Questions Answered by Jeff Hughes

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

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Ohio on
Answered on Aug 11, 2016
Jeff Hughes' answer
Contacting the legal aid society may help.

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

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Michigan on
Answered on Aug 11, 2016
Jeff Hughes' answer
Contact an attorney.

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

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Divorce for Colorado on
Answered on Aug 11, 2016
Jeff Hughes' answer
Have you tried contacting the police dept.? That would be the first place to look.

Q: Every other year christmas and thanksgiving?

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Aug 11, 2016
Jeff Hughes' answer
If it's exactly as you say, then no he has no actionable claim to change the order.

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.

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Michigan on
Answered on Aug 11, 2016
Jeff Hughes' answer
You'll have to file a motion in circuit court.

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

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Illinois on
Answered on Aug 11, 2016
Jeff Hughes' answer
It's not cut and dry, but yes there is a possibility to change.

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

3 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Illinois on
Answered on Aug 11, 2016
Jeff Hughes' answer
There is no pre-packaged answer to adultery. Consulting a divorce attorney is your next move.

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

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Virginia on
Answered on Aug 11, 2016
Jeff Hughes' answer
Contact a family law attorney immediately.

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

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Minnesota on
Answered on Aug 11, 2016
Jeff Hughes' answer
Contacting an attorney as soon as possible is your next move.

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

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Michigan on
Answered on Aug 11, 2016
Jeff Hughes' answer
Yes, you will need to refile.

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

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Wisconsin on
Answered on Oct 28, 2013
Jeff Hughes' answer
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.

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

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Wisconsin on
Answered on Oct 28, 2013
Jeff Hughes' answer
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 testimony. If you are going to trial and can not resolve the issues, visit the courthouse before the trial and get a sense for the courtroom. If you have the time watch another divorce case several...

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

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Wisconsin on
Answered on Oct 25, 2013
Jeff Hughes' answer
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 Wisconsin.

http://legis.wisconsin.gov/lrb/pubs/budbriefs/09bb1.pdf

Hope this helps. Reach out if you have further questions.

-Good Luck - Sterling Law Offices, S.C.

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

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Wisconsin on
Answered on Oct 25, 2013
Jeff Hughes' answer
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 defense lawyer will help improve your chances of getting the car back sooner as well as potentially reducing fines and penalties if it was your first arrest.

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