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Q: Do I need a Med. Mal. Lawyer

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Florida on Oct 7, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Keith Petrochko's answer
Possibly. Medical malpractice cases are complicated. If you haven't already, you need to contact an attorney as soon as possible.

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Q: can make settlement even i reach to MMI ?Thanks.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Florida on Dec 17, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Keith Petrochko's answer
Yes. But you should hire an attorney to help with your claim.

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Q: I purchase a puppy from a lady and agreed to pay her ,$75 up front and the other $100 at a later date. Can she take him

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Florida on Dec 17, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Keith Petrochko's answer
If you don't live up to your end of the agreement she doesn't have to live up to hers.

Do you have a contract?

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Q: I have a 14 yr daughter, who have a 5 month baby. I will like to have full custody of my grandson. what I need to do

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on Dec 18, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
You should file a petition for temporary custody of minor by extended family if the parents will consent. The problem with that is that the father of the child may be prosecuted for a very serious crime.

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Q: A 21 year male deceived a 16 year old female about his age and got her pregnant? Can I have him prosecuted?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on Dec 18, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
What is it that you think he can be prosecuted for? If she did not consent, perhaps he can be prosecuted for sexual battery. The thing to do when you think a crime has been committed is report it to the police. He might be prosecuted for contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

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Q: I moved to Florida from NH 2 yrs ago, does florida enforce that support? If i do not pay support what will happen?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Florida on Jun 11, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
It sure does enforce support obligations from other states. You will be held in contempt and placed in the custody of the sheriff, most likely.

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Q: If the noncustodial parent owes over $50,000 what can I do to enforce this since the CSE office in Fl has not resolved.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Florida on Jun 11, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Hire a private attorney to bring repeated motions for contempt and have hearings.

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Q: I owe 1000.00 in back child support. Can my ex husband tell court he don't want bal. It is court ordered.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Florida on Jun 12, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Perhaps, but past due child support is the vested right of the child in Florida. There have to be sufficient reasons.

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Q: Do I owe back child support increase if I took a job making more money?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Florida on Jun 12, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
It depends upon the facts and all I have is a question without many facts at all. It can be retroactive back to the date a petition for modification was filed by her.

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Q: If I give birth to my child in FL then move out of state to NC, Can I file for child support in NC?

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Florida on Jun 14, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
How do you establish jurisdiction over the father in a state where he has no contact whatsoever, except that you have moved there?

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Q: In ga does child support end after 10 kids

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Florida on Jun 14, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
I do not know, but suspect that it does not.

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Q: My ex said he is retiring from military next year & will not work so he can go to school.Will his child support go down?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Florida on Jun 15, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Maybe, but it is up to him to get the ball rolling by filing a petition for modification. There are certain requirements that must be met in doing that. Get an attorney.

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Q: After Majority, ex-wife wants me to keep paying child support while he is on college. Must I?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Florida on Jun 15, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
I have to read the agreement before I can form an opinion.

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Q: How do i go about enforcing child support for a parent dodging the system?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Florida on Jun 15, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Bring repeated motions for contempt and hearings through a private attorney.

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Q: My son said his soon to be ex told him he didn't have to pay support if he lives within 30 miles of her/kids. This true?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Florida on Jun 16, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Pehaps. A complete review of all of the facts is necessary, not just what you have written.

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Q: Will my ex boyfriend have to pay child support if he is a full time student in college and has a job?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Jan 28, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
I cannot answer this question without knowing many facts, those factors which are required to calculate child support. Since you wrote this nearly a year ago, I hope the matter has now been resolved.

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Q: My 17 year old daughter was told by her mother that she didn't want to take care of her any longer.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Florida on Feb 4, 2014

Answered on Dec 19, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
This question was written many months ago. I hope the daughter has turned 18 by now.

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