I am sorry you’ve had that experience. Please be advised that the court of common pleas does retain jurisdiction over a divorce to the extent one party fails to comply with the agreement that the court adopted as a order of court.
You may file a petition with the court that presided over...View More
If your ex-wife legally changed her name after getting married, you are still divorced because she is the same person you originally married. Additionally, the courts ask for social security numbers for parties to a divorce, so that should cover you.
that if I signed over the house which I did she would finalize the divorce and the support payments would stop. I have the email from her lawyer and her stating the agreement . After I signed over the house they would not have any contact with me and 2 1/2 years later they still take support from... View More
Sir, I am sorry you had this negative experience. In Pennsylvania, an agreement regarding child support is against public policy and will not prohibit a parent from seeking support for a minor child. Thus, if the agreement is for child support, it is null and void.
My rights were involuntarily terminated and want to know if i turned my life around in the future can i adopt her if her foster family agrees to it. The bond is there and my daughter loves me and wavered between wanting to be with me and wanting to be with foster family
There is a lot of missing information that may be pertinent to provide a complete answer to your questions such as what were the reasons your parental rights were terminated- was there abuse, neglect, drug use, illness, abandonment, etc. Also, the age of the child is a relevant factor because...View More
I have a divorce question. My ex wife and I separated in March of 2017 and divorced in July of 2018. We had only one car that was in my name and was gifted to me after my father died. She was in need of a car for commuting, and since I was moving to NYC at the time and wouldn't need a car, I... View More
Under Pennsylvania law, property gifted to you by a family member is excluded from the definition of marital property. Here, it appears your father gifted you a vehicle, and you allowed your spouse to have temporary use of the property.
Below see the definition of marital property and...View More
If a person (18.3 ysr) is given non traffic citation for 'Retail Theft' in Chester county in PA a day agao. What should be done to reduce the repurcussion to minimal so that there is no record and his studies and future career is not impacted.By what time next step has to be taken.
If you have no prior criminal history, you and your attorney should consider applying for the Acc elerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program. ARD is a pretrial program designed for non-violent and non-felony offenses whereby you agree to be on probation, you pay a fee for entry into the...View More
Person was charged and held 6 days, held over for trial. Trail was 18 months after arrest rather than within 12 so defense was going to request they be dropped based on rule 600 but the DA dismissed and defendant had charges expunged. I thought the only way was for ARD or cooperating to get them... View More
If your charges have been expunged, you should have received a copy of a court order granting a Petition For Expungement. If you never received a court order expunging your record, chances are you still have an arrest record.
You should check with your lawyer to see if he/she received an...View More
Your obligation to pay child support won't cease until the child becomes an adult or your parental rights are terminated by a court. Of course, you won't have to pay support unless the other parent seeks a support order from domestic relations.
No. The fact that he is seeking custody in court does not negate his obligation to pay support in PA. However, if he wins primary physical custody, he no longer has to pay support and should file with domestic relations to have his support terminated and he would be entitled to support. Also, if he...View More
I was doing this drop shipping thing on ebay. I sold an item for a company, the seller paid me, except the company never shipped the item. I told the seller that, and that there was nothing I could do, as the company I sold the item for refused to have any further contact after I sent them the... View More
You should never speak to police without a lawyer present because anything you say can be used against you in court. You don't want the cops to take what you say out of context or testify in court that you said something you did not and it be his/her word as a cop against yours. For your...View More
I have shared custody of my granddaughter with her father. Her mother has visitation. I have raised her her whole life. She will be 8. Her father has been inconsistent in her life since he found out she was his. I have to relocate for my husband's job and he is going to fight it. She... View More
First, if you need to relocate and you do not have the approval of the parents, then you must serve both parents with a Notice of Relocation 60 days prior to the proposed move by certified mail, return receipt requested. Additionally, you must include a counter-affidavit with the Notice of...View More
New York assuming they lived there for six consecutive months and there wasn't a custody order entered in PA. If, however, your kid lived with you in PA for six months and have been in New York for less than six months, then PA has jurisdiction and you should file there.
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