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Q: My step dad's mother died, and he is severely depressed. My mom needs to know her rights as his spouse?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Real Estate Law for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 17, 2019
Kim Ebert's answer
Your question is vague as to what real estate you're asking about.... his deceased mother's or real property your step-father and mother own jointly or separately. A competent attorney can answer your questions. Have all the pertinent facts readily available for the consultation.

Q: What happens when the non-custodial parent has two jobs but only reports one for a modification?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 17, 2019
Kim Ebert's answer
A well trained attorney can examine, under oath, parties and witnesses, and also has discovery tools that will show the Court an accurate portrayal of the parties' income, etc. Also, if there are legal reasons to disturb a final judgment, time is of the essence to do so. Consult with an attorney to explore options.

Q: I'm about to go to court to get legitimized for my son. Do I or should I file a putative registry form

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 17, 2019
Kim Ebert's answer
I generally advise fathers to register if they have concerns that they have fathered any children, other considerations including such as a desire to have a relationship with their offspring. Some men, for obvious financial reasons, intentionally choose not to register. A well drafted petition will likely include the relief you desire. Consult with an attorney.

Q: How long will my license be suspended? How can I avoid jail time and public record ?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Criminal Law for Illinois on
Answered on Feb 17, 2019
James G. Dimeas' answer
Driving 26 to 34 over the speed limit is a Class B Misdemeanor in Illinois which carries a possible jail sentence of up to 6 months. Since it's an actual crime that carries a possible jail sentence, you will have a lawyer. If you can't afford one a Public Defender will be appointed for you.

Q: If paying child support, are you required to pay half of extra things, I.e. a car, car insurance, sports?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for Alabama on
Answered on Feb 17, 2019
Kristine Jones' answer
Hello, if this is an Alabama matter, then no. Not if all you are paying is Child Support and there is nothing else listed in the Order(s). You should read whatever documents the court has ordered in your case to ensure you are in compliance. Best of luck!

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