My son accidentally forgot to turn in papers before ticket (speeding ticket) was due by 3 days. He was going to take them by next time he was in Johnson City. We live 30 min. away. He was leaving them sitting on his passenger seat so he'd remember to run the paper by. When he cleaned his car... View More
He could have taken care of this, but he chose not to. Allowing someone to do driving school to keep a ticket off their record is not a right, it is an agreement between your son and the State. He didn't follow through with his part of the agreement, so they no longer have to honor theirs. He...View More
You need to report it to the police immediately. You are not responsible for proving it, that is the police department's job. When you report it to the police, you may ask that your identify be kept confidential, and they may or may not do so. You could report it to the child abuse hotline,...View More
I am not the executor of the will. My sister is and I have asked for a copy from her but have refused to give me a copy. The attorney whom done dad's estate refuses to give me a copy and said, I have to supenna a copy from him. Why should I have to go through all that when I am a heir in the will.
It sounds like you may not be a beneficiary under the will. If you were then you would have been contacted by the attorney or your sister to let you know that you are a beneficiary and what share you would receive. If he said that you need to a subpoena the will in order to see it, then you should...View More
If you could afford to bail yourself out but not hire a lawyer, it sounds like you should have stayed in jail in order to get a public defender. The judge will probably not ask to you to plead until you have retained an attorney or decided to represent yourself (which I do not recommend).
He came over asking me to sign papers saying he helps out, when he doesn't. I refused to sign them, although I never saw them. Then he came over a few days ago and recorded me and my daughter and took pics and then invited his sister over to take pictures. I think he maybe planning to use... View More
If there is a custody proceeding involving you and your child then it is required by law that he serve you with the paperwork. However, if you think he is up to something, call down to the Shelby County Juvenile Court, give them your information and ask if anything has been filed or if a court date...View More
If there is not an active lease, then you may have what's called a month-to-month tenant. If the tenant is month-to-month, then you may evict with 30 days notice for non-payment of rent. You'll need to give notice, file the proper paperwork in court and go before a judge. I would suggest...View More
I filed for divorce may of 2011. The filing fee, child support, parenting classes have been complete. My attorney was referred by my mother, my mother and I had a falling out and he stated the deal he gave me was because of my mother that he would be needing an additional amount by said date, or... View More
Without all the facts, it is impossible for me to know why mediation was ordered if there is nothing in dispute. It may be considered contested because a parenting plan and marital dissolution agreement have not been submitted to the court. I suggest you find an attorney as soon as possible to...View More
We have been separated for a little over 2 years and we are filing for divorce. He is paying for divorce, or I should say his mother is paying for divorce. It is uncontested on both parties, no assets on either side, no real property, his debts are his and mine are mine. We have no children.... View More
Complicated situation: I'm a woman with 2 minor children and I've been separated for about a year and a half and already filed for divorce. My final hearing is at end of April 2016. Meanwhile 2 months back I got pregnant with my boyfriends baby. My husband doesn't know but has... View More
I'm not sure what you mean when you ask if it's legal not to sign in front of his attorney, if the paperwork just has to be signed and notarized then you can sign in front of any notary. I practice in Shelby County, and in this county, there is no additional cost to ask that the court...View More
I am unclear as to what you mean by online divorce. If you filed paperwork online, with any entity other than the court, and did not go to court and have a divorce decree signed by a judge then you are not divorced.
I want a divorce ASAP but can't get in touch with him. Where do I file for divorce. We got married in Hernando,MS., he is somewhere in Jackson Ms, I live in Memphis,TN. What do I have to do? We have 2children together. 16& 15 years old.
Since you are a resident of Tennessee and your husband is not, you may properly file in the county in which you reside, Shelby County. There are ways to get proper service on him, which will allow you to proceed with the divorce, without being able to get in contact with him directly. You should...View More
Wife is wanting to file irreconcilable differences and has verbally indicated intent to move out of state with children once house is sold. But I don't agree with this so she may take kids and go prior to filing.
I would suggest that you file first and ask the court to address custody, particularly this potential relocation issue, as soon as possible. For an uncontested divorce with children, you must wait at least 90 days after filing for divorce before your divorce can be finalized by a judge. However,...View More
I was stopped 6min after the road was closed for school...I explained to the officer I was new to the area and didn't see the sign. Asked for a warning...no go 140.00 ticket I have a honda...he wrote that it was a harley. I gave him my insurance card that clearly stated the make and model of... View More
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