We here are not clerks of court and cannot render opinions as to how to obtain court orders.
We here are also well aware of the enormous difficulty government has in keeping straight records in a court environment. Corners may have been cut. It may very well be that the judge's order...View More
Filed a petition for an upward modification of child support. Respondent tried to have the petition dismissed and was denied. Magistrate says child support order is eligible for upward modification. Even though my petition has been granted, still having a trial and need to provide evidence and... View More
The answer here is not as simple as providing a listing of good-to-have documents. We here do not know the nature of either party's employment (self or otherwise) and therefore have no idea what documents are necessary to prove a child support case for this asker.
Article 22 of the Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) in §2219 requires a court to enter an order on motion on or before sixty days after submission of the motion. "Submission" means the motion, opposition, and any reply are filed, and the court says the motion is "submitted."...View More
2 children live with her and I here in PA. PA doesn’t have jurisdiction over her son and WA doesn’t have jurisdiction over her daughters. How can a custody agreement be filed? Does it have to be filed separately for the son in WA and for the daughters here? Should we get an attorney?
This is an expensive mess. Ordinarily, both parties would file their divorce actions in each state and will serve each other in each other's state. Then, a motion for an interim order of custody gets filed in each state and each state's judge will hold a UCCJEA conference to determine...View More
My ex and his girlfriend recently moved his girlfriends parents into the home. Her father has Dementia and I am very concerned about him being around my child when she spends the night over there. People with dementia get confused easily and sometimes do things that are out of character or... View More
The daughters father can live with anyone he wants any time he wants as long as the child is not placed in imminent danger to life or health. Having a demented elderly parent is not a risk factor for a child, at least not without further information.
Hypothetically, if the elderly demented...View More
The son can file for paternity (best to retain an attorney), and then be prepared to pay child support for eighteen years unless he litigates throughout. The asker will have difficulty in petitioning for grandparent visitation because the family statutes place the biological parents up front as...View More
I provide all expenses for me and my daughter except for a house. My mother is making it extremely difficult for me to parent my daughter. I live in franklin county, pa, which said they do not recognize emancipation. Is there any way for me to bypass that?
Pennsylvania is a very weird bird when it comes to minors (people under 18 years of age). Pennsylvania allows minors to file 'private petitions' and recognizes minors as having standing when they lost access to both parents. However, all courts treat minors as minors even though this...View More
My girlfriend and (soon to be ex) wife have engaged in physical altercations, she is not allowed on the property anymore for trying to run gf over and running car through her house, she is always trying to find an excuse to get out and hang around and be close to me and talk to me, she was given... View More
A judge does not have jurisdiction over a school to enter an order to compel a bus driver to drop off a child to a parent. However, if the school has such a service, the asker is free to avail himself of that service consistent with the demands of the other parent. This certainly does not help the...View More
I've been supporting my child and paying far more than my support obligation. But I haven't been paying it through the state as required in the order because my ex-wife won't pay for anything. So I pay for school, camps, sports, all of that. Now I have an arrearage and my ex wants me... View More
Assuming there was an order of support payable to the grandmother, then yes, arrears are due that grandmother no matter the age of the subject child. There is a twenty year statute of limitations for collections of arrears, so a fifteen year obligation is still due and owing.
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... View More
The universal principle in effect is that absent a family/matrimonial court order of custody, the parents are free to go anywhere they want at any time they want. The owe an accounting to no one. However, once parents appear in a court to obtain an order of custody and visitation, then all the...View More
Both parties lived out of Ohio state as US citizens at the time of application but spouse listed a false former Lake County address on the application. Marriage ceremony took place in Lake County, OH. Provide Next Steps Please.
We cannot provide legal advice and guidance here. Ohio does not require residency to marry. Outsiders simply file for a marriage license in the county where the ceremony will take place. Using an old address means nothing. Also, there are no easy outs. An error in providing pedigree information...View More
Certainly every state had residency requirements in 1936 as did New York. The law distributing marital property upon divorce was different than it is today, but residency was a factor in being able to marry.
Another factor of circumstance is that without an internet and computer record...View More
In a world where everyone follows the law and court orders, the ex is supposed to leave so as to avoid triggering an arrest. However, more realistically, if the holder of the PFA sees the ex, she should think about avoiding the scene and leaving. This will protect the holder of the PFA from...View More
This question is eye-catching because of what could be a discovery ruse that government defendants always pull and always get away with before sympathetic judges. There is not enough information here to opine exactly as to what is happening, but reading between the lines is possible.
There is no law granting the public the right to record ACS as it violates citizens' rights just as there is no law granting people a right to attend a particular church. There is the First Amendment that empowers citizens in both acts, and there is no need to seek permission from government...View More
Playing with government is playing with fire. Once the woman gets a protection from abuse order, the targeted man can be arrested at any time whether he behaves well or not with the woman. Either the woman can dial 911, or someone else who knows of the PFA can dial 911. The charge is contempt of...View More
I have a multi family child support case. I was ordered to pay 20% of my income for my youngest child. I asked for consideration of my other kids hearing master said I had to show proof of child support payments. How am I supposed to show proof if they are in my custody? I asked to show me proof... View More
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