22, 2015

Adoption Adoption is the transferring of parental rights from the biological parents to an adoptive parent or parents. By adopting a child, the adoptive parents assume all the rights and responsibilities they would have had if the child had been born to them. The adoption procedure varies based on f...

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Adoption in Georgia
Post On Aug. 26, 2014

One thing to remember is that laws pertaining to adoption vary widely from State to State. I would never recomment an individual attempting to draft and file a Petition for Adoption themselves. It's a child. Every "T" must be crossed and every "I" dotted. Close enough is tragic in adoption law. I've...

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Grandparent Visitation in Colorado
Post On Aug. 20, 2014

A guide to the legal requirements for grandparent visitation in Colorado Introduction A grandparent's loving relationship with his or her grandchild can often result in lifelong positive benefits for both the grandparent and the grandchild. However, Colorado law has strict requirements concerning a ...

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Top Ten Reasons for Getting Your North Carolina Criminal Conviction Expunged
Post On Jul. 25, 2014

Reasons why you need an Expungement of your old North Carolina Convictions 1. Employment & Professional Licensure Employment is probably the most significant area affected by a criminal conviction. Employers often perform criminal background checks on potential employees and are more likely to deny...

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How do I have my fiance adopt my daughter? What is the process? Any details would be nice.
Asked in Freeport,  IL May 06, 2014 ,  6 Answers

How do I have my fiance adopt my daughter? What is the process? Any details would be nice. Yes, we will be using a lawyer to do all paperwork, but I would still like a thorough idea of what to expect prior to its occurrence. - We will be getting married in two months and currently have other childre...

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How does a person get custody of their child if they have a felony record?
Asked in Portland,  OR Nov. 08, 2013 ,  3 Answers

my friend has been in prison for 2 years because, he stole a car, he gets out in 6 months. his son was put into foster care at 1 month old and has remained there since. (he is now 17 months) the mother of his child is a drug user and is mentally unstable, court documents states she is a danger to he...

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My wife wants to change my stepdaughters last name to mine. What process do I have to go through for this?
Asked in Chicago,  IL Nov. 07, 2013 ,  3 Answers

I've raised my stepdaughter since she was 5, now 12. Married 5 years with my undocumented wife. Biological father hasn't and is not around, not listed on birth certificate. Trying to assure custody if anything were to happen to my wife (mostly deportation)....

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A nanny's liability issues with pool and neighborhood kids always wanting to come over to swim invited or uninvited.
Asked in Malvern,  PA Apr. 22, 2013 ,  10 Answers

As a nanny, I am concerned about the liability issues I could face with as many as eight neighborhood kids coming over to swim either invited or uninvited. I would be interested in some pool rules also that may protect me in this situation ( i.e. just by saying a parent must be with them, am I no lo...

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