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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Tennessee on
Q: My husband filed for divorce back in October. How do i find out if I am on the docket or where the process is at?

He wont answer my calls or text about the divorce and he self filed with court approved papers from online

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Elizabeth Wafula answered on Feb 16, 2016

The county where he filed has a website with this information or you can contact an attorney. Y

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Q: In Tennessee, am I able to file for divorce if we are separated and I'm pregnant with someone else's baby?

We have been separated going on 5 years now. This will be my 2nd child with the same man I've been with for 3 years.

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Elizabeth Wafula answered on Feb 16, 2016

Yes, you seem to have grounds for divorce! You had grounds even without being pregnant for another man under "irreconcilable differences." Contact an attorney in your state ASAP for thorough advice on your situation and any options!

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Q: He said he is filing for divorce after agreeing to a separation ...I want to know my options. And my rights

We are married 4 years we had a disagreement on Jan 1 2016 I choose to leave his mother's home where we were temp staying I left tx jan2 2016 to my mother's in tn we initally agreed to separate for two months see how things go ...on Monday he stated to me He would retain a divorce lawyer when he... Read more »

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Elizabeth Wafula answered on Feb 16, 2016

Your question involves many issues and is detailed. For your own sake, contact an attorney in your area ASAP and obtain thorough advice on your options and rights!

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Tennessee on
Q: Can I take action against my husband's lawyer?

My husband's lawyer won't respond to my lawyer about signing our divorce papers and it's been over the course of several weeks that his office has been contacted. Is there any legal action I can take against him for ignoring my lawyer?

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Elizabeth Wafula answered on Feb 16, 2016

Yes, your lawyer should be able to obtain a default judgment or other remedy through the court! This is definitely an issue your lawyer should be able to handle on his/her own. Speak to your attorney or obtain another attorney ASAP!

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: I got my wife here from the Philippines. Will immigration put me in jail if I leave my wife?

My wife is from the Philippines and she has became a living nightmare. we get into fights all the time and I even called her cheating on me. she called the cops on me two years ago and had me in jail facing felony charges for domestic violence. I had to go through 18 weeks of domestic violence... Read more »

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Elizabeth Wafula answered on Feb 16, 2016

I don't see why immigration would put you in Jail if your spouse is the immigrant and not you and definitely don't see why Immigration would do that if she is the aggressor. To better understand and clearly answer your question, contact an immigration attorney such as myself and obtain a thorough... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Tennessee on
Q: During my divorce from my wife, I was in a lot of mental distress. I agreed to paying 25,000, after 2 years and 7 months

I have not payed due to complications with getting it from my mutual fund. Is there a statue of limitations on the time she was entitled to be payed? Also I feel the determination was unfair due to no equal division of marital property. Will I have to file an amendment and go to court? She also hid... Read more »

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Elizabeth Wafula answered on Feb 16, 2016

the short answer is Yes, you can file for a modification of the spousal support order. Contact an attorney as soon as possible to receive information on the process and begin the process.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can a judge legally order someone to have no contact with someone
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Elizabeth Wafula answered on Feb 16, 2016

Simple answer is Yes! That is possible depending on the circumstances and the type order, like a restraining order for instance!

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Health Care Law for Tennessee on
Q: I was arrested and took to hospital where the officers held me down why dr stick his fingers in my anus. Is this legal
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Elizabeth Wafula answered on Feb 16, 2016

Doesn't sound like it! Contact an attorney ASAP!

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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Tennessee on
Q: In a partnership.My partner allowed most of inventory to be destroyed by water damage.I want out.Do I have legal rights?

I'm in a partnership. My partner put up capital to buy initial inventory and provided the warehouse space. I do all of the sales. My partner receives a certain percentage of the profits and I receive commission. Anything left over after payment of expenses is split equally. My partner, though... Read more »

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Elizabeth Wafula answered on Feb 16, 2016

You may have right in this situation...contact an attorney for an indepth and accurate consultation of your rights, remedies, etc.

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2 Answers | Asked in Business Formation for New Hampshire on
Q: I am trying to register my own company, make it e-verify, and extend OPT STEM. Does it need to be a Corporation or LLC?

Hello and happy New Year to you!

I am a graduated STEM international student and currently working under OPT status. My OPT time is up around mid-February and I need to extend my OPT. The company I am working for is an E-verify staffing company but unfortunately because of the upcoming OPT... Read more »

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Elizabeth Wafula answered on Feb 16, 2016

Based on your question and facts, an LLC would seem better...however I strongly suggest you talk an attorney in the your state for the proper registration procedures...there are many things you may miss if you try to do it yourself all to your detriment. Always best to let a professional handle... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation on
Q: i want to start a home decorating business without setting up a shop or office

please , advice me the registration procedures

Elizabeth Wafula
Elizabeth Wafula answered on Feb 16, 2016

You need to speak with an attorney in your state and/or county.

3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: Will we have to wait for my citizenship or can we get married now and only start the green card process once I am a citi

I will become a US Citizen by the end of February. In December I was going to marry my girlfriend who is currently on a J-1 Visa, without the 2 year requirement, but we didn't know if it mattered if we get married before or after I am a citizen. We are thinking that we can get married before I... Read more »

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Elizabeth Wafula answered on Feb 16, 2016

As previously stated by another attorney....whether you file for your wife when your status is that of a citizen or resident is completely up to you and your spouse. The process takes about 6 months more or less when you file a citizen and right now according the visa bulletin you are looking at a... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law, Business Law and Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: I came to usa and bought a business. And applied for immigration. The person blackmailed me that I should pay him more.

He asked me to pay more otherwise he will called immigration officer and will say that I have not paid him. I have all bank receipt that I have paid him. Please help me.

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Elizabeth Wafula answered on Feb 16, 2016

Posting such a question is definitely not in your best interest. Obtaining an attorney as soon as possible and before you do anything else is in your best interest!

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