My husband and I had arguments and he was trying to hug me from the back to calm me down. The police saw it and noticed there was a red mark on my arm. I was too emotional and didn't know what I said would cause legal consequences. So I said he did it. He was charged with domestic violence. In... Read more »
If it's a civil matter, you can drop the case yourself (without a lawyer) by contacting the Domestic Violence Unit and explaining why the case should be dropped. But you may still need to go to court and appear before a judge. If you want the case dismissed and there's no justification...Read more »
It's not very complicated to have your name legally changed. You can do it yourself as a self-represented litigant without a having to hire a lawyer. Just be careful and follow the instructions at: https://www.njcourts.gov/forms/10551_namechg_adult.pdf?c=ojW
Arbitration clauses are matters of contract. In your case it's a "Home Warranty Contract". If the conduct of the party wanting to enforce the arbitration clause against you amounts to a material breach, then the court won't enforce the arbitration clause. A good remedy for a...Read more »
Probably Argentina. But since I'm not familiar with Argentina, be wary that International divorce laws vary. Even within the US, divorce laws can vary between states. You should also consider any jurisdictional issues that may be brought up by your spouse.
This is very serious. You only have 10 days before a final restraining order hearing. This gives you incredibly little time. If there's still time left (2-3 days) there's fortunately a legal technique that a knowledgeable attorney can use that gets you more time to defend yourself against...Read more »
If you canceled your order and received a full refund why would you think you're entitled to keep the item? Just imagine if everyone did that. How do you think Amazon and its vendors would revise their return/refund policies? If current online purchasing policies are designed to encourage...Read more »
Appeals from trial court decisions are 'as of right', so most likely yes. But a reliable answer requires that you first speak with an attorney. An attorney will evaluate the specific facts of your case before providing you with the best answer. However, the courts use strict rules and...Read more »
Children have a right to see both their parents. A custodial parent cannot unilaterally decide to stop the other parent from parenting his children and being part of their lives. Unless your Order prohibits your parenting time or imposes certain restrictions then it's likely your parenting...Read more »
Contract states that after 90 days upon stating child will not return to school, daycare will refund deposit. On June 1, stated my children will not return to daycare beginning July 5. It is now October, well over the 90 days the daycare’s contract states they would return the deposit. How can... Read more »
This is a contract issue so the matter really depends on the language in your agreement. you've asked them for your deposit and they've unreasonably refused, you can file a lawsuit. The amount they owe you will determine how much you sue for, and how and where to file your lawsuit. But...Read more »
I think your question is more suitable for posting in the Family Law section. Regardless, I think what can happen mostly depends on how much you spent, whether you used a joint credit card, the trust and quality of your marriage, and how your husband feels about it when he finds out. You might...Read more »
Roofer began tear off on 10/14/16 to reroof my house. I discovered the roof leaked on 10/29/17. I had a 15 year workmanship guarantee from the roofer. The roofer claims I tore off the chimney flashing that they never installed and deemed my warranty and guarantee null and void on 11/07/17. I... Read more »
Consumer-fraud claims (CFA) in New Jersey are subject to the six-year statute of limitations (SOL), N.J.S. 2A:14-1. New Jersey has an excellent law protecting consumers. It allows for triple damages and also pays the attorney fees. Despite the six-year SOL, there are several reasons you...Read more »
I can't afford a divorce because my husband will not agree and will have us in court every week if he can.We have no minor children and both own investment property .Our primary home is paid for. I just want to be able to sell this and give him half and be done.
NJ has what's called "divorce from bed and board." But you should contact an attorney for a free consultation. Depending on what you both want you may be able to do it yourselves or with a little help from an attorney.
Mom has full custody. Dad has girlfriend that son does not want to be around at all and feels like dad does not like him. Dad takes don to grand moms house where there is not one thing for him to do and no bed for him to sleep in other than with dad. He is almost 11 years old.
That's a touchy question. First, New Jersey courts have long-settled the question of non-custodial parents having girlfriends (or boyfriends). Generally, divorce or dissolution doesn't preclude people from moving on with their lives. The touchy part is determining what's actually...Read more »
There's really not enough information to provide you with an adequate answer. However, assuming New Jersey has jurisdiction, you should consult with a family law attorney. The attorney will interview you and gather all the facts necessary and provide you with the best option(s). You'll...Read more »
It a woman I don’t know her but she is disgusting as many fake names and tormented me for months and she found my phone number and every time I wake up I found some disturbing text to crash and dead. She also disturbed me at work by repeating text to my phone. She know where I live, work and go... Read more »
You'll need to immediately consult with an attorney. You'll be interviewed and your case will be thoroughly reviewed. An attorney can then file the appropriate papers on your behalf but only after gathering all the necessary facts and evidence. You should contact an attorney willing to...Read more »
Defendant's non-compliance with a court order permits you to file a motion with the court. The court can now consider you a judgment creditor. The court will make an ability to pay determination if the defendant claims a lack of funds.
Whether you can actually stop the relocation will depend on several facts. So there's no doubt you should immediately consult with a family law attorney to discuss the facts of your case. There's even a fairly recent New Jersey case addressing the way courts are required to analyze...Read more »
Parental rights are never terminated lightly because it's a constitutional right. However, if you motion the court and show that (1) the biological parent has abandoned his parental obligations and (2) that the best interests of children would be promoted through adoption, then yes. It also...Read more »
Our court order states that I have to fly to NJ to pick up our kids and bring them back to Arizona with me for my visitation. The order states that she has to fly to Arizona to pick them up and go back to NJ. She says that she's not able to pick them up because of finances. So what will... Read more »
You can file for sole custody...but whether your request is granted depends on many factors...such as how a change in custody will affect the children. Your ex-wife might decide to file for a modification of the parenting schedule and/or child support based on changed circumstances. Alternatively,...Read more »
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