You should definitely consult with a family law attorney and probably retain one. A Motion for Contempt can be a serious matter. The other documents are requests that the attorney is making for you to produce information or documents. My advice is to consult with a family law attorney. Most...Read more »
My boyfriend was arrest in April for battery against his sister. His sister ended up dropping the charges and the case was closed. On 10/7 he ended up hitting me and was arrested for DV. But now on 10/16 charges were filed against me for the April incident and I’m not sure what to do. I have not... Read more »
You should consult with and retain a criminal attorney. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us today and let us know you found us on JUSTIA. Whatever you do, do not go to court alone. Good luck.
Yes this is true. Until a potential father asserts his rights in the Court, he has no rights. You should consult with and retain a family law attorney to help establish your rights. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us today and let us know you found us on...Read more »
Hello. I have been charged with aggravated battery with firearm with great bodily harm in Florida. I've posted a bail after a was arrested. This is what happened: there was a guy who was stalking me and my girlfriend. When he approached us I've pulled my glock and fired one round into... Read more »
You really should consult with and retain a criminal attorney to assist you. You can do this via video conference. The warrant is definitely nationwide so you should consult with an attorney asap. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us and let us know you...Read more »
i have notarized letters stating that i'm paying voluntary child support. what options do i have as far as seeking joint custody. are there any florida statues that i can look into to inform myself about my legal rights. do i have any legal rights at this time?
In 2012 my daughter was taken into foster care because my ex was abusive to me. They said if I can't protect myself I can't protect her. I was eventually reunified after doing victim's classes, parenting classes ect. He did nothing, so was never reunified. He went to prison shortly... Read more »
Your ex is most likely taking you to court in the family law division. The Court that entered the Order reuniting you and your daughter and denying your ex contact with you daughter was the dependency court. That case is most likely closed at this point. While it was not a good idea for you to...Read more »
You should call around because you really will be more successful in your case with an attorney. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us today and let us know that you found us on JUSTIA. Good luck.
keep Sending her mother money to help support my daughter or should I wait until the court case is final. I just hate the fact that courts like to say any money sent for support of your child is considered a gift. Which I don’t think is fair. She uses my daughter as leverage to hurt me by not... Read more »
You should have a consultation with a family law attorney to find out what you can do to get more time sharing with your child. If you continue to provide support for your child, make sure to keep track of it and always put in the legend of any checks or money orders child support. Most JUSTIA...Read more »
Your case does not qualify for an expungement because the prosecutor would have to drop your case or Nolle Prose it. However, if you received a withhold of adjudication, you may qualify for having your records sealed. After they have been sealed for 10 years you can request an expungement. You...Read more »
I was the original titled owner of a fifth wheel but under duress, I was forced to put it in his sisters name. Now I’m kicked out within a weeks time of my husband leaving me to go to KY. What are my rights?
You need to consult with and retain an attorney right away before assets are disposed of without your consent. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us today and let us know you found us on JUSTIA. Good luck.
I was in the Navy when I married him in 2004. Haven't seen him since 2007. Last email with him was on Feb 18th 2016. I have looked for him on social media, and even paid a site to get information about him. None of the numbers listed are in service and his email is no longer valid. I'm... Read more »
You will have to publish the divorce. It is possible to get you divorced. You should consult with and retain a family law attorney to assist you as it is a little complicated. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us and let us know you found us on JUSTIA....Read more »
Our marriage has been rocky since 2015. Husband called it quits. We tried several more times to make it work but he has called it quits for good. I want a divorce. I am worried he make try to take my home. The home is in only my name. I am in Florida. Thank you
You need to consult with and retain a family law attorney to find out what your rights are. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us today and let us know you found us on JUSTIA. Good luck.
You just contact the bail bondsman and tell him you want to revoke your bond assistance and they can rescind the bond and pick up the individual and put them back in jail where they will have to try and get a bond posted for them again. Good luck.
No, you don't need a lawyer in both Florida and North Carolina. You only need one lawyer in Florida preferably in the county where the divorce is filed. They can work with you remotely, which is what most of us are doing right now with COVID-19 going on. You should consult with a family law...Read more »
I want to move out of state with my son. I was never married to his father. He has only just recently started visits with him, he is 3 years old, per mediation. My son’s father was absent by his choice for the last year or more and was only present sporadically before that. The current visits are... Read more »
Yes you will have to comply with Florida's relocation statute. This requires you to get the consent of the father or get permission from the Court for you to relocate. This is not something you should try on your own. Contact a family law attorney near you and have a consultation. Most...Read more »
Unless you terminated your parental rights, you still have rights as the child's mother. A more thorough review of your situation is necessary before advice can be given. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us today, and let us know that you found us on...Read more »
You should consult with a family law attorney to find out what your options are. If you have some way of proving that she hasn't seen the child for a year that would be helpful toward your goal. If not, I suggest you start keeping a calendar just for the purpose of documenting the weekends...Read more »
Please i really need help. My soon to be ex husband used to work as a law enforcement for the last 15 years. He suffers from extreme ADHD which got him retired, even though he is been treated, he has problems sleeping, controlling his anger,and with concentration. My girls hate being with him,and... Read more »
You need to consult with and retain a family law attorney to assist you in whatever motions or pleadings that need to be filed. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us today and let us know that you found us on JUSTIA. Good luck.
He says I speak "bad" about him to our 10yo son. We were referred to mediation which we can decline to attend. I prefer to proceed in front of the judge with our son as my witness. How may I respond to the Order Referring to Mediation and what's the proper way to present my case and witness?
You really should consult with and retain a family law attorney to assist you with your case. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us today and mention you found us on JUSTIA. Good luck.
You really need to consult with and retain a criminal attorney. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Don't try to do this alone, give one of us a call today and let us know you found us on JUSTIA. Good luck.
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