My spouses filing only included the petition and the attorneys appearance, 2 pages. There was nothing included for what my spouse is requesting for me to "respond" to. I was just unsure if I had to file an appearance for myself since I would be pro se if I were to request anything or not from my... Read more »
Based on the information you provided in your question and your current situation, you can file a pro se appearance but it is not really required unless by local rule of your jurisdiction. You should have also received a summons and a court date on that summons to appear in court. If you want to...Read more »
I do not have a license to practice law in PA only in IN, so with that said this may not apply to the laws in PA, but based on your question and situation if she did not leave a will then he is the one entitled to the property as her surviving spouse.
My ex states that his parents have just as much legal right to visitation with our children as he does and he states that I have to follow the visitation order that is between him and I with them as well. The custody order has me down as the person with sole physical custody, he and I share legal... Read more »
Based on the information you provided and the situation, the Father of your children has parenting time not grandparents, if he wants to allow visitation during his time he can, but you do not have to make accommodations just for them to visit with children unless specifically outlined in the...Read more »
Nothing has been filed with the courts. No divorce paperwork has been filed. We weren't talking about getting a divorce before this. As of right now neither one of us have custody over my son as i understand it, since we were married when my son was born. Is there anything i can file to gain... Read more »
Based on your question, I can appreciate your situation being a young adult, but with that said you are considered a minor until you turn 18 and as such you can't own property. The property you speak of belongs to your parents or to those whom you live with. The property purchased by your mother...Read more »
Based on your question and without reading the visitation/parenting time order, usually in my experience most parents are supposed to have paid 95% of their child support in order to claim the child on taxes, then according to the guideline it should be consistent parenting time for 6 to 9 months...Read more »
I live in Indiana. My ex wife was engaged 4 months after we were divorced. She has gotten remarried. They live in our old house. When child support was calculated it was based on her expenses at that house. Now he lives there with his daughter. Should the income and expenses be recalculated since... Read more »
Based on your question if there has been a substantial change in circumstances child support can be re-calculated. If that is found you can request her spouses income be imputed into the calculation but you must be able to prove that the other income is covering what are the needs of the child.
The parents have told the 20 yr old that he is not allowed to touch his 8 yr old brother no matter what they are arguing about or what is said. The 20 yr old thinks he is allowed to do whatever he wants (hit, slap, smack, shove, etc). He seems to think he won't get in trouble because he's his... Read more »
I'm 17 and pregnant. i have written evidence, a voice recording, and at least one witness. I was told that i could run away bc it's not illegal, but if found i'd be returned to my parents. If i go to the police and tell them and show them what's going on, can they keep me away from her? I'm afraid... Read more »
You are running a great risk to yourself and your child. If you run away you can be charged as a runaway and placed into the juvenile system. Additionally, you will be placed back with your mother until you reach the age of majority which is 18 in the State of Indiana. You can call the police and...Read more »
I'm married to someone who is not the child's father. Does this change anything? I relocated from Ohio to Indiana to protect myself and my daughter from his stalking and abusive behavior. I'm planning to file a protection order. He is not on her birth certificate.
If there is a pending paternity action you must follow the directives of the court as far as establishing paternity to include a DNA test. You could be held in contempt if you fail to comply with a court order.
Once paternity is established you will be looking at child support and...Read more »
If it is court ordered then yes, but you must look at the language of the agreement, because most agreements state unless otherwise unable to. Since you have picked up the insurance on the children you must provide your ex with a copy of those documents. IF you fail to do so it could result in your...Read more »
My husband lost his job a few weeks after he told me he wanted a divorce and left me (completely out of the blue). It's been 2 months and he has yet to find another job. If I file for divorce, will debts and assets still be split 50/50, even though he is only getting unemployment? (We earned a... Read more »
Based on your question the starting point for any divorce is 50/50, unless the parties agree or argue away from it. So there is no guarantee of a 50/50 division of property and debts in a divorce unless you agree to it and reduce it to writing.
There is no way to terminate your parental rights unless there is someone who is going to stand in your place and take responsibility for the child or the state commences an action to terminate your rights. You must continue to pay child support, which supports the child until the court orders...Read more »
My daughters father has not paid child support, he goes months without contacting her, shes 2, and months without seeing her. He will text me a couple days before he wishes to see her and when i tell him that i have plans he gets upset and says that its my fault he doesn't have a relationship with... Read more »
When you get married and your significant other wants to adopt the child you must first terminate the biological parents rights first and then put the adoption through. The termination can be consented to or contested and if contested then a hearing will have to be conducted to see what is in the...Read more »
His current wife kicked him out back in August and filed for a divorce. He has been staying at friends houses ever since. My children do not want to stay there because it is not a safe or secure location and they feel very uncomfortable. (Lots of alcohol and partying take place) My 14 year old... Read more »
Based on your question, legally yes. You may need to seek counsel to file a modification based on the change in circumstances so that the court can give you further guidance on future visitation if you think this type of visitation is not in the best interest of your children.
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