My husband and I are from Texas. We applied for a ranch job in Montana with a corporate office out of Florida. They told us we were hired as long as we didn’t have any convictions. They ran the background check, told us to sell all of our stuff and get ready to get on the road. We sold all of our... Read more »
You need to consult with a local employment or plaintiff’s lawyer. Depending on the particulars of your situation there may be a possible cause based in promissory estoppel. A consult with a local attorney could help you determine if promissory estoppel or some other cause of action applies in...Read more »
A parent can sign a voluntary relinquishment of his or her parental rights but there would have to be a petition to terminate the parental rights filed in the appropriate district court, and a judge would have to determine that it is in the best interests of the child to terminate the parent’s...Read more »
The mother of my children and I have a Standard Possession Order in TX. It states, "both parties are enjoined from making any disparaging remark about the other parent...reasonably expected to diminish the love, respect, and affection the child feels for the disparaged party" and... Read more »
You should talk to a local family lawyer about the matter. From what you have said, you may have grounds to go to court due to parental alienation. A consult with a local attorney would allow you to discuss the matter at the higher level of detail needed for an attorney to provide effective advice.
My partner is a builder and has been sued and the opposing counsel is asking about my involvement and asking me to give up personal information about myself. Example my bank account information and if i have opened new bank accounts.. is this legal
Is it legal for an attorney to ask you to provide access to your personal financial information? Probably yes. If you asking whether you legally have to provide him with that information, it depends. During a civil lawsuit, Texas law permits parties to pursue information from third parties that...Read more »
Texas: I bought property while estranged from my now ex husband. The deed is only under my name. The divorce decree states that we share no property or children. Divorce was granted without ex husband's appearance. The property is paid off. I tried to sell the property but the Title company... Read more »
If you bought the property while you were married then it more than likely became marital property despite your name being the only name on the conveyance documents. If this is the case then there is a potential that your divorce decree did not resolve who got the property in question. You should...Read more »
I'm renting a condo through a realtor. The actual owner of the condo is now selling it, and there has been a showing and an inspection done. Now I just found out that the realtor had an appraisal done without letting me know (well they sent me an email two hours before the fact to let me know... Read more »
What does your lease say? Landlords frequently include provisions in their leases that override the general rule that a landlord does not have the right to enter leased premises, outside of emergencies, without a tenant’s permission.
and domestic violence. Instead of CPS giving me the kids while they do their investigation on him, they continue to allow my kids to still be in the home with him. What are some advice to getting my kids back.
I would recommend getting a consult with a local family lawyer to talk about the matter. If events have arisen that have brought CPS into the picture then there may be grounds for you to go petition the court yourself for a modification of conservatorship in your favor.
im currently on child support for my daughter but just recently had another child if she files for child support will the child support for my daughter decrease being that one child get 20% and 2 children gets 25% or will they both receive 20% each since they come from different mothers?
My husband has been emotionally, verbally, and sometimes physically abusive. I have a lot of evidence but I'm trying to get out of this amicably since we will have to co-parent forever. He had the house for 4 years while single. I've lived there for 7, and we've made a lot of... Read more »
Where marital funds have been used on a spouse's separate property, there may be reimbursement claims available against that spouse. I recommend talking with a family law attorney near you to more thoroughly discuss your situation.
I’ve told the other parent personally, by text, and phone but he continued to try to dodge the process server. I have a job opportunity in another state and I cant continue waiting for him, or I loose my opportunity. What can I do.
Depending on how he is dodging the process server, it may be possible to either get alternative service (e.g. posting the citation, petition and orders to his residence/work door) or service by publication (i.e. running a notice/citation in the newspaper). Your local law library might be of some...Read more »
You likely can still file for child support despite her status as a parent. As for his threat to give up his rights: that isn't something a parent can do without approval of the court, and typically courts are very hesitant to let a parent relinquish his or her parental rights solely to avoid...Read more »
I am filing (pro se) for divorce. My spouce SAYS he has no interest in my home. If he changes his mind, is he entitled to any portion of it? He has done no improvements, never contributed towards payments, etc. The home is solely in my name. It was purchased BEFORE he and I were together.
Generally speaking, yes. However, the state you want to do business might require you to register your business with them, to obtain a license for your type of business, to register for sales tax, etc. You should consult an attorney in the jurisdiction you are wanting to do business in to see what...Read more »
My 15 year old daughter is currently living with me. My daughter and mother became homeless and my daughter came to live with me and has been with me since June 22, 2018. Before school started, her mother was supoosed to show up to pick her up. When she finally showed up, in a brand new car mind... Read more »
My ex was charged, by the state, with ASSAULT FAMILY/HOUSEHOLD MEMBER W/PREV CONV 3rd degree felony. He was offered a plea deal but refused. We now have a trial date set. How much time could he get? Do I need to get my own lawyer.
The base penalty range for a 3rd degree felony is 2 to 10 years in prison, and up to a $10,000 fine. This penalty range could be enhanced all the way up to a penalty range of 25 years to life in prison (if he is a "habitual" offender).
Whether or not you need a lawyer is unclear...Read more »
Unless there is an acknowledgement of paternity properly executed that says the dad is the legal father, or court orders saying he is the legal father, an unmarried man who fathers a child does not have parental rights.
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