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If you were on a boat in the center of the lake with your spouse and child and the boat tipped over and only you can swim who would you save first your spouse or your child?
A marraige should come before a child. Both can be replaced, but save the spouse. Hopefully the spouse can swim and the child can be saved, but I bet you were asking this one for fun. Now, if your mom were on board too...she can't be replaced so a psychologist might logically say that you should save her, replace the wife and kid. At least that is what my psychology professor once told my class. Answer You only say "spouse" but it may make a difference whether it is the husband or the wife who can swim. I cannot imagine a mother saving her husband and leaving her child to drown. It is also difficult to believe that she would not insist that her husband save the child first. Answer You're correct. The question is a test of individual understanding about the seriousness of marriage and how the commitment is between the husband and wife not extended family members, children or even friends. The love of a child is deep and precious. Of course our natural instinct on a message board is to say we would go for the child. But if we really weigh the seriousness of the scenario it will make you think about just how serious the institution of marrigae is: " If you were on a boat in the center of the lake with your spouse and child, and the boat tipped over and only you can swim who would you save first?" The above scenerio doesn't present us with alternatives, excuses or rationalizations. If you were in this life or death situation who would you honestly save first? Best wishes Answer Since the question is not "Which one would you save?" but "..who would you save first?" it implies that both individuals could be rescued. So one would use common sense (hopefully) rather than an emotional reaction. An adult would be less likely to panic and therefore could tread water longer and it is very likely that an adult being stronger could make it to the side of the boat and hold on, grab an oar, or any number of things Therefore using logic one would obviously rescue the child first. That aside, it would need to be a very forgiving (or selfish) woman who would stay with a man that allowed their child to drown. Answer You didn't mention the age of the child so, it's possible they are quite able to swim to the over-turned boat. Instinctively and if the child couldn't swim I would head for the child, get them on top of the boat and try to make it to my spouse. It's only human nature to go for the young and helpless and tell me a mother who wouldn't do this? I'm not a mother, but I'd do it for any child if that child were in the same boat as my spouse and I.
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Can a spouse be granted full custody with no visitation just because the other spouse was charged with simple assault on her child only once?
Yes. I doubt that any judge of Family Court would buy the "only once" defense. All of the judges, social workers, etc. I have encountered stick to the "Past behavior is a true… indicator of future behavior" rule.
Boats flip over due to much excessive weight put onto one side of the boat, tipping it over.
If your spouse and child were drowning and they could not swim what does the bible tell you to do and where does it say this?
Luke 6:31 And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.. Galatians 6:10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially un…to them who are of the household of faith.
7th month on the 17th day of the month on the mountain of Ararat
\nYou signed over your parental rights to another person and that person died. Your contract with the other person is no longer in force. That contract is null and void. Howev…er, a court decision related to that contract may not be null and void. Still, since the original agreement no longer exists, it is worth looking into. The child exists and needs a parent. The judge decides what to do. It may or may not be a quick decision on the judge's part.
In terms of timeline, obviously, his father comes first however in terms of priorities it will largely depend on what they require but I'd usually put my spouse and child befo…re my parents
You should send him a notice through your lawyer and tell him that he is already is behind in payment of child support. And that legal action will be taken against him if he d…oesnot pay up.
No, and you have no legal rights to the child, period, in every state except Arizona. see link
What visitation rights does a spouse have with their child after the other spouse has left with the child?
Equal rights and access see link
yes, but you would have to go thought probate and any debts owed by the estate of the deceased have first claim on any assets, and/or proceeds from the sale of said assets.
not neccesarily, you would have to file for a child support modification or review in court you can usually find a pro se website for your state which should have the document…ation to allow you to do it yourself (I'd give you a link but I am unaware of the state you are located in)
You cannot be appointed executor if there is no will. An executor settles the estate according to the provisions in the will. If there is no will an administrator must be… appointed. The surviving spouse is always favored by the court for appointment as administrator. You would need their cooperation to be appointed. They would need to consent. You can petition for that position but the surviving spouse can object and and the court will usually appoint the surviving spouse.
the new spouse is not responsible for the child(ren). However, the State may place liens on real and personal property, including bank accounts, even though the new spouse is …a joint owner.
In most states, no, the custodial parent cannot refuse child support. Very few states allow the custodial parent to decline receiving child support.
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yes, you should report them
Because the boats irritate them.
If by spouse you mean their legally married spouse the answer is no. If you mean simply a girlfriend it's yes.