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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: How can I reduce my monthly obligation in paying my ex wife?

I was divorced in September 2019. I currently am paying her $1100 from my military retirement pay for life. I was married to my ex wife 9 years, 10 months while on active duty. I am also paying her $800 for alimony for 5 years ending May, 2024. My ex owns a 20 acre farm no mortgage, and does not... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 21, 2020

You cannot modify the pension or term unless your decree gives you such an option. As such, it would all have to be done in Georgia in the divorce action.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can a DVO, once issued but later dismissed, be expunged?

A case in which a DVO hearing was held and a DVO was issued, then dismissed at the request of the petitioner was not in effect for one month.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 21, 2020

Yes, if dismissed, can be expunged.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Mother could not be located and child support was never established. Child is now 30. Can the court issue an order now?

My husband's mother sent him off to live with his extended family in KY when he was 14. He is now 30. We believe she signed a power of attorney granting her sister the ability to make decisions related to her son. My husband's mother has been moving from state to state and he had almost... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 21, 2020

No. There is no case.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: Child support payments were made to caregiver after child was thrown out. Any way for the child to get the money now?

My husband's mother sent him off to live with his extended family in KY when he was 14. He is now 30. We believe his mother signed a power of attorney granting her sister (my husband's aunt) the ability to make decisions related to her son, and guardianship was never officially... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 21, 2020

No. The statute of limitations ran on that cause of action about 11 years ago.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: I had to leave my car at a park bc it wouldn't start. When I returned for it the next day it had been towed

FYI, the lot is never full and no signs about will be towed etc. Everything I owned is in there. I am homeless and literally left with my purse, now the only possession I have. Nothing will be released until fees paid. What can I do?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 21, 2020

You’ll need to find someone to lend you the money to get the car. You can deal with the other repercussions after you retrieve the car.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Q: Child attempted suicide after notifying multiple counselors and social workers of his intent. Was it a near fatality?

When my husband was 16 and was dealing with a very chaotic family life which caused his severe depression, his caregiver put him in a mental hospital where he was told to notify staff of any suicidal thoughts. Prior to and on the day of the discharge, he repeatedly told the staff that he... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 21, 2020

The statute of limitations is one year from date of incident. Statute has long since run.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Health Care Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can anything be done if a child's medical needs were not met by his caregiver?

My husband's mother sent him off to live with his extended family in KY when he was 14. He is now 30. We believe his mother signed a power of attorney granting her sister (my husband's aunt) the ability to make decisions related to her son, and guardianship was never officially... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 21, 2020

Likely not after all this time, no.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: If i live with my parents for the time being and my brother has threatened my life what can i do

He doesnt live here bt his son does and i am 9 months pregnant

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 21, 2020

Notify the police.

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Real Estate Law for Florida on
Q: Do I qualify for 1st time homebuyer if I wanted to purchase a 2nd property although I live in my bankrupted home?

My bankruptcy was discharged 9 yrs ago & I did not reaffirm my mortgage. I continue to live in the home and made all pmts timely w/APR 4.625%. My credit is in the mid-700s but lacking variety due to no mortgage debt. Although the obligation was removed, I missed the opportunity to demonstrate... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 21, 2020

1. No. You are not a first time buyer.

2 and 3 need to be answered by a qualified bankruptcy practitioner after fully assessing your complete financial situation.

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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Landlord - Tenant for Nebraska on
Q: Can my landlord evict me for filing for bankruptcy if I am current on rent payments?

I intend to continue being paying rent in full and on time.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 19, 2020

No.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: I had my daughter while married. He signed the birth certificate but she’s not his can I keep her from him?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 19, 2020

Not without paternity testing and proving she’s not his bc there’s a presumption she is his bc she was born during the marriage.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Illinois on
Q: Are unemployment benifits exempt from chapter 7 bankruptcy in Illinois? Can they turn you down for having them?

Can the courts take your unemployment money from you or is that untouchable?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 18, 2020

They are treated as income for the means test but you’re not likely to ever be turned down bc of them.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Does a parent have the right to be in with a 14 year old and the attorney?

Attorney wants son email and personal number to talk to just him. I gave her mines as he is not talking to an attorney without me. He is 14.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 18, 2020

No. Your presence can interfere with the attorney client privilege and may be used against him by calling you as a witness. For the rest of the world your answer is yes, but not with an attorney. If you don’t trust the lawyer you hired, hire another one you do trust.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can my girlfriend move out and live with me at age 18 with 3 months of school left but will finish up at a different one

Her parents want to force her to stay till shes graduated collage but shes going into the reserves as soon as she graduates were in ky and her parents are trying to force her to keep living with them i need to know if she can move out at 18 and not have the cops called on us by them and her drag... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 17, 2020

She can leave on her 18th birthday.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Kentucky on
Q: If a defendant is on a surety bond in state case, but arrested and in Federal custody and sentenced to serve out Federal

sentence of 11months, and while in Federal custody in Alabama, misses the Courtdate scheduled for state case Kentucky, and attorney notified the circuit court judge of the reason for inability to appear at court hearing and rescheduled court hearing date set , can the judge issue a failure to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 17, 2020

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: What can happen if someone does not pay a seat belt violation after being issued one in the state of Kentucky?

The ticket was issued more than a year or two ago to an out of state driver. Can it still be paid? Will there be additional fines beyond the $25 since it was so long ago?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 17, 2020

A warrant usually issues. It is possibly that it can still be paid. I’d find a lawyer nearby to look into it do you know you have all the bases convered.

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Im 17, i live with my mom and get mentally abused here. My sister is willing to let me live with her. Could i live with

her without my parents consent?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 16, 2020

No. Not unless the court orders otherwise.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Michigan on
Q: currently in chapter 13 and case has been confirmed. we own a mobile home but rent the lot that its on. we fell behind

fell behind on lot rent. what is a reasonable time to catch it up before a lift on stay is requested? we live in michigan.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 16, 2020

You put the arrearages into the plan and you have two years to repay them.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: What do I do to get my ten year old son back from his grandparents?

I have joint custody of a 10 year old. His mother disappeared with him at 2 and despite multiple motions filed, she simply would not show up and the courts said they could do nothing about it. I recently found out her mother has the child now because she went back to drugs and now the grandmother... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 16, 2020

If you are the only living custodian and the gp don’t have any custodial rights and are not de facto custodians, you can take your court order at any time and go retrieve him. I’d get him into counseling though, bc the retrieval May be a traumatic experience.

4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Tax Law for New Jersey on
Q: What are the effects on a Municipal tax lien, When property owner subsequent files for bankruptcy protection.

Lien is bought and held by private investor. State of New Jersey.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 16, 2020

The lien remains attached to the property until paid.

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