answered on Aug 31, 2022
You are well served with an attorney experienced in the area of family law. I am happy to have an intake specialist contact you if you wish to provide your contact information. Message our firm if you are interested in a free initial consultation. This is a common characteristic in many of our... Read more »
answered on Apr 15, 2021
Most attorneys will provide a free initial consultation. Find a divorce lawyer in your area and contact him or her to set up a consultation.
He is listed as "assistant county attorney/family court" on the county webpage. I am finding lots of family attorneys work in the family court itself, or are judges in other courts, or work in other govt offices... My goal is to Not be confronted with the issue later by my ex, as he is... Read more »
answered on Mar 3, 2018
It is unclear from your question whether or not the attorney you wish to hire would have a conflict of interest problem. The best thing to do would be to ask the attorney directly if he or she would have a conflict of interest in the event he or she took your case.
I live in New York never married and have 3 kids with the same guy we split 4 years ago and he stopped coming around like that. He was ordered to pay child support but quit his job to work off the books he has no steady home he sleeps on a friends couch and when he picks them up he brings them 2... Read more »
answered on Aug 3, 2017
You and your mother should file a petition seeking to modify the existing custody order. In extraordinary circumstances, the court can award custody to a grandparent.
Before you do anything you should seek a consultation with an experienced family law attorney to discuss your situation... Read more »
Does the amount of time I was married impact the amount of money my wife will receive from me?
answered on Sep 29, 2016
Yes, if your wife will be entitled to receive spousal maintenance. The guidelines for the duration of that award are based upon the length of the marriage.
I know someone who is legally separated from her husband on account of his alcoholism and abuse. She has custody of their two children. She and her family of origin are impoverished. The husband's mother is very elderly and very wealthy. Does the wife &/or do the children have any right... Read more »
answered on Sep 27, 2016
All income or assets acquired during the marriage are presumed to be marital assets. However, that presumption can be overcome if a party is able to show the separate nature of a particular asset. So, if the husband is careful to keep the inheritance separate from other marital funds, he will a... Read more »
Noncustodial parent lives In Ga . Left ny . I need to apply for child support. Which state does child support guidelines come from?
answered on Sep 27, 2016
You can file for child support in New York State. Under the interstate child support act "UIFSA". Assuming you and the child have lived in NY for six months, NY is the home state for child support purposes and as the initiating jurisdiction can acquire long arm personal jurisdiction... Read more »
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