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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for California on
Q: My husband pass away on August We were together for 35 years and 25 married When we buy our home the bank decided to do

The loan only on his name and the grand dee too now that I call the bank they said I need a lawyer is there other documents I can summit to the mortgage company

Rossana Pilar Mitchell
Rossana Pilar Mitchell answered on Aug 20, 2020

Do you have a living trust? Am

Not sure what you are asking? Do you want to sell the home? If you did not have a living trust it’s possible you may have to file in probate to move forward. You can call at 909-597-3111 to set up a phone consultation

3 Answers | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for California on
Q: Can a bio parent give their 50% custody to a step parent?

Bio parents have 50/50. One parent is an immigrant and the other is threatening to have him deported. Can one bio parent give his 50% custody to a step parent (spouse)?

Rossana Pilar Mitchell
Rossana Pilar Mitchell answered on Jul 7, 2020

Yes through adoption process

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for California on
Q: I'm looking for some basic divorce advice to progress an agreement with my husband.

We separated during Covid, have no children together and co-own the house that was bought with my money.

He was supposed to pay his half within a year and has not. A sellers loan was taken for that which is now due in a year. I can't get credit to take over that loan as I am an... Read more »

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Rossana Pilar Mitchell answered on Jul 6, 2020

This is a family law matter and needs to go to family law court to determine his reimbursements if he’s entitled to anything. Pre-nap may be unenforceable enforceable because they were no attorneys involved please contact my office but a case like this retainer would be 3500 my office number is... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for California on
Q: Hi, Thank you for your help in advance. I am looking to file for divorce and looking for an attorney to help me.

We have one child and own a home. I really need to know where to start with a goal of needing the equity from our home to make this change in my life. Hope for guidance as to how to get started to not make a mistake along the way.

Rossana Pilar Mitchell
Rossana Pilar Mitchell answered on Jul 5, 2020

We charge 3500 for a dissolution. In your case a settlement would be beneficial to resolve this quickly. Most of my cases settle and my clients get closure quickly. Please call us for a free consultation.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for California on
Q: My estranged husband is saying that he can file for visits for my children that are not biologically his. Is this true?

We separated four weeks ago and he has threatened to kill himself. I called the cops to do a wellness check on him and the police stated that I shouldn't allow my children to go over there anymore and that if they get called out again that CPS could possibly get involved. I have severed all... Read more »

Rossana Pilar Mitchell
Rossana Pilar Mitchell answered on Apr 21, 2020

IF HE IS THE FATHER HE IS ENTITLED TO VISITATION.

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2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Divorce and Family Law for California on
Q: My husband and I are getting a divorce and are legally separated. I don’t want his dog here so what can I do?

We have been living apart for almost a year. He isn’t paying child support but he was helping with the mortgage until last month. Now I will take over mortgage payments. I have all of his stuff still here and two junk cars in my driveway. The dog is also an issue because I have three kids and I... Read more »

Rossana Pilar Mitchell
Rossana Pilar Mitchell answered on Apr 13, 2020

Your entitled to spousal support if he earns significantly more than you and child support. He will only owe child support arrears if there is an order currently in place.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for California on
Q: Can a CPS worker determine who gets to keep the children? Like one week one parent and the next another parent?

My brother is going through a CPS case with his girlfriend. She hasn't been home with the kids for about 4 months and just recently returned home and urged the CPS worker to take her side and now wants custody of the kids while my brother has been caring for the kids. Can she still have... Read more »

Rossana Pilar Mitchell
Rossana Pilar Mitchell answered on Apr 9, 2020

They have authority to do almost anything . Dependency court trumps family court.

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