At first blush I would say yes but is there a reason not to? For instance, do you have custody because the state took it away from her for some reason? Parents and make consensual temporary changes to custody orders. In fact, the court prefers parents working together. Do you have a concern his...View More
This is not a simple question. If you know your husband is planning to divorce you, you should be consulting a good family attorney now. He or she can help you plan. But his severance pay should be factored in somewhere. The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any...View More
Wow, this is a broad question. In PA, we have "Equitable Distribution." That doesn't mean equal or 50/50. It means the court divides the martial property in the best way the parties can move on in a fair way... in theory anyway. So if you are the non-dependent spouse with an advanced...View More
No. You need to file for a master's hearing to finalize the divorce. In fact, you need to check with the county to see if your divorce is still active. If you haven't done anything since 2008, the case may have been dismissed for lack of activity. You are eligible to be divorce but you...View More
The quick answer is yes. The challenge is how to divide the bills and assets. But you can do it and should if you need it. The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or...View More
Call your sister's attorney. The attorney can work with the trustee to get approval to sell the asset. The next issue will be how the proceeds going to your sister are used. The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not...View More
My brother filed chapter 7 6 or so years ago. He has been making his house payments on time. when we did not get a statement this month, we called. They said due to the new laws governing chapter 7 they can not longer send him a statement or try to collect this money in any way. They said it is not... View More
You should go back to the attorney who filed the bankruptcy. I do not believe an actual reaffirmation agree is required. I have had this with car loans and people just pay their payments. Talk to his attorney. The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual...View More
In some counties yes. I do not know of any law or ethics code preventing it. Some counties only hire PD's on a part-time basis, especially smaller counties. The determination of getting a PD is need based. Another possibility is that attorney was a "conflicts" attorney. The PD, like...View More
It sounds like you pled or was convicted of more than one count on your criminal information. It sounds like your sentence on those to counts are running concurrent, meaning the at the same time. The other term is consecutive, which would mean they run one after the other. Concurrent is usually...View More
Parole officer stated that my urine tested positive for meth. substance. I told her that i have never taken any kind of illegal drugs. I told her that i am on a antidepressant medication. i want to know what process parole has to follow to find you in violation of parole. will i get a chance to... View More
The PO will file a Parole Violation (PV) and a hearing will be scheduled. You have a right to be represented and prove you did not take an illegal substance. You should contact your attorney now and ready your case now because you could end up back in jail pending your hearing once the PV is filed....View More
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