I was incarcerated in 2006 when our daughters were 5 and 3. I got out in 2018. Have been providing support as much as I can but not regularly as I don't make much and am an hourly employee so my pay fluctuates. Our daughters are 18 (graduating in May 2020) and 16 now and my ex-wife is threatening... Read more »
She can file for child support to get payments from now and going forward, but not for the past. Since your one daughter is graduating in May you wouldn’t have to pay child support on that one after that point. The other daughter is 16, so she could file to get child support for the next two...Read more »
I understand the court typically assigns the remaining parent as the custodian/manager of the children's life insurance policy. What if you would like to contest this b/c we are extremely concerned that the parent will spend the money left for the children's college and/or future needs (based on... Read more »
You can file to have your name changed. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case to determine if you have any options when it comes to filing a case. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
There are details that we would need to know in order to provide you with an answer on this. How long have you been married, for example. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts in detail and provide you with guidance. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
Office is closed for Corona Virus, however I have always walked my check into the office. Surely they could pick up mail weekly and process my check. Do not want to jeopardize my credit rating, but can't do online banking. Do I have the right to mail my check?
I would think you would be able to mail in the payment to the apartment office. Someone must be checking the mail there and it will get processed. Some people, such as yourself, don’t have online banking. Since you always pay it by check I think it would be okay if you mail it in this time....Read more »
I’m sorry to hear your grandchildren are in this situation. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and help you plan the proper course of action regarding custody. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
It is discussed multiple times since 2013-2014. Close to Christmas time she tells me via text: “GO check the tape if you dont believe me”. I go back to her numerous times over the next several days-week, asking her if that is really what she wants me to do. I remind her, just a few months... Read more »
Your recordings may not be admissible in court, it just depends on the facts surrounding them. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and help you plan the proper course of action to move forward with a divorce. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
I would believe it is not illegal to do so, due to the fact that the female over the age of legal consent in GA (16). The 17 year old turns 18 in 8 months( December 7th), and I would believe it to be okay since 17 is the age when Georgia technically can consider you an adult, because you can make... Read more »
Apparently the fee for mediation is $250 and we are supposed to split it but I think that’s ridiculous since I didn’t ask for mediation, what happens if I refuse to pay my half? And if they don’t do it because of that reason what will happen next?
If you have been ordered to take part in mediation you will have to pay your half or you can be found to be in contempt. You may want to use a credit card, borrow from family, etc. to ensure your portion is paid. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
My ex wife is refusing to give me visitation with my daughter until the Corona virus outbreak is over. I typically have my daughter Wed night and return her Thursday morning and 1st and 3rd weekends and alternating 5th weekends. She says she is protecting her family but I'm not sick, neither her... Read more »
I completely left my life in Colorado to pcs with my husband and he cheated within the first month of our marriage(I don’t have physical proof because he destroyed the phone I had it on) he physically and emotionally hurt me. He’s currently being investigated by CID (he’s in the army) for... Read more »
You really should work with an attorney who can know the facts of your case in detail and help provide you with guidance. Without that in-depth information about your case we can’t provide you with a solid route to take or how to approach this. You should show up for mediation. -Homer P. Jordan...Read more »
My husband is in the army, stationed in fort benning, I am a stay at home mom and only have spousal support coming in and I don’t know what to do about this mediation. Again I’m not really sure what it means and what I need to be doing. I also live in TX now and he is in GA.
Mediation is going to bring in a third party to help you and your spouse resolve any disputes that you have. They are a neutral party and will listen and offer ways that your differences can be settled. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
if my friend who is 17, 18 in a couple of months, have legal actions against them and be forced to return home if they ran away from home? we live in georgia and i read online that a 17 year old can legally voluntarily run away from home. would my family have legal actions against us if they lived... Read more »
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