You need to talk to a Maine Real Estate Attorney. New York law and Maine law is likely different, but if your great, great grandmother is deceased, the land likely transferred by operation of law (intestate succession or by will) even if the deed was never changed.
There are basically two types of divorces, contested and uncontested. In an unconstested divorce, the parties agree on everything (custody, support, assets, etc.) and an agreement is drafted and signed by the parties and submitted to the court with other legal documents. The best way to start that...Read more »
I retained a lawyer in July2019. Gave them all documentation plus a summons that I was being sued by a creditor. We filed the bankruptcy july 2020 and it has been discharged 2 weeks ago. I get a call from the attorneys office stating that they received a judgement in the mail that went to one of... Read more »
A motion to remove a lien in bankruptcy court is not part of the normal bankruptcy retainer. It is customary for an attorney to charge an additional fee for this service. A lien on the property stays on for 10 years. The debt, if discharged in the bankruptcy can not be collected except if the...Read more »
My mother and father divorced in 1984. My father was ordered to pay child support. My mother remarried in 1989 but my stepfather did not adopt me. Had he adopted me, would that have nullified the child support mandate?
Adoption terminates the parental relationship of the biological parent that is replaced by the adoption. As such, child support is no longer an obligation. However, arrears of child support still remain.
We have a personal loan under both our names and a loan on my deferred compensation under just my name. Took the loans out to consolidate our debts. We have no children and no other assets in question other than my pension and deferred comp. Thanks very much for any advice you can offer.
Certainly an argument can be made that debts accumulated during the marriage, used for the household. Are marital debts and should be paid by both parties. Talk to an attorney for a more specific answer.
Has there been a determination of custody yet? If not, you need to file for habeas corpus immediately. If there is and your ex has custody, file a custody petition to change custody. Contact an attorney to file in Family Court in NY.
I went there to bring her home because she's a minor there. Police & all, she's not rational & the mom there never advised she was there. If 18 is a minor why couldn't she come with me as I'm her mother?
Recently had an emergency hearing to gain sole legal and physical custody of my children. Their father has been holding on to their birth certs, SS cards, and insurance cards and is refusing to give them to me. I understand I can order copies but this would cost extra money that I'd much... Read more »
Under the Child Support Jurisdiction Act, whatever state thew child has resided in for 6 months is the state of jurisdiction. If she has resided in Arizona with the children for 6 months then Arizona has jurisdiction. You can still fight the case but it would be in a Arizona court. You can also...Read more »
A person becomes an adult at the age of 18. PINS petitions are normally used by schools against truents to get them to stay in school. Regardles, it would have to be started prior to turning 18 and expire in a year from the date of the petition.
prepared by an attorney during mediation. I have full custody of our daughter and child support order, we sold the marital home and proceeds split we have no communication at all. I have bought a new house and i want to go ahead and file my final divorce. Can i do this on my own using the diy... Read more »
You are asking divorce attorneys whether you need to hire a divorce attorney. Basically, you can try to fill out the DIY forms yourself, however, be warned that this is a tedious and complicated endeavor. There are many attorneys who get their papers bounced because they make mistakes. Sometimes...Read more »
After being awarded ownership of a second home in New York, my friend got rid of some property of his ex-wife after one year. While going through the divorce both were told they were not to remove any items from the home but she came SEVERAL times without permission and took some items she wanted.... Read more »
Was there a specific list of items that werre deemed hers? Normally there is a deadline for a person to remove personal items from the property or they would be deemed abandoned. If that was not there, then this is a problem. He should not have disposed of any property without, at least, sending...Read more »
he was never served with original court papers so how can he have to pay child support if he never knew he had to go to court in the first place so how did she serve him to let him know that had to go to court how was she granted child support if he never knew because I know in New York you have... Read more »
I travelled to Newyork for vacation and got two tickets Avoca Town(speed in zone,failed to use designated lane). I was overtaking a car using the right lane(2 lane freeway) and so the speed was also a little above the limit . It's interrelated but I got two tickets. Kindly help... Read more »
First, 20 miles over the speed limit is more than "a little" above the limit. You list Manhatten as the place, but I do not believe there is any 65 mph zone in Manh. The place you got the ticket is important because NY handles tickets differently in different counties and towns. In some...Read more »
I got the speeding ticket in weschester county. There's a court date on it. Do I need to go and what should I do, plead guilty or not guilty? Since i'm switching my license to Connecticut in a couple weeks will it affect it? Also will points get transfered over?
Just because you are "switching your license" doesn't mean you can ignore a traffic ticket. You need to appear. Your driving privileges in NY can be suspended, even if you have a CT license. You might be able to get a reduced fine or less points by fighting the ticket. Better yet,...Read more »
I have talk to my husband about divorce he said under no circumstances will he do that. The living situation is unbearable, abusive ( mostly emotionally) and uncomfortable. I can't live like this. Can I leave before filing. How does having a kid complicate this.
You do not need your husband's permission to get divorced but it means it will be contested. You do not need anyone's permission to leave the household, however if you take your minor child with you, this could be a problem. You should make sure you have a really good reason to take...Read more »
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