answered on Apr 25, 2023
No there is not.
However, keep in mind that in the event the state of Connecticut may have a lien for medicaid benefits against your wife's assets, they may be able to confiscate whatever you give her. This holds true for any other creditors who may have claim to your wife's... Read more »
He was not on Title 19 at death but was at one time. Would the state just take the money?
answered on Apr 14, 2023
If the account is under $40,000 then you can file with the probate court in the district where he lived a simplified estate intestate. Intestate means the estate passes by statute instead of a will. The statute explains who in the bloodline will inherit.
If the account is over $40,000,... Read more »
Ok so if my dad dies and he has no written will but my name is on the house and the bank account with his does it have to go through probate for my siblings
answered on Mar 2, 2023
So long as the deed to the house indicates that the house is in joint names with rights of survivorship then the house would go to you upon his death. No probate is needed. If the house is in joint names, but is not in survivorship, then his share goes to his heirs which would... Read more »
Basically i was cautioned to proceed carefully, threatening my relationship with my child
answered on Dec 21, 2022
No! The only authority to dictate how you contact your ex is a court order. Does the court order/judgment have any special terms or conditions? If not, then you are free to contact her as needed. It's called "co-parenting."
I need to make more money in order to take care of the kids - I am a single mom with shared custody. I’m taking a new job. The training will require 5mos where he would need to take them mon-Fri and I could take them Fri-sunday. Then after that I could go back to the 2/2/5 or adjust as needed.... Read more »
answered on Nov 12, 2022
In my opinion, you should think twice about giving him the children for 4.5 days a week with only 2.5 days left for you. Five months is a long time on this schedule and once you do it, if it happens, it may be difficult to get back what you had.
You should get an agreement together with a... Read more »
I have a couple of questions so I’ve been having a lot of issues with the babies father and his family . I plan on going to court soon but i am wondering what my chances would be in court . On his side of the family his mother has threatened for grandparent rights but has barely seen her... Read more »
answered on Sep 13, 2022
You didn't say what you are going to court for. Is there a custody order in place now and you are trying to modify it or there is no court orders yet and you are going to court for the first time.
Grandparents can not get custody in CT unless they meet very stringent requirements. If... Read more »
This is really a two-part question. I found a GPS tracking device on my car, and I think my ex-husband put it there. Technically, he still owns the car, although as part of our divorce settlement, he’s to continue paying off the loan (which is in his name) and then turn the title over to me once... Read more »
answered on Aug 12, 2022
1) No, it's not legal for him to put a tracking device on your car.
2) Yes, you can.
I would file a motion and request an order prohibiting him from tracking you and a request that he be held in contempt for not putting you on the registration.
I have sole custody of my 12 yo daughter. My ex has visitation on Sun. and 2 nights a week for dinner. Other visitation to be agreed upon. He has not followed the schedule once in 8 years. My daughter has not seen her father since Feb. nor had a phone call from him in several months. I am recently... Read more »
answered on Aug 8, 2022
You really should file a motion with the court and have him served. He may not even show up for the hearing and the court will probably grant your request based upon the facts as you have stated. Technically, you would be in violation of the order for visitation if you moved without a court order,... Read more »
answered on Jul 28, 2022
He would have to:
1. Put you in his will as a beneficiary and specify what you get- as specific bequests or his entire estate;
2. Put you on one or more financial accounts as a joint owner or as a beneficiary;
3. You would have to be on the deed to real estate as joint... Read more »
To his home he bought in Puerto Rico.
answered on Jan 6, 2023
You have to file a petition to administer the estate without a will with the probate court in the district where he lived.
answered on Nov 6, 2022
Yes. In CT the engagement ring is considered a conditional gift. Since the condition of getting married won't be met, then you are entitled to the ring back.
I’ve been complaining for a month about my ex-boyfriend who’s soon to be released he has been harassing me before he got incarcerated and I’m afraid he’s going to come back and hurt me or my children
answered on Aug 10, 2022
You need to file a Motion for a Restraining order. Here is the link to the CT Judicial Branch website on restraining orders.
My father has a Qualified Domestic Relations Order and ever since retiring he's been forced to pay a percentage of his pension to his ex wife. The ex wife has a much better life than my dad now and we're in need of the money more than she is. IS there anything that can be done?
answered on Jul 27, 2022
The division of a pension is an asset distribution. Asset distributions are not modifiable.
6. Post-Secondary Educational Support: The parties hereby agree that the Court shall retain jurisdiction over this matter for the purpose of entering Orders pertaining to the payment of post-secondary education expenses pursuant to the provisions of Conn. Gen. Stat. Sec. 46b-56c.
answered on Dec 29, 2021
Yes. That is the purpose of the language that states the court retains jurisdiction to enter orders for college or other post- secondary education costs. You will need to file a motion with the court and you both will have to fill out financial affidavits.
My parents told me I could leave and let me leave the house and I went to my uncles house because that was the only place I could’ve thought of. And I’ve been living here for about 3 to 4 months. I have a job at McDonald’s and I buy my own stuff. My uncle is planning to move somewhere else... Read more »
answered on Jul 25, 2021
Go to the probate court in your town and file the papers for emancipation. The clerk will help you but she/he can not give you legal advice. So long as you are managing your own financial affairs (working and paying for your own stuff) you have a chance at getting the court's approval.... Read more »
I agreed to allow my ex to keep our daughter during this coronovirus outbreak. I agreed to it before I knew the facts and how low risk children are to it. I told her that the risk was low to children and the children that do get it usually have mild symptoms. I also told her no one was sick around... Read more »
answered on Mar 25, 2020
Unfortunately, right now and for the near future, the courts are pretty much closed for most business. You can file your motion for contempt, however, it will not be heard any time soon. My suggestion is that you take her up on that offer and go there as often as possible. Maybe if you go too much,... Read more »
We need to relist it. My brother says that financially he doesn't need to sell it and wants to list it for a price that is $60,000 higher than the price it was already listed at. A new, potential listing agent has indicated it would be unlikely to sell it at such an exorbitant price and... Read more »
answered on Mar 24, 2020
You can file a "partition action" in the superior court. The court will most likely force the sale of the property at a reasonable price. You will need to retain an attorney who practices real estate litigation law.
Thank you for the reply regarding Educational Support Orders (my divorce agreement specifies that the court "retains jurisdiction"). My question is how do I go about getting in writing what my ex and I are agreeing to? If he agrees to split college and expenses 50/50, I want that to be in... Read more »
answered on Feb 17, 2020
You need to file a motion with the court requesting an educational support order post-judgment. If you have an agreement then it must be put in writing and signed. Once you do that you can go to court and have it made a court order when the motion you filed comes up on a calendar. If you don't... Read more »
My mother had other siblings that are named along with her. Her brother was of sound mind and knew my mother died over 20 years ago. My mother had a husband at the time of her death. Is he entitled? Thanks
answered on Feb 11, 2020
My guess is that her brother's siblings would inherit before you unless the will states otherwise. Sometimes, wills state that if a sibling is deceased, that person's heirs get their share.
My daughters father passes, his mother became executor at probate court here in CT. I recieved the proof of what money he had, what amount his mother was to be reimbursed and then for the remainder to be sent to my daughter. She has not sent it and probate court says they can not do anything else.... Read more »
answered on Feb 10, 2020
It appears that you may not understand the probate process and that is okay. If your daughter is the beneficiary/heir to a sum of money she must be given the money. The probate court is the ultimate court of relief and has the power to make sure this happens. That is what the probate court is for.... Read more »
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