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If I file a lawsuit against my current employer, can they fire me for this?

A:  Why would you want to continue working at a place that you allege is exposing you to harmful chemicals? Would you also want to stay in a burning building after you called the fire department, seeing as you''re aware of the danger associated with staying? Anyway, if you sue your employer then you can expect to lose your job. If you just report them to the proper authorities then you could receive whistle blower protection. However, that''s not what you''re doing so expect them to find a reason to terminate you soon after you file. Then there''s the whole logical dissonance of wanting to continue to work at a place you say is harming you... YES they can fire you for anything, however it would be the stupidest thing they could do as it would be a glaring sign of guilt...

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Will I owe child support now that my sons live with ex if he still owes arrears, also can they make my husband pay if I don't work?

A:  You having more children won't have an impact on child support you will be ordered to pay, particularly if your children are no longer babies/toddlers. You can choose not to work, but the court can give you an implied income on which to base your support on. It won't matter that he owes you, your children need support now. They will not make your husband pay, but you will have to come up with the money somehow or face the same penalties and consequnces that any parent that gets delinquent may face....

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Can a parent volunatrily terminate their parental rights?

A:  Nope. He will still have (financial) responsibilities towards the kids. What he CAN do is grow a pair and enforce his visitation rights. Not unless there is a stepparent willing to adopt them. you cant just sign away your rights just because mom is interfering with visitation. he needs to file contempt charegs against her. she will eventually lose custody if she continues to refuse him the right to see his kids. Would he really sign his kids over then see them? He can see them if he puts in a little effort. If he wants to see his kids, then he needs a little push towards a lawyer. If he is willing to terminate his rights, then does he really care about seeing them. If paying

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How to get custody of a child if the parent lives in another state?

A:  You will not be able to gain permanent custody without going to court. Having said that, many proceedings nowadays can be conducted telephonically or by video, particularly if they are not contested. In order to make sure it is done correctly you should hire a family lawyer to draw up the papers. If you or the mother do not want to go that route, a temporary solution would be to have her do a limited power of attorney giving you the right to make decisions for your nephew....

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Ch.7 lawsuit question: Can they file suit if I''m filing bankruptcy?

A:  I wish to inform you that if any creditor was missed from the list of the creditors in bankruptcy then that creditor can be added by amending the bankruptcy schedule. You will have to pay a filing fee. This filing fee depends upon the State where you are filing the document. AFF Amend asap and the court will ad their claim. It will stop any such suit....

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Can they put a hold on my bank account?

A:  As I understand it, it's not a subpoena, it would be a levy--the CC company has to get the judgement first, then they levy (or put a hold) on the account. So far as I know, the bank must honor it. It's a legal judgement---they have no basis NOT to honor it. Remember, the levy is not to hold the funds in the account--it is to put a hold in the account. You account could have a zero balance and the bank would still put a hold on it, per the judgement. So while SS is exempt, the bank account is not--and once the judgement has been levied and the account "frozen", it is up to you--the account holder--to prove either to the company with the judgement, or your bank, that the funds in the account are exempt. It is a hassle, it happened to my mother, and now she has no checking...

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Can a parent give up parental rights in Va?

A:  I am curious about this as well. The court doesn''t generally allow a parent to walk away from his/her obligation to support a child unless there is someone willing to step in. Interestingly, however, a single person may adopt and have BOTH parents sign off their parental rights to them, but a single parent who is the bioparent cannot have the other parent (in most states) sign off their parental rights to them. In VA, you don''t need someone to adopt in order to have do a TPR. However, I believe the CP has to be the one to petition the court. Also, all ongoing child...

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Can they take a personal injury money settlement to pay chapter 13 bankruptcy?

A:  They can do anything they want. I wouldn''t hold my breath. Sorry. Yes, they can. Especially if his bankruptcy has not been discharged yet. They can take all of it and use it to pay his creditors. Since he filled chapter 11 instead of chapter 7 I believe they can. He is working on paying his debts off. His best bet is to contact the lawyer that filed for him and they will be able to give him the best legal advise. In bankruptcy you are only allowed to keep the first $5,000.00. The rest would have to be turned over to the Chapter 13 Trustee. If he was in a Chapter 7 and he received the money after his discharge, he would be allowed to keep all of it. He should talk to his attorney about this….did he tell his attorney about the settlement before he filed the...

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Do i need insurance to drive on my learners permit if im driving with a parent who is insured on that car?

A:  For the situation like yours,I would like to suggest you have a look here ††www.Autoinsurancepro.info†† ,you should find something useful. best if you let insurers know that a novice will be driving Your parents need to add your name to their insurance, or you will NOT be covered in case of an accident... No. The car is insured, and the parent is considered the ''driver'' even though you have your hands on the wheel. They need to be in the front seat, close enough to take over if you get in trouble. In fact, with only a learners permit, you couldn''t get coverage if you wanted to. Once you have your license and could drive alone is when you need to be added to your parent''s policy as an...

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My parents got a divorce and I donít think that either parent is fit to take care of my younger siblings. How can I get custody?

A:  For you to get custody of younger siblings, you will have to proveto the court that it is in your brother and sisterís best interest tolive with you and not their mother or father. Sometimes this can be very difficult to prove. You should contact alawyer in your state that is familiar with child custody laws in yourstate, as they can help you present your case to the court. Also, youwill need to document why your younger siblings should live with youand not their parents. If they are problem drinkers, abusive orinvolved in illegal activities then be sure to have proof such aspictures, paperwork, or even witnesses who will testify on your...