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  • I have guardianship of 15 year old male who wants to file for paternity but bio-mother is uncooperative. Bio-mother married at time of conception/birth; husband is not bio-father; bio-father has signed voluntary affidavit of paternity. WHAT FORM CAN THE MINOR CHILD FILE TO ESTABLISH PATERNITY? NEED FORM NAME AND NUMBER. I will get it from SSC - just need one simple question answered - WHAT FORM NAME AND NUMBER SHOULD BE FILED? Thank you.
  • I am a stepparent. My husband's ex indicated that I can not sign permission slips for the kids to attend school field trips. I checked with the district and they said I could as long as my husband agreed. I always send a copy of the permission slip to his ex (she has never provided the same courtesy to my husband). I want to do what is right and legal. May I continue to sign permissions slips and pay for field trips or must my husband sign these slips?
  • Our grandchildren have been placed with us by CPS. Is it still possible for us to file for guardianship? They have different fathers. One is amenable to the child staying with us but the other is contesting the placement.
  • If a parent is in the military and their legal state of residence is Arizona, and so was the spouses and children at time of filing, wouldn't that give Arizona jurisdiction for child custody? Even if neither person had lived in Arizona for the past 11 yrs? Parent filing at the time was stationed overseas, but has since moved back to the states. The other parent (who has the children) resides in Kentucky, but at the time was not a legal resident of Kentucky.
  • Iinherited my mothers house and itis alreadyin my name, but her estate is still in probate. I was also appointed personal rep bymy mother. the problem I'm having ismy youngest sister will not leave my house. She even has other people livingthere with her. The house still has all of my mothers assets in it, my sis chgd locks and I cannot enter any longer. How can I get her out?
  • My landlord and her husband and friend came to do yard maintance, with my permission. Later when I went outside, I noticed my large area rug that I had rolled up and put up on back patio was gone along with all the Large trash bags I had put aside of aluminum cans. It was obvious I collected/saved aluminum cans, I had desingated a assigned area in the corner of the yard with a "make shift small fence. I asked her about them and she told me that she would discuss those items when she sees me, I should have rights, to me that is like stealing?
  • Can the police cone n search your house n just verbally tell u they have a warrant n not show u n still take items from ur house
  • What should I do if I am wrongfully accused of a serious crime on social media?
  • I was involved in a probate mental health case in 2003. I was under the impression that those files were sealed yet I was able to locate the docket available for public view?
  • How long do I have to wait to change locks after roommate moves out?


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  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
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