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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on
Q: No notice-Is a motion to strike and/or Motion to Dismiss the same as a notice of trial in Family law custody in florida

I just found out my case is scheduled for trial Monday. My counsel refused to request by subpoena, or otherwise documents ex-husband refused to disclose for past four months. Counsel wont call any of my witnesses, no list provided to oposing side. No notice given me. Motion to dismiss requests time... Read more »

Nicholas Randall Jones
Nicholas Randall Jones
answered on Nov 6, 2011

As you are currently represented by counsel, I cannot offer you any legal advice. However, I can distinguish a Motion to Strike and a Motion to Dismiss from a Notice for Trial.

A Motion to Strike requests the court to remove certain portions of the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage...
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Q: Is not bathing a child properly a form of abuse; to which that child constantly has bad skin rashes
Nicholas Randall Jones
Nicholas Randall Jones
answered on Nov 6, 2011

The Florida Statutes state: "'Neglect' occurs when a child is deprived of, or is allowed to be deprived of, necessary food, clothing, shelter, or medical treatment or a child is permitted to live in an environment when such deprivation or environment causes a child's physical,... Read more »

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Q: Can the mother of my baby take my son to a other state with out permission of the father
Nicholas Randall Jones
Nicholas Randall Jones
answered on Nov 6, 2011

Children are protected by an interstate compact called the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), which allows the state to which a child is taken to return that child to his or her home state. The home state of a child is where the child resided for the previous six months.... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Florida on
Q: My parents want to quitclaim 2 houses to me,later plan to do a bR.what should i do.i have VA and houses are being rented

Both houses have someone renting them. I will collect on the rent from both properties when the quitclaim is complete. The problem I am having is that the loan is not in my name, but only the properties. WHEN my parents finish their divorce they both plan to file Bankruptcy, leaving them both with... Read more »

Nicholas Randall Jones
Nicholas Randall Jones
answered on Sep 29, 2011

Be very careful in this situation. If your parents plan to quitclaim these properties to you to avoid creditors, the transaction can be viewed as a fraudulent transfer, and may be rescinded. Also, when they file bankruptcy, the houses will have to be surrendered, as they are not either of your... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law for Florida on
Q: I just received a letter with a Final Judgemnet

Ford Motor Credit is sueing me because i return a vehicle to them

Nicholas Randall Jones
Nicholas Randall Jones
answered on Nov 6, 2011

As Mr. Boyer stated, the Final Judgment is the last of several documents filed in your case. It sounds like you returned a car to to Ford that you could no longer afford, and now the company is seeking the balance of the contract from you.

If you were never provided with notice of this...
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