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3 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for Pennsylvania on

Q: Can a joint tenancy with right of survivorship be severed by one party without consent of others in PA law?

My husband owns property under joint tenancy with right of survivorship with his brother and sister. He wants to become a tenant in common so he can leave his assets to his wife when he dies instead of his brother and sister. Can he sever joint tenancy under PA law? If yes , how?? Can he do so... Read more »

Jeff Hughes answered on Aug 11, 2016

This can't be done without consent.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Ohio on

Q: How do I know if i qualify for legal aid assistance or pro bono?

My husband and I are no longer living together and he is not willing to work on the marriage, but at the same time will not assist with getting a divorce. I cannot afford to pay for a divorce.

Jeff Hughes answered on Aug 11, 2016

Contacting the legal aid society may help.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Michigan on

Q: My divorce is active an filed what do i have to do next

Jeff Hughes answered on Aug 11, 2016

Contact an attorney.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Divorce for Colorado on

Q: How do I find out about warrant issued over a year ago. What case this involves

Jeff Hughes answered on Aug 11, 2016

Have you tried contacting the police dept.? That would be the first place to look.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Child Custody for Georgia on

Q: Every other year christmas and thanksgiving?

My husband and I have a court ordered visitation schedule. I have sole custody he has visitation. The order states he will have every other year for christmas and thanksgiving. This order was finalized in may 2014. He did not show up for visitation for wither holiday in 2015 and says since he did... Read more »

Jeff Hughes answered on Aug 11, 2016

If it's exactly as you say, then no he has no actionable claim to change the order.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Michigan on

Q: my divorce was final 8 years ago. as part of my divorce, my ex was to pay half for a car for our son. he is refusing.

what form do i use, and does it go through the foc?

Jeff Hughes answered on Aug 11, 2016

You'll have to file a motion in circuit court.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Illinois on

Q: Divorcing the same person for the second time..

My ex and i have been married twice now. During the first divorce i didnt have a place for my daughter to live with me since i had been kicked out so she went to live with her father. he then took me to court to get full custody of her which i happily gave to him. We got back together a few months... Read more »

Jeff Hughes answered on Aug 11, 2016

It's not cut and dry, but yes there is a possibility to change.

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3 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Illinois on

Q: My wife cheated on me. Am I likely to be granted primary custody?

I found out that my wife cheated on me. I am contemplating a divorce. I am curious how the court will split our home and single son. My son is adopted, he is also my cousin as he was born to my uncle who was unable to care for him. We are both employeed though I work a night shift and I am... Read more »

Jeff Hughes answered on Aug 11, 2016

There is no pre-packaged answer to adultery. Consulting a divorce attorney is your next move.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Virginia on

Q: My wife of 4 years has run off and disappeared for the last time divorce is the answer what do i do?

We both want a divorce ASAP what are the steps we need to take i will be leaving va shortly what can i do she has cheated on me every year of our marriage she's run off numerous times im finally out of love with her and its no saving it so what now

Jeff Hughes answered on Aug 11, 2016

Contact a family law attorney immediately.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Minnesota on

Q: How can I get my husband for illegal divorce?

I found out not too long ago from health insurance that my husband has that I was cut off, saying that he had divorced me in 2007, he lives in Alabama and that is where the divorce took place, I contacted the state and got an certified letter stating that there is no divorce papers in Alabama. The... Read more »

Jeff Hughes answered on Aug 11, 2016

Contacting an attorney as soon as possible is your next move.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Michigan on

Q: I filed for divorce and dismissed case almost a year ago can I reopen it or have to refile

if we both agree is there something we can do besides a motion

Jeff Hughes answered on Aug 11, 2016

Yes, you will need to refile.

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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Wisconsin on

Q: Is it legal for a Wisconsin resident to consume alcohol at the age of 19 with a parent's permission?

Jeff Hughes answered on Oct 28, 2013

It is legal, but the law states alcohol can only be consumed on private, non alcohol-selling premises, with parental consent. Some examples of locations would be a private home, private office, or private property with the consent of a parent.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Wisconsin on

Q: My next court case for divorce is to be a trial what does that mean?

Jeff Hughes answered on Oct 28, 2013

It is very, very rare to go all the way to trial in a divorce case. If you are at this step, basically it means you and your spouse will appear before a judge, there is no jury. What this means is the judge will decide what happens with all unresolved marital property based on evidence and witness... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Wisconsin on

Q: Will a person get a early release from jail if they the word stayed listed in their sentence?

Jeff Hughes answered on Oct 25, 2013

Not 100% sure what is being asked here. If you give me more information I can try to help you.

What I can give you is a link to some information that could help you understand better the early release program in...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Wisconsin on

Q: I was arrested for a owi and the police took my moms car? How can we get it back?

Jeff Hughes answered on Oct 25, 2013

A DA may resolve the DUI case without mentioning the forfeiture of the car. However, this does not mean the DA will not seek to keep the car - regardless if it is the person arrested or not. They may claim it is an instrumentality of a crime.

In situations such as these, hiring a DUI...
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