Dawn Padanyi's answer This is not a family law question as much as it is a estate planning question. How your estate is divided is a personal issue between you and your spouse. Schedule a consultation with a local estate planning attorney to discuss your options.
Dawn Padanyi's answer The terms of your marital settlement agreement are the road map for your rights concerning the home and attorney's fees. It would be wise to schedule a consultation with an attorney to review your marital settlement agreement then advise you on the next appropriate steps to meet your goals. Most Agreements include enforcement provisions with the potential for attorney's fees if either party is found to be in contempt of the agreement.
Dawn Padanyi's answer No, a child support order is not mandatory in Pennsylvania, however one may be required to file for support if one is applying for cash assistance. There are some exceptions to this as well. Consult with a local attorney for assistance in making the decision on whether to file for child support.
Dawn Padanyi's answer If you are an adult, unless you have other Court Orders or bodies restricting where you can go or live, adults are free to relocate. Moving with a minor child is a different issue that requires the permission of the other parent or leave of Court.
Dawn Padanyi's answer Your question lacks details necessary to answer your question. How title to the property is held is an important factor that addresses whether or not you can sell the property alone or if you need the other titleholder involved. Depending on how title is held, you may need to involve the Court if you cannot get the other party's consent. Consult with a lawyer as soon as possible.
Dawn Padanyi's answer You need to speak with a local family law attorney familiar with support proceedings to assist you in making the best case possible and to ensure that you have admissible evidence.
Dawn Padanyi's answer Contact a local lawyer in your jurisdiction to determine if you are legally vulnerable to the entry of a child support order against you for the support of your son. There are more details needed and it would behoove you to discuss those privately rather than on a public forum. 23 PA CS § 5324 addresses standing for any form of physical custody or legal custody in Pennsylvania.
Dawn Padanyi's answer Contact a local lawyer that practices in your jurisdiction to assist you in getting the matter before the Court. There are many procedural rules that must be followed to make sure that Court systems runs smoothly.
Dawn Padanyi's answer I agree with my colleague regarding jurisdiction, if you do not already have a custody order. If you have a custody order in one state already, typically that State keeps the case until jurisdiction is transferred. You may need to return to the State that currently has jurisdiction of your custody matter. Schedule a consult with a local attorney that can hear ALL the facts and then advise you where you need to initiate this custodial change.
Dawn Padanyi's answer Contact a local family attorney to assist you with all the facts known. Issues concerning the title and mortgage may prevent him from successfully listing the property without you.
Dawn Padanyi's answer The deceased estate is responsible for the debt. Debt does not transfer to family members, unless the debt was in some way joint or the family member co-signed on the debt. If the family member is being contacted by debt collectors, she can contact the Attorney General's Office for assistance.
Dawn Padanyi's answer You can go to the Court which entered the order and request another copy . Some courts have these documents available online. You can contact the prothonotary or clerk's office for assistance in getting a new copy.
Dawn Padanyi's answer Your question is unclear. I'm not sure if you are asking if you need a support order or a custody order or if you have a question regarding the amount? You would benefit from having a live consultation with a local attorney that would hear all your facts and then advise you accordingly.
Dawn Padanyi's answer Depends on the reason that she quits the job. Generally the court will not modify a support order due to a voluntary reduction in pay, however there are few circumstances where the Court may find it justifiable. If you find yourself in this situation, then contact a local attorney for a consultation on the matter.
Dawn Padanyi's answer You don't need a court order for Our Family Wizard. It is used a tool to help facilitate co-parenting. You may need a court order to require the other party to use it if they do not wish to do so voluntarily.
Dawn Padanyi's answer Pennsylvania has a relocation law that states the party seeking to relocate must provide notification and an opportunity to respond to anyone that has custodial rights to the child. If there is a parent who's parental rights to the child have not been terminated that you need to comply with the relocation law prior to relocating. The law is 23 Pa.C.S. § 5337. Consult with a local attorney to assist you further as the steps can get complicated.
Dawn Padanyi's answer The best protection is a Court order. It is no complex to draft and execute an agreement that is signed and filed with the Court to create a custody order. With an order, you have the enforcement power of the Court behind you. Consult with a local attorney in your jurisdiction to assist in getting an custody order by agreement.
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