There are too many unanswered questions to render any legal advice. "He said, she said" testimony may or may not be admissible in court proceedings. Statements by the defendant, your fiancé, are likely to be admitted into evidence, and testimony by the alleged victim may or not be...View More
Everytime there has been an issue i have taken care of it. Ive lived here since 2015 and never had a problem until new manager came. then the last 6 months on three seperate occasions i have revieved a letter for a non renewal of my lease. I asked why she gave me a reason and i resolved it every... View More
There is not a specific North Dakota statute that requires a landlord to renew your lease. Generally, a tenant's best chance to challenge the refusal to renew is if the refusal to renew was based on discrimination. There could be a chance to prevent a refusal to renew if it is on public...View More
Parties may stipulate to child support in a contract the parties drafted themselves, but as Attorney Wynne indicated, a Court must still sign off on it. Generally, a Court is likely to sign off on the stipulation if the terms are fair and are in the best interest of the child. I hope this helps!...View More
Our property management put a retention pond right on the side of our condo (neighbors side) and directly across from our neighborhood park. They have no signs or fence. My son was playing street hockey with a large group of neighbor kids when a group decided to climb a snow hill, my son slipped... View More
I have 2 children one of them is my ex husbands, the second was born while i was still married but is not his, can i be denied child support for my oldest who is his because my 2nd child isnt his but the state is saying my 2nd is his because i was still married even though ive expressed shes not.... View More
Each minor child is entitled to child support. Generally, whether you were married when the child is born is merely a factor for the court to consider. The court will also consider whether a person other than the paternal father held out the child as his own child and acted in the capacity as...View More
In general, a child support order may be modified periodically. The court may consider whether another person has acted in a parental role and held out the child as his own. If would also be relevant what the child's age was when you were made aware of the child and that it is yours....View More
This is a commercial contract litigation for food product deliver and wrongfully rejected after 2 months of delivery. Should I wait till I get served? The case is filed in North Dakota and I am in Canada. Please advise best course of action.
Most likely yes. If a contract is a bargained for exchange among multiple parties, then it will likely be an enforceable contract. This is general legal advice. Adequate legal advice can only be given after meeting with the client and discussing all the facts of his or her situation. Good luck!
We recently separated. Living with relatives for the past week, I have two kids with me. Me, my 19year old, and my spouse are on the lease. Do I have any rights because I have kids, one under 18. Or are we supposed to be homeless.
If your name is on the lease, you likely have a right to be there. In certain situations, a Court may order certain living arrangements. This is general legal advice, and you should not proceed without first consulting personally with an attorney. Good luck to you!
Yes. Timelines to bring criminal charges is often based on a statute of limitations. Five weeks will more always be within such a limitation. This is general legal information, and you should consult an attorney to discuss the specific facts of your case. Good luck!
In a custody case, the court relies heavily on the 12 Best Interest Factors under North Dakota Century Code 14-09-06.2. Since your DUI happened more than 10 years ago, it may be excluded as evidence. This is general legal knowledge, and you should seek an attorney in pursuing custody. Good luck!
If my son is 13 and doesn't want to go to his mom's because she treats him bad what can I do? Can I file and go before a judge without an attorney and have my son testify that he wants to live with me? And if she has half custody can she force him to go with her? He said he won't go with her. Thanks
Generally, if there is a custody order from the court, the parties must abide by the order even if the parties make their own agreement outside of court. If there is not a custody order, then either parent may bring suit for a custody determination. The court weighs heavily on 12 Best Interest of...View More
I currently live and work in North Dakota. I pay child support for one child in Indiana & two in Michigan. Currently I am behind on both cases by a significant amount. I noticed 65% of my net pay is being taken out for child support. Is this legal or is it too high? Personally, I am not... View More
Here are the North Dakota Child Support Guidelines. NDCC 14-09-09.7. Other law may apply to your situation. You should not rely on the information provided, as adequate legal advice cannot be rendered before an attorney meets with a potential client and discusses all relevant facts to the...View More
Generally, an owner of a domestic animal has a duty to reasonably control the domestic animal. If a person fails to reasonably control his or her pet, he or she may be liable for resulting damage. This is general legal information and should not be relied upon in your specific case. An attorney...View More
I tried to file for a review to lower it but they told me they won't lower it.. When I first got on child support my worker told me that since I didn't have a job my payment would be 285 a month is there anything I can do about lowering it so I can afford it?
Here is North Dakota Law regarding periodic review of child support orders. North Dakota Century Code 14-09-08.4 and 14-09-08.6. Other law may apply to your situation. An attorney cannot provide adequate legal advice until first meeting with the client and discussing all facts relevant to the...View More
Generally, an aggrieved party may sue another for damage that results to themselves or their property by the negligent acts of another. If an animal has a history of violent acts, it may be classified as a "dangerous animal" and be subject to a higher standard of care by its owner than...View More
Generally, after materially breaking the lease agreement, the tenant is responsible for the remainder of the lease per the terms of the agreement. However, a landlord generally has a duty to mitigate the damages to the tenant by making reasonable efforts to lease the property to another tenant....View More
I had a 3 year lease, I wanted to get out of my lease after two years and asked my landlord if I could terminate the lease and if he could find someone to take it over. He found someone to take it over the next week, but he said he should be able to keep my $3000 security deposit and that I also... View More
Generally a landlord is not able to collect from the old and new tenant. A lease agreement may attempt to provide the penalty for breaching the contract, which could be challenged in court as unreasonable. Landlords generally have a duty to mitigate by finding new tenants. The idea is finding a...View More
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