I think you may have typed in an incorrect statute. If you are facing any criminal charges or being threatened with prosecution, you need to consult with a lawyer. If you. Annoy afford one, the court may appoint a public defender for you.
My now ex husband talked me into not getting a lawyer for our divorce. His lawyer did not go over the paperwork with me and advised me it was simple enough to read without a lawyer. I want alimony. Can I still counter claim the divorce?
My husband cheated on me for 6 years out of the 8 years of our marriage. After he advised me of what he did, he filed for a no contest divorce, not telling his lawyer about his unfaithful actions. Alimony and child support are not included. What do I do?
We are still legally married, not legally separated, but not living together. Do I have the right to take my child from her? There isn't any kind of custody order in effect at all. I have been court ordered to pay child support.
Typically, a child who is born to parents who were unmarried at the time of birth, but got married after the birth, is considered the legitimate child of the father. You should meet with a lawyer to discuss your specific case and whether you can take the child. I would also suggest that you have...View More
Her children I am raising them as well. Now the mother of the 20month old wants to terminate our temporary guardianship. We havent heard from the baby's mother in over 8 months we go to court in January what chances done have keeping him
Typically a temporary guardianship can be revocable at anytime by a biological parent. If you would like to retain custody, you should speak with a lawyer to discuss other options available to you in Juvenile or Superior court.
Man and woman had a spring fling that resulted in pregnancy and a child. The man did not want the child and made that clear. The mother sued for paternity and child support, to which the father is now paying. However, he never filed for legitimacy and is not on the birth certificate. The child is... View More
I’m not aware of a law that prohibits a divorced parent to move out of state. However most parenting plans contain a provision that requires parents to notify each other in advance when they are moving.
If you have court ordered visitation and the other parent is preventing you from exercising it, you may be able to file a contempt case against her. The facts of each case are different so I would suggest that you talk to a lawyer to understand all of your options.
Me and my childs father are not nor ever have been married and we do not have any court order custody. Our child resides with me yearly with mostly Friday nights and Saturday days with her father. During the current pandemic, does he have rights to come to my house demanding our child to go with... View More
Generally, if parents were never married and do not have a custody order in place, the father has limited rights to visitation. I would suggest that you contact an attorney to discuss your specific case and get guidance on how to proceed in the future.
School is not in session so how can this be handled? The other parent is not willing to move to week on/week off like the summer schedule or offer more time with school out. Do I have any legal ground to stand on? There is no recess or reconvene because school is not in session. No mandatory school... View More
School closures due to COVID-19 have presented new challenges. Some courts has issues orders explaining what should happen now that school is on an extended break. Others are silent. I would suggest that you contact a lawyer so that he/she can view your Parenting Plan and provide any guidance from...View More
You will need to consult with an attorney to determine their individual pricing. For my office, the cost of our services are determined by the extent of property and debts and whether the parties have children together. Hope this helps.
I'd like to get a consultation on obtaining legal custody of my son. He lives with his mother (my ex-wife) and stepdad. My ex-wife has an alcohol addiction. Last October she got into a car accident while being drunk. She was in a rehab all December but she started drinking as... View More
I applaud you for taking the steps to secure your son’s safety. I agree with my colleague that you should prefer a modification of custody. My office conducts consultations on custody issues. You can call us at 678-390-3503.
It depends. A judge will look at how/when a property is acquired to determine If it is marital property. However certain actions taken after the property is acquired can make the property, or a portion of its value, into marital property. You should consult with a lawyer.
It depends. If there is someone willing to step up and take responsibility for the child as in an adoption, then child support is usually stopped. However, if there isn’t an adoption, your child support obligation will continue.
The mother hasn't seen or spoken to the children in 12 weeks. She is ordered to pay child support but is 1700 behind. She will also not give us a residence where she lives. We believe her to be homeless.
We always text her to see if she will be getting the kids on her time but never a... View More
It is possible for a step parent to adopt children. However, there are certain legal hurdles that have to be met before this can occur. You will need an attorney to assist you to ensure that it is done correctly. I would advise that you reach out to an attorney for a consultation so that you can...View More
I recently contacted my ex to get an DNA on my daughter who is now six and she looks just like him. He met her for the first time and said he felt as if he was looking in the mirror we did a at home DNA test and it came back 0%. I thought it was weird but I said ok I went with it. He called me and... View More
It will be difficult for an attorney to advise you as to the accuracy of the home DNA test. Georgia requires laboratories to meet certain scientific criteria which provides assurances that the results are accurate. It may be difficult to prove the accuracy of a home DNA test in court without...View More
Let me say up front - I understand I should have done this differently.
My boyfriend at the time got dropped from the NFL, his mom passed away, he had horrible spending habits and got his car repoed. Under agreements made through text & verbally - he agreed to pay me any money back... View More
A verbal agreement can be enforceable. However, without additional information, I do not know if the verbal agreement that you had with your ex is enforceable. I would suggest that you consult with an attorney.
It is relatively inexpensive to file a case in small claims court and it is...View More
Yes. Typically child support is based on a yearly basis and most court orders do not allow you to stop payment during certain months. However, you can ask the court for a reduction for the time that your children spend with you during the summer so that your overall child support (and monthly...View More
If the child is yours, there are very few instances where child support will not be awarded. However, you can agree not to exercise visitation. Please talk to a lawyer to get more a more specific answer for your situation.
It depends on the type of guardianship that was granted. If it was temporary guardianship through the probate court, consent can be revoked. I would suggest that you speak with an attorney to determine exactly type of guardianship/conservatorship that was granted and the grounds upon which it can...View More
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