The first thing you need to do is file an answer to the petition for legitimation. However, if the judge grants the legitimation, you may not have a choice about changing her last name. If the judge orders her last name to be changed, it will have to be done.
You have to make an effort to locate your wife that may include contacting her relatives and friends. You need to keep a record of everything you have done to try to locate her including the date you made an attempt to locate her. If the court is satisfied that you have made a diligent effort to...Read more »
Generally, each spouse is awarded the vehicle primarily driven by that spouse. Whose name is on the loan is usually irrelevant. Sometimes the person receiving property encumbered by a loan on which the other spouse is obligated is required to either refinance the loan in only their own name or to...Read more »
It won't be difficult to get a divorce but your wife will have to be served by publication. Before you can have her served by publication, you must prove to the court that you have made a diligent search for her and tell the court everything you have done to try to locate her. Only after the...Read more »
"Dismissal Order" means either that the petitioner did not show up in court and the petition was dismissed or that when the parties appeared in court for the hearing, the petitioner did not prove the allegations of physical abuse in the petition.
It's not illegal to curse at a child but if the cursing is reported to DFACS, DFACS could investigate and decide the cursing is verbal or emotional abuse and take appropriate action to remedy the situation.
The baby's mother doesn't let me see her and I need my rights. My daughter is 3 months old. The baby's mom left me a week after she told me she was prego, she has done everything she can do to keep me away from my daughter,we agreed that if i pay her CS i could get every other... Read more »
He didn't do much for her when he was alive and his family doesn't have anything to do with her still to this day and she going on three. should i still try to get his SSI for her or just leave it alone all together?
By all means you should try to get social security benefits for your child. My advice is to call social security and ask what forms of proof they will accept. Even if he did not sign the birth certificate, social security may accept other forms of proof.
I was told by the Child Support Office that the official hierarchy is child support, child support arrearages, medical, then after all that spousal support, and spousal arrearages. Is there a document to support this decision in state law or is this decision handed down by an unelected official?... Read more »
There is no specified hierarchy for allocating funds between alimony and child support in Georgia because there is no government involvement in collecting current alimony or an arrearage in alimony. My advice is to domesticate your order or orders for alimony and child support and then file a...Read more »
The judge asked 2 times to insure it would be done. asked parties to clear schedule, child to be brought up. Upon leaving the court, the other party and atterney said they would not do it and left. What can I do?
Put the case back on the judge's calendar for a hearing. When you go back to court, ask the judge for an ORDER requiring all parties do undergo DNA testing. When you go to court, do not forget to have a court reporter. Whenever you go go court, always have a court reporter take down the...Read more »
The right to sell an asset depends on whether or not a divorce is pending. If a divorce is pending, permission of the court is needed to sell or dispose of an asset unless the parties agree otherwise. If a divorce is not pending, either party has the right to sell or otherwise dispose of a marital...Read more »
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