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My ex-husband has court ordered custoday of my 17 year old daughter but she ran away, what to do about a guardianship?

If there is a guardianship established for your minor daughter and you did not …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 years ago

What to do about a different last namea nd obtaining a passport?

If you simply wish to change your surname I suggest that you consult with …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 years ago

If I'm 13 and I live with my mom but don't like the environment that I'm in, is there a way I could move in with my dad?

Given the circumstances that you have written about and your age, you are at …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 years ago

If my daughter's father is not on the birth certificate and I leave her with my mom for a bit, can he take her?

Unless there is a court order establishing that your daughter's father is in fact …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 years ago

What to do if I've been married to my stepdaughter's biological father for 5 years and would like to adopt her?

There has to be a basis for the termination of parental rights.  Courts are …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 years ago