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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Divorce, Collections and Communications Law for Ohio on
Q: If FBI blocked SSN who's responsible for the fraud thiefs 2016 Cambridge university of surveillance Brian Wayne Ellis

European council offered me settlement I declined it . Arbitration in California, well someone signed it. Not me. Millions gone plus insurance and I have a few things to prove how email address was used ssn no!

Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
answered on Feb 7, 2023

This sounds like one big scam. There was never any money, you were never going to get anything from the "European Council", whatever that is.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for Wisconsin on
Q: My Ex doesn’t want me to get anything out of our divorce. We 2 kids and they live me. What can I do?

He is living in the house and I’m in section 8 living. He sees the kids about every other weekend. He doesn’t help with money or anything. He thinks I don’t deserve anything. Even his kids it seems. We have been separated over a year and I filed divorce papers last March.

Jane E. Probst
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Jane E. Probst
answered on Feb 7, 2023

You need to file a Motion for a Temporary Order for custody and child support.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Virginia on
Q: Do you follow the laws of divorce for the state you file in, regardless of where you were married at?
James H. Wilson Jr.
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James H. Wilson Jr.
answered on Feb 6, 2023

Depending on the circumstances, a divorce is typically filed in either the state where the defendant resides, or the state where the plaintiff (filer) resides. The place of marriage is irrelevant.

Due process requires notice and an opportunity to be heard. Further, if property rights,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Illinois on
Q: As i live out of state, how do I remotely submit documents into evidence in divorce court in Illinois?
James G. Ahlberg
James G. Ahlberg
answered on Feb 6, 2023

This is a question best addressed by the Clerk of the Circuit Court for the county in question, since the answer may vary depending on the county in which the divorce was filed. Do a Google search for "circuit court clerk for (insert county name) county, Illinois" to find the appropriate... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Illinois on
Q: If a decree says husband is responsible for deductibles for dependent care coverage does that cover all daycare expenses

Decree states “Any unreimbursed medical, dental, optometric, orthodontic, pharmaceutical, counseling, office visits, co-pays, and deductibles for dependent care coverage for the parties' minor child not covered by said policy of insurance or

health insurance benefits, shall be paid... Read more »

James G. Ahlberg
James G. Ahlberg
answered on Feb 6, 2023

Probably not. Each of the things listed in the quoted portion of the decree deals with medical care and health care. Daycare is generally not considered to be medical care or health care related. If the cost of daycare was going to be addressed in the decree, it would be in a different paragraph or... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Divorce for Texas on
Q: I already filed for divorce with children with a lawyer at the time. Why is judge taking time to finalize divorce

I can't afford lawyer now but everything was already agreed by both parties just waiting on judge to sign. Do I need to hire lawyer again to get a judge to sign??

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Feb 6, 2023

You may need to schedule a prove up hearing to present the necessary evidence for the judge to sign your proposed final decree of divorce.

You should contact court staff to see when your judge holds her prove ups and whether you need an appointment or can just appear with your necessary paperwork

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for California on
Q: Will I be able to get Spousal Support?

I have been married for 3 years coming this February 1st 2023. After we bought a 5th whl. we decided to travel the states. So we currently live in a 5th whl at a trailer park. My "husband" recently started a job where he travels to different jobsites and stays for a few months to do... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Feb 6, 2023

Contact a family law lawyer asap. Get her advice as soon as you can. You will probably be told that you should take action before things get out of hand. A good family law lawyer will know how to get your husband to pay the legal fees based on the disparity in your incomes. Because you are now... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: Can the court award a financed car in my name alone to my spouse and require me to pay for it?

I have an almost new car that is financed in my name alone. My wife currently drives the car because she totaled hers last year. I drive a paid off pickup, but originally purchased the car as my sole transportation. She cannot refinance the car in her name, as her credit is very poor. She also... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Feb 5, 2023

The answer to your question is yes. The court can order you to pay for the car. Whether the judge does or not depends on a variety of factors. If she is abusive and you have custody of the children, it's less likely you'll have to give her the non paid off car. Consult an attorney in... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Pennsylvania on
Q: What steps should I take to file for divorce and custody in Ford City Pennsylvania.

I've been the only income for pretty much the whole 6 yr relationship. We have a 4yr old daughter. He's stayed home with her. And still refuses to get a job now that she's in headstart. And it's been nothing but emotional abuse and gaslighting. I have 3 son's from a... Read more »

Kathryn Hilbush
Kathryn Hilbush
answered on Feb 4, 2023

I suggest that your first action should be to schedule a private consultation with a local attorney experienced in family to learn about your options and the divorce and custody processes. Even if you then decide to try to go it in your own without an attorney, which is generally not recommended,... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for New Jersey on
Q: I need to get an uncontested divorce. How do I go about that ?
Richard Diamond
Richard Diamond
answered on Feb 4, 2023

Presuming you and your spouse have a written signed settlement agreement resolving all issues in dispute between the 2 of you including the resolution of any alimony claim, child support, custody, parenting time, equitable distribution of all assets and liabilities of the marriage, and resolution... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Texas on
Q: I initially filed an uncontested divorce, now my spouse does not want to sign papers. What should my next steps be?
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Feb 4, 2023

You should serve your spouse with citation and a copy of your petition if your spouse hasn’t already filed a written answer.

