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Florida Adoption Laws?
I'M Currently Doing A College Research Paper On Homosexual Adoption In The State Of Florida. When I Looked Up The State Statue For Florida It Said &Quot;(3) No Person Eligible To Adopt Under This Statute May Adopt If That Person Is A Homosexual.&Quot; However I Have Run Across A Lot Of Websites That Say The Law Was Overturned, But I Don'T Understand Why The Current 2011 Statue Says Otherwise?
If The Statue Is Correct As I See It My Real Question Is Can Homosexuals Go Outside The State Of Florida To Adopt While Still Currently Residing In The State Of Florida? I Can'T Find Any Information On This Topic And I Hoped Maybe Someone Knew Where I Could Find Something Out Like This Or Perhaps Knows Someone Who Attempted This.
I Know Same Sex Marriage Is Only Legal By The Law Of Each State And Marriages That Perhaps Took Place In California Are Legal But Are Not Binding If They Reside In A State Where It Is Not Legal. So My Thought Process Was Is It Legal For Homosexuals To Adopt Outside The State Of Florida But Somehow It Wasn'T Legitimate? Not Sure If That Makes Sense, Hope Someone Can Inform Me.
Go to a law library (law school's have 'em) and ask for help in order to find the CURRENT FLORIDA CODE. Make sure it is the CURRENT FLORIDA CODE. It would also help if it was annotated. Also get help finding the CURRENT Florida case law on adoption. While you're at it, get a book on how to do legal research. You obviously don't know how to do it. "A lot of websites" are not primary, binding, legal authority... neither is Yahoo Answers.
Your question about leaving the state and adopting--just look up the laws of all 49 other states to answer that one thoroughly and precisely. But generally you can't just "show up" and adopt. There are residency requirements. There are home studies required. There are lots of reference materials on adoption, once again, in the law library.
Bankruptcy Lawyer. Cost?? Free Consultation?
Does Anyone Know Of Any Bankruptcy Lawyers In Ontario That Offer Pro-Bono Work Or Free Consultations? Not A Trustee. A Bankruptcy Lawyer That Actually Can Defend Your Case.
Would They Do Pro-Bono Work For A Senior On A Low Income Pension?
Most bankruptcy lawyers will review your case for free. If you elect to continue with the bankruptcy, then they will charge you a set fee. No bankruptcy lawyer that I know of does any work for free.
Get In Accident; Same Lawyer, Same Insurance?
I Always Wondered: If Two People Get Into An Car Accident, And They Have The Same Insurance Company And The Same Lawyer, How Does That Work? What If Both Are At Fault? What If Neither Were At Fault?
The same lawyer can not represent both parties.
He would turn down the representation of the other party.
As far as insurance goes...the insurance company will open up a claim under each person's policy. Usually a different adjuster gets assigned to each claim. They handle the claim just the same as any other. This happens all the time....and it's not a big deal.
How Should I Go About This Child Custody Case?
My Daughter Lives In Pa With Her Mother And Grandmother.Since My Lil Girl Was Born I Have Had Her On My Insurance And Have Paid Child Support Like I'M Supposed To. She Is Now 9. My Daughter Has Autism. Well I Have Found Out Thru Her Via Cell Phone I Purchased Her That She Has Been Out Of School For Over A Month Now, Her Mother Was Kicked Out Of Her House Along With Grandmother So They Have Been Going From House To House To Survive. I Have Told Her Mother Just About Everyday To Let Me Take Care Of Her Where I Live In Va I Have A Very Stable Home For Her, And She Is Already On My Insurance Plan, But I Feel Her Mother Is Scared To Give Her Up Because That Would Be 2 Sources Of Income She Would Loose &Quot;Child Support&Quot; &Quot;Daughers Ssi&Quot;. I Am So Scared For My Little Girl And I Do Not Know Were To Even Being With This? Well The Past 3 Weeks I Have Found Out From My Daughters Mother That She Has Been In And Out Of The Hospital For Having Pains, And Ect. Long Story Short She Is Addicted To Pain Killers, And Xanax And She Hangs Out With The Wrong Type Of People. Last Month She Claims To Me She Was With Some People Who Was Raided By The Police And She Was Let Go But They Were Arrested For Drugs & Other Pills. She Leaves A Voice Mail 3 Days Ago Saying She Wish She Was Dead, Come To Find Out She Has Ran Out Of Pain Pills, Ect, And Is Loosing Her Mind Even More Now! She Is Trying To Claim Ssi For Herself Saying She Is Crazy, Ect. She Has Not Worked Any In 2009. My Daugthers Grandmother Has Been Watching Over Her From House To House, While Mom Has Been Running Streets Wild! Her Grandmother Is Not A Stable Person Also. She Is Also Taking Meds To Keep Her Sain. How Should I Go About This?
