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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: What happens when you have been renting from a woman in a 55 plus park and she gets a letter about unregistered tenants

I am living with a 70 year old woman who has decided to evict me.she has went to the park for help.i am always on time with my rent however am not of age.the park has given her 7 days to remedy the situation and to her,that means I move.i have not gotten a legal eviction notice from the court,do I... Read more »

Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
answered on Oct 6, 2022

You don't get an eviction notice from the court. She has received a 7 day letter from the park to get you out. If she doesn't, she faces eviction. She gets evicted, you get removed by the sheriff right along with her. She should give you a 3 day notice because she is your landlord. Or,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: What do I do in the divorce process if one of the children is not the husband's biological child?

There are 3 children born during my marriage. 2 of them are my husband's biological children and 1 was born after we split. It is not my husband's biological child and he has never supported or raised this child in any way. What do I do regarding that child in the divorce process?

Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Oct 6, 2022

You need to speak to an attorney about this. It is possible to note the husband has no responsibility for the other child, but it must be done correctly. Legally, all children born during the marriage are legally the husband's.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Florida on
Q: Timesharing plan never made legal with court and the mom won't follow through and set a court date been a year now

We were never married and she just moved out last month. She wont set a mediation or court date and its been over a year and im stuck in limbo. They say I can't do anything because she was the petitioner. Can I just have her plan thrown out and started over with a new petition by me or what... Read more »

Pamela J. Fero Esq.
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Pamela J. Fero Esq.
answered on Oct 6, 2022

To ensure your child's safety and well-being, you must establish a timesharing plan with the court. You should consult with a family lawyer to determine the best way to proceed with your case.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Q: My father never signed his will. He only has myself and my sister as far as family goes. What will happen to all of hi

his assets?

Pardon me, but I don't think the woman who answered first read what I stated. He has myself and my sister, not HIS SISTER. Thank you!

Rafee'a S. Majeed
Rafee'a S. Majeed
answered on Oct 6, 2022

A will is only valid if it is signed by the decedent and witnessed by two disinterested witnesses. If there is not a valid will when the decedent dies, then his assets (estate) passes to his heirs through the Texas laws of intestate succession.

Given that your Father never signed his will,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Domestic Violence for New York on
Q: Can I use photos / text messages as evidence ? Instead of a police report

I was held hostage by my abusive ex , I managed to escape and I never went back . I did not call the police because I was still in denial about being abused at that time but I have photos of texts of him apologizing etc for it . Can I use this as proof for sole custody ? He abandoned his child (no... Read more »

Victor M. Feraru
Victor M. Feraru
answered on Oct 6, 2022

Yes, but you'll (1) need counsel, (2) need to know how to present it to the court. Text messages are considered evidence in the right context.

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