I had applied for Confidential Marriage License applied at the Santa Clara County, CA back in Feb 2020. I have yet been back to purchase the Marriage Certificate. Since married, we do not share bank accounts, money, or have purchased any tangible assets. She and her young 18 months child does... Read more »
To obtain a nullity in California depends on meeting certain criteria, most of which have to do with issues that occurred or where present prior to the marriage. It does not appear from your question that the necessary elements exist to have the marriage nullified and you would be better off...Read more »
My fiancé was first married in San Joaquin County, California (where we currently live), and then moved shortly to Washington (State). Her ex-husband (recently remarried himself) claims he petitioned for an annulment in Snohomish County back in 2011. Will I encounter problems when going to apply... Read more »
If the marriage was annulled legally in another state, California would honor that Judgment. However, you do not sound sure it was annulled. I would get proof of it being annulled legally; otherwise it may cause troubles for you down the road - such as making your new marriage invalid.
First you need to define what you mean by partial custody. In California there is legal custody which means that you share in major decisions concerning the health, education and welfare of the minor children. The court can grant you joint legal custody no matter where the children live. The...Read more »
What I am getting from your question, and I may be wrong, is that you and the father of your child were never married, that he was deported and then died. Your question is, I believe, can you still get child support? If the father is deceased, of course, you cannot get child support from him, or...Read more »
I'm the unmarried mother of a 6 year old son. His father and I haven't lived together for over 2 years. I've been the primary caregiver for that time, arguably longer as he has never held a job and I have always been the primary breadwinner and responsible for his education and... Read more »
Reading between the lines there is way to much information that has been left unsaid to make an attempt to give you advice on how to proceed. You best bet is to get a consultation with a local family law attorney that can spend the time with you to get all of the information needed to make an...Read more »
There was an incident and the child is currently in their care. The goal being not to separate parent and child entirely but to give the grandparent some sort of legal claim to the child. As their parent for various reasons cannot care for them properly and need not be the sole decision maker.
You would need to file an FL-300 to request modification of the visitation terms of the current orders. Each individual court has their own local rules as to electronic filing so you would need to check with the court where the case is located. Likewise, each court is fashioning their own set of...Read more »
We have an order in place stating my residence is the exchange point. Dad is starting to bring drama to exchanges. He's starting to record the exchanges. He's threatened to "cause a scene" at my home, not sure what he means but i dont want to find out. I've suggested to him... Read more »
You need to file an FL-300 requesting the change. You are right in that under the current circumstances it will probably be a couple of months to the first hearing date. However, depending on the local rules, you could file it as a request for temporary emergency orders based on his threats to...Read more »
I think you are better off following the present order. When you start fooling with the order, like you are talking about, it could lead to future problems when it comes to paying your payments and in case of a subsequent modifications.
Normally only someone with a relationship to the child can object to the guardianship. However, your friend can file a declaration on your behalf as a witness. Anything filed in the action has to be served on all parties, especially the petitioner.
My mother has alzheimer's and wanders out of her yard into the neighborhood but my father is in denial about her condition and puts her in dangerous situations. He refuses any help from the family. Is there a way where my brother or I could get legal guardianship over my mother?
Guardianships are not confidential cases and are open to viewing by the public. In many courts the Minute Orders are available on the court website. However, a large number of courts have still not caught up with having a website that will allow it. First go to the court website in the county in...Read more »
Your question is a little unclear. This rule very simply states that the parties, or their attorneys, are to meet and confer prior to the hearing. It doesn't indicate anything about both parties being unrepresented as an exception.
The only exception is where there is domestic...Read more »
We called the police to perform a welfare check on the child when we obtained an unknown address by looking at my daughters phone location. We recieved confirmation from the mothers aunt that they were indeed with the boyfriend.
File an emergency Request for Order (FL-300) with a Request for Emergency Temporary Order for an immediate suspension of visitation pending further hearing. Due to COVID-19 orders on the courts you should probably consult with a local attorney to find out what the local rules are regarding...Read more »
We separated four weeks ago and he has threatened to kill himself. I called the cops to do a wellness check on him and the police stated that I shouldn't allow my children to go over there anymore and that if they get called out again that CPS could possibly get involved. I have severed all... Read more »
my mother in law took my daughter on 3/24/20 she was granted temporary emergency guardianship on the 24th and our first court hearing isnt until 4/27/20 but then for some reason court got posponed until 6/15/20. Doesnt the petition expxpire after a certain amount of days
My guess is that the temporary order was extended, if it was, due to the numerous court closures due to the emergency orders related to the COVID-19 crisis. The state emergency order allows the court to extend temporary orders when necessary. What you are going through has nothing to do with the...Read more »
We have shared custody of my son (7) and she told me she is going to move from O.C. county to LA county to stay near her job ( she is with this job since 3 years already and she was driving everyday). I am staying in O.C. and my son goes to school to O.C. doctors in O.C. etc. Can she move my son to... Read more »
Depending on what your orders say about "shared" custody, she probably does not have the right to unilaterally move the child and change the school, doctors etc. for him; nor can she unilaterally adopt a different time share for the child.
Man, that is a tough one in these times. Most courts have a free service often known as the Family Law Facilitator, which is where I would normally suggest you go. But so many of the courthouses are closed and so probably are the facilitators' offices. You might check with your local court...Read more »
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