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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New York on
Q: How do i get an order of protection vacated?
Allan Wolk
Allan Wolk answered on Nov 30, 2012

Hello. What happened? Did you not show up at the hearing and as a result there was a default judgment?

I need more facts. Call me for a free telephone consultation. 845 634 8179.

See my website: www.wolk-divorce-attorney.com

Sincerely, Allan Wolk

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Q: How long should it take to obtain an index #? I hired a lawyer on 12/30 for a no fault divorce-5 months and still no #.
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Allan Wolk answered on Nov 30, 2012

Hello. To get an index # an summons and complaint has to be signed by you and can be immediately filed with the clerk. Then, it has to be served on your spouse. What happened?

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Q: If a home was purchased during marriage and has only the husband on the deed, does the wife have rights to it in nys?
Allan Wolk
Allan Wolk answered on Nov 30, 2012

Yes, depending on the circumstances and where the money came from to buy the house.

Call me and I will go into detail when you give me all the facts. Free telephone consulation.

845 634 8179. And, see my website: www.wolk-divorce-attorney.com

Allan Wolk

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Q: I'm a foster parent to a child I had since he was a week old the great grand mother wants custody but lost the appealing
Allan Wolk
Allan Wolk answered on Nov 30, 2012

Hello. I saw part of your question. If she lost the appeal, then you are okay. Call me for a

free telephone consultation. 845 634 8179. See my website: www.wolk-divorce-attorney.com

Allan Wolk

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Q: My husband is filing for a uncontested divorce we were never leagally sperated and he owes thousand in child support .
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Allan Wolk answered on Nov 30, 2012

To get an uncontested divorce in NYS all other matters---custody, visitation, child support, spousal maintenance, equitable distribution, etc. have to be settled or adjudicated first. Has this been done?

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Q: How do I petition to enforce a visitation order?
Allan Wolk
Allan Wolk answered on Nov 30, 2012

You can file in family court in your jurisdiction. You will have to show that your spouse has been in violation of the prior order. Call me for a free consultation. 845 634 8179.

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Q: If a person is married to a teamster and they divorce , what rights does the spouse of the teamster have ?
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Allan Wolk answered on Nov 30, 2012

Hi, you will have the right to a marital portion of his retirement account, plus other equitable distribution rights For example, if you are married for 20 years and he has been a teamster for 15 years, you are entitled to one-half his pension. This will given to you by a court order and you... Read more »

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Q: Verbal fight daughter was here need to protect her from being takin away
Allan Wolk
Allan Wolk answered on Nov 30, 2012

I need more information to help you. You can call me for a free consultation at 845 634 8179

See my website at www.wolk-divorce-attorney.com

Allan Wolk

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Q: In the state of new york do I need to be separated before I can get a divorce? If so how long do I have to be separated
Allan Wolk
Allan Wolk answered on Nov 30, 2012

No, you do not have to be separated prior to getting a divorce. We now have no fault--irretrievable breakdown of the marriage for 6 months or more. You can get a divorce right away. Call me for a free consultation and I will tell you all you have to know. 845 634 8179. Also, see my website on... Read more »

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Q: Been married 8 months wanna get divorce,what is the process
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Allan Wolk answered on Nov 30, 2012

First, consult with an attorney. If you have children and/or assets, you will need an agreement and divorce documents. If your spouse agrees, you can also do divorce mediation which is rapid, inexpensive and as painless as possible. Call me for a free consultation. 845 634 8179. See me... Read more »

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Q: How do I answer a divorce summons if I have only a few days left?
Allan Wolk
Allan Wolk answered on Nov 30, 2012

Don't panic. You can either ask the court for an extension or temporarily answer the summons by

yourself, saying that you are handling it pro se. Then, get an attorney who will contact the court and

the other attorney with a notice of appearance. A summons does not mean that you...
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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for New York on
Q: How do you get divorced if you cannot track down your spouse?
Allan Wolk
Allan Wolk answered on Nov 30, 2012

Hello. There are several steps that have to be followed. You have to show the court that you made a diligent effort to locate your spouse. Use of the internet can help here. If you find him, he can be served.

If not, then a petition has to be filed showing your efforts and asking for...
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