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    As was said above you can't just terminate your...

    As was said above you can't just terminate your rights. You are allowed not to visit if you don't want to. Why do you want to terminate your rights? If you are upset about not seeing your child in...
  2. From what I gather, she has been living there for...

    From what I gather, she has been living there for quite a while. I'm going to guess long enough to call it her residence (even if in your name). Therefore, you will have to formally evict her in...
  3. As has been said you first have to be married. ...

    As has been said you first have to be married. However, this is a perfect time to start looking around at family law attorneys because you will need one to prepare the adoption papers. That way...
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    Have you stopped seeing their father? How long...

    Have you stopped seeing their father? How long has it been? Are you trying to get your daughter back or just the boys? Just from what you have said that was a big part in deciding to remove the...
  5. First off, I would recommend telling your wife. ...

    First off, I would recommend telling your wife. Then get everything done through the court. The mother can file for support and you can file for visitation. If you don't want visitation you don't...
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    You can go back to court to ask for visitation. ...

    You can go back to court to ask for visitation. If you have a visitation order then you wouldn't have to fight so hard to spend time with them it would already be court ordered. As far as the...
  7. Question: Child custody

    by stinawords
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    Have you and your husband talked to any attorneys...

    Have you and your husband talked to any attorneys in the area? That would be a good place to start. I'm not going to ask what his conviction was for but there is a very good chance it will come up...
  8. Question: Abandonment

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    It was asked if there is a child support order in...

    It was asked if there is a child support order in place because that would be the only way to collect any money from the mother. I strongly suggest getting an attorney to see if you can fight to...
  9. The best advice I can give you is get a lawyer! ...

    The best advice I can give you is get a lawyer! This is one tangled and twisted situation you need an attorney to go to court with you. I can honestly see it going either way. It is more than you...
  10. I'm with Talani on this one. After having read...

    I'm with Talani on this one. After having read this I know exactly why your dad has problems with your wanting to date this guy. My parents would never have let me go camping (at 15 or 16) with a...
  11. First, who has custody of you? I ask because you...

    First, who has custody of you? I ask because you said the you decided to go live with your mom. If your dad has been awarded physical custody of you he can go to court to have you returned. Your...
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    Are the other two children step children? Or are...

    Are the other two children step children? Or are they biologically his as well? I have to ask because it makes a huge difference. How old are you and your siblings? This also makes a huge...
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    It doesn't really matter that he won't terminate...

    It doesn't really matter that he won't terminate his rights because he can't. Have you gone to court to get an order for child support? That would be the first thing you need to do if you haven't...
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    After having read it four or five times, I'm...

    After having read it four or five times, I'm reading it the same as Scott. Is the attorney that drew up the will still in practice? If so, is s/he would probably be a good resource to ask. ...
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    If the mother has been granted physical custody...

    If the mother has been granted physical custody (which it appears she has) the minor child should be living with her mother not at her father's friend. Did she run away? If so advise her to move...
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    While I would like to be able to shed some light...

    While I would like to be able to shed some light on your situation, I am very confused by your question. You said that the father and child are in Massachusetts. The child wants to be in the...
  17. I don't see anyway for the girl to win a lawsuit...

    I don't see anyway for the girl to win a lawsuit against her mother over this. Yes, her mother can spend the money on the daughter. That is why the checks were being sent, for the mother to use on...
  18. You will need permission to move the children....

    You will need permission to move the children. Have you talked with the father to see how he feels about the move? Do you already have a job waiting for you in TX? If so, you will need to bring...
  19. I don't think you quite understand the link that...

    I don't think you quite understand the link that you posted. I'm not going to sit here and argue I'll let you do that with a judge. In the meantime Kentucky still has jurisdiction so you need to...
  20. So were you married at the time the oldest was...

    So were you married at the time the oldest was born? Why do you even bring up a lie that might or might not have been told if they are both legally your children and treat them both as your...
  21. You can petition the courts to change...

    You can petition the courts to change jurisdiction. Being that both parents live in Indiana now it will probably be granted. How old is the oldest child? Are you still the legal father of the...
  22. It is true that to take over the mortgage you...

    It is true that to take over the mortgage you will need to qualify for it through the bank. This is because, the bank wants to make sure they get their money back. I was already typing when you...
  23. Renting the house was not the only option when it...

    Renting the house was not the only option when it didn't sell. You could have let the bank take it back and foreclose on it. Granted that would not have allowed you to be able to keep it but then...
  24. When someone dies all of their debts get paid...

    When someone dies all of their debts get paid first. (this includes selling assets if needed to cover debts) Then, if there is anything left over heirs split what's left according to the will. The...
  25. If you were there when the child was born is your...

    If you were there when the child was born is your name listed on the child's birth certificate? Is there a reason you didn't get a court order for visitation right after he was born? That is...
  26. Right. A door and a window (is the typical form)...

