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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
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family court as a witness to a case , do they do criminal backround checks or warrant checks on the witnesses?

Leo Hughes
Leo Hughes answered on Sep 30, 2020

No, but you could be asked that on cross examination if it’s at all relevant and you would have to answer truthfully.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: I am in Georgia, my soon to be ex is in Pa. and our marriage certificate is from South Carolina. Where do I file papers

Home in Pa. and car loans in both names, cars are switched. She drives car I have note on and I drive truck she has note on. Home is in my name on note but both names on deed

Leo Hughes
Leo Hughes answered on Sep 14, 2020

Where you married is irrelevant. If you are the petitioner, you sue her in Pennsylvania or in Georgia with the proper waivers.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Estate Planning and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: My husband and I divorced 10 years ago in the divorce decree we both kept our own IRA’s

He never changed me as the beneficiary am I legally able to collect?

Leo Hughes
Leo Hughes answered on Sep 4, 2020

Difficult to give a definitive answer without examining the settlement agreement. If it states unequivocally that neithr party can claim any interest in the other's retirement fund, then you do not have a claim and he is not obliged to list you as a beneficiary. Consult with a family law attorney.

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