If your spouse does not file a written answer after being served, you can obtain a default decree of divorce.

If your spouse has already or does file a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law and Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Q: If I need to get emergency full custody of my daughter to get her out of an abusive situation, how do I go about it?

I was divorced in one county in Ohio, I live in another county in Ohio and my daughter lives in another county in Ohio different than the divorce and myself. She is in an abusive situation with her mom and her mom's family, including sexual abuse by her stepdad. I really need help and... Read more »

Roger  Bouchard
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Roger Bouchard
answered on Feb 3, 2023

You can file for an emergency custody order. Generally, your motion has to state the child is in imminent danger.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: Is my spouse responsible for paying me half of the health insurance while we are separated?

Our families health insurance is paid for out of my paycheck. My husband and I separated. Is he responsible for paying me his portion and half of our children’s portion of the insurance?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 3, 2023

Not unless the court orders it, no.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: How can I get a lawyer to takea case pro bono? Legal Services where I live says they don't have the resources

Child custody and divorce and there is domestic violence involved on my husband against me. He has a very good attorney and I can't afford one. He refuses to pay child support and I don't have a vehicle to get to a job so I'm struggling. Also, he is trying to get domestic charge... Read more »

Douglas Lee Bryan
Douglas Lee Bryan
answered on Feb 3, 2023

I'm sorry to hear of the problems you're having. You may be able to find assistance through this website: https://www.lsba.org/public/findlegalhelp/. I would also suggest contacting your local battered women's shelter and/or your parish's District Attorney's Office to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Missouri on
Q: Already legally separated since 2019. We both are in agreement we would like the final divorce. How do we proceed?
Kristen Thurmond
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Kristen Thurmond
answered on Feb 3, 2023

You state you are legally separated. If that means you have a judgment stating you are legally separated, then you simply need to file a motion to convert to a dissolution of marriage. You can have an attorney assist you or try to find forms on the self-representation portion of the Missouri courts... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for Michigan on
Q: Filing a uniform child custody jurisdiction enforcement act affidavit, what do I have to provide

I want to ask for a temporary order to have legal custody until the divorce is finalized. What do I have to attach to the document?

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
answered on Feb 2, 2023

Download a copy of MC 416 from the State Court Administrator's Office website. That will tell you all the information you need to submit.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Texas on
Q: If you are an affordable but reliable divorce attorney in the Houston TX area that handles uncontested divorces contact

My husband is claiming he filed for divorce but I haven't received any paperwork yet. It's only been a few days but I want to be ready.

Rahlita D. Thornton
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Rahlita D. Thornton
answered on Feb 1, 2023

Certainly getting ready for a divorce is a good thing to do. An attorney could possibly check the court’s records for the filing as well. Good luck to you.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for New York on
Q: I have question regarding divorce agreement and my share of house. Separation agreement was 11 years ago and options?

Is there a way I can force her to give me my share 11 years later.

Lawrence Allen Weinreich
Lawrence Allen Weinreich
answered on Feb 1, 2023

Based upon the information given in your question, it is impossible to give you an educated answer. You have to read the agreement and see what is says about when you get your share. If you are still unsure, then take the agreement to an attorney and have him review it with you.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: Can a previously closed court ordered cs case (closed by the mother), be reopened?

Previous case was court ordered. Closed by the mother to allow the father to obtain a better job, after verbal agreement was made for father to make payments on his own. After a year in a half of making payments on his own, the father just went back on the agreement and stopped making payments. Can... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Feb 1, 2023

The court order does not go away just because a child support payee closes a case with child support enforcement. The order is still valid and most likely the case can be reopened.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: Can a previously closed court ordered cs case (closed by the mother), be reopened?

Previous case was court ordered. Closed by the mother to allow the father to obtain a better job, after verbal agreement was made for father to make payments on his own. After a year in a half of making payments on his own, the father just went back on the agreement and stopped making payments. Can... Read more »

Alake Colwell Furlow
Alake Colwell Furlow
answered on Feb 1, 2023

The mother can continue to seek child support over and over until the child no longer qualifies for support, according to the law. Closing a child support case does not mean you cannot later open another case or file in superior court for child support. She never loses her right as the custodial... Read more »

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