    Right. A door and a window (is the typical form) or two doors leading to separate areas covers the two exits required to count as a bedroom.
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    You need to go back and look at your original...

    You need to go back and look at your original court order. The one that you got directly (probably via mail) from the court when the order was made. Are they still in college/living with her?
  28. In my state a room needs to have two points of...

    In my state a room needs to have two points of exit to qualify as a bedroom. The basement room has that. I imagine the living room couch also has at least two if not more exits. There is nothing...
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    I agree with scott. Start shopping around for a...

    I agree with scott. Start shopping around for a layer. I will never recommend trying an adoption without one. That is the route you need to approach this from. As of right now he isn't bothering...
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    I live in a state that has grandparent rights. ...

    I live in a state that has grandparent rights. Grandparent rights don't apply in this situation. The grandmothers daughter has custody. If the child's father had custody then the grandmother could...
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    Until the court order is changes he still owes...

    Until the court order is changes he still owes support. He can petition the court to modify the support order. He does need to know a couple things before doing so. One being already asked, how...
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    While I see where AK is coming from, I know where...

    While I see where AK is coming from, I know where I am this is not contempt. You would have to look for other assets to try to attach a lien to. If his income is already being garnished I imagine...
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    It doesn't matter if he had direct deposit. What...

    It doesn't matter if he had direct deposit. What matters is that his name is on the account so that makes it his. Just like your name is on it so it is also yours and a court could freeze it for...
  34. If your husband already has a court date then...

    If your husband already has a court date then what are you worried about? You had said her hearing for payment was postponed. What does that have to do with the court date for visitation? The...
  35. As mentioned she could not give 90 days notice...

    As mentioned she could not give 90 days notice that she was moving. Evictions are given out with far less time to move. The child does not have overnight visits so her moving really shouldn't be a...
  36. Question: Heirship

    by stinawords
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    Thank you for clarifying. You might be able to...

    Thank you for clarifying. You might be able to get an attorney to take the case but that would be up to each individual attorney so you can call around and find out. I won't say it is completely...
  37. Question: Heirship

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    Do you have contact with your father? You said...

    Do you have contact with your father? You said he claims you so I would imagine you do. Is he still living? Does he have a will? What is your general locale? Local laws vary so it is important to...
  38. Do you have a lawyer? Generally if one party has...

    Do you have a lawyer? Generally if one party has a lawyer and one doesn't... the one with the lawyer wins. However, as of right now you still have custody right? A judge hasn't transferred custody...
  39. You can first send him a certified letter with a...

    You can first send him a certified letter with a date that he is to be out. If that doesn't help then you will have to go to court.
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    Generally no. Transportation is up to the NCP....

    Generally no. Transportation is up to the NCP. The custodial parent has to make the child available for pick up at the designated times. I don't know exactly what your visitation order says (and...
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    If your mother owned the house (not a bank with a...

    If your mother owned the house (not a bank with a mortgage still) she can do whatever she wants with it. If she wants to give it to him for no money at all she can so that. Just like you can pick...
  42. If their father doesn't want anything to do with...

    If their father doesn't want anything to do with them it should be a fairly easy process. You first decide what adoption lawyer you want to go through. (I will never ever ever recommend trying an...
  43. If you are married to a man that wants to adopt...

    If you are married to a man that wants to adopt he can sign to allow the adoption. That would be best going through an attorney to be done correctly. But he can not sign over any rights to you. ...
  44. As mentioned you aren't in a very good place to...

    As mentioned you aren't in a very good place to ask a judge for guardianship. It seems that your grandmother stands a better chance. If you are seriously worried about your sister then call family...
  45. Question: Slack Dad

    by stinawords
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    When he does collect the settlement from the...

    When he does collect the settlement from the lawsuit it is possible to collect back support from that (provided there was a support order in place). As far as the SSI, that is not able to be...
  46. Get a different attorney. One that well...

    Get a different attorney. One that well practiced in adoption. The paperwork is very specific and I would never ever recommend trying an adoption with out an attorney. Then you (through your...
  47. The parents haven't abandoned the children. You...

    The parents haven't abandoned the children. You have custody. What state are you in (if in the U.S. or country if not)? What are you trying to accomplish by charging the parents with abandonment? ...
  48. http://goea.louisiana.gov/assets/legalservicesfile...

    http://goea.louisiana.gov/assets/legalservicesfiles/Probateandsuccession.pdf

    This is about at clear as I can find. This still follows what I have already explained... but with bigger words.
  49. From what I remember yes (provided each sibling...

    From what I remember yes (provided each sibling had the same number of children). Say she had two brothers Sam and Bill they would each get 50% (provided parents are already deceased). But both...
  50. Intestate Succession in Louisiana | Nolo.com...

    Intestate Succession in Louisiana | Nolo.com

    If she had parents and/or siblings survive her then they would be in line before any nieces or nephews of any generation. Since non were mentioned,...
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