17 Search Results for Adoption

March 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

Adoption

...pparent adoptions. The most common type of adoption I do is the stepparent adoption. Stepparent adoption can help unite “blended families.” If you are seeking to adopt your spouse’s children from a prior marriage or relationship, I can help. The Stepparent Adoption Process Before an adoption can take place, the other birth parent must be notified. His or her parental rights must be terminated. Some birth parents who have never been involved in the...

March 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

Family Law

...led to the charges. Learn more about domestic violence Adoption Stepparent adoption can help unite “blended families.” If you are seeking to adopt your spouse’s children from another relationship, I can help. Learn more about adoption Modifications/contempt Because requests for modifications require strict compliance with West Virginia statues, they should not be sought without the assistance of an experienced lawyer. If you have experienced a sub...

March 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

FAQ

...ty, and finding out the balances on your debts. Other Services; Paternity, Adoption, Grandparents Rights; What Are They? Although approximately half of family law involves divorce, many cases do not. People often need to enforce court orders by contempt petitions or to come back to court seeking modifications of courts orders, to change child support or alimony, parenting time, or decision making, or to seek permission to move with the children to...

September 27, 2017 at 7:10 pm

Tying Together “Unbundling” of Legal Services

...two years, and your spouse is “the only father/mother the child knows”. Is Adoption an option. But what if it has been eight (8) and twelve (12) months instead? You have a court ordered parenting plan, but the child’s been living with you this school year? Can you get your plan modified? It’s six months post divorce and you think your spouse is going to be offered a job with NASA in Ca.! How can you impact your chances of being able to move there...

January 24, 2016 at 2:56 pm

Products and Services

...Our Services Trial Representation Personal injury claims and trials. Mediation as part of the litigation. Family law conflicts of all kinds, divorce, custody, paternity, allocation of parental rights, contempt, child support, adoption, modification. No Items...

April 22, 2020 at 2:55 pm

Up in the Air? We Are Here For You!

...your serious auto accident or other injury claims, your “legal check-up”, adoption, conservator-guardianship, contempt matter, divorce, will or deed preparation, civil dispute, right of way or boundary line dispute; pretty much anything and everything we do If “Pap” is in the hospital and needs to make that critical change to his will, we can work that out in a way that disgruntled parties can’t successfully challenge it. In a time like this, Mr....

April 21, 2020 at 4:43 pm

Intro: Access to Justice, Unbundled Services, Contingent Fees, Family Law, Mediation, Collegiality

...ome working people. Unbundled legal services and civil litigation and estate work. Contingent fee and personal injury practice. Mediation and negotiation; Collegiality and mentoring; and Family law, custody, divorce, contempt, alimony, and adoption. You name it, and it’s likely we can help you. I hope you find in this introduction something to keep you digging for more. I have around 30 videos, 400 blog articles, and my book, same name as my blog,...

January 15, 2020 at 1:38 pm

The Custody Revolution in WV

...stody law. In the meantime, here is a useful link. I also need to speak of Adoption, Fostering to Adopt, Guardianship, Psychological Parent issues, Grandparents’ visitation, Abuse and Neglect, and Juvenile Delinquency, and the role of the Guardian Ad Litem. Here my last big article “The Maze of Child Custody in WV” and several related articles. Of course, if you have something immediate and pressing, just give me a call. 304 472-7477; or write me...

February 14, 2016 at 9:53 pm

The Maze of WV Child Custody Issues – Just Dropping Crumbs Won’t Get You Out

...stand”. A married couple, and a biological parent who has consented to an adoption, or “abandoned” the child so the stepfather can adopt. A single parent whose spouse or partner has died or become “impaired”. Now his parents want his/their “rights”. A grandparent, homosexual step-parent, family friend, court approved foster parent, or relative who has raised the child for several years and who the child considers to be his/her parent. That’s call...

May 11, 2013 at 9:31 pm

Burton Hunter’s Letter to New Clients

...ny, insurance coverages, personal injury, damages, equitable distribution, adoption, and many more. d. Mr. Hunter has proprietary forms for you to fill out in divorce and personal injury cases. They require you do some real work. Finding time to get the records, make the calls, and do the research will pay big dividends. e. All family cases, divorces, modifications, custody, child support, and contempt usually require your last 3-5 years of tax re...