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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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?
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 ?
You will need to file a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage in District Court. You will then need to arrange to serve a copy of the pleadings on your husband in prison. Depending on how long you have been married there may be issues of property and debt, even if you maintained everything is...Read more »
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