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Questions tagged [family-law]

Law regarding domestic matters, such as the relationship of spouses, or between parents and children.

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What can a father do to become the primary caregiver?

My girlfriend and I live in Indiana. Someday, we would like to get married and have a baby. And God could surprise us with a baby anytime before marriage too. Ideally, I would like to split parenting ...
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What would happen if my girlfriend got pregnant?

What would happen if my girlfriend got pregnant and gave birth to our child? Who would get custody of our child? How much child support would I have to pay? Would either of us have to drop out of ...
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How to calculate Alimony and Child Support in Massachusetts?

For a couple residing in Massachusetts, the Man makes $100,000 /yr before taxes. The wife in last 13 years had mostly stayed at home, or brought in a very small fraction of the family income from non-...
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Relationship in Families

My moms brother, Uncle Tom, marries a woman (Liz). Liz has children from a previous marriage (Tracy and Anthony) who become my uncles step-children. Tracy marries Zachary. What is Zachary's legal ...
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What legal visitation rights do grandparents have with their grandchildren?

Upstate NY, USA here. What legal visitation (and other) rights do grandparents have with their minority (< 18) grandchildren? If a parent does not want their child to have a relationship with the ...
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Is it likely to win back child support from biological father of a child whose conception was result of extramarital affair?

Situation: A wife of a married couple had extramarital affair As a result, she conceived a child by the male she had affair with The fact that the biological father isn't the husband isn't known to ...
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Do non-citizens in France need a notary or lawyer to draft a will?

I am looking legal information that applies to "Next of Kin" and wills in France: My clients are an unmarried couple who are living in France; they are not French citizens. They have a current issue ...
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Is any group required to get parental permission to permit attendance by a minor in the US?

First, this follow up question was sparked from this previous question, which can be summed up as "are there restrictions on parental rights to limit a minor's association." I'm assuming we are not ...
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Are there restrictions on parental rights to limit a minor's association?

At what age does an individual gain the right to associate freely? For example, could parents bar contact with volunteers from a LBGTQ group to a child if the parents were (by ideal/simplified ...
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Can whatsapp messages be an evidence?

Please first read this question She sent me messages over whatsapp, Is those messages are valid in Indian and Canadian courts?
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Non-custodial parent fails to exercise visitation — what can custodial parent do (NY)?

I have a friend, ten years old, who is going nuts because his father has rejected him entirely since he lost shared custody. But my friend sees his father around town, and this constantly reopens the ...
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Can a lay person help a friend bring a petition of violation of child support to Family Court?

A friend of the family, who only got up to the fifth grade, needs to file a petition for violation for child support in Family Court. I can help her assemble her evidence -- it's pretty simple, it's ...
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What are the laws regarding eviction of adult children from residence in the UK?

What is the process in the UK for parents to evict an adult child that is living at home with them if he refuses to leave willingly?