Hi, I bet if you re read your question, you'd have this huge light go off in you head and you'd know the answer!!! You HAVE to protect your daughter. I cannot imagine what effect this is having on her. It would be bad enough for a child without a disability and because your daughter has Autism, her perception of events is so much more pronounced. Her ability to deal with stress is mostly nill, in most cases. PLEASE!! Call DHS in the city where she lives. They will do an investigation...it will only take 24 hours. That's it! You can let them know that you are willing to take her to your home if that is necessary. Tell them everything you can think of....write it all down before you call them so you don't forget anything. They don't like to be called back with, "I forgot to tell you something". It looks like your nit picking. You can also get an attorney in the city and state where your daughter resides and start custody proceedings. If you two have joint custody and she has physical custody, depending on the laws in her state, you have as much right to the child as she does. That is, if she came to visit and you chose not to return her, her Mom would have the burden of getting her back. You can google the state and then enter statutes on child custody'. I worked for many years with families through DHS and I can almost guarantee you that they not allow her to stay with her Mom at this time. Now, I have a question for you. How much of your child support money do you think goes for the actual care of your daughter? You're absolutely right!!! Very little if any!! Calling DHS is a very easy thing to do. Just pick up that phone and take care of your daughter. She REALLY needs you for goodness sake!! Good luck!! JOSA
Lawyer For Juvenile (And Maybe Trial)?
Our Daughter Was Recently Charged With A Mip And Domestic Violence For The Second Time In Less Than A Year And A Half (She'S 16). She Asked For A Court Appointed Lawyer, And Seems To Be Under The Mistaken Impression That An Attorney Can Force The Court To Do What They Want. I'M Wondering What Might Happen If She Decides She Wants To Go To Trial. The Evidence Against Her Is Pretty Strong, Plus The Fact That She Was Charged For The Same Things Last Year. She Was Given Lengthy Probation The Last Time.
Why not let her use the attorney? He won't make her punishment any worse. Her mistaken impression will be firmly corrected.
If she goes to trial, the attorney might be a help in getting her the best outcome possible.
Convicted on a second offense, I would expect time in juvenile detention, and then parole. Especially since, if her probation was lengthy enough that she is still on probation. She will have to do the time remaining on the first sentence, plus the sentence imposed this time.
Same-Sex Pregnancy... Legal Rights.?
My Girlfriend Is Pregnant With Our Child (Same-Sex Pregnancy).
In The United States, What Will I Have To Do As The Non-Carrying Parent? What Paperwork Do I Need To Fill Out, Is It Possible To Have Both Her & My Name On The Birth Certificate, Etc, Etc
What Do I Need To Do To Legally Be Recognized As Our Son's Other Parent?
You must adopt the child to have legal rights as a parent.
The birth certificate can only contain the info of the biological parents. It cannot be amended to anything else.
Adoption proceedings take a while, so you may want your girlfriend to make a will naming you the guardian, so you have grounds for custody, in the event of a tragedy.
Congrats and best wishes!
EDIT: If the "father" is a donor, that part's left blank. (If the biological father is named, he would have to sign off his parental rights.)
For info on filing adoption proceedings, you can contact a private adoption lawyer, any adoption agency, or the Colorado Department of Human Services. The procedure varies by jurisdiction, but they will know what the steps are. It generally takes at least a year between filing and formalizing.
It's not free. It can be expensive. A couple I know in your situation set up an account for saving up the money. Then when friends and family asked what they wanted for the baby, they asked for a donation, in lieu of a gift.