She wants to stay with me and not her dad. The verbal agreement we had on child support he has stopped paying so i now have to go to court for that. No custody agreement other than what was wrote up in the divorce papers 10 years ago. Can he fight paying child support and what r the chances i will... View More
Stability is an important factor for children. No lawyer, without knowing all the information about your case, will be able to answer if you will get primary physical custody in Court. If you cannot afford a lawyer, you may look into Legal Aid as it is still best to have an attorney assisting you....View More
I don't let my daughter with my mother all the time because my mom's health, she cannot watch her by herself. Also her living situation is a safety concern for my daughter. My mother is now threatening to sue me for visitation rights. Can she sue me and my husband for visitation rights?
The answer to your question is maybe. The area of grandparents rights regarding child custody act is very fact specific, hinging on the type of contact that the grandparent is seeking and the status of her relationship to the child prior to the filing. It would be smart of you to schedule a...View More
Hello, I have physical and legal custody of my son. Mother have certain days a week with no over nights allowed. Am I allowed to withhold my son from mother on her day. Regarding arrangements my son my have for that certain day?
If you have a court order concerning custody of your child then those are the terms that must be abided by for both people. If either parent is not in compliance with the court order then it could bring about a contempt proceeding in which the court could sanction a party for his or her violation...View More
She is very difficult and when he tried to file before she would not sign any papers or cooperate with anything. He doesn't know if she'll cooperate now, but, it's 5 years since he first tried so he is hoping. He just wants to be divorced and to be able to get on with his life with me.
Divorce can be attained without mutual consent under certain sections of the divorce code. Especially in the case of a husband wife that have been separated for the length of time you indicate. He should contact a local divorce attorney to consult with him and assist in getting his divorce...View More
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.
We were divorced a few month. In Marital agreement incorporated with Divorce decree that we agreed to sale the house and divide assets. The ex is not corporating to sale the house, what legal steps I need to take to enforce the agreement? Will I able to recover lawyer fee for work on the... View More
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....View More
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.
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.
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...View More
If I have had conversations with him and have seen possessions of his and things on his social media that suggest he in fact can make the payments hes claiming are too high will they be sufficiant for my defense?
Is it even too early for him to contest payments when he hasn't even made... View More
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...View More
A judge in PA issued a temporary custody order which included that neither my ex nor I could take the children out of the country without written mutual consent of both parents or an order of the Court. My ex refuses to even discuss the idea with me and I am trying to ask the Court to intervene.... View More
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.
I cheated on my wife with this woman in 2009. Lasted a few months, were intimate once. Decided to separate and work on our marriages. She however changed her mind and started blowing up my phone. She has in the last 8 years called, and texted my wife and I with hundreds of fake numbers. She has... View More
My kids live with their mother in SC, I live in PA, and we got divorced in NY.
The kids live with their mom and her alcoholic and verbally abusive boyfriend. They desperately want to live with me. They need to know what their odds of success are so they know if they want to move forward or... View More
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...View More
She has a parttime job goes to college and lives with her mother. Basically there is no estate she has his car which is 9yrs old and needs repairs. What forms does she need to protect herself and be able to continue with school. She is a DELCO resident he was a BUCKS County resident.
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.
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.
I was basically threatened if I didn’t do it she will try to make it worse for me. I want to be able to see my kids and spend time with them. I don’t fail my support money and I actually pay more than the agreement says because she said I have to. I really don’t care about the money, I care... View More
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.
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