Mother of three. One of wich is disabled. I pay co-pays upfront and he will not reinburse me. He claims I do not give him copies. He plays games and I have to constantly chase him to try and get medical expenses paid. Now bills have gone to collections and He owes me over $2,000 of medical co... Read more »
The “bad news is that if you file a Violation Petition (Infer that you have a court order directing him to reimburse you), if he is unable to afford an attorney, he’ll get an appointed attorney at no charge to him.
If you are asking whether the Respondent against whom you are seeking an order of protection (OP) can get an adjournment, the answer is "It depends". Has a court already issued an OP against the person seeking a postponement (adjournment)? The court will probably grant the request unless you...Read more »
Is there an existing Order (Family Court, or Supreme Court Judgment of Divorce) that gave dad primary custody? If so, you should bring a petition in Family Court to MODIFY an existing/previously issued Order (you'll need to attach a copy of the existing Order if you have it). If there is NO...Read more »
Or will it just be a fine? I was going 97 in a 50 and I got one for being in the left passing lane. I’m only 18 I’m broke and I can’t afford a good lawyer so I just wanted to know how bad this is for me. This is also my very first any kind of traffic ticket/speeding
Well, yes, you have a problem. First, I'm not sure how points are assessed in NJ, but in NY, 47-mph over the limit is an 11-point violation (which gets you the jackpot: automatic suspension of your driving privileges (the traveling in the wrong lane will add points, also). Second: NY and NJ...Read more »
I assume that you are saying that your lawyer made an error in the counterclaim. If that's the case, he/she should immediately draft, file and serve an Amended Answer and Counterclaim. His/her cover letter should also state that the error eas his/hers, and not you changing your story.
The judge assumed my income and after presenting proof of income and tax returns. She said I have to go before a new judge to go over her ruling. What forms do I file? I have been doing this without public defender or attorney. I am being asked for 28.5% of my income for one child, not 17%.
I'm guessing there are a few things missing from your narrative. First, please note that to the extent any of your descriptions or facts are related to GA proceedings, I am not licensed or admitted in GA. Next: in NY, Support Magistrates generally preside over support proceedings in Family Court...Read more »
Not sure I understand the question. Discount on the tuition? Or, a tax deduction? If your ex-wife pays $6450 tuition after a discount of some sore, you'd pay 58% of that. I'd suggest you go back to your attorney and have him/her explain to you just what it is you agreed to in your separation...Read more »
Yes, the father has the right to shared access (that is, e.g., custody, visitation, parenting time, possibly child support and, absent extraordinary circumstances, the right to joint legal custody). A significant issue suggested by your location(s) is jurisdiction and venue. If you reside in...Read more »
The child is 17 & has been living with his grandparents for about 6 months, but I have continued paying support to the mother. He quit school, got into trouble and he is now incarcerated for the 2nd time in that 6 months.
We have custody, other parent is petitioning for custody and only has visitation every other weekend. Per the court order we have now picking up the child from school is out of her scheduled visitation. The law guardian office has not notified us of this either, it is coming from the other parent.
I have a 13 year old who have witness fights and arguments that me and her father has, as well as him having a baby by another women. So, when it comes time for her father to discipline her she does not listen to him, so when he decides to yell at her to do what she has to do it becomes a problem... Read more »
It depends -- First, what "custody paperwork" are you referring to? If there is an existing Order of Custody, and it is from a court in one state or the other (NY or OH), it may provide some guidance as to whether that court retained jurisdiction, and whether that jurisdiction extends to support...Read more »
Without more (e.g., a court order obtained through an order to show cause), no. If you file a matrimonial action (Action for Divorce), even by Summons with Notice, your attorney should include New York's "automatic orders" that will subject your husband to contempt charges if he violates them by...Read more »
Your question is best addressed by an experienced traffic violations attorney in the area where the ticket was issued. If VA is like NY, your past driving record will be important, so you should be prepared to disclose your driving record to the VA attorney(s) you consult with. (You can get a copy...Read more »
You were probably charged with leaving the scene of a crash (I never use the word "accident") that involved property damage. You should consult an experienced Vehicle and Traffic Law attorney who, most likely, with be able to get you a plea offer of a non-moving violation (e.g., violation of...Read more »
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