There is tension between us and I can afford the mortgage on my own and I want to buy him out but I need a year to do it.
answered on Jan 9, 2019
Unlike an Absolute Divorce on the ground of Voluntary Separation, when parties seek to divorce on the ground of Mutual Consent, there is no requirement that they live separate and apart prior to seeking to dissolve the marriage.
In Maryland, a divorce may be granted on the ground of Mutual... Read more »
answered on Dec 3, 2018
You need not be a US citizen to register a trademark with the USPTO.
Is filing for bankruptcy my best option?
answered on Oct 12, 2018
Filing bankruptcy creates an automatic stay. The automatic stay prevents creditors from pursuing further legal action against debtors, including foreclosure. There are instances where creditors may legally lift the automatic stay and proceed with collection of the debt, therefore, it is best to... Read more »
Husband has agread to give me custody of the kids as long as he can see his when he wants
answered on Sep 24, 2018
It sounds like you are asking about an Uncontested Divorce with Children. Having a spouse on board with a divorce and a working idea of what you want to include in the child custody and child support agreement are great starts, but, divorce is a complicated matter and should be discussed with an... Read more »
answered on Aug 19, 2018
When trademarking a name, the name may not cause confusion with another business . Currently, "The Date Bar" is a registered trademark for a fruit and nut business and therefore cannot be trademarked for a similar business. If you are attempting to trademark the name for a different type... Read more »
answered on Aug 18, 2018
Lease payments result from an agreement between yourself and your bank. If your car is totaled by a third party, whom lacks privity of contract with the bank holding your car note, you would file a claim against the third party's insurance. It is unlikely the insurance company will willingly... Read more »
answered on Aug 18, 2018
In bankruptcy, debtors are entitled to keep assets, up to a certain amount using bankruptcy exemptions. In Maryland, a few examples of assets that debtor's may keep include:
1. Home equity up to $23,675
2. Household goods up to $1,000
3. Clothing up to $5,000
4.... Read more »
If i have a LLC in NJ and its called 123abc, can someone trademark it and steal it from me? the business does work globally.
would i be able to win the trademark back? Should I be safe and get it now?
answered on Aug 10, 2018
Because your use of 123bc pre-dates any future trademark filings of the same name, the individual or company attempting to register the mark would not be able to sue you for infringement.
Further, the filing of a trademark application requires evidence of the mark’s use in commerce.... Read more »
Reason asking my creditors are constantly calling my place of employment all day long every single day and my cell number also. I have asked them repeatedly not to contact my place of employment but they continue to call my job anyway all day. Just need to put a stop to them calling my job and my... Read more »
answered on Aug 6, 2018
It depends on the firm that you engage. At West Law Firm, we allow clients to provide the firm's telephone number to creditors upon signing a representation agreement. Creditors then call our office and we inform them of the client's intent to file bankruptcy at a date in the future.
Should I wait until after I have file and everything has been done and over with before I apply for my social security.
answered on Jul 21, 2018
Social security benefits are an exempt asset and therefore will be uneffected by the filing of a bankruptcy petition.
answered on Jul 17, 2018
In Maryland, to receive a no fault divorce, the parties must meet the following criteria:
1. No minor children in common
2. Signed separation agreement resolving all property and alimony issues
3. No rescission of the agreement and
4. Both parties must appear at the... Read more »
answered on Jul 17, 2018
In Maryland, a custodial parent is entitled to receive child support until the child reaches the age of 18.
The process of obtaining a child support order is lengthy and should be embarked upon sooner, rather than, later.
And living together until 2015? He was supporting them and taking care of his kids, and she just filed in December 2017. Does it go back to when she filed?
answered on May 24, 2018
In Maryland, child support ends when the child reaches 18 years of age. The Court may enter an Order that includes arrears back to the date of filing, not the date of separation. Your boyfriend will be required to pay those arrears in full, even after the child turns 18.
He has been paying for 5 years . Recently the biological child father contacted him and said that's my child and I want to step up. He is in regular contact with him.what steps can he take to get this off him. They denied him a paternity test because he signed the birth certificate , but the... Read more »
answered on May 23, 2018
In Maryland, at the time of birth, or shortly thereafter, the alleged father may sign a form called an Affidavit of Parentage attesting to being the father of the child in question. This document may be rescinded within 60 days after the last party signed by executing a Rescission Form for... Read more »
i lost her when she was 3 months old i was 16 living in my moms house which was a disaster and i also have bipolar disorder. since this has happened i moved out of state to (Arizona) with my mom when she sold her house, leaving my daughter with her dad he won custody. eight years have passed... Read more »
answered on May 7, 2018
To modify custody in Maryland, you must show the court there is a material change in circumstances and that a modification of the existing child custody order is in the Best Interest of the Child.
In the scenario you have described, it appears you have undergone significant changes that... Read more »
answered on Apr 24, 2018
Unless you are in the arrears on your mortgage, your home will not be effected by filing bankruptcy. Prior to filing bankruptcy however, it is essential that you speak with an attorney to ensure you are able to adequately protect any equity in your home from creditors. In Maryland, homeowners are... Read more »
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