When she was a baby her biological father ordered her name be changed to his in a child support hearing and the judge did it. I didn't even have a lawyer just one for the state and nothing else was supposed to be discussed but child support. The lawyer told me to just present her in society... Read more »
The probate court handles name changes. Check the court web site for the forms and process to follow. But because there is a complicated back story about her name, and to create the proper paper trail, use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney who deals with the probate court in the...Read more »
Father was court mandated to establish paternity but never went back and signed birth certificate. He is not involved in the childs life besides paying child support and calling once every 2 months (which has only been in the last year and the child is 6). In case of something happening to me I... Read more »
When the parents are not married, the mother has full custody until paternity is confirmed, the father files for parental rights with the juvenile court, and the court grants parental rights to the father by court order, whether or not father signs birth certificate. Child support is separate....Read more »
Her mother gets visitation every Wednesday night and every other weekend. My daughter has missed 4 days of school so far this year and she has been late 3 times, all on Thursday's. The day after she stays the night at her moms. Last year it was the same way. Her mother doesn’t care and... Read more »
Ask school to talk to mother about it. Have school send you written confirmation of absences and tardy and what mother says. If it continues, and mother will not discuss fixing it, you can file a motion with the court to change the custody arrangement. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local...Read more »
Check your purchase contract. It might say that no other statements, advertisements, etc. are binding - only what is specifically stated in the written contract that you and seller signed. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to review the contract and advise if you...Read more »
You have the rights given to you by the court order for parenting time. But the lockdown rules have created an unusual situation, and problems for compliance. You can file a motion with the court to enforce the court's order, but your ex can then explain to the judge her reasons for limiting...Read more »
My husband and I are divorcing. The house is in both our names, but all the utilities are in my name. I moved out in October. Should I keep them in my name until the divorce is done or turn them off and make him turn them on in his name?
When a divorce is filed, most courts impose an automatic restriction on the spouses from making any changes to the normal payment of household expenses, changes to bank accounts, utility accounts, loans, major purchases, health insurance, and other finances, etc., without getting prior court...Read more »
To be safe, proceed with a proper eviction action, and you can include a claim for any costs you incur. If you just dispose of her things and take the pets to the animal shelter without a proper eviction action, she could sue you for their value. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local...Read more »
Parents have the legal duty, right, and responsibility to set boundaries for their children, including curfews. Nothing good ever happens after 11 PM -- only mistakes. Parents make the rules for their children who are minors, and can restrict which "friends" they associate with. It is...Read more »
We gave 90 days after close until we received possession of an outbuilding due to the amount of stuff that was in the outbuilding. The contract states that the seller will be responsible for any costs to remove items from the property. What can I legally do with these items as nothing has been... Read more »
To be safe, you might have to file an eviction action to be able to dispose of the property. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to review the situation and advise you or contact the seller on your behalf.
I want visitation but there is no way the mother can provide and comply to any visitation order. She can’t support the child financially and her mother loves with her and takes care of the children.. do I have a chance to gain custody of my son?
If you can prove paternity, then the juvenile court can order a parenting schedule giving you time with the child and determine the custody. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to review all the facts and advise you.
The twins both girls are 3 years old and for many eyes they are unfit as such they do no get the care they need, and information i had received from her family she is living in her van due to her family not getting a long with her boyfriend. I know as they have said that someone who they have been... Read more »
If they won't leave voluntarily, then you will have to follow the proper eviction process to get them out. Check your local court web site for the forms and process, or retain a local real estate attorney to assist you.
There was a board, but when the president moved out, prior to us moving in, no one seems to be organizing anything. We have a property manager who collects dues and takes care of general maintenance, but that's it. There are things that still need to be addressed like, repairing leaks in the... Read more »
It is up to all the owners to operate and manage their own HOA. Ohio law provides the framework at this link: http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/5312 The declaration for a particular HOA provides additional specific rules for that HOA. If the board has ceased to function, then review the HOA declaration...Read more »
I recently received 2 letters from a collection agency stating that I have outstanding debts for speed camera violations in 2 different municipalities in Trumbull County, Ohio. This came as a shock because I never received a formal citation, photograph, or any evidence of any kind that indicated I... Read more »
Hi, I bought a house in October of 2019. In our contract it states that before we buy the house the nob and tube must be removed by a licensed electrician. Our power upstairs went out and we found that he didn't uphold his end of the contract he splice the nob and tube with new wiring. Do we... Read more »
If the other parent does not provide he court-ordered parenting time, then you could file a motion to have the parent held in contempt. At the hearing, the parent would give reasons for wanting a drug test.
Talk to the husband and the morgue. If that doesn't solve it, use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local probate attorney who can advise you about filing to be executor of her estate and then taking action as executor.
We recently were given 10 days by city ordinance to clean up our back yard area for violations of city ordinances in lockland Ohio. Our landlord is now trying to tell us we cannot have anything in our yard of the rental property we are being told by landlord that she's having a company come (... Read more »
Ohio law says a landlord can show to prospective buyers by giving reasonable notice - typically 24 hours. But the law doesn't specify a penalty for tenant if tenant refuses to let people enter. However, the landlord could then file an eviction, and the tenant would go to the eviction hearing...Read more »
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