For alienation of affection from my husband? My husband and I have no kids and have been married 14 years. I want a divorce. The only property is home furnishings and 2 cars both in my name. Is there anyway that I can require him to help pay the note for the car that he drives? I’m retired and... Read more »
You can safely give up the notion of suing this other woman. What duty or obligation did she have with you? Your husband, on the other hand, does have obligations to you, and he's the one you should focus on. His fault in having this extramarital affair can be one factor in a spousal support...Read more »
If you want to fight the charge and have a trial, you'll need to make your way to Macomb county and deal with the bench warrant that has been issued. If not, then what the court told you about plea by mail is probably a good option.
My son was born in California in 1998 and a court order was put in place for the father to pay each month. He rarely paid and traveled to Mexico and different states to avoid paying. He put his assests in other peoples names. I live in Michigan and they said they cannot help me because my son is... Read more »
It sounds like the attorneys are telling you the right answers, albeit bifurcated. Do you ever make the California court order a Michigan order? If not, Michigan has nothing to do with enforcement of a California court order, and so the Michigan attorneys are correct that they can't help. The...Read more »
The best thing you can do to support your friend, short of hiring an attorney, is to manage his expectations. I get it that your friend doesn't think his court appointed attorney is doing anything, but depending on the facts of the case, he may be facing a situation where he either accepts the best...Read more »
Question you on why you are parked there, and ask to search your car and u say no so they bring the dog and they claim the dog signaled them and start searching the car. Happen to find a gun under the seat but no drugs or anything else. Is this a legal search. What would be the probable cause to... Read more »
I would suspect that the police were actively watching that house, and had a pretty good idea of who was coming and going, and for what reasons. At the very least there is reasonable suspicion, which would allow for a brief period of detainment. Without knowing more about the case, it's hard to...Read more »
I hit a building and it's my fault (negligent in parking lot, no drugs or alcohol involved). Can my insurance company deny the building owner's claim? Can the building owner (or their insurance company) sue me for damages?
The answer is "yes" to both your questions. Although I'm not sure why the insurance company would deny a valid claim unless they were denying coverage for any number of reasons found in your contract with them. In which case the building owner could certainly sue you personally.
The violent crime was endangering the mother and the two children. He has lost sole physical and legal custody. He has since been released and is half way through parole. How do the kids mother and I make sure he cannot see them anymore after he gets off parole? Is it possible he can get visiting... Read more »
If this is a family court case, Rule 60 is not applicable. If you believe your ex and her lawyer are falsifying documents and submitting them to the court, you best be prepared to prove it at a trial or evidentiary hearing. If you can, then the court can certainly issue sanctions against your ex or...Read more »
The lawyer would, most likely, represent the estate or trust and the trustee. A carefully crafted retainer agreement will actually spell out that the attorney does not represent the trustee to the extent he or she is also a beneficiary of the trust. Any beneficiary may retain separate counsel to...Read more »
I was just recently exonerated from a second degree murder charge I was originally serving a 8 year sentence for great bodily harm which I was given 6 to 10 years and an additional 2 years to be served consecutively which was 8 years total however 3 months after being in the doc the police hit me... Read more »
The answer is going to depend on how you were convicted of the murder charge. Did you go to trial and lose? If you plead guilty, then I think you'll be out of luck. I don't think being held beyond your ERD is relevant, although I totally understand where you are coming from with it. Here's why:...Read more »
My son's (he is 19 years old) daughter is almost 17 months old & we have had her almost every weekend since birth, including 3-4 separate times when her mother left her with us for 7-10 days while she was out of state. Her mom abruptly stopped visits but since my son is not on the birth cert, he... Read more »
Your son will need to start a paternity action to establish paternity. If you search on the State Court Administrator's Office website, you'll find the forms to fill out. You are right that establishing paternity alone will not change custody. Your son will then need to petition for custody and...Read more »
Was your driver license valid? If not, than I don't know what your defense might be to that charge. There are a few that apply in very limited circumstances. And if your insurance wasn't "active", then the "proof" is invalid to the claim that you were driving without insurance. Neither charge...Read more »
You must stop and identify yourself to police when requested; it is a crime in itself not to do so or to provide false information. If you do not, the police can detain you until your identity can be ascertained.
As to the ski mask in public, walking down the street may not be an issue,...Read more »
Said I owed twice the amount.My ex got a court date and doubled my child support while I was living on the streets.How can they do this and nobody at friend of the court will listen.They keep saying that's what you owe.I feel like just giving up and going back to the streets. Any advice would be... Read more »
I can appreciate your frustration. What happens is that FOC collects on and enforces child support orders as written. That means that it's on you as the payer to seek suspension or modification to an existing support order. Neither the court or FOC has any way of knowing you are unemployed,...Read more »
You can, although any witnesses you choose should have relevant and unique information. You do not need, and the judge will probably not allow, 10 people each saying that you're the best person they've ever known. More importantly, each witness must be able to testify about facts they have personal...Read more »
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