If Georgia has jurisdiction of the child, and you have a previous custody decree, leaving the state without either the parent's consent or a court order giving you permission to relocate is not a good idea and can possibly have negative repercussion for you . It is best to file a motion with...View More
My 16yr old doesn’t want to return to my home right now because she doesn’t like the rules or “treatment” (getting phone taken for failing grades and bullying) her father encouraged her to stay with only him as he’s tried 3x for full custody, never won. She is not monitored or corrected... View More
It is true that due to her age she might be granted teen-age discretion. However, if you are able to prove that in spite of her age, being with her father full time is not in her best interest due to lack of supervision, rules, proper discipline and/or guidance, the judge might not award teen-age...View More
Parent's have a responsibility to take care of their children's basic needs, such as housing, food, clothing, entertainment, transportation, etc Child support payments are ordered from the court as a way for parent's to meet the child's basic needs. The receiving parent does...View More
Given the length of your marriage, it appears that you may be entitled to your community property rights of equitable division of assets and debts. Generally speaking the court will start with the presumption that the assets and the debts will be evenly divided between the parties. Also, due to...View More
Moving a child out of state usually requires an agreement from the other parent or a Court Order. The fact that the father is not on the birth certificate, does not preclude the father from disagreeing with the move and filing a motion with the court. It is best to get an agreement or file a...View More
I have sole legal and physical custody of my child. I was reading through my order and came upon the part stating that neither party may remove the child from the state with out permission from the other party. I am understanding this as I may not move out of state without permission. I just wanted... View More
Yes, normally this is referring to 'relocating' with the child out of state. In order to relocate or move the child out of state, you will either need the approval from the other parent or a court order.
Taking the child out of the state for vacation, does not normally require...View More
Not sure of the entire situation here, but.... A judge will recuse himself/herself from a case when they feel there is a conflict of interest present in their continue representation, therefore a recusal means no longer being involved in the case to sign any future Orders.
Nevada does not recognize common law, but is a community property state. This means that anything that is acquired during the marriage, debts, properties and/or assets are subject to equitable division upon a divorce. Thus the house that was purchased during the marriage would have been subject...View More
The father has said he doesn't want anything to do with the child and also says he wants full custody. He has not been involved during pregnancy or offered any support after birth. He has asked me not to contact him until after birth. I plan to move when 6 months pregnant and deliver in... View More
the court may listen to the child's wishes and take into consideration the maturity of the child and the child's best interest in making the decision, but the child does not get to make this decision without the court approval.
Currently there is 50/50 custody with neither party paying support.
6 months ago child left mothers house. He has no desire to return. Mother called cops on child but they dont have authority to force child to return. Does father have grounds to adjust physical custody to primary and gain... View More
Yes, you are able to file for divorce even though you do not know where your husband is. There are ways to attempt to locate him and if that fails, there are processes by which you can still obtain a divorce.
I want a divorce from him asap. He’s currently in Nevada while I’m out in San Diego. We had plans but obviously plans have changed. I recently just found this out. He never told me anything, just kept askin me for money and I sent him so much money and he hasn’t paid me or financially helped... View More
since there is not much information on this question, its safe to assume that since you state he is your EX-husband that you have a divorce decree. this decree should have included the division of all your marital/separate property and debts and the vehicle which you mention should have been...View More
Nevada is a community property state and all assets and debts acquired during marriage are subject to equitable distribution. Also, depending on your situation, alimony/spousal support may also be something that you could be entitled to.
It is best to speak to an attorney to be sure...View More
My ex husband and I have been divorced a few years. We share 4 children. In our decree we each claim 2 of our children on our taxes. I have primary custody and he has visitations. This year our oldest son has stopped his visitations with my ex husband. He has solely lived with me since the first... View More
As long as one of the parties has lived in Nevada for at least 6 weeks prior to the filing of the Joint Petition and has established residency in Nevada, you can file the JP in Nevada. the JP can be notarized in the Philippines and filed with the court here in Nevada.
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