Is this a personal matter or business? Are both parties US Citizens? How was the money given, and for what purpose? Is the litigation going to be handled in the USA or India? There are more questions to ask. However, generally speaking, a Demand Letter might be the first step in the process. Please...View More
And because my husband is in and out of jail I requested that before he sees our daughter he wait until we have a visitation agreement through court. Now he's upset by that and saying when we go to court next month he's going to tell the judge I forged all the paperwork which is false, he... View More
Your situation is not clear. It appears that you are representing yourself in court. Family Law is all about he - say, she - say environment, where the expertise of an attorney will be used to provide bases to such claims. Alimony and Child Support has to have merit in order to be granted under the...View More
If you do not show up in court, you are demonstrating to the court that you are a careless person and does not care about the child. This decision of yours can haunt you for the rest of your life. Supposed, you get married, and your spouse sue you for divorce and custody of new kids and the lawyer...View More
We have been together for many years but we are not married. He has a good Job making over $80000 a year. When time comes for me to give birth I will have to stop working and my job doesn't have maternity leave.
I was granted sole physical and legal custody of my son in March of 2013. Since then his dad has seen him once on Thanksgiving 2013, his great grandmother's birthday in Aug 2014, and two days in a row in the summer of 2016. He talks to his dad on the phone rarely. The last call was Christmas... View More
Why did your lawyer advise to withdraw your petition? You might get in trouble, but it will depend on the parenting/custody order. You said it only talks about traveling out of the country, than based on that you can travel out of state without a problem, as long as you notify the court of your...View More
If you have been served and do not respond or hire an attorney to represent you, then most likely, you will not receive the judgment, until you go digging for it. It's better to contest the child custody dispute if you want to be involved with the children.
My ex is taking me to court out of spite, for child support after ten years of him telling me that my kids don't need me, my help and would be better off without me. He NEVER asks me for money or anything to help my kids. He is a truck driver, he's buying an old Amish farmhouse, has two... View More
His assets do play a role in the child support cases. It can be used both in a positive and negative way. A positive way to increase child support, if any of his assets or possessions are generating income. The negative way to decrease child support is to demonstrate that these assets are part of...View More
Who has the child? If you have the child and he is not answering the scheduled calls than there is nothing you need to be worried about. Is there a custody order in place and did you have permission to move to NY?
From the beginning I told him I want her spend time with him and get to know him. I always work with him even when he has attitudes and is angry at the fact that we are no longer together and decided to no longer give me any funds to help me with her. But 3 days ago when I was dropping her to spend... View More
He is not on the birth certificate, so technically he has to prove that he is the father through court in order to obtain visitation and custody. Unless you acknowledge the fact that he is the father and then you will be liable to grant him his parental rights. So, for now, you don't have to...View More
The credit the judge is referring to will cover child support. However, for Alimony you need to work with a lawyer to contest it, otherwise most likely if she is determined to seek it, she will get it.
He Made my son lie to me the whole time they were out there so I wouldn't know what was really going on. Mind you my son was suppose to be in Boston with his uncle , instead his uncle took him to the airport and send my son alone in the plane to meet up with his dad.
You will need to hire an attorney in Florida. Luckily we travel state to state, case by case bases. We would like to know more details about the case to better assess the situation and go over your options.
I do not have placement of my children because my ex screwed me over years ago, and we live a good distance apart. We do have joint custody and I have my visits. I have recently found out that my ex Husband's wife is on a wanted list for 4th degree grand larceny. She has two outstanding... View More
Without you reporting her can still play a favorable role in attaining the majority of the custody of your children. However, custody orders are not solely based on facts. They are also dependent on how the case is presented to the court, who is presenting it, and how it's going to impact the...View More
My custody and visitation order between my daughters father and I states that I can't move outside of Monroe County, however my wife has been offered a job at a prison in North Carolina. I was wondering if there was a way to request an adjustment to my order and what the chances are that the... View More
You can certainly request the court for custody modification, however, like you said will the court/judge approve it? This depends on the lawyer you hire and the details of the case. Many lawyers will be so quick to say yes, Hire me, I can get the job done, asking for a retainer before even looking...View More
The baby’s dad and I are not marry and we live together but he is on the birth certificate. I am currently still a student and I do not have a income to support but my parents in Texas are willing to look after my son and I’m currently in NY.
How can your parents look after the son while they are in Texas, unless you are planning to Texas with the child, which might not be possible so unless they decide to come to New York and help look after the child or are you saying they are willing to help you financially to take care of the child....View More
How should I go about this want to protect my family and my self but still want my child to be apart of her father but I don’t want contact with him do not want thwarted are my options. I have been finically supporting my child since birth and she lives with me
First of all, I understand completely as to why you are pursuing sole custody of the minor child. You should keep in mind that while you have the safety of the child at heart, the court has the best interest of the child at heart. The court will allow and want you to co-parent the child. You can...View More
My sons mother is a drug addict. Her brother od’d in her appt, and they were living without heat or hot water. The police have been called to the house and she even admitted to them she had been using and locking the 2 year old in his room. Even her parents and siblings have all written testimony... View More
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