Like most legal answers, it depends. If he signs "the papers" you will both need to sign the documents to waive the final hearing, and the settlement agreement. Besides that, those papers and some others will have to be filed with the Court before everything is finalized. I suggest you...Read more »
You can negotiate any number of nights with the mother, I am assuming that she has primary custody. In general, the minimum is 1x per week, and every other weekend. If you want to spend more time with your child you can work with the mother or tell the Judge that you want more time. If you do go...Read more »
The judge allowed the non-custodial parent permission to place child on their taxes because they said they would put the full amount of the refund in a savings account in the child's name; can I ask for proof that it was put in the account? Showing proof was not in the court order, but since... Read more »
Like most legal answers "it depends." If the Order did not specify that you be given proof then he/she is under no obligation to provide you with any such proof. Furthermore, if the judge did not Order the refund to be deposited into a saving account, then it is unlikely that such a...Read more »
You may not have to serve any jail time, but it all depends upon the circumstances of your case and the Judge. However, you need to speak with an attorney about the specifics of your case so that together you can determine the best path forward. Congratulations on your recovery.
If he is not complying with a Court Order that is obviously not a good thing. In order to enforce or make him comply the court will need to be made aware of his failure. Ultimately a Judge may find him in contempt of court.
Typically contempt arises when one party fails or refuses to...Read more »
If the Judge issued an Order, and you and your wife have worked out some other arrangement, then the Judge's Order should be changed to reflect your new "arrangement". If you fail to follow a Judicial Order you may find yourself facing contempt charges.
You have legal rights regarding your daughter. You need to speak with a family law attorney concerning Child Custody, Child Visitation, as well as Child Support as soon as possible in order to reach an agreement with her or to seek a Court Order defining your rights and responsibilities. The facts...Read more »
My husband filed for divorce but wont leave the house,he has all kinds of family here but i dont. im being emmotionally abused and i have many health problems and awaiting for disability and cant work. i need to know how to get help on getting him to leave our home legally??? desperate please help
As a married couple you both have a right to the marital home. Additionally, you both also share in all assets and liabilities. Without a court order you are both equally entitled to reside in the home. You need to speak with a family law attorney as soon as possible. Good luck.
At the time of the filing of a petition for dissolution, at least one of the parties must have been a resident of Indiana for at least six months immediately preceding the filing of the petition with the court. Furthermore, in order to have "preferred venue" (to get the case before the...Read more »
Before filing for divorce in Indiana, at least one spouse must be a resident of Indiana for at lease six months. So if you have been living in Indiana for at least 6 months then you can begin the process in Indiana. After you have filed for divorce, the you must wait at least 60 days before a...Read more »
His friend supposedly got permission to take a bunch of scrap metal from a burnt down abandoned house and the neighbors to this house called the police on them. His buddy took off before the police showed up leaving my husband high and dry to take punishment, my husband not knowing he didn't... Read more »
The quick answer is yes. Prosecutors have a great deal of discretion on whether or not to file charges. In order to be convicted the State will have to prove that your friend Knowingly or Intentionally exerted control over the property of another person and did so without the permission of the...Read more »
My daughter's mother has recently been evicted from her home, she has been sleeping in her car and occasionally at friend's or relative's but always in a very bad and dangerous neighborhood. Do I have to allow visitation, especially when she doesn't keep a regular visitation schedule to begin with?
If there is a Child Custody Order from the court, then that document would control. It would seem unlikely that such an order would make a provision in the event of homelessness. You may want to go back to court to address your concerns with her visitation in to modify the court order.
I pay weekly support $309.00,and 79 % of medical expenses per order, I provide well for my kids.. I have been supporting 50% of activity cost for my kids but was given a bill for my daughter for 1,223.00 for 5 dance classes, ex wants me to pay all I gave her 1/2 on current one and said no more, I... Read more »
Hopefully extracurricular activities were addressed in your Divorce Decree and/or Final Settlement Agreement. The Divorce Decree and/or Final Settlement Agreement are Court Orders which must be followed. I recommend that you start by examining these legally controlling documents. More than...Read more »
Depending upon the crime there can be numerous defenses available to someone accused of a criminal act. Quite broadly there are four types of criminal defenses: Affirmative Defenses; Procedural Defenses; Factual Defenses, and; Legal Defenses. Of course the defense(s) used depend upon the facts...Read more »
Prosecutors have great discretion as to whether or not to bring charges, what to charge, and/or any plea agreements that they may reach with the defendant. A prosecutors limited resources may impact his or her decisions, additionally, the likelihood of conviction may also play a role.
Most lawyers will take a down payment and work with you on a payment plan. Just contact a few lawyers in the area and tell them what you can do financially, you should be able to find a lawyer that can help you with your case.
If the father was ordered by the court to carry health insurance and he is not doing so he is violating a court order and may be found in contempt of court. Your options to enforce this order are limited. First ask him to get the insurance back in place, as the Judge ordered him to do. Second,...Read more »
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