My ex girlfriend filed for support in Missouri. Before the case was ordered, she moved here to Arkansas so my son could be closer to me. Shouldn’t that end the support order in Missouri?
answered on Feb 5, 2023
No. Under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act, if Missouri had jurisdiction when the case began, it continues to have jurisdiction until a final order is entered.
Once a final order is entered, under the Full Faith and Credit Clause of the US Constitution, any other state must give... Read more »
It was free. Since then we have split. While visiting she refused to allow my child to go to the embassy to get a USA social security number. She refuses to come back to the US for a divorce because she doesn’t want to go through a custody hearing. What can I do to get joint custody and get... Read more »
answered on Feb 10, 2022
You can probably sue her in the U. K.
Filing suit here would require you to have personal service of process on the spouse, which is not impossible, but tricky.
BTW, the child probably is a dual citizen, and that is a prileged status. He should not only a British but also an... Read more »
I was arrested for slapping my now 9 year old step daughter about 19 months ago. My wife was the one who reported it. I got help voluntarily and as mandated in my diversion agreement. I have had no contact with my step daughter in over 18 months. My wife and I were separated for 18 months and we... Read more »
answered on Jan 28, 2021
A parent can seek to prohibit certain people from being around their child if contact is no in the best interest of the child. Since you were arrested for slapping that child, it would make sense that the parent would seek such a prohibition. If it gets taken to court, it would be best to compile... Read more »
She broke her pelvis at 17, it made school hard to finish and she did homebound school. Until I woke up one day and she left. She has been back and forth. I have 2 other kids on the order, and I had read it wouldn't change the amount and we even went through modification and he did not object... Read more »
answered on Jan 28, 2021
You likely won't get in trouble for the time that she was gone if the non-custodial parent was making voluntary payments. I would need to know the ages of the other two children to determine whether father's attempt to terminate support is valid. I would recommend getting an attorney to... Read more »
Papers say coparent is responsible for 60% of medical bills that are not covered by insurance. Does this also mean dental/orthodontist type needs?
answered on Jan 28, 2021
Any dental/orthodontic bills that are not covered by insurance are included.
I want handle my mother's financial affairs like paying rent & utilities
answered on Jul 20, 2020
A person who is competent and can communicate can appoint another person to serve as his or her Attorney in Fact using a Durable Power of Attorney. The Durable Power of Attorney could be prepared by an attorney to be effective immediately or to spring into effect at a future point in time (e.g.,... Read more »
Our divorce decree did not specify my removal. I contacted the mortgage company and they said he will have to initiate my removal. We live in Kansas. Do I have any options?
answered on May 21, 2020
If the Mortgagee wants to keep you on the Mortgage, there is nothing you can do but pay it off. The former Spouse probably does not want, or cannot, refinance the loan.
My fiancé is from Egypt and I am a US citizen. We meet all the requirements in the Fiancé visa but we didn’t met because meeting before marriage violates our cultural and religious values. What can I do about this.
answered on Feb 26, 2020
The first page of the instructions of the FORM I-129F indicates that you are required to meet your fiance unless you can establish that meeting your fiancé in person will (1) violate strict and long - established customs of your fiance’s foreign culture /social practice or (2) result in extreme... Read more »
I was a nanny for a family without a written agreement. They did not tell me they were not going to withhold federal taxes from my paychecks, so I am not being hit with their W2 form and a $600-$1500 fee to the IRS because they did not withhold those federal income taxes. Aside from this, I am now... Read more »
answered on Feb 26, 2018
A nanny who works in the home and is paid more than $2,100 (2018 amount, $2,000 2017 amount) should have taxes withheld and the employer's contribution for Social Security paid by the employer. Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), an employee is entitled to a minimum wage, time... Read more »
My ex and I are supposed to alternate years claiming our daughter on taxes. This is the second time she has beaten me to filing and claimed her anyways. I understand the IRS won't make her fix her taxes without a signed form 8332. I don't have this. What are my options?
answered on Feb 8, 2018
Your only option is to take her back to court to enforce your divorce agreement.
She is now selling the house and getting rid of possessions I
Feel my kids have rights to. What do I do and how do I find out where the will is.
answered on Sep 5, 2017
If you or your children know who the attorney was that drafted the will, you could reach out to that attorney and ask for the original or a copy. If the original is not found, one of your children could ask the court to probate the lost will, if its contents are known. There is a presumption that a... Read more »
answered on Sep 1, 2017
My condolences for your loss. If a probate case has been filed, the Clerk of the District Court in the county in which he resided can provide the file contents to you. As an heir at law, you should have received notice of any probate estate that has been filed in the district court. If there is a... Read more »
My stepsister was my mothers power of attorney when she was alive. she passed away on May 2nd. I have asked for a will several times, she doesn't respond. My mother didn't adopt her, and my mother has been divorced from her father for over 20 years. no probate has been filed. what do... Read more »
answered on Sep 1, 2017
You describe a situation in which you believe "fraud" may have occurred and that possibly a person who acted in a fiduciary capacity may have taken advantage of your mother who was in a diminished capacity. As an heir at law of your mother, you have an interest in her estate and may file... Read more »
I want to find out if she is sealing her inheritance or questioning the sale of the farm.
answered on Aug 4, 2017
A determination of descent is a proceeding in probate court to determine the heirs of law of a person who has passed away and to enter an order transferring the assets of the estate to those heirs at law in accordance with the laws of intestacy. If there had been a will, it should have been filed... Read more »
Is there a legal aid type service in McPherson County, KS?
answered on Jun 22, 2017
The Kansas Elder Law Hotline provides assistance to senior citizens aged 60 and over and to the persons who provide assistance to them. The phone number of the Kansas Elder Hotline is 888-353-5337.
in back child support. My children are grown! What is happening?
answered on Aug 4, 2016
You need to get a statement of what it's for--how they arrived at the figure. Maybe you had arrearages? Once you find out contact legal services in your county.
answered on Nov 10, 2015
What sort of legal document, and for what purpose?
Under Kansas Statute 23-2502, both parties to a common-law marriage must be 18 years old. The three requirements that must coexist to establish a common-law marriage in Kansas are: (1) capacity to marry; (2) a present... Read more »
We purchased a home in 2012. Together for many years. I made 100% of the 20% down payment (30 thousand dollars) we both then made equal payments of 325$ (total monthly was 750$. All the way to this point. Caught her cheating on me, she left. Credit is not excellent to get her off the house,... Read more »
answered on Oct 29, 2015
She can probably hire a lawyer to bring a partition action. That basically means that yes, a judge can force you to sell the property and divide the proceeds according to the law in Kansas. How much has the property increased in value since you purchased it? Perhaps you should offer her one half of... Read more »
what are the legal consequences and can I get full custody in another state or will me leaving the state with my child give me the full custody I am looking for because the case cant go on without the child ?
answered on Oct 27, 2015
You should have a full discussion with a local family lawyer before you do anything